Skip to main content

Prepare to wait in line again: the Super NES Classic is back at Best Buy

Limited quantities will be available in stores this weekend.
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

We know you're already super tired from Black Friday, but you might want to get up early to stand in another line this weekend.

Best Buy is getting more Super Nintendo Classic Edition (SNES) consoles in on Saturday, Nov. 25, the retailer announced Friday. A limited number of the gaming systems will be available in stores only.

When Best Buy opens its doors at 9 a.m., the SNES Classics will be sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

The stores will give out tickets like they do on Black Friday for people waiting in line. They'll only give out as many tickets as they have SNES Classics.

No, they won't be available online. You have to physically go to a Best Buy store to get one. It's also a limit of one per customer.

The mini systems (they look just like the Super Nintendo you remember from childhood, but smaller) include 21 pre-installed games, from Super Mario Kart to Street Fighter II. Check out the full list of games here.

Plus you'll get two wired controllers, an HDMI cable, USB charger, and the plug-in.

The SNES Classic launched in September as a follow up to the wildly successful NES Classic, which was discontinued after months of sellouts. The $79.99 retro console sold out quickly, so if you want one, get there early.

Find a Best Buy store near you here.

Next Up

police lights

Las Vegas man identified as victim killed near 38th and Chicago

The 25-year-old died at the scene Sunday afternoon.

unnamed-5

Beloved Eagan Dairy Queen says goodbye

A summer staple has shuttered in Eagan.

Screen Shot 2022-08-16 at 3.44.22 PM (2)

Bridge damage closes westbound Hwy. 62 between Richfield, Edina

The Minnesota Department of Transportation said bridge maintenance work is in progress.

Michael Miller

Charges: Drunk driver killed former chair of Hibbing Chamber of Commerce

Michael Miller's blood-alcohol content was nearly three times the legal limit at the time of the crash.

Mystic Lake

Charges: Man attacked Mystic Lake security with 2x4

A chaotic scene unfolded after the man approached the bell stand late Friday.

unnamed

SWAT presence in Eagan neighborhood Tuesday morning

There's a developing story out of Eagan.

Related

Best Buy is getting Nintendo NES Classics in

There's no way this leads to any irrational decision-making by people.

Crazy early lines – and some complaints – for getting the NES Classic at Best Buy

What people went through to get their hands on a Nintendo NES Classic Tuesday morning.

Video games have been good to Best Buy so far in 2017

Gee, were there any high-profile gaming releases in early 2017 ...?

Best Buy is ending its Gamers Club Unlocked discount program

It's a blow for gamers, who get decent discounts in exchange for a 2-yearly fee.

Best Buy is closing 2 stores near the Twin Cities

Last day of business for both will be Oct. 28.

Report: You've had the NES Mini, now prepare for the SNES Mini

Ah, so THAT'S why Nintendo discontinued the NES Classic.

What is going on with Best Buy's returns policy?

The Richfield-based retailer is getting some bad press.