The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), known as the Famicom in Japan, is an 8-bit console by Nintendo. It was released in July 1983 in Japan, on 18 October 1985 in the US, and on 1 September 1986 throughout Europe. The system was succeeded by the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1990.

NES sales figures[edit | edit source]

Nearly 30 million consoles were sold in the U.S. by December 1991.[1]

By the end of 2004, Nintendo had sold 61.91 million console units worldwide,[2] including 19.32 million in Japan, 34 million in North America, and 8.56 million in other regions.[3]

Sales history[edit | edit source]

Main article: Third generation of video games

NES Classic Edition[edit | edit source]

NES Classic Edition, known as the Famicom Mini in Japan, is a video game console that emulates the NES. It released in 2016. It was succeeded by the Super NES Classic Edition in 2017.

Sales[edit | edit source]

Its sales figures are as follows:

NES Classic games[edit | edit source]

NES Classic Edition comes built-in with the following 30 games:[9]

Famicom Mini games[edit | edit source]

Famicom Mini (for Japan) comes built-in with the following 30 games:[10]

References[edit | edit source]

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