There’s still time to grab a Nintendo NES Classic Edition before Christmas or Hanukkah! GameStop acquired new stocks of the classic game console and will be selling them starting today until Thursday.
GameStop Acquires Stocks Of The Console
The shipment of Nintendo NES Classic entertainment system will not be available in the online marketplace. Also, GameStop mentioned that stocks are limited. Interested buyers should start calling the shops to get one before the holidays.
The game console is also available on Amazon exclusively for Amazon Prime Now members, and on Best Buy. GameStop is selling the console for $79.99. Meanwhile, Best Buy sold it for $80.79 while the console sells at $171.64 onwards on Amazon.
If desperate to find stock of the console, eBay sellers are popping in the marketplace. Be ready to spend a lot of cash though, because the $59.99 Nintendo console is sold at an average of $230 on eBay, according to Polygon.
Moreover, the entertainment system sells once every 18 seconds. VP of North American Merchandising Jay Hanson said that consumers can find hard-to find consoles, and other rare items in their marketplace. There’s a vast variety of rare items that can be found in the site in seconds.
Nintendo’s Plan To Supply The Demand
Nintendo tried to ease customers who have been complaining about the company’s management of stocks. The game giant tweeted last November that, “There will be a steady flow of additional systems through the holiday shopping season and into the new year.” It seems that the studio’s promise to provide a steady flow of additional NES consoles is in vain. Potential buyers took to twitter their remorse on how tough it is to find the item.
Furthermore, fans are still hoping that Nintendo will produce more units of the entertainment system after the holidays. The studio is expected to sell more hardware specifically built for the 80’s classic console.
The Nintendo NES Classic Edition is a mini version of the original NES. A console that was a hit to young kids and kids-at-heart in 1985. Nintendo added 30 preinstalled games in the system. Moreover, players can choose from a variety of display modes to really capture the look of the games in the eighties.