SNES Classic Mini Available For Pre-order In New Zealand

Posted: Aug 14 2017, 7:29am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

SNES Classic Mini Available for Pre-order in New Zealand

JB Hi-Fi offers the SNES Classic for pre-order.

The SNES Classic can be pre-ordered again at New Zealand's JB Hi-Fi. The pre-order inventory is holding steady since a couple of hours now.

A lot of American Nintendo fans also want a "PAL" version of the SNES Classic, but JB Hi-Fi is not shipping the SNES Classic to the United States. We tested to pre-order the SNES Classic Mini at, but the United States is not an allowed shipping destination. The store accepted international shipping destinations a couple of days ago. The store confirmed to US customers to honor the orders they placed.

JB Hi-Fi

This option to score a "PAL" version of the SNES Classic is gone unless you have relatives or friends in New Zealand. The SNES Classic Mini is pricey in New Zealand at about USD 102, plus shipping. We managed to place a pre-order for a European SNES Classic on the day of the announcement at amazon UK. We will give the SNES Classic Mini away to our readers as soon as it arrives at our offices.

The priority should though be to get your hands on a US SNES Classic Edition in the upcoming SNES Classic pre-order in the US. On August 1, Nintendo announced that the SNES Classic would be available for pre-order at select retailers late August. To know when more pre-order options open up, we recommend following these best practices for SNES Classic Pre-order notifications.

The best practices include downloading the free The Tracker app. The online inventory tracking app sends a notification to your smartphone when the SNES Classic is available for pre-order at Amazon, Target, Best Buy, Walmart, ToysRUs, and GameStop.

The Tracker app helps you find stock of hard to find products in online stores. The most popular products that users are tracking include the Nintendo Switch and SNES Classic.

You select the products you want from the list of hard to find items. The Tracker triggers a notification on your iPhone or Android smartphone as soon as the product you want is in stock at an online retailer. Tap the notification, and you are ready to hit the buy button at or other major online retailers.

With The Tracker app buying hard to find toys, video games, electronics, and other products is now easy and stress-free.

The Nintendo Store in New York confirmed to sell the SNES Classic Edition on September 29, starting at 9 am. Besides the Nintendo Store, it's expected that the Nintendo Switch will be available at Best Buy, Walmart, Target and ToysRUs stores on release day. Amazon is also expected to sell the SNES Classic on release day.

Nintendo announced the $79.99 SNES Classic on June 26. The Super NES Classic Edition will be released on September 29. The SNES Classic Edition is a miniature version of the 90s Super NES console. Nintendo selected 21 games that are pre-installed on the SNES Classic including the never-released Starfox 2.

On paper, the SNES Classic is going to be much easier to purchase than the NES Classic. There is just way more time to find one before the Holidays. Nintendo also promised a much higher number of units. The fact that Nintendo officially announced that the SNES Classic would be available for pre-order means extensive inventory.

The NES Classic pre-order stock was insufficient and not officially announced. The SNES Classic will be increasingly harder to find closer to the Holidays. Nintendo sold 2.3 million NES Classic consoles worldwide. We estimate based on a leak, that Nintendo is doubling the production of the SNES Classic to 4.6 million to satisfy the global demand for the 16-bit retro console coming in hot from the 90s.

The SNES Classic Edition is one of the hottest products of 2017. To keep up with everything SNES Classic, read the latest SNES Classic news and availability updates.

The Tracker by I4U News - Real-time online inventory tracker

Updated: 2019-01-21 07:20:25am

Download the free The Tracker app available on iOS and Android to receive in-stock alerts in real-time on your smartphone. Shopping for hard to find items has never been easier!


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