For as soon as, they’re nonetheless in inventory
[Update: Days after the recent restock, Analogue is still taking orders for the Super Nt, Mega Sg, and DAC, including alternate colorways. I didn’t expect that at all given what a hellscape shopping for consumer electronics has been lately. Don’t tempt me.]
Analogue has damaged its silence — extra consoles are popping up subsequent week. On August 9, beginning at 8:00 a.m. Pacific, there might be one other Tremendous Nt, Mega Sg, and DAC restock, and I already really feel nervousness for these of you who will undoubtedly be mashing the add-to-cart button to no avail as soon as the shop updates. A phrase of recommendation: maintain at it.
For the August 9 restock, orders might be restricted to “two per buyer per console.” Analogue additionally expects “all orders” to ship by the tip of the week.
These programs play your previous Tremendous Nintendo and Sega Genesis carts, they usually play them nicely, so there’s lots of demand, significantly within the final couple of years as nostalgia has reigned supreme in gaming and different hobbies. Whether or not or not they’re “value it,” that’s debatable — I believe they serve a selected kind of retro gamer very nicely.
As a fast pricing recap, the Tremendous Nt prices $189.99, the Mega Sg can be $189.99, and the DAC (a digital-to-analog converter) prices $79.99. That doesn’t embody transport, which is truthfully fairly dear — sufficient to induce groans from Analogue supporters.
I’ll be sitting out this restock spherical, though I’ll admit, I’m tempted to enhance my Tremendous Nt with the Mega Sg; I’ve had a beautiful time with the previous, even when I by no means fairly use it as a lot as I’d like. My Sega Genesis assortment is relatively tremendous missing, and my coronary heart was — and can all the time be — with the Tremendous Nintendo, so it’s what it’s.
It could be good to attain some matching wi-fi 8BitDo controllers with out leaping by hoops, although. I want they have been extra available year-round.
As for the sought-after Analogue Pocket, which might (probably) play all method of handheld video games and appears so sick, no cube on a restock. That saga is nonetheless unfolding.