Best Nintendo Switch Cyber Monday 2020 deals for games and bundles
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The Nintendo Switch has been the bestselling video game console in the world for nearly two years straight, and social distancing has made the portable gaming system even more popular during 2020.
While the newly launched PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S|X are also in high demand, the Switch is more likely to be in stock online and in-stores throughout Cyber Monday today and the rest of the holiday season.
Major retailers, like GameStop, Target, Walmart, Best Buy, and even Kohl’s, had $300 Switch bundles in stock for
, but those have now sold out. For
, however, many of Nintendo’s hit games are still on sale for 50% off or more.
Below, we’ve rounded up the best Cyber Monday deals today on Nintendo Switch consoles, games, and accessories that we’ve found so far:
Nintendo Switch Cyber Monday deals
The Switch hasn’t seen significant discounts below its $300 price tag since its March 2017 release, and today’s Cyber Monday sales are no different. Still, if you need a Nintendo Switch, you might be able to find one at its regular price now. The system has been selling out, but new stock could be added to online retailers.
The $200 Switch Lite is a cheaper alternative to the standard Switch, but it can’t be connected to TVs. While there aren’t any special Cyber Monday deals, it could still be a good pick for young children or as a secondary Switch used for traveling.
The Nintendo Switch is a well-designed and versatile console that can be played on the go or plugged into a TV at home. Switch consoles are not on sale for Cyber Monday, but stock has been limited all year, so grabbing one while you can is a good idea.
Cyber Monday deals on Nintendo Switch video games
Nintendo’s exclusive franchises, like “Super Mario,” “Pokémon,” and “The Legend of Zelda,” are the Switch’s main attraction, and you’ll find games from those series on sale at most major retailers during Cyber Monday today.
Prices vary from game to game and store to store, but we’ve found that Gamestop has the most consistent deals and variety. Make sure to click the version you want, whether it’s the digital version or hard copy.
The Cyber Monday discounts today match the lowest prices we’ve seen for these $60 games to date.
“Link’s Awakening” re-creates a classic Game Boy adventure with a new art style and cartoonish charm that will please old and new fans alike. This “Legend of Zelda” remake is one of several Nintendo games that are $20 off during Cyber Monday sales at GameStop and other retailers.
When Mario and Princess Peach are kidnapped in a haunted hotel, it’s up to Luigi to face his fears and save the day in this ghost-busting adventure. This and several more Nintendo exclusives are $20 to $30 off during Cyber Monday sales at GameStop, Amazon, Target, and Walmart.
The first Pokemon game for the Nintendo Switch and a remake of the original Game Boy games, this entry is perfect for newbies and those who haven’t played Pokemon since 1998. “Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu” is on sale for $30 at GameStop right now.
Other great Nintendo Switch Cyber Monday deals and gift ideas
If you can’t find the right game for the Switch player in your life, you can still buy them a discounted digital gift card so they can add money to their Nintendo Switch eShop account. You can also buy a Nintendo Switch Online subscription, which is required to play most games online and offers dozens of classic games from the Nintendo and Super Nintendo consoles.
MicroSD cards are on sale throughout today’s Cyber Monday event, too, so it’s a great time to upgrade your storage from the Switch’s internal 32GB. Make sure you get an SDXC grade card, since the MicroSD’s transfer speeds will impact loading times on the Switch.
While the Switch comes with two Joy-Con controllers, picking up an extra for shared play sessions is never a bad idea. Both Switch Pro controllers and GameCube-style controllers used for “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” are seeing slight discounts for Cyber Monday.
A Nintendo Switch Online membership is required to play most Switch games online, and it gives you access to dozens of classic Nintendo and Super Nintendo games on the Switch.
This SanDisk Ultra microSDXC card is a great option to expand the Nintendo Switch’s limited 32GB internal storage, and it’s reached its lowest price in 30 days during Amazon’s Cyber Monday sale.
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