NES Classic Discontinued Worldwide - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 18 April 2017 / 9,040 Views
Nintendo of America announced last week it had discontinued the NES Classic in the US and that final shipments of the system will be this month.
The NES Classic is now confirmed to be discontinued worldwide.
"We can confirm that we are no longer manufacturing the Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System," Nintendo told Eurogamer. "If production resumes in the future, an update will be posted on the official Nintendo website."
Nintendo told Siliconera the Famicon Mini, the name of the NES Classic in Japan, has also been discontinued.
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