First released by Nintendo in Japan in November 21st, 1990; the Super Nintendo was a fourth generation console, and the 16-bit successor to the Nintendo Entertainment System. Selling 49.10 million units worldwide, the Super Nintendo was the best selling console of its generation.
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) is a 16-bit video game console that was released by Nintendo 1990 and 1993. It is also known as the Super Famicom or Super Comboy.
The SNES is Nintendo's second home console, following the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).
The SNES was a global success, becoming the best-selling console of the 16-bit era despite its relatively late start and competition from Sega's Genesis/Mega Drive console. The SNES remained popular well into the 32-bit era, and although Nintendo no longer offers factory repairs/replacement or accessories for the console, it continues to be popular among fans, collectors, retro gamers, and emulation enthusiasts, some of whom are still making homebrew ROM images.