Tuesday Update：FCC ID Filings Indicate SNES Controller For Nintendo Switch, Plus More News！
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As originally discovered by Link83, SNES games are even closer to coming to Nintendo Switch Online as new FCC ID filings by Nintendo (here and here) indicate that a SNES controller will be coming to Nintendo Switch.
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Twitter user Kapu has datamined the Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online app and found 22 SNES games hidden in the data. The full list added below the bump (obviously with spoilers). Via GameXplain.
Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for a new Super Famicom-related trademark in Japan for the above controller buttons. The purposes are all related to videogame controller etc. Actual application added below…
Columbus Circle have announced that their 16bit Pocket HDMI console will release on 20 April priced at ¥17,064 ($158). The system imitates the Nintendo Switch in that it allows players to play Super Famicom cartridges in TV, Tabletop or Handheld modes. The system comes with a 7" screen, two controllers, AC Adapter, HDMI lead, and can also play SNES cartridges (PAL and NTSC regions).
Columbus Circle have announced the 16BIT POCKET HDMI which is inspired by Nintendo’s Switch aesthetics in that it comes both as a portable with its 7″ screen and when connected to a dock, it plays in full HD on your TV with the two supplied controllers as well as in Tabletop mode.
The 16BIT POCKET HDMI plays Super Famicom cartridges as well as Western cartridges (I can’t verify whether this only means PAL at this time) and is scheduled for Japanese release on 28 February 2018. More pictures added below…
Columbus Circle will be selling the Super Famicom side-scrolling beat-‘em-up Gurume Sentai Barayarou in Japan in late January 2018 as a physical release priced at ¥6,998. Originally released back in 1995 developed by Winds and published by Virgin Interactive. Watch the new trailer below, the box art here and the cartridge here.
Pre-orders are open for the Retro Freak Basic which was announced last week by CYBER Gadget. The Retro Freak Basic plays Super Famicom and SNES cartridges as well as SD Cards with HDMI output. The games also come with a ‘Quick save function’ and the console is compatible with all SNES controllers.
Due to ship on 28 February 2018, the Retro Freak Basic is available in two models: the Economy Set (pre-orderable here) at a lower price but barebones or the Standard Set (pre-orderable here) which comes with controller and HDMI cable. You can also pre-order the Arcade Stick for Retro Freak here.
Columbus Circle have today released the above SFC Compact HDMI console that plays both Super Famicom as well as both sized SNES cartridges and comes with two controllers, AC Adapter, HDMI and AV cables for ¥9,936 ($89).
Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for trademarks for the words ‘SUPER NINTENDO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM’, ‘SNES’ and ‘SFC’ for the purpose of home video game machines. Please note the above image is not part of the application.
Nintendo officially announced the Nintendo Classic Mini Super Famicom to release on 5 October 2017 priced at ¥8,618 ($77). The Super Famicom Mini comes with two controllers, a USB lead (no AC Adapter – it is available separately for ¥1,080), HDMI lead and 21 games. More pictures towards the bottom of the post. The confirmed games list is:-