NES Classic Stock Arrived At Target And Walmart Stores Saturday

Posted: Apr 29 2017, 9:00am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

 

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Saturday morning Walmart and Target stores are flagged to have the NES Classic in stock. Updated.

The discontinued NES Classic Edition is in stock at over 180 Walmart stores and over 250 Targets stores on Saturday. There are many new stores flagged to have the NES Classic in stock this morning that have not shown NES stock yesterday. Especially a lot more Target stores have been flagged to have the NES Classic in stock today.

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.

Target and Walmart have been restocking the NES Classic since mid-week. New NES Classic stock is keeps arriving on the weekend. It all is likely over by Monday, May 1. Although we heard whispers that GameStop stores still expect NES Classic consoles to arrive next week.

Reseller prices for the NES Classic keep dropping again due to the arrival of new NES Classic stock. The lowest priced Nintendo NES Classic console sells for $259.99 plus shipping on amazon.com. A trip to your local Walmart store can mean a $200 saving or profit, depending on which side you are in the NES hunting game.

The reseller prices have been over $300 a week ago, right after the announcement that Nintendo stops making the NES Classic. Now prices came down quite a bit amidst the new NES Classic Edition stock. This will change as soon as all stores run dry of the Nintendo NES Classic.

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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