Here Are the Best Nintendo Switch Deals and Gift Ideas This Black Friday Weekend

Save on Pokémon Scarlet & Violet, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bundle.

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Nintendo Switch Deals + Gifts | Amazon
Nintendo Switch Deals + Gifts | Amazon
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Nintendo Switch Deals + Gifts | Amazon

Of the three major consoles on the market today, the Nintendo Switch remains the most approachable and appealing to a wide range of gamers. From casual to more serious players, there is something for everyone.

Nintendo Switch OLED | $349

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There are a handful of different models of the Nintendo Switch, but the premium version is an excellent point to jump in on still. It’s more affordable than the Xbox Series X and the PS5 and has an OLED display screen that’s larger than what the standard version is equipped with.

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Nintendo Switch + Mario Kart 8 Deluxe | $300

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You won’t really ever find the Nintendo Switch discounted, but occasionally some good bundles will pop up that gives you a game for free. Amazon has Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, a must-play for the Switch and it even comes with 3 months free of the Nintendo Online membership. Tha’ts great because we’re still getting new tracks thanks to the DLC which you can hop in on too.

Pokémon Scarlet & Pokémon Violet | $49 each

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Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet kicks off the 9th generation of the series. The new region is based on Spain. The game takes note from Arceus with a more open-world approach. Your legendary pokemon even acts as a motorcycle to traverse the land. The game is available now and you can save $11 at Super Shop with the promo code SBSPKMN.

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Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope & $10 Gift Card | $60

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Control Mario, his friends, and the Rabbids in turn-based tactical combat on a grid similar to that of the X-COM series. Also, Mario has a gun. Amazon is offering a $10 gift card with the purchase of the game.

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Splatoon 3 | $45

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Nintendo doesn’t focus on its online component as much as the other consoles but when they go for it, it slaps. Splatoon 3 is a high-energy, multiplayer turf war between teams of four.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate | $50

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First-party titles for the Switch like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate almost never go on sale, but right now, you can pick up the essential Nintendo fighting mash-up for just $50. If you have a Switch, and somehow don’t own this game yet, this is your chance to rectify that.

Luigi’s Mansion 3 | $42

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This lightly spooky adventure came out 3 years ago already, but it’s still the best-looking game on the Nintendo Switch. The lighting and character animation are richer than I thought possible. It’s a delight to explore the many floors of this towering mansion to hunt ghosts and you can even do it with a buddy in co-op thanks to Gooigi.