Previous year saw the release of the popular Pokémon Go and Super Mario Run games for mobile devices, along with the hybrid Switch console, which made its debut in April to mostly stellar reviews and high demand.
This is still a limited-edition system, and if you haven't gotten your hands on one by now, you might be waiting for the next shipment.
How awesome is the Super Nintendo - with games like Super Mario World, Mario Kart, Starfox, Donkey Kong Country, it's loved by an entire generation of gamers.
Additionally, it appears that one person managed to get Star Fox 2 up and running on a second-model Super Nintendo system, which sports a smaller design than the original console. On an SNES Classic Controller, the Y button can double as B, and X can double as A. The same setup applies if you're playing with a Wii Classic Controller or Classic Controller Pro hooked up to your NES Classic.
And furthermore, just because there's an online store, that doesn't mean people wouldn't go nuts for an affordably priced bit of hardware that just gives them their favorite games. The stock has rode the momentum of its Switch console and its NES Classic to a 77.3 percent gain year-to-date.
The SNES Classic Mini was released in the United Kingdom and U.S. on 29 September 2017. You can find the app in the app store with searching for just for "i4u". The SNES Classic looks and sounds exactly how you remember it, down to the clack of the Reset button when you bat at it out of frustration.
So despite some early preorder chaos, things seem to be looking good for the SNES Classic Edition.