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Don’t Be Spoony About the SNES Classic: Nintendo’s Pulling out a Marketing Classic

Don’t Be Spoony About the SNES Classic: Nintendo’s Pulling out a Marketing Classic

The Super NES Classic is out today, and if you didn’t already know this, then it’s too late: you’re not getting one. As with the NES Classic that launched last year, Nintendo is making this a limited promotional release. Pre-orders opened weeks ago at 4 A.M. without prior notice, and still filled up in minutes.

Why? Why won’t they shut up and take our money? Here are two reasons.