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The Nintendo Switch was nearly impossible to find last year, thanks to increased demand, and supply constraints due to Covid-19, but the gaming console is back in stock and on sale right now at Amazon.
We spotted Nintendo Switch bundles starting at just $298 (as of this writing) for the Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing: New Horizons Edition, while the Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Neon Red Joy-Con is also available for $298 here. These sets were both selling for almost $400 just a few months ago, so this is a great deal to take advantage of.
Even better? Amazon has the Nintendo Switch in stock and ready to ship, so you won’t have to deal with shipping delays to get your gaming console in your hands.
While Nintendo has since released the Switch OLED model (in-stock and available for $349 here), the original Nintendo Switch is $50 cheaper and gets you almost all the same features, minus the OLED screen. Instead, the Switch is a portable gaming system with an HD touch screen, and a pair of detachable “Joy-Con” controllers on either side.
The console comes with a “dock” accessory that allows you to play games on your TV — often in a higher resolution. The consoles hybrid nature makes it an excellent choice for gamers who want to take a single library of HD games with them everywhere they go. One of the reasons for the Switch’s popularity is its impressive roster of games, including the latest entries in its popular Super Mario and The Legend of Zelda series.
Games can be purchased as physical game cards, or downloaded to the system’s internal memory. Although it only comes with 32GB (gigabytes) of storage, you can increase it easily by popping in a MicroSD Card at any time. You can consult our full guide if you’re interested in learning more about the best Nintendo Switch accessories.
Third-party sellers on various e-commerce sites have taken advantage of the current Switch shortage to charge far more than the console’s $299.99 retail price, which is why finding one in stock is actually a great deal. The problem is that the console rarely stays in stock for very long, so if you’ve been on the lookout for one, now is the time to act. See all Nintendo Switch deals at Amazon here..