Nintendo is going retro in celebration of the NES Classic Edition launch next week (November 11th 2016). To celebrate Nintendo is throwing a New York party on November 10th at 9:00 PM ET, paralleling the 1985 New York city party they held for the launch of the original NES back in 1985. On November 11th Nintendo will hold a social media bash, where fans can win 80’s themed prizes, including a NES Classic Edition. From November 11th – November 13th Nintendo is turning back on their Nintendo Power Line (425-885-7529), a phone number/system Nintendo use to run to help players struggling with different Nintendo games.
NES Classic Edition Retro Celebration Schedule
- November 10th – NY Launch Party (Starts at 9:00 PM ET)
- November 11th – Social Media Bash
- November 11th – 13th – Nintendo Power Line goes back online
Earlier this week we got word of other NES Classic Edition news, including the My Arcade NES Classic Edition controllers, and Nintendo’s plans on developer interviews with the designers behind some of the greatest NES games of all time. What do you think of Nintendo’s marketing strategy for the NES Classic Edition. Let us know using the comments below.