Nintendo UK says “small quantity” of extra SNES controllers for Change on the best way • Eurogamer.internet
Following Monday’s server woes.
Earlier this week, Nintendo lastly made its beforehand introduced SNES-style Change controllers accessible for buy on-line within the UK, whereupon its servers instantly fell over, leaving many potential prospects with disillusioned frowns. Now, nonetheless, the writer moved to guarantee followers that extra inventory, albeit a “small quantity”, is on the best way.Nintendo’s newest retro controllers have been launched as an elective accompaniment to Change’s just lately launched library of Tremendous Nintendo video games – each of that are solely accessible to subscribers of its on-line service. The SNES controllers lastly went on sale within the US final month (the place inventory was quickly depleted), leaving European followers impatient for his or her flip.
Sadly, no sooner had Nintendo revealed that its controllers have been lastly accessible for buy by UK punters, servers started going wobbly underneath the load of the ensuing stampede, with many gamers reporting difficulties signing into the writer’s web site, and even loading a web page in any respect. Clearly, some have been extra lucky, nonetheless, as ne’er a SNES controller remained to be discovered when servers points have been ultimately resolved.Here is what all of the fuss was about.Addressing Monday’s technical issues in a tweet earlier right now, Nintendo mentioned that it was “nonetheless investigating the buying points some customers skilled”, noting that a “small quantity of extra inventory” can be made accessible “quickly”.That is unlikely to reassure the presumably vital variety of individuals nonetheless ready to hurl cash at Nintendo in an effort to safe their £26.99 (plus £eight.90 transport) SNES controllers for Change, however hopefully the writer can get its inventory points resolved sooner reasonably than later.