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Re: SNES Classic coming September 29th

by Sarge Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:20 pm

I just completely, unnecessarily purchased one of these. The humanity.

Well, at least I have a legit way to play Star Fox 2!
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Re: SNES Classic coming September 29th

by racketboy Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:24 pm

Anybody else seeing the in the wild more?

I pre-ordered the Analogue Super NT, but I still want to pick up one of these to share with the kids in the living room.
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Re: SNES Classic coming September 29th

by Sarge Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:26 pm

This is actually the first time I have seen one in the wild. Walked into the GameStop, it was sitting out on the counter. They came in yesterday (not sure how many), and it was the last one they had.
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Re: SNES Classic coming September 29th

by Balasubbie Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:45 am

Seem plentiful. Seen a quite few lined out in the local chain of trade-in shops. Granted, CeX are charging 140e/$173 for the privilege of owning a 2nd hand one, so maybe they're just not shifting.
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Re: SNES Classic coming September 29th

by ZeroAX Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:03 am

Balasubbie wrote:Seem plentiful. Seen a quite few lined out in the local chain of trade-in shops. Granted, CeX are charging 140e/$173 for the privilege of owning a 2nd hand one, so maybe they're just not shifting.


In the Netherlands they come back into stock from time to time (and in Greece they were in stock everywhere, but that's also because Nintendo was never big in the country), so it seems they are considering this a normal product, and not a limited edition. I'm guessing that it probably has lower priority than the Switch for them so they probably don't want to commit production and logistic resources into it.
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Re: SNES Classic coming September 29th

by casterofdreams Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:01 am

I have a local Best Buy close to my job in New Jersey which had a stock of about six or seven of them. They do have a one per customer restriction on it though.
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Re: SNES Classic coming September 29th

by samsonlonghair Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:53 am

casterofdreams wrote:I have a local Best Buy close to my job in New Jersey which had a stock of about six or seven of them. They do have a one per customer restriction on it though.

As well they should! If not for the one-per-customer rule, regular old consumers would never have a shot to buy one. We would be constantly overwhelmed by the tide of speculators.
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Re: SNES Classic coming September 29th

by casterofdreams Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:23 pm

I wish amazon actually implemented something like this with some of Nintendo's limited releases. I still feel burned I missed out on Fir Emblem Fates limited edition when it was sold out in minutes as the scaplers bought them all.
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Re: SNES Classic coming September 29th

by Note Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:04 pm

ZeroAX wrote:
Balasubbie wrote:Seem plentiful. Seen a quite few lined out in the local chain of trade-in shops. Granted, CeX are charging 140e/$173 for the privilege of owning a 2nd hand one, so maybe they're just not shifting.


In the Netherlands they come back into stock from time to time (and in Greece they were in stock everywhere, but that's also because Nintendo was never big in the country), so it seems they are considering this a normal product, and not a limited edition. I'm guessing that it probably has lower priority than the Switch for them so they probably don't want to commit production and logistic resources into it.


That's interesting about Greece ... were the Master System and Genesis the bigger systems over there? Or were mostly people into PC gaming at the time?

I've been playing a lotta Earthbound on the system lately, it's my first play through of the game ... I'm pretty far into it. Just got the Sword of Kings for Poo, and defeated Starman boss.
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Re: SNES Classic coming September 29th

by Note Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:06 pm

casterofdreams wrote:I wish amazon actually implemented something like this with some of Nintendo's limited releases. I still feel burned I missed out on Fir Emblem Fates limited edition when it was sold out in minutes as the scaplers bought them all.


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