The SNES Classic Mini Alpha Edition Turbo (or whatever it's called in your part of the world) launches this week - the 29th, in case you were wondering - but it would seem that some lucky people have already gotten their hands on the system ahead of its launch date.

A quick search on Instagram throws up the following images:

We could go on - the posts shown above are just a handful of those currently doing the rounds on Instagram this week. 

Some of these will be units could be ones which have been sent to stores ahead of launch and staff are simply posting images online, but it would appear that some customers have indeed got their hands on the micro-console a few days early.

Are you one of these lucky scamps? Let us know with a comment. Everyone else, feel free to gently seethe.