Featured Deal: Super Mario Odyssey | $40 | Amazon
These are the best Nintendo Switch deals for May 2021.
Even with summer on the horizon and the pandemic easing up in some places, it’s still 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, including a mix of recent and older releases, along with stellar accessory bargains below.
Also, Nintendo has started announcing the big Switch games for 2021, including The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD and Mario Golf: Super Rush, both of which are out this summer. You can pre-order both at Amazon now. Earlier today, Nintendo also revealed Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl, both launching later this year, as well as 2022's open-world Pokémon Legends: Arceus. Pre-order those at Best Buy!
Super Mario Odyssey | $40
Nintendo made another all-time great with Super Mario Odyssey, a larger-scale exploration of the series’ 3D branch. It has a bit more of a sandbox feel within large, open environments that are widely varied, and feels as wondrously creative as past gems like Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Galaxy. Save $20 at Amazon.
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 for potentially months ahead, then you can’t do much better than this. It’s $20 off at Amazon right now.
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 $20 off right now.
The seemingly unending battle between veggies and the undead continues on in Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville. This is essentially Garden Warfare 3, with the original tower defense smash transformed into a cartoonish third-person shooter with lively characters and entertaining online modes. This Complete Edition for Switch arrived after the other platforms, so it comes with a bunch of bonus content bundled in, and right now it’s just $25 at Amazon.
Just released on Switch in February, Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury pairs the excellent multiplayer platformer from the Wii U with a brand new side game called Bowser’s Fury. It’s a mini-campaign with a neat new open-world approach, and both pieces make this another fantastic Mario experience on Switch. Save $10 at Amazon right now.
Yes, the Switch’s little Joy-Con controllers detach from the system and snap into the little controller shell that comes in the box—but if you’re planning on playing a lot of Switch games on your TV, especially more complex, skill-based games, then you’ll want a hardier controller with full-sized analog sticks and more responsive-feeling buttons. The official Switch Pro Controller is great but pricey, but at least you can save $11 off the list price at Amazon right now!
Want an epic role-playing game to sink your teeth into? Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition refreshes the stellar original Wii odyssey with crisper graphics and a brand new epilogue, delivering the sci-fi quest for a new generation of players. It’s nearly $17 off the list price right now from Amazon.
Widely regarded as the Switch’s crowning masterpiece and one of the greatest games of this generation, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild launched alongside the system four years ago. It’s $12 off right now at Amazon—one of the biggest discounts in the last couple months.
While this particular SanDisk microSD card doesn’t have any cute Nintendo branding on it, the price is much lower than you’ll see for the licensed versions. In any case, they all work the same, and this one gets you a meaty 200GB of storage for just over $25 right now at Amazon. Load up on games and add-on content so you’re always ready to play, wherever you are.
Just Dance 2021 | $30
Ubisoft’s juggernaut annualized dancing series just won’t stop, which means that Just Dance 2021 is here right on schedule. And right now, you can save $20 off the list price of the latest entry, which has hit songs like Lizzo’s “Juice” and The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” in the mix. Get movin’ on this deal and then get movin’ in your home.
Immortals Fenyx Rising | $30
Just released in December, Ubisoft’s Immortals Fenyx Rising is an open-world adventure inspired by Greek mythology as much as it is Nintendo’s Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It hails from the developers of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, but is tighter in focus, cartoonish in style, and pretty funny to boot. It’s $20 off at Amazon.