NES Classic Stock Surfaces At Walmart Stores

Posted: Apr 26 2017, 12:45am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

 
NES Classic Stock Surfaces at Walmart Stores
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This morning over a hundred Walmart stores are flagged to have the NES Classic in stock.

The discontinued NES Classic Edition is in stock at select Walmart store near you as of 1am ET, April 26. There are over a hundred Walmart stores reported by inventory trackers to have the NES Classic in stock in limited numbers.

iStockNow issued in stock alerts for Walmart stores across the Nation. We have cross referenced the iStockNow alerts with the BrickSeek. On BrickSeek some stores are show 3 NES Classic units in stock. As you can see in the screenshot for the Walmart Store in Fontana, CA below. We also checked the flagged stores on walmart.com, but Walmart's inventory search does not show the NES inventory.

NES Classic in stock at Walmart Stores

Several Walmart customers have shared on social media that they scored a NES Classic at 24h Walmart stores tonight.

Reseller prices for the NES Classic stay at the $300 mark. The lowest priced Nintendo NES Classic console sells for $296.99 plus shipping on amazon.com. A trip to your local Walmart store can mean a $240 saving or profit, depending on which side you are in the NES hunting game.

Nintendo said that there are still new NES Classic consoles coming in April to retailers. Best Buy had a big NES Classic sale on Monday. The only other stores that offer the NES Classic this week are Amazon Prime Now and the Nintendo Flagship store in New York. A few Target stores are flagged to have the NES Classic in stock.

The $59.99 Nintendo NES Classic Edition console launched on November 11 in stores and online. The supply was extremely constraint in stores and especially online. On April 13, Nintendo announced to stop production of the NES Classic Edition. The last shipments of the NES Classic arrive through April.

The palm-sized NES console, retailing for $59.99 list price, features the classic Nintendo NES controller many geeks have grown up with. The retro console comes pre-installed with 30 classic NES games including Super Mario Bros., Pac-Man, Metroid, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda and Kirby's Adventures. The NES Classic Edition system is a miniaturized version of the groundbreaking NES, originally released in 1985.

The ability to mod the NES Classic and install an unlimited number of games has renewed the hype around the retro console. The latest hack enables the NES Classic to store 2,500 games.

The 80s retro console launched on November 11, 2016. As of December 31, 2016, Nintendo has sold 1.5 million NES Classic Edition. New official NES Classic sales numbers for 2017 are expected to be released on April 27. Read the latest Nintendo NES Classic updates.

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