The SNES Classic Edition Gets a Nostalgic Launch Trailer; Available Now

Nintendo has released a '90s-themed launch trailer to celebrate the newly-released Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition.

on September 29, 2017 5:46 PM

After months of waiting, the SNES Classic Edition is finally here. To celebrate the mini console’s release date, Nintendo has uploaded a new trailer showing off the mini-console in action for nostalgic gamers everywhere.

Much like its predecessor, the SNES Classic Edition is a mini version of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System that emulates 21 (pre-installed) games that were released on the fourth generation console, including the never-before-released rail shooter Star Fox 2. Currently, the product is available for $79.99 in stores and online.

Regardless of which region you live in, these are the 16 titles guaranteed on the console:

  • Contra III: The Alien Wars
  • Donkey Kong Country
  • Final Fantasy VI (aka Final Fantasy III)
  • F-Zero
  • Kirby Super Star
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
  • Mega Man X
  • Secret of Mana
  • Star Fox
  • Star Fox 2
  • Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts
  • Super Mario Kart
  • Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
  • Super Mario World
  • Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island
  • Super Metroid

If you live in the West, there are five additional games exclusive to this version:

  • EarthBound
  • Kirby’s Dream Course
  • Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting
  • Super Castlevania IV
  • Super Punch-Out!!

Lastly, the Japanese Super Famicom version includes these five titles:

  • Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem
  • The Legend of the Mystical Ninja
  • Panel de Pon
  • Super Soccer
  • Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers

Check out the launch trailer down below.

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