Here's where you can buy the original Pokémon Snap
I don't know about you, but I'm freaking excited to get my hands on New Pokémon Snap for Nintendo Switch. Thing is, no release date has been announced yet, so we aren't even sure how long we'll need to wait for this awesome sequel to come out. To satiate some of my excitement, I've turned back to the old Nintendo 64 Pokémon Snap for some repreive. If you're feeling the itch to play this classic game then you're in luck, because there are plenty of places to get it without spending an arm and a leg. Oh, and if you need to buy a Nintendo 64 console, we've got you there too.
With the craziness of the pandemic, it's become incredibly hard to acquire current gen consoles. Fortunately, if you have either a Nintendo 64 console or a Wii U, you'll be able to play the original Pokémon Snap game. Here's where you can find the game, as well as the necessary consoles if you need them.
Where to buy Pokémon Snap for N64
For the ultra nostalgic, you really can't beat buying the original Pokémon Snap 64 cartridge. Here's where you can get it:
- From $24+ for Pokémon Snap on eBay (opens in new tab)
- $48 for Pokémon Snap (Renewed) on Amazon (opens in new tab)
Where to buy Pokémon Snap for Wii U
If you have a Wii U or have the means to acquire one then you can purchase a digital copy of the game. Here's where you can buy Pokémon Snap:
- $10 for Pokémon Snap at Amazon (opens in new tab)
- $10 for Pokémon Snap at Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Where to buy a Nintendo 64 console
Plenty of places are selling the original Nintendo 64 console. Some of these devices are used while others have been professionally renewed:
- From $80+ on eBay (opens in new tab)
- $180 for renewed on Amazon (opens in new tab)
- $274 for renewed Jungle Green on Amazon (opens in new tab)
Where to buy a Wii U console
A digital version of Pokémon Snap is available for the Wii U. Here's how to get your hands on the Wii U console:
- $322 for Wii U at Amazon (opens in new tab)
- $235 for used Wii U at Amazon (opens in new tab)
- $150+ at eBay (opens in new tab)
Whether you grew up playing the original game as a kid or are interested in checking it out for the first time, Pokémon Snap is sure to provide relaxing entertainment. You can currently purchase the original game either for Nintendo 64 or as a digital download for the Wii U. Good luck acquiring the game. I hope you can take some awesome pictures of your favorite Pokémon.
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Gaming aficionado Rebecca Spear is iMore's dedicated gaming editor with a focus on Nintendo Switch and iOS gaming. You’ll never catch her without her Switch or her iPad Air handy. If you’ve got a question about Pokémon, The Legend of Zelda, or just about any other Nintendo series check out her guides to help you out. Rebecca has written thousands of articles in the last six years including hundreds of extensive gaming guides, previews, and reviews for both Switch and Apple Arcade. She also loves checking out new gaming accessories like iPhone controllers and has her ear to the ground when it comes to covering the next big trend.