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Super NES Classic Edition coming in September

Published: 13:46, 27 June 2017
Super NES Classic Edition Mini

Nintendo has confirmed that the SNES version of their Classic Mini console will arrive on 29 September 2017 with a suggested price of around £80. The US and Australian release dates are the only ones confirmed so far.

The first Classic Edition NES Mini Console shipped roughly 2.3 million units, before Nintendo decided to tug at its short chords and discontinue production. While announcing the follow up SNES version, with considerably longer chords - both physically and in terms of promised production lifespan, Nintendo has decided to remain vague on many of the new product's details.

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What has been confirmed so far is a US release on 29 September with Australia getting the console on the following day. The suggested price for the second run at nostalgia mining, this time with the completed but previously unreleased Star Fox 2, is around £80. Here is a complete list of 21 games that will be on the Mini SNES western release:

  • Contra III: The Alien Wars
  • Donkey Kong Country
  • EarthBound
  • Final Fantasy III
  • F-ZERO
  • Kirby Super Star
  • Kirby’s Dream Course
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
  • Mega Man X
  • Secret of Mana
  • Star Fox + Star Fox 2
  • Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting
  • Super Castlevania IV
  • Super Ghouls ’n Ghosts
  • Super Mario Kart
  • Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
  • Super Mario World
  • Super Metroid
  • Super Punch-Out!!
  • Yoshi’s Island

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The US and Non-US editions of the console will have a different design, mirroring the initial releases of the console in the early 90s.

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