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Nintendo NES Classic is being discontinuedNintendo's popular NES Classic retro console will conclude its shipments at the end of April.
The NES Classic is officially going extinct. Nintendo announced the manufacturing its tiny NES would come to a close at the end of April. And fans hoping for a shot at picking one up aren't too happy about it. Now, the NES Classic experience supply issue since its launch in November of last year. And even though Nintendo announced it sold 1.5 million units by February of 2017, the company decided it was time to spin down production. In an official statement to IGN, Nintendo said, 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. I could tell you, they also needed to make a whole lot more controllers. But let's be honest, how many of you are even [MUSIC] Still regularly playing it. Anybody? Now, even though the NES Classic is headed towards a quiet end. A final handful of shipments will hit retail stores later this month. For more news and stories like this, keep it locked here at cnet.com.