Even after the holidays, Nintendo's highly sought-after NES Classic Edition remains damn-near impossible to get if you don't want to pay hundreds to a third-party reseller. And while Nintendo promised more stock of the retro gaming system in the near year, some are speculating that the company might already be working on yet another nostalgia-inducing remake: an SNES Classic Edition.
Although Nintendo hasn't announced any plans for such a product, several reports are pointing to a recent update from a Twitter account that tracks trademark filings, showing what appears to be a trademark filing from Nintendo for a Super Nintendo/Super Famicom-like controller, as evidence the company is planning to launch what's seemingly the logical follow-up to the NES Classic Edition. There's a chance Nintendo filed the trademark to protect existing intellectual property, but as a report by PC Magazine points out, an SNES Classic Edition is a more likely explanation. Here's the tweet in question: