Nintendo is in the process of hosting a corporate strategy meeting in Japan at the moment, and some interesting pieces of information have come to light. One of the most notable topics mentioned was that the very popular NES Classic Edition has sold over 1.5 million units globally. Due to the high demand, Nintendo is planning to increase production of the miniature system.
This information comes from Wall Street Journal technology reporter Takashi Mochizuki on Twitter:
NES Classic Edition global sell-through 1.5 million; increasing production.
— Takashi Mochizuki (@mochi_wsj) February 1, 2017
After watching chaos ensue from eager fans trying to get their hands on the NES Classic during the holiday season, finally receiving some form of confirmation that we’ll be seeing more systems on shelves in the future is a relief, to say the least. We’ll likely hear even more news about this topic soon, so stay tuned!