The best Nintendo Switch deals of August 2022

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While Switch consoles are primarily full price, there are some big discounts on top games and accessories available across the web.

Featured deal: 31% off the Nintendo Joy-Con controllers

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It’s rare to see significant discounts on the official Switch accessories, so we were happy to see a substantial price drop on the Nintendo Joy-Con Wireless controllers in Adorama’s Deal of the Day. If you’re quick enough, then you can pick up your pair for just $54.99 ($25 off) using the on-page coupon.

See also: The best Nintendo Switch controllers for all budgets

That’s technically two joypads for the price of one. There are a lot of imitation Switch controllers out there, but you know what you’re getting with the real deal. If you’re looking to go multiplayer with your friends on games night, then it’s a no-brainer.

Hit the widget below to check out the offer, or keep scrolling for many more Nintendo Switch deals.

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Nintendo Joy-Con Wireless Controllers

Multiple modes • 20-hour battery life • HD Rumble

Where using one controller or two, vertical or sideways, motion controls or buttons, the Joy-Con and Nintendo Switch give you total gameplay flexibility.

Nintendo Switch deals

Editors note: All deals were live at the time of writing, but the marketplace for Switch consoles and games is changing quickly. We’ll periodically update the page as sales end and pop up.


Nintendo Switch game deals

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If you’re lucky enough to own a Switch or Switch Lite already, there are some sweet deals on games right now. You can check out the full range of dozens of Amazon and Walmart Switch game deals. We’ve picked out the best ones below, starting with the Mario-verse:

If you’re not a Mario fan, then you might have the wrong console. Thankfully, the deals extend over an expansive list of top titles, including Grand Theft Auto, Assassin’s Creed, and more.

Nintendo Switch accessory deals

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Since the Nintendo Switch is almost four years old at this point, there is a thriving ecosystem of accessories for it. Controllers, cases, connectivity dongles, and even customization tools are all available for the Switch.

Switch consoles

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There’s a reason that the Nintendo Switch was in short supply for much of the pandemic. Nintendo nailed it with this hybrid console, with sales consistently high since its launch back in 2017. Unlike the PS5 and Xbox Series X, it can be used as a wireless handheld device — not unlike the Nintendo 3DS, another insanely popular Nintendo product — or it can be docked and connected to a TV to be played in the typical home console style.

Nintendo Switch consoles are often out of stock in many places, but we’ve rounded up a few options:


Switch Lite consoles

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More than two years after the launch of the original Nintendo Switch, the company announced a new variant of the console: the Nintendo Switch Lite. As the name suggests, this console is a watered-down version of the original. This means you get fewer features but also a lower price.

The Nintendo Switch Lite doesn’t skimp out on the game library. Almost every game the original Switch supports, the Switch Lite also supports (except for games that require Joy-Con usage, such as 1-2-Switch). If you buy a physical game for your main Switch, that cartridge will also work in your Switch Lite. Additionally, if you use the same Nintendo account on both systems, you’ll have access to the digital games you’ve paid for through the Nintendo eShop.

The Switch Lite isn’t quite as scarce as the Switch, but you’re still hard-pressed to find bargains for now.


That’s it for our Nintendo Switch deals list, but it’s not the only console in town. If you’re curious about what other offers are out there, check out our Xbox deals or PS4 deals hubs.

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