Hyperkin opens pre-orders for $99.99 RetroN 5

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Hardware maker Hyperkin has opened up pre-orders for its RetroN 5, a console that supports cartridges from nine different classic consoles and handhelds.

Amazon lists the device at $99.99, with a launch date of October 31st. The console plays NES, SNES, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, GBA, Sega Genesis, Famicom, Super Famicom and Mega Drive cartridges.

The online retailer is also offering Hyperkin's RetroN 3 for $51.43. The hardware is compatible with NES, SNES, Super Famicom, Sega Genesis and Mega Drive cartridges.

RetroN 5 outputs video via HDMI at 720p and allows owners to play both NTSC and PAL cartridges. The hardware packs a custom Bluetooth controller, along with cartridge slots for all systems and two controller ports for each console.

The console was originally revealed earlier this year as a follow-up announcement to the now defunct RetroN 4.