Our friends over at Eurogamer are reporting that the reason Nintendo decided to end production of the immensely popular NES Classic is that they're planning on releasing a miniature version of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.
Citing sources close to production, the site believes development on the console is already underway and that plans are to release the new miniature gaming console in time for Christmas 2017. Reportedly, Nintendo
No further information is available at this time and it is unknown what classic SNES titles the new gaming system will include - but, we're really hoping for Super Mario World, Donkey Kong Country and Super Metroid.
Last Thursday, Nintendo announced that production on the NES Classic was coming to an end in North America. Apparently, thru hugely popular game console, which became the most sought after gift for the 2016 Holiday Season, "wasn't intended to be an ongoing, long-term product."
Here's hoping Nintendo will release enough of the new console to satisfy costumer demand, something they were unable to do with the NES Classic.
Expect more information soon!
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