SNES Classic Pre-order Coming To Target - Update

Posted: Jul 25 2017, 5:14am CDT | by , in Technology News


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Target customer service announces SNES Classic pre-order. Updated.

Target may be next offering the SNES Classic for pre-order. Walmart out of nowhere launched pre-orders for the SNES Classic on Friday at 11:30pm ET. The Walmart SNES Classic pre-sale is now putting the clock on other US retailers to offer the SNES Classic.

In a response to a question on the Target customer support Twitter account, Target said "Excited about SNES release this fall? Good news! We will have this item & it will be available for pre-orders! Get ready for Classic action."

@AskTarget responded to questions about when the SNES Classic will be available on with "Unfortunately at this time we do not have updates for the dates. Please keep checking back with us or your local store. Thanks for asking, we suggest that you check back, we will post the info as soon as it is available." One tweet refers to the SNES Classic page on the Nintendo site.

Update 2: We are monitoring the Target customer support Twitter feed and the most recent answers about the SNES Classic Pre-orders are consistently saying that there will be a pre-order of the SNES Classic on The standard statement is now: "We will have the Super NES Classic, and it will be available for pre-orders on at a later date."

Update: In a new Tweet today, Target is getting less concrete about SNES Classic pre-orders. In a response to a customer, @AskTarget tweeted: "We expect to carry this item in stores and online, but we don't have any info at this time regarding if/when we'll be taking pre-orders."

Suddenly there is an "if." The Target SNES Classic pre-order might not be coming. We keep tracking the situation.

Target has not yet listed the SNES Classic on the Target online shop. There is also no DPCI code for the SNES Classic in the Target inventory system. This makes it extremely difficult to find out when the SNES Classic is available at Target for pre-order. There is no page to scan for updates besides the search results for SNES Classic in the Target store search. This is not a reliable method by all means.

We will continue to pock around and keep our eyes and ears open to spot the Target SNES Classic listing. Once it is available we will add it to the stores we track with The Tracker app.

Here is what you need to do

Download the free The Tracker app and select to be notified on the SNES Classic listing. That's it. The app will send you a notification when the SNES Classic is available for pre-order again at Walmart, Amazon, Best Buy, Target and other large retailers.

This is the most convenient and fastest way to get notified when the SNES Classic is available again. As long as you have your smartphone with you and have a signal you will receive a notification.

As the SNES Classic is an extremely high demand item, we recommend to setup other notification systems as well as a fall back. Tracking online inventory is tricky and things can fail. We recommend these tools and services to keep taps on the SNES Classic availability. In the case of the Target SNES Classic pre-order window, we recommend to follow the Wario64 Twitter account and also of course our I4U News account.

The stores listing the SNES Classic including Best Buy, Walmart and Amazon have not offered the SNES Classic for pre-order. GameStop recently released a page about the SNES Classic with a sign-up form to get updates.

The new SNES Classic book is still available at a 40% discount on amazon for $26.99. The SNES Classic companion book will be released on September 29.

About the Super NES Classic Edition

The Nintendo SNES Classic comes with two wired controllers and has a list price of $79.99. The Super Nintendo Classic will be released on September 29. The Super NES Classic Edition system has the original look and feel of the 90s home console, only smaller. The SNES Classic Edition features HDMI like the NES Classic. The controller cables are longer with about 5 feet, fixing one of the issues of the NES Classic.

The SNES Classic Edition comes loaded with 21 games. See the full list of SNES Classic games. The NES Classic came with 30 games pre-installed. The design of the SNES Classic follows the original US design of the 90s version. Europe, Australia and Japan get another design like it has been in the 90s.

The original Nintendo Super NES launched first in Japan in 1990 as Super Famicom. The North American SNES launched in 1991 and had a very different case design. The European version launched in 1992 and its design is almost identical with the original Japanese SHVC-001 model. The differences are just in darker colors and labels.

Nintendo has sold 2.3 million NES Classic Edition. The company released a statement promising significant more SNES Classic Edition consoles than NES Classic. The Super Nintendo Classic is only going to be available until end of 2017. Read the latest SNES Classic news.

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