Nintendo has been quite active in releasing classic consoles for its fans and obviously, this has proven to be very successful for the company. While Nintendo will launch SNES classic Edition soon, it seems that we might be getting another classic console from Nintendo, and to be more specific a Nintendo 64.
As noted by NeoGaf user Rösti, Nintendo has filed a trademark application for Nintendo 64 controller. The controller for Nintendo 64 has been filed for a trademark under goods and services. While it is unclear why Nintendo has filed for a trademark but, one possible explanation could be that Nintendo is looking to bring a Nintendo 64 Classic Edition to the market like its other classic consoles.
In related news, with SNES Classic Edition getting close to its launch Nintendo has been revealing new details about the console. According to Satoshi Yamato, Nintendo is planning to make full use of its virtual console titles and added that SNES Classic Edition is a form of a virtual console.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition in the U.S.), scheduled to be launched in Japan this October (and September overseas) to be a type of Virtual Console. It would be possible to sell these titles as packaged software or via download cards, but if we were to start selling products like this in the future, I think we would first have to consider whether we can establish that kind of business model, and do our due diligence in finding out if there is sufficient demand for it.
Also, a prototype demo for a Rayman game for SNES has appeared online. The prototype demo for Rayman was uploaded by archivist Omar Cornut.’
With Nintendo releasing Classic Edition of its older consoles it seems likely that Nintendo might be looking to launch Nintendo 64 Classic Edition after it is done with SNES.
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