The Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition Deluxe Set Is An EB Exclusive And Pre-Orders Are Live Now

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After announcing Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition, a brand-new compilation of over 150 speedrunning challenges from 13 classic NES games in celebration of the iconic 1990 World Championship, Nintendo has revealed that the very cool physical Deluxe Set is coming to our shores as an EB Games exclusive, with pre-orders having gone live at 12PM AEST.

The Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition Deluxe Set is a very nostalgic little kit that comes with a physical copy of the game, along with a replica of the iconic Gold NES cartridge in commemoration of the 1990 Nintendo World Championships, 13 art cards based on the games and their covers, and a set of 5 pins. It retails for $89.95 with EB taking a $10 deposit and allowing up to 5 per customer.

Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition – Deluxe Set inclusions:

  • Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition game card

  • Gold replica NES™ cartridge and stand to commemorate the 1990 World Championships

  • 13 art cards

  • Set of 5 pins

The game, which launches digitally and physically on July 18th for Switch, features over 150 bite-sized moments from across 13 original NES games for players to test their skills and compete on the global leaderboards in weekly rotating challenges. Challenges will range from things like finishing the first level of Super Mario Bros. as quickly as possible to seeing how fast you can eat your first enemy in Kirby’s Adventure.

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There will also be a Party Mode for up to 8 players on a single system where players can take each other on in individual challenges or specially-crafted themed packs. You can see more in the announcement trailer, which features a set of very special guests, below:

The 13 games that will be included across all of the challenges in Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition are:

  • Balloon Fight
  • Donkey Kong
  • Excitebike
  • Ice Climber
  • Kid Icarus
  • Kirby’s Adventure
  • Metroid
  • Super Mario Bros.
  • Super Mario Bros. 2
  • Super Mario Bros. 3
  • Super Mario Bros. The Lost Levels
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • Zelda II: The Adventure of Link