Nintendo takes another throwback attempt with one of its most iconic consoles from the past. This attempt follows the massive success of the NES Classic,
According to Gamespot, the company announced last Monday that the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) Classic Edition will come out on September 29. The initial release takes place in the U.S. and in Europe.
Fans of the old SNES will get to relive some of the old games they enjoyed back in the 1990s. Its feature game is “Star Fox 2,” which remained unreleased until the SNES Classic Edition. Players, however, will not be able to play the game after unboxing the system. They should first unlock it by playing “Starfox’s” first level. The said game is also included in the console’s free games.
Some of the major titles in the console’s 21-game offering include “Donkey Kong Country,” “Super Mario World,” and “The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.”
Players who are looking for some old fashion fighting game will enjoy Capcom’s “Super Street Fighter II: Hyper Fighting” game. For fans of the “Mario” franchise, “Super Mario Kart,” “Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars,” and “Yoshi’s Island” are available as well.
Meanwhile, Polygon reported that the SNES package comes with an HDMI cable, an AC adapter, and a USB charging cable. Moreover, it also comes with two wired controllers that carry the old classic look of the original SNES controllers.
With the supply-related problems that hounded the NES Classic. Nintendo said that it will produce “significantly more” units for the SNES Classic. Shipping of the console, however, will only take place from September until the end of the year.
Last April, Nintendo officially discontinued the manufacturing of the NES Classic Edition. The company did not provide a clear-cut reason for the move. However, supply issues were speculated to be the main reason.
The SNES Classic Edition will come with a $120 USD price tag. It will also launch in Australia and New Zealand on Sept. 30.