The Nintendo NES Classic Edition console might still be out of stock as of now, but Nintendo fans can still get Nintendo's hottest console by downloading games from the Virtual Console. However, according to some recent reports, Nintendo might have used an unofficial Super Mario Bros ROM as the main source of its Nintendo Wii Virtual Console port.
Nintendo NES Classic's secret
According to Express, the said ROM content was very similar to that of various pirated Super Mario Bros ROMS, including those titles that were dated on the Wii version. Nintendo, however, claimed that the emulation was created internally and that it isn't using the ones that were downloaded from the internet.
With Nintendo taking things seriously when it comes to pirated software, it would be very ironic if the reports were proven true. Nostalgic Nintendo fans can instead pick up a Nintendo Classic Mini, while Virtual Console support for the Nintendo Switch has also been touted.
NES Classic Stock
However, the stock is, unfortunately, in short supply yet again, despite Nintendo believing that it has largely solved the shortage issues. Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime admitted in a recent statement that the company underestimated the potential of the machine being popular.
There have already been concerns that the Nintendo Switch would experience a similar fate, and that pre-order customer would be disappointed by stock shortages.
Other NES updates
The Nintendo Classic Mini NES games lineup includes the original Super Mario Bros. Trilogy, The Legend of Zelda, Final Fantasy, Mega Man 2, and Castlevania. According to Express UK, Hackers have recently found a way to double the number of the game onto the device, including classics like Battletoads and Metal Gear.
Unlike the original NES, players can always pick up where they left off, without inputting any passwords or keeping the console on all night.