Featured Deal: Pokemon Battle Switch Lite Stealth Case | $9
These are the best Nintendo Switch deals for September 2020.
Between the coming fall and the pandemic, it’s prime time to find a comfy spot inside and lose yourself in a great game. Luckily, you can find some killer deals on Switch games right now, with gems like Animal Crossing: New Horizons, The Witcher III, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, and others on sale.
It’s also high time to grab a new controller, memory card, or handheld grip, and you’ll find all of those and more below in our roundup of today’s best Nintendo Switch deals. Jump on these bargains while they last!
Fire Emblem: Three Houses is yet another critically acclaimed strategy smash in the long-running series, and if you’re looking for an epic game to keep you entertained over the cooler months ahead, you can’t do much better than this. It’s $10 off at Amazon right now.
Want an eye-catching case to keep your Switch Lite console safe during travel? This PowerA Pokemon Battle Stealth case is a great pick, not only due to the explosive Pikachu vs. Mewtwo battle on the outside, but also the protection it provides and the pop-up stand feature that can prop up your Switch Lite. It’s 40% off at Amazon.
A brand new Hyrule Warriors game is coming this fall, based in the world of the brilliant Breath of the Wild, so now’s the perfect time to loop back on the original. This Zelda-meets-Dynasty Warriors slash-’em-up features characters and environments from all over the Legend of Zelda franchise, and it’s $10 off the Switch version at Amazon.
BioShock/XCOM 2/Borderlands Collections | $30 Each
Big games on a little screen! 2K Games recently ported three of its top franchises from other consoles and PC to the Switch in content packed bundles, and they’re already hugely discounted at Amazon.
The BioShock Collection gives you a trio of bold and distinctive first-person shooter campaigns, while the XCOM 2 Collection gives you the complete version of the critically acclaimed turn-based strategy gem and Borderlands Legendary Collection has a trio of cartoon-stylized, over-the-top, looter-shooter favorites.
Save $20 on any of ‘em right now. Note that you’ll definitely need a microSD card for these, as all three require a significant download to access the entire game.
By nature of the console’s middling popularity, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker seemed widely overlooked when it first debuted on Wii U. But now on Switch, it’s another low-key Nintendo gem to put on your wish list.
This charming platform-puzzler is on sale right now for $7 off, and in this rare instance it hasn’t sold out immediately. Not only do you get the full original game, but also new courses inspired by the brilliant Super Mario Odyssey.
In a more just world, the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics would have taken place a few weeks back. Instead, we have COVID-19 and misery. Well, at least there’s video games.
The official video game adaptation—released late last year—stars rivals Mario and Sonic and their respective crews as they battle for international supremacy across archery, boxing, soccer, and more. Plus, along with the modern 3D events, there are also retro throwback versions with pixel graphics that hits like a beautiful nostalgia bomb. It’s $20 off at Amazon.
If you’ve already been through the brilliant Breath of the Wild, there’s another stellar Legend of Zelda game on Switch. This one is decidedly more old-school in design… and that’s because it’s a remake of the classic Game Boy entry, Link’s Awakening.
You wouldn’t know it from a glance, however, as the whole game has been thoroughly redone in a glossy graphical style that makes it look like toy figurines at play. Amazon has it for $10 off right now, which is about the best deal we’ve seen online for a new copy.
And if you haven’t already played Breath of the Wild, Amazon likewise has it for $10 off right now.
Splatoon 2 | $40
Even three years after release, Splatoon 2 remains one of the absolute best online multiplayer games on Switch. This vibrant riff on squad-based shooters has you blasting, tossing, and launching paint around levels to try and dominate the terrain, along with other other fun variations on the theme, a solid single-player campaign, and a great wave-based survival mode. Save $20 off at Amazon right now.
Super Mario Maker 2 | $40
Think you’ve the skills to out-build the likes of Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto and other Nintendo legends? Prove it with Super Mario Maker 2 on Switch.
This expanded sequel doesn’t deviate too much from the Wii U original, giving you easy-to-use tools to create and share your own inventive, potentially devious 2D Mario courses. The toolset is bigger now, however, as is the fun. Snag it for $20 off right now.
If you’re not keen on building your own levels, why not trust the experts and play the real deal? New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe is an updated rendition of the Wii U original, delivering a classic-feeling side-scrolling Mario game with modern graphics.
You can play with up to four players, plus the Switch version has extra accessibility features to help younger players start playing quickly. It’s $10 off right now.
Mario Tennis Aces | $40
Hit the court in Mario Tennis Aces, the latest and greatest entry in Nintendo’s long-running, arcade-style sports bonanza.
While the basics haven’t really changed, this version introduces super-powered special shots, plus there’s a single-player story mode complete with missions and boss battles. It’s $20 off the regular price right now at Walmart.
Looking for one game that could potentially last you throughout the entire pandemic quarantine… however long that might continue? Look no further than Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, the latest entry in the life-consuming strategy franchise, in which you build up a civilization that can last through the ages. It’s down from the original launch price of $60.
If you’re not one of the millions of Animal Crossing devotees that snapped up this perfect-for-pandemic chillfest this spring, now’s your chance: Walmart has a rare deal. Right now, Animal Crossing: New Horizons is $10 off, which is the best you’re likely to see on a new copy anytime soon. Grab it while it lasts!
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate lives up to its boastful billing, delivering the best-ever edition of Nintendo’s franchise-mashing brawler. The sheer amount of content here is simply staggering, with 80+ playable characters, dozens of stages, stellar online play, and a big adventure mode for you to battle through. Discounts on this gem are rare, so take advantage of this $10 savings at Walmart while you can.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt | $40
Have you seen The Witcher on Netflix? Now you can experience that fantasy world on Switch with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
Recently ported to Switch with all of the bonus content bundled in, The Witcher 3 is one of the most critically-acclaimed role-playing adventures of all time. It’s an enormous, open-world epic that you can surely sink months into, if you please. It’s $20 off right now.
If you’re downloading games from the Switch eShop, then you’ll probably need some extra space. Luckily, the Switch accommodates affordable microSD cards, and there are even Nintendo-branded versions from SanDisk.
This official microSD card has a Mario mushroom on it and is currently on sale for $28, marked down 20%. However, if you can deal without the branding, you can grab a standard 128GB SanDisk microSD card for $17… and it works just as well.
If you ask most die-hard Super Smash Bros. players, they’ll swear that Nintendo’s original GameCube controller from 2001 is the best way to play the game. Luckily, you can still get that experience on the Switch today.
PDP’s officially-licensed wired Switch controller keeps the same look and feel of the original, and is great whether you’re playing Smash or something else entirely. Right now, this Mario-themed edition is $6 off the regular price, but Amazon has several other designs at various prices.