Xbox Exec Makes A Statement In Response To NES Classic Shortages

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Facing problems getting your hands on a NES Classic console? Well so are the rest of us. The system immediately sold out at retailers following its release on Friday. Now, Microsoft Studios publishing GM Shannon Loftis has weighed in on the matter, while Nintendo has promised more stock is coming.

She wrote on Twitter today, “Irrationally angry at not being able to get the NES Classic. Come on, Nintendo. Why would you short-bake these??” Dan Ayoub, the head of Halo developer 343, jumped in to say, “Right!??? I was refreshing Amazon like a crazy person.”

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It’s also important to point out that Nintendo sent Xbox boss Phil Spencer a NES Classic system several days before it was launched.

You might face problems in finding a NES Classic right now, but that won’t last for long. Nintendo said on Twitter that it plans to have more units available through the holiday.Lets hope that is indeed the case and we can get our hands on one of these baby’s.


The NES Classic costs $60 and comes with 30 games, including few of the console’s best ones like Super Mario Bros., Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, and Pac-Man.

However many individuals have had trouble buying the NES classic mini as they have been quickly sold out. At the time of writing this I myself have been trying to get hold of a NES Classic and so far I have had no luck whatsoever, guess I will have to wait it out.

The NES classic has sold out cause it offers nostalgia, and is a throwback to the times when games were simple easy and fun to play.Let us know whether you are planning to buy one in the near future and what do you think about the statement made by Shanon Loftis by commenting in the comments section below.