SNES Classic Hacking Tool Hakchi 2.20 Is Released

Posted: Oct 8 2017, 1:42am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

 
SNES Classic Hacking Tool Hakchi 2.20 is Released

The SNES Classic can be modified to store over 160 games.

The Russian developer, known as Cluster, just released hakchi 2.20. The new version of the NES Classic hacking tool supports now the SNES Classic as well. It just took one week since the release of the SNES Classic on September 29 to hack Nintendo's new retro console. The new hakchi 2.20 version enables SNES Classic owners to install more games.

So far we have seen reports of SNES Classic consoles running up to around 160 games. The new hakchi version is automatically converting SNES ROMs to the special SNES Classic Mini's format. Cluster says that around 75% of games are working fine. Hakchi users can use the RetroArch mod for games that are not working.

Cluster decided to make hakchi support both, the NES Classic and the SNES Classic. You can create individual profiles for different consoles, so you can use the same hakchi2 for NES, SNES, Famicom and Super Famicom.

Hakchi is a Windows app. You can install it using hakchi2_web_installer.exe. The hakchi 2.20 release and documentation is available on GitHub.

As reported in our daily SNES Classic stock report, the first restocking of the SNES Classic was at GameStop's online store on Thursday. The Tracker app has notified its users at 3:40 pm ET about the SNES Classic availability at GameStop.

The Tracker app is available for free on iOS and Android. You can find the app in the app store with searching for just for "i4u". Alternatively, you can receive all in-stock alerts also in real-time on Twitter by following @TheTrackerApp.

While waiting for new SNES Classic stock to arrive, you can try your luck to get a free SNES Classic EU Edition. Enter our new SNES Classic Giveaway, sponsored by The Tracker App.

The SNES Classic sold out at launch on Friday, September 29. Most of the SNES Classic launch inventory was available in stores. The online availability was limited to two stores. GameStop and ThinkGeek have chosen to sell the SNES Classic online before their stores opened.

Resellers already charge around $200 on the Amazon marketplace for the SNES Classic. To find a SNES Classic in stock for the regular $79.99 price online get an online inventory tracker. The Tracker app is alerting its users when the SNES Classic is in stock online at major retailers including Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Target, and more.

The Nintendo SNES Classic has been released on September 29. The new retro console comes with two wired controllers and has a list price of $79.99. The Super NES Classic Edition system has the original look and feel of the 90s home console, only smaller. The SNES Classic has a HDMI and USB power port like 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 and will make a comeback in summer of 2018. The design of the SNES Classic follows the original US design of the 90s version. Europe, Australia, and Japan get another design as it has been in the 90s.

There are several accessories available for the SNES Classic. The most popular are wireless SNES Classic controller.

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