NES Classic In Stock At Target And Walmart Stores

Posted: Apr 28 2017, 11:37am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

 

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This morning over a hundred Walmart stores are flagged to have the NES Classic in stock. Updated.

The discontinued NES Classic Edition is in stock at over 150 Target stores and over 100 Walmart stores on Thursday morning. There are many new stores flagged to have the NES Classic in stock this morning.

iStockNow issued in stock alerts for Walmart and Target stores across the Nation. We have cross referenced the iStockNow alerts with the BrickSeek. On BrickSeek stores are also showing the NES Classic units in stock at select stores. We also checked the flagged stores on walmart.com, but Walmart's inventory search does not show the NES inventory.

Update 04/28:
The NES Classic has been in stock at more Target and Walmart stores on Friday morning. The NES was in stock at over 200 Target stores and over 100 Walmart stores. Now at noon ET the numbers crumbled to below 60 for Target as shoppers cleaned out the NES inventory in the morning.

NES Classic hunters are already underway to their local Walmart and Target stores to line up before the stores open. Among those people are plenty of resellers, as prices for the NES Classic are extremely high on the marketplaces.

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. Today could be the last day the Nintendo store is offering the NES Classic.

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. Nintendo ha not announced NES Classic sales numbers in the company's April 27 earnings call. Read the latest Nintendo NES Classic updates.

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