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Nintendo’s NES Classic sold out almost instantly. The company said more are coming soon.



Nintendo's highly anticipated Mini NES Classic Edition momentarily hit shelves over the weekend. And then they sold out everywhere.

So, odds are you didn't get one even if you really, really wanted one.

The good news in all this is that Nintendo is promising more stock before the holidays, according to Forbes.

In fact, the company tweeted this Saturday after it became clear that there was a much higher demand for the product:

For some this is reassuring, but, it's important to note that the company has not yet said how many more it will release.

But, if you absolutely have to get your hands on one of the consoles, scalpers are selling them on eBay and Craigslist.

Some of the NES Classic Editions are selling for between $65 and more than $1,000.

The console sold for $60 in stores, to put that in perspective.

Now, people are taking to social media to express their rage:

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