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SNES Classic Has Already Been Hacked To Play Additional Games

SNES mini teardown confirms recycled NES mini tech SNES Classic Has Already Been Hacked To Play Additional Games
Ramiro Mantilla | 11 Octubre, 2017, 16:34

The tool would basically connect the consoles to a PC, where players could then add dozens of more games.

And as the Super Nintendo has around 300MB, and with roms weighing in at quite a small cost, there's a lot of scope for expansion. While the Allwinner R16 SoC isn't particularly powerful by modern standards, a quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU is far more horsepower than you need to run NES games.

• Individual profiles for different consoles, so you can use the same hakchi2 for both NES, SNES, Famicom and Super Famicom.

There's also the scope to add other features, with some SNES gamers adding a controller shortcut to make switching between titles easier. Not all ROMs may work correctly, and downloading Nintendo ROMs from the Internet is illegal. This means that the initial stock of the retro console dried up quickly.

While Nintendo has been faring a bit better with its allocation of units for the SNES Classic Edition, there's no question that it's still a tough system to find, with everyone snapping up systems left and right. We loved the SNES Classic and gave it a near-perfect score in our review, with our main complaint merely being that the cords that come with it are too short.

Not that you'd already be bored with the SNES Mini's current line-up. Of course, many have been adding fighters as well. With the release of Hakchi v2.20, users can expand their options on the little SNES, which comes with only 21 games pre-installed. "Originally, shipments were announced to cease at the end of this calendar year".