A few days ago — seemingly out of nowhere — a product page for Nintendo’s upcoming SNES Classic went live on Walmart.com, complete with a pre-order button.
The Twitterverse lit up with people trying to share the news before the resellers caught on. As did my phone.
Didn’t get your pre-order in? That’s okay. It looks like no one is getting them. Walmart just cancelled the pre-orders, claiming a “technical glitch” caused the page to appear before they intended.
Word of the cancellation comes from an email sent to customers this afternoon:
In other words: Oops, that product page wasn’t supposed to be live.