Nintendo won't be selling the NES or SNES Classic after this holiday season

Nearly two and a half years ago, Nintendo announced the NES Classic, a mini version of its original NES console with 30 pre-loaded games like Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream, Super Mario Bros. 3, The Legend of Zelda, and more. The miniature gaming console was notoriously hard to find, leaving customers to by marked up devices on sites like eBay.

The firm announced that it was discontinuing the NES Classic in April 2017, and announced the SNES Classic shortly after. Promising more units, Nintendo said it would release the NES Classic again in 2018, and since then, the two consoles have been pretty easy to find in stores for their suggested retail prices.

Time is running out though. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé said that once the two devices are out of stock after the holiday season, they're gone for good. If you still want one, you'll once again be looking at marked up prices on eBay.

But what Nintendo wants you to do is what it's always wanted you to do: buy a Switch. Users can access the company's classic content through Nintendo Switch Online.

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