This guide will show you where to buy the NES Classic Edition. Nintendo launched its retro console on November 11 and it sells for $59.99. Inside of the box is the NES Classic Edition system, an HDMI cable, AC adapter and one NES Classic Controller; controllers are also sold separately for $9.99 so you can enjoy two-player games like Tecmo Bowl and Double Dragon II: The Revenge. You can even play NES Virtual Console games on your Wii or Wii U by connecting the NES Classic Controller to a Wii Remote.
The NES Classic Edition comes with 30 video games installed onto the system’s memory. These include such favorites as Super Mario Bros., Donkey Kong and The Legend of Zelda. There’s a variety of fun games to choose from, but first, you need to find the system. We’ll tell you where to buy the NES so you can relive the 80s and early 90s all over again, or experience these incredible games for the first time!
You can purchase the NES Classic Edition from the list of stores and online sites below. For more info on the console, including cheat codes for some of the games, check our our NES Classic Edition guide. We’ll tell you how to get the level select cheat in Ghosts ‘N Goblins, and use all of the cool whips in Casstlevania II: Simon’s Quest.
Buy the NES Classic Edition
- Best Buy
- Toys R Us
- Nintendo NY (must be there in person, call ahead of time)
- eBay (in stock, but with much higher prices)
You can purchase an NES ExtendLink Extension Cable for the NES Mini. This extends the controller cord to six feet, which means you won’t have sit as close to the TV, and can relax on the couch playing your favorite NES games.
NES Classic Edition Unboxing
Now you know where to buy the NES Classic Edition. Additionally, you will be able to buy Playing with Power: NES Classics, a beautiful hardcover book that celebrates 17 games that come pre-installed on the NES Classic Edition system, such as Super Mario Bros. 3, Punch-Out!! and Kirby’s Adventure. The book takes a nostalgic look at these titles, complete with commentary from Nintendo visionaries, artwork and strategies that will help you beat StarTropics, Kid Icarus and plenty more!
You can buy both the hardcover and soft cover versions, on Amazon. It will also be available on November 11. The NES Classic Edition, extra controller and a copy of Playing with Power sounds like a fun holiday gift for your friends and family!