Moments ago, Amazon announced via Twitter that the impossible-to-find NES Classic Edition is back in stock once again, but only for ten cities in the United States. It appears that if you want to order one, you might need to use Amazon Prime Now, which will have the console delivered to your house in 2 hours.
Here’s the official tweet from Amazon. If you live in one of these cities and want an NES Classic Edition for the suggested retail price, I highly recommend you check Amazon right away and see if you can grab one:
Whether you live in one of these ten cities or not, there’s a good chance you won’t be getting an NES Classic Edition from Amazon this week. Thankfully, there are a few other options available.
Throughout this week, ThinkGeek is holding a lottery on its website to give its customers a chance to get a mini NES before the holidays. When you add the NES Classic Edition to your wishlist, you’ll be entered into that day’s lottery, and if ThinkGeek pulls you name out of a digital hat, you’ll get a code to order one.
If that fails, you can also start lining up at a Best Buy store over the weekend. Earlier this month, Best Buy sent out an email proclaiming that the NES Classic Edition would be in stock at their retail stores beginning on December 20th. You’re going to need to be there early if you want to grab one.
Finally, if everything else falls through, you can always build your own.