Nintendo Switch Memorial Day Sale Live Blog: These are the best deals


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The Nintendo Switch OLED offer is coming! We’ve finally struck a deal on the rare OLED console. Right now you can get the quality console and save $20 – down from $409.99 to $389.99 at Best Buy (opens in a new tab). At the moment, with huge demand on the Nintendo console, the fact that OLED is in stock is worth noting. But having some money too is pretty good.

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Good morning! We’re back on the hunt for the best Nintendo Switch deals, and we have to be honest…those are some slim picks! It looks like stock is pretty low at the moment, with the usually available Switch and Switch Lite going in the OLED direction – rarer than hen’s teeth!

Don’t worry, we’re looking for the best deals and as soon as they’re available, we’ll post them here.

UPDATE: Amazon just released a coral Nintendo Switch Lite, down from $199.99 to $189.99 (opens in a new tab). Yes, it’s only a $10 savings, but right now the fact that you can actually buy the console is awesome!

Nintendo Switch Memorial Day Bundle

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We haven’t spotted any really big Nintendo Switch Memorial Day deals on consoles yet, but a lot of people are just happy to see the Switch in stock. The best deal we’ve seen on the original Switch is this bundle on Amazon, which offers the Switch with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for $359.99 $348.94 (opens in a new tab). That’s a saving of $11.04 – not spectacular considering Walmart is selling Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for $49.94 (opens in a new tab)but still… if you want to have the console and the game, you might as well bring them together.

As for the portable Switch Lite, the best deal is still $10 on the Coral Pink Edition (opens in a new tab)also on Amazon.

Zelda Memorial Day Offer

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So how about games? If you have a Switch and are looking to fill that storage space and more, the Memorial Day Sale is a great opportunity to boost your game collection. GamStop has some decent deals, including Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga reduced from $59.99 to $46.49 (opens in a new tab) and $20 off Sentinel 13: Aegis Rim Launch Edition (opens in a new tab) – now $39.99. Amazon offers Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy for $59.99 $47.10 (opens in a new tab).

But some of the best deals on games seem to be at Walmart, which has $20 off The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, now $39.99. (opens in a new tab) and a whole range of Mario games discounted from $59.99 to $49.94 (opens in a new tab).

Memorial Day Switch Lite SD Card Bundle

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A good way to save money on the Nintendo Switch is to bundle deals with SD cards. Chances are you’ll want that extra storage space for your games — the Switch and Switch Lite only have an internal capacity of 32GB. Go as in this set reduced from $14.50 to $220.48 at Amazon. (opens in a new tab). Hurry, only stock is left with the turquoise Switch Lite.

Mario Kart circuit live at home

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For a long time, Nintendo Switch stock in the United States was so low that it was pointless to think about accessories. But now that the Switch is available and you might even have one, or be about to get one this Memorial Day, it’s worth looking at the add-ons, and few are as exciting as real racing. of Mario Kart live on your kitchen floor!

The Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit lets you create a racetrack at home and race Mario and Luigi with your friends and family (although everyone needs a car, and this kit is best for those who do not have thick carpets!). Amazon has $20.99 off the Luigi Home Circuit set, now $79 (opens in a new tab) and, if you’re super quick because there are only a few left, $35.99 off the Mario set, now $80 (opens in a new tab).

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We’re seeing some small savings happening on the Switch Lite, which was hard to get in the US until recently. Amazon has the Super Portable Coral Console reduced by 5% from $199.99 to $189.99 (opens in a new tab). That’s a $10 saving, which we’ll gladly take given that the console has been so hard to get.

If you’re not smitten with the coral (i.e. pink) color, if you’re very, very quick, you might be able to nab the Lite in yellow for even less at $180.00 (opens in a new tab) but there are only a few left.

A photo of the Power A Nintendo Switch controller

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The PowerA Fusion Pro Wireless Controller was $99 now $65 at Amazon; It’s one of the best traditional pads for Nintendo Switch is the PowerA Fusion Pro Wireless Controller, and now it’s got $30 off its price on Amazon. It’s easy to connect and has programmable buttons…if you like the larger Xbox-style controller, this is a must-have.

A photo of the box of a yellow Nintendo Switch Lite

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Amazon currently offers Nintendo Switch Lite in yellow for just $184.99 (opens in a new tab), but this offer is selling out fast. The Lite is a slimmer version of Nintendo’s excellent handheld and can play most of the same games as the larger traditional version; the difference is that it does not connect, so games that require it are not compatible.