Hanging out for the SNES Classic? Nintendo boss says they’ve “dramatically increased” production

If you’ve been hanging out for the upcoming Super Nintendo Classic but have been stressing that you’ll have to battle through crowds to get your hands on one, you can chill.

Speaking to the Financial Times (via Polygon) the President of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aime has assured that the production of the throwback console will be “dramatically increased” this time around.

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The President of Nintendo of America  has assured that the production of the SNES Classic will be “dramatically increased” before it’s released later this month.

In the interview, Fils-Aime addressed the controversy around its previous Classic console, saying that problems “outside [their] control,” and not an issue with having limited stock, were behind the SNES Classic’s pre-order debacle at many retailers last month.

Pre-orders for the SNES Classic began in August, and in the States, sold out in minutes. However, it looks like this won’t be happening again when it is released later this month.

“I would strongly urge you not to over-bid on an SNES Classic on any of the auction sites,” he told the Financial Times, adding that Nintendo had “dramatically increased” production of the SNES Classic.

The SNES Classic is expected to be released on September 29th in the States and before Christmas in Australia, along with a bunch of classic games, like Super Mario World, Super Metroid and Street Fighter II Turbo and a never before seen Star Fox 2 game.

[via Rolling Stone]