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Nintendo Mini SNES Rumored for December Release

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Nintendo releasing Mini SNES on Christmas

A few weeks ago, it was rumored that Nintendo is planning on releasing a mini version of its famous Super Nintendo Entertainment System or SNES. This news came out following the discontinuation of the current mini retro gaming console from the company; the Mini NES. Now, it seems like the Mini SNES may hit store shelves just before the end of the year.

According to Eurogamer, the development for the Mini SNES is well underway. In fact, the report claims that Nintendo might release the retro console during Christmas of this year. It should be noted though, that this is based on updates from various sources close to Nintendo. That is why consumers are urged to take this one with a grain of salt.

In comparison to the Mini NES, the Mini SNES has more impressive lineup of games. Chief of which is Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Donkey Kong, and Donkey Kong Country.

Nintendo releasing Mini SNES on Christmas

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Other notable games on the retro console include Super Metroid, Super Mario Kart, Super Mario World, Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, as well as Star Fox and Earthbound. The console also boasts some good quality RPGs like Secret of Mana and Chrono Trigger.

At the moment, it is still uncertain how many Mini SNES Nintendo plans on releasing. Hopefully, consumers will not experience the same low supply as with the Mini NES last year. Nevertheless, even Nintendo was surprised at how consumers have received the resurrected console. Perhaps this time around, it will be totally prepared and that the quantities it will produce will be sufficient enough to meet demands.

As with the Mini NES, the Mini SNES will also come with pre-programmed games. Unfortunately, Nintendo is yet to announce the price for the said console. However, judging by last year’s pricing, consumers can expect it to be priced somewhere in the neighborhood of $60. For more updates on the Mini SNES, be sure to check us out at TheBitbag.

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