- GameStop Super NES Mini register interest page now live. [23rd July]
- US pre-orders have opened finally. Walmart is now taking orders! If you missed out, keep your eye on Amazon US and Best Buy today. [22nd July]
- UK retailer Argos are taking pre-orders again. [10th July]
- Tesco (UK) have now opened pre-orders. See below. Still no news on those US pre-orders! [5th July]
- Toys 'R Us (UK) have now opened pre-orders. See below. [29th June]
- UK retailer Argos has now opened pre-orders. See below. [29th June]
- The holding page for the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Famicom import from Play-Asia is now live. [28th June]
- Holding pages for Amazon US, Target and Walmart are now visible. Not active yet however. [27th June]
- UK pre-orders for the SNES Mini have gone live. [26th June]
So, the disastrous stock situation with the original NES Classic Edition has been extremely well documented across the internet. Hopefully Nintendo paid close attention to this and we won't see a repeat with the upcoming Super NES Classic Edition / SNES Classic Mini.
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US Pre-Order Status
The US pre-orders finally started with Walmart on 22nd July. The allocation sold out quickly, so it's worth keeping an eye on other US based retailers as they are sure to open soon. We've added the pre-order pages for Amazon US, Best Buy and GameStop which will hopefully start taking orders soon. Toys R Us and Target will be added as soon as their pre-order pages appear.
UK Pre-Order Status
We've seen many UK retailers taking pre-orders for the SNES Mini, however they have tended to sell out within minutes of opening. We expect these to open up again once they have a better understanding of their stock allocation from Nintendo, so keep checking back.
Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Famicom
Who can resist the charms of the Super Famicom Mini? With a slightly different set of games on the micro-console, this will be a great buy for collectors.
If you spot the console available on a store you use let us know in the comments below.