Nintendo has confirmed to IGN that the NES Classic has now been discontinued in North America. The short-lived system will receive its last shipments this month with no future release plans. If there are any NES Classic’s in your area then it is highly recommend to pick one up while you still can!
“Throughout April, NOA territories will receive the last shipments of Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition systems for this year. We encourage anyone interested in obtaining this system to check with retail outlets regarding availability. We understand that it has been difficult for many consumers to find a system, and for that we apologize. We have paid close attention to consumer feedback, and we greatly appreciate the incredible level of consumer interest and support for this product.”
“NES Classic Edition wasn’t intended to be an ongoing, long-term product. However, due to high demand, we did add extra shipments to our original plans.”