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No Nintendo N64 Classic Mini in the works, maybe never

Posted On: Nov 16, 2018   |   Posted By: Pocket-lint

No Nintendo N64 Classic Mini in the works, maybe never

After the NES and SNES Classic Mini retro games consoles were released in 2016 and 2017 respectively, it was thought that an N64 Classic Mini would be a natural follow-up. A trademarked icon even popped up showing the console's unique controller, stoking further flames to the rumours that one was in development. However, it seems that we aren't likely to see one launched any time soon. Maybe not at all. Nintendo America's boss, Reggie Fils-Aime, told Kotaku that the first two classic games console reissues were products of their time, and that they were designed to sell new hardware before the Switch came out: "We were clear when we did the first two Classic series that, for us, these were limited time opportunities that were a way for us as a business to bridge from the conclusion of Wii U as a hardware system to the launch of Nintendo Switch," he revealed.
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He also explained that Nintendo's retro gaming plans going forward focus on the Nintendo Switch and the company's...

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