Nintendo discontinues the NES Classic Edition

April 13, 2017

If you haven’t managed to get your hands on Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition, you may be out of luck: the company has discontinued the plug-and-play console in North America, as first reported by IGN. The company released the following statement to The Verge:

Throughout April, [Nintendo of America] territories will receive the last shipments of Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition systems for this year. We encourage anyone interested in obtaining this system to check with retail outlets regarding availability. We understand that it has been difficult for many consumers to find a system, and for that we apologize. We have paid close attention to consumer feedback, and we greatly appreciate the incredible level of consumer interest and support for this product.

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