Black Friday Live Nintendo Switch blog: The best deals on consoles, games, and more

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It’s passed midnight in the UK, and we all know what that means. It’s actually Black Friday. Or at least what used to be called Black Friday because it has become one day a year that now lasts an entire month.

Have we seen a sudden explosion of Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals now that it’s Friday already? Erm.. no.. no we didn’t. Unless you count this amazing generosity Save £1 It ended in too. Yes, you read that correctly. Too has an incredible 1 pound of Pokémon Scarlet (Opens in a new tab)and, in fact, £1 of Pokémon Violet (Opens in a new tab) Also – the latest Pokemon game, released just a week ago.

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We are back. And there is good and bad news. We’ll start with the latter, Switch console deals in the US are sparse to say the least. However, the good news is that there are some great deals on popular games, which make a great Christmas gift.

A special offer has ended at Amazon, where you can get Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga for $37.90 (Opens in a new tab) – That’s $22 more than the retail price.

Suitable for ages seven and up, it’s a great choice not only for Star Wars fans, but also for the whole family to enjoy.

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Afternoon all, it’s past 10pm in the UK, and we’ve been surfing the web in search of excellent Switch deals all day. And there have been some crackers so far, but a lot of stock is now sold out and the deals are already gone, so we’re back on the hunt for the best Switch prices on Black Friday consoles, accessories, and games.

Stay tuned. We’ll have a cup of coffee and will be back soon with more goodness.

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Afternoon all, if you’re just joining us from the UK, you’re in for a treat. Amazon currently owns the original Nintendo Switch, complete with Mario Kart and three months online membership for £259 (Opens in a new tab).

So what is saving, we hear you ask? The Nintendo Switch retails for £259 by itself, so you’re getting the game and online membership for free here. It’s no surprise seeing that this is an Amazon bestseller right now – get one before they’re all gone.

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Well, let’s be honest, the current crop of Nintendo Switch deals leaves a bit to be desired. The truth is, there are deals on everything around the Switch — like games and controllers — but the console is still spared from discounts.

That is, unless you look at the packages. And this Nintendo Switch bundle deals king remains Nintendo Switch Neon Joy-Con + Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (game download) + 3-Month Nintendo Switch Online Single Membership for $299 at Best Buy (Opens in a new tab).

It’s by far the best deal we’re seeing on a console in the US right now…

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UK buyers can get the Switch white OLED with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and a 256GB Micro SD card for £379 £359 at Currys (Opens in a new tab) Immediately. Despite being launched alongside the Switch’s debut five years ago, Breath of the Wild is still hailed as one of the best games available on Nintendo’s console.

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Best Buy comes with some great savings on popular titles like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Opens in a new tab)Mario Party stars (Opens in a new tab)Sonic Frontiers (Opens in a new tab) and Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Opens in a new tab). Both of these titles currently have a decent $20 discount, and if you’re browsing, there’s a lot more that came from them.

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This is a very powerful gaming headset that can be used with any modern console and PC, so it’s a great choice for gamers who want to get the most out of their Nintendo Switch games. Get the Razer Blackshark V2 gaming headset from Amazon now for $1 $99.99 $69.99 (Opens in a new tab)saving you $30.

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I’ve been keeping an eye out for any Nintendo Pro console deals, but no retailer has dropped the price yet…so the next best brand is PowerA. PowerA makes some great Nintendo licensed pads that are stylish and comfortable to use: I use one in place of the Pro pad and love it. Amazon has currently discounted a number of their designs including this Legend of Zelda board (Opens in a new tab) and Mario board (Opens in a new tab)saving up to $15 each.

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Similar to the UK deal we first reported on on this blog, you can currently get the Switch console bundled with Mario Kart 8 and 3 months of Nintendo Online membership for $299 at Best Buy. (Opens in a new tab)

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We’re now traveling across the pond to look at some of the US-based deals. If you head over to Dell, you can currently pick up the white OLED switch bundled with Splatoon 3 and a gamepad for $399. (Opens in a new tab). Originally selling for $439.99, this bundle will save you a tidy $40.

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Nintendo Switch does not have the largest amount of internal storage. The modest 32GB memory gets eaten up quickly if you play a lot of games, so to give yourself more space, an internal MicroSD is the way to go. Right now, you can get an officially Nintendo-licensed SanDisk 256GB MicroSD card for just £77.99 £39.49 on Amazon (Opens in a new tab)Making it almost half the price!

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If you’re an avid Pokemon fan in the market for a shiny new adapter, this is the deal for you! For now, it very much has the white OLED Switch bundled with a brand new Purple and Scarlett Pokemon. £389 £329 (Opens in a new tab). Looking at an OLED console that normally retails for £309 by itself, paying an extra £20 for two new game releases would normally be worth £41.99 each, a steal.

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There are some great discounts on the best Nintendo Switch games right now, especially when it comes to the LEGO series. Here are our top picks for the best savings available right now from Amazon.

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This is a deal we’ve seen a lot over the past few days, but it’s still worth picking up if you haven’t yet. Right now, you can pick up the white OLED Switch with 3 games (Minecraft, Mario Kart 8 and Animal Crossing) and a Nintendo licensed 256GB Micro SD for £399. (Opens in a new tab). It saves just £30 off the RRP, but it’s a great starter pack if you’re looking to get your hands on the Switch!

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Launching our live blog is an excellent deal from ao.com, which has an original Nintendo Switch console, with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe & Nintendo Switch Online for £259 (Opens in a new tab).

The console itself retails for £259 on its own, so you’re basically getting a game and online membership thrown in for free. Add in super-fast delivery and it’s one of the best Switch deals going in the UK right now.

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