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Nintendo Switch has become one of the most sought-after handheld gaming consoles on the market, and they start at just $200. Among the many great features of the Nintendo Switch are portability and versatility. Designed to go where you do, the Switch transforms from home console to portable system in a snap. You can dock it to enjoy HD gaming on your TV, put it in tabletop mode for multiplayer fun, or have a solo game in handheld mode.
And there’s a new Nintendo Switch Lite on the way in Ice Blue (it drops on May 21). Before the new Switch hits stores, you can rack up savings on consoles, video games, and more essentials. See below for our roundup of the best Nintendo Switch deals, and for more gaming recommendations check out best gaming chairs, and headsets.
This yellow Nintendo Switch Lite is a two-in-one buy as it comes with a 128GB memory card. The handheld device boasts read speeds up to 100MB/s, and write speeds up to 90MB/s, which means you’ll spend less time waiting and more time playing.
If you’re looking for a quick bargain, pre-owned gadgets are a great way to save some cash. This refurbished Nintendo Switch Lite is small and lightweight at a great price. And of course, it includes the Nintendo Switch system optimized for personal, handheld play.
Hit the road with “Mario Kart 8 Deluxe,” which lets you race your friends. or go up against them in revised battle mode. The game features new characters, and returning characters including Boo and Free, plus the handheld mode makes it easy for you to play anywhere.
“The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” is an exploration into a world of discovery and adventure. The game sends you across vast fields, through forests, and to mountain peaks as you discover what has become of the kingdom of Hyrule.
Charge your Joy-Con controllers all at once with this charging dock from Amazon Basics. It charges up to four Joy-Cons at a time in under four hours. There are four individual LED charging indicators (red for charging, green for fully charged).
“Animal Crossing” is probably the most popular game on Nintendo Switch. This special edition console is decorated with images of characters from the game such as Tom Nook, Nooklings Timmy, and Tommy. Inside the box you’ll find a Switch console and dock, two Joy-Con controllers, and strap accessories. The game isn’t included but you can buy it separately here.