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The day itself may have passed but there are plenty of Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals still live and available at all the major players. You can still make savings on the highly sought-after Switch OLED bundles, Nintendo Switch games, controllers, and headsets. And we're here to make that easier, gathering up all the best Black Friday Friday Nintendo Switch deals that are still live right here. 

While an absolute monster Nintendo Switch bundle might have gone already - a Black Friday Nintendo Switch bundle that contained a console, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and three months of Nintendo Switch Online for $299.99 that was available at Best Buy and Amazon but we'd recommend checking back in to see if it's available again.

Over in the UK, we've seen some great Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals which have mainly come in the form of Nintendo Switch OLED bundles - which is no bad thing! Currys and Very have been well-stocked for these bundles and have also crafted some packages which shave a few quid off which is exceptional value.

So, even though the famous Black Friday itself has passed, we're still seeing a host of Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals available now - which is great if you want to keep searching or you missed anything yesterday.

The best Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals still live now

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Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals still available in the US

Nintendo Switch games | $59.99

Nintendo Switch games | $59.99 $39.99 at Best Buy
Save $20 - Some of the latest first party Nintendo Switch games are $20 off at Best Buy right now - including the likes of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Paper Mario: Origami King, The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, and Mario Maker 2. That means there's some serious value to be found if you're quick, especially if you're looking to stock up your library with some classics.

Nintendo Switch | Mario Kart 8 Deluxe | 3 months Nintendo Switch online | $299.99 at Amazon

Nintendo Switch | Mario Kart 8 Deluxe | 3 months Nintendo Switch online | $299.99 at Amazon
Check for stock - This Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bundle is out of stock at Amazon right now, but was previously offering the standard console with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and three months of Nintendo Switch Online for just $299.99. Keep checking back here, and at Best Buy, in case this offer returns.

$59.99

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild | $59.99 $35 at Walmart
Save $25 - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild rarely drops down below $40, which makes this $25 discount at Walmart well worth a look today. This is a must-have title for anyone picking up a Switch this holiday season.

Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing Edition | $299.99 at Best Buy

Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing Edition | $299.99 at Best Buy
Nintendo Switch stock has been flitting in and out over the last few weeks ahead of official sales later this month. If you need to guarantee yourself a Switch before the holidays then, this Animal Crossing Edition is currently available at Best Buy.

Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time | $39.99

Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time | $39.99 $19.99 at Best Buy
Save $20 - If you've been waiting even longer than most to get your hands on Crash Bandicoot 4, then now's the time to treat yourself. Best Buy's Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals have dropped the latest platforming instalment down below $20 this weekend. 

You'll also find the N.Sane trilogy for the same price.

Immortals: Fenyx Rising | $59.99

Immortals: Fenyx Rising | $59.99 $19.99 at Best Buy
Save $40 - Immortals: Fenyx Rising is now down to just under $20 at Best Buy. That's an excellent price for Ubisoft's epic adventure, especially considering we've been seeing this price trickling down over the last few weeks.

Hades | $34.99

Hades | $34.99 $19.99 at Amazon
Save $15 - If you missed out on the sensational Hades when it first landed, you'll find an excellent sub-$20 price available at Amazon right now. That's the cheapest we've seen this game go by $10.

NBA 2K22 | $59.99

NBA 2K22 | $59.99 $29.99 at Amazon
Save $30 - This is the lowest price we've ever seen on NBA 2K22 for Nintendo Switch. If you've been waiting for a discount to get your hands on the latest release, then, early Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals are an excellent time to take the leap.

Super Mario Odyssey | $59.99

Super Mario Odyssey | $59.99 $37.99 at Best Buy
Save $22 - A particular highlight in Best Buy's latest Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals, you can save a little more than $20 on Super Mario Odyssey right now. Even though this was a launch title back in 2017, we still rarely see discounts on the 3D adventure.

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening | $59.99

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening | $59.99 $39.99 at Best Buy
Save $20 - If you're after something a little more nostalgic, you'll also find a $20 discount on Link's Awakening in Best Buy's early Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals this weekend. We don't usually see this title on sale, so if you're looking to stock up your collection this is an excellent price.

Super Mario Maker 2 | $59.99

Super Mario Maker 2 | $59.99 $39.99 at Best Buy
Save $20 - If you want to try your hand at designing some classic Mario levels, it's worth checking out this $20 discount on Super Mario Maker 2. This game does see a few more discounts than the other options on sale today, but a $39.99 sales price is still fairly rare.

Paper Mario: Origami King | $59.99

Paper Mario: Origami King | $59.99 $39.99 at Best Buy
Save $20 - Paper Mario: Origami King is another highlight in this sale, with a record low $39.99 sales price in the latest offers. That perfect for anyone who put off diving into the latest paper world of our favorite plumber.

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe | $59.99

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe | $59.99 $39.99 at Amazon
Save $20 - Amazon has a $20 discount on New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe in its latest Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals today. That's perfect for anyone who missed out on this platforming classic on Wii U.

Pokemon Nintendo Switch clutch case | $24.99

Pokemon Nintendo Switch clutch case | $24.99 $19.99 at Amazon
Save $5 - This is the first discount we've seen on the Pokemon Nintendo Switch clutch case, so whether you're keeping your Nintendo Switch or Nintendo Switch Lite safe and secure, you'll find an excellent offer up for grabs here.

Nintendo eShop $50 gift card | $50

Nintendo eShop $50 gift card | $50 $45 at Newegg
Save $5 - Use promo code BFFRDY33 to save $5 on this $50 eShop gift card, giving those who regularly pick up digital Nintendo Switch games a free $5. That's undeniable value for those who regularly shop on Nintendo's official digital store.

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit | $99.99

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit | $99.99 $59.99 at Best Buy
Save $40 - Walmart previously had Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit down to $50, but that offer has now ended. Your next best bet is to head to Best Buy, where you'll find it still available for $59.99 - that remains an excellent sales price though.

Ring Fit Adventure | $79.99

Ring Fit Adventure | $79.99 $54 at Amazon
Save $25 - You're saving $25 on Ring Fit Adventure here - an additional $5 over previous Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals. In fact, we haven't even seen $20 off the at-home workout game in a few months, making this offer particularly impressive.

PowerA enhanced wired controller | $27.99

PowerA enhanced wired controller | $27.99 $17.99 at Amazon
Save $10 - If you're after a super cheap controller, there's little out there beating the PowerA enhanced wired gamepad for value right now. You're saving $10 on this Crash Bandicoot version, but there are plenty of designs on sale in Amazon's Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals right now.

PowerA Enhanced wireless controller | $54.99

PowerA Enhanced wireless controller | $54.99 $36.99 at Amazon
Save $18 - This is the first discount we've seen on the Legend of Zelda: Blood Moon enhanced wireless controller. If you're looking for a spare gamepad, but don't want to compromise on that tether-free experience, this is well worth a look.

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller | $69.99

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller | $69.99 $52.55 at Walmart
Save $17.45 - The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller is back down to $52.55 at Walmart right now. That's a sales price this gamepad has returned to a couple of times throughout the year, but there's no guarantees it will be cheaper during later sales.

Nintendo Switch Joy-Con | $79.99

Nintendo Switch Joy-Con | $79.99 $69 at Walmart
Save $10 - The Nintendo Switch Joy-Con are back down to $69 at Walmart right now. While we have seen these down $10 cheaper over larger sales events, those who need an extra set right away will still find excellent value here.

PowerA Extreme Party Pack GameCube-style wireless controllers | $119.99

PowerA Extreme Party Pack GameCube-style wireless controllers | $119.99 $84.99 at Amazon
Save $35 - This looks like the recipe for an excellent Smash Bros. session. You can pick up three GameCube-style wireless controllers from PowerA for just $84.99 right now - that works out at just under $30 per controller.

Turtle Beach Battle Buds for Nintendo Switch | $29.99

Turtle Beach Battle Buds for Nintendo Switch | $29.99 $14.99 at Best Buy
Save $15 - For those after a cheap set of earbuds to pair with their console, Best Buy has the Turtle Beach Battle Buds down to to just under $15 right now. That means you're getting the in-ear headphones for half price.

Razer Barracuda X wireless gaming headset | $99.99

Razer Barracuda X wireless gaming headset | $99.99 $69.99 at Best Buy
Save $30 - This is our top Nintendo Switch headset, and it's just hit a record low price at Best Buy. Considering that $99.99 MSRP was already offering excellent value for money, a $30 discount on such a new release is well worth a look.

Astro Gaming A40 TR X-Edition gaming headset | $149.99

Astro Gaming A40 TR X-Edition gaming headset | $149.99 $99.99 at Amazon
Save $50 - This is a record low price on the Astro A40 TRX by around $10, which means there's never been a better time to grab the multi-platform headset. With an easy 3.5mm connection, this is an excellent option for turbo charging your Nintendo Switch audio.

Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals still available in the UK

Nintendo Switch OLED | Metroid Dread | £359.98

Nintendo Switch OLED | Metroid Dread | £359.98 £339.98 at Very
Save £20 - Very has the Nintendo Switch OLED available for pre-order today, with a copy of Metroid Dread available for £20 off. That's perfect if you're on the hunt for the latest console, though note the pre-Christmas shipping information has now disappeared from the page.

Nintendo Switch | Mario Kart 8 Deluxe | Minecraft | 3 months Nintendo Switch Online | £269.99 at Very

Nintendo Switch | Mario Kart 8 Deluxe | Minecraft | 3 months Nintendo Switch Online | £269.99 at Very
You're getting some stunning value on this standard edition console in Very's latest Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals. Not only are there two games included in this bundle but you're also getting the three months of Nintendo Switch Online as well - all for just £10 more than the price of the console by itself.

Nintendo Switch OLED with Pokemon Brilliant Diamond, 256GB microSD | £379 at Currys

Nintendo Switch OLED with Pokemon Brilliant Diamond, 256GB microSD | £379 at Currys
Grab the white Switch OLED with the brand new Pokemon Brilliant Diamond title, and that SanDisk 256GB microSD card now at Currys.

Nintendo Switch OLED with Pokemon Shining Pearl, 256GB microSD | £379 at Currys

Nintendo Switch OLED with Pokemon Shining Pearl, 256GB microSD | £379 at Currys
There's also a bundle that gets you the white Switch OLED with the brand new Pokemon Shining Pearl, and a 256GB microSD card.

Nintendo Switch OLED with Zelda: Breath of the Wild, 256GB microSD | £379 at Currys

Nintendo Switch OLED with Zelda: Breath of the Wild, 256GB microSD | £379 at Currys
Might be the oldest game in this bundle collection, but it's still one of the best Switch games. So grab this deal on the neon OLED, Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and 256GB microSD if you've yet to venture into Hyrule.

Nintendo Switch OLED | Mario Kart 8 Deluxe | 256GB memory card | £369 at Currys

Nintendo Switch OLED | Mario Kart 8 Deluxe | 256GB memory card | £369 at Currys
You'll find the Nintendo Switch OLED in stock at Currys right now, and with some excellent offers on games and memory cards. This Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bundle pairs a copy of the £49.99 game with a 256GB memory card (worth £39.99) for just £60 more than the cost of the console by itself.

Nintendo Switch OLED | Animal Crossing: New Horizon | £339.98 at Very

Nintendo Switch OLED | Animal Crossing: New Horizon | £339.98 at Very
Save £10 - We were previously seeing a standard £349.99 price tag on this Animal Crossing: New Horizons bundle - but Very has just taken £10 off the price. That moves this from simply being a restock into a fully-fledged early Black Friday Nintendo Switch deal.

Nintendo Switch OLED | Animal Crossing: New Horizons | 256GB memory card | £369 at Currys

Nintendo Switch OLED | Animal Crossing: New Horizons | 256GB memory card | £369 at Currys
You can also grab a copy of Animal Crossing: New Horizons with your OLED device in today's Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals at Currys. You're still picking up the 256GB memory card here (worth £39.99) and the £39.99 game for a great price.

Nintendo Switch OLED | Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury | Mario Kart 8 Deluxe | £389.97

Nintendo Switch OLED | Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury | Mario Kart 8 Deluxe | £389.97 £379.97 at Very
Save £10 - You can save £10 on this double bundle, packing some must-have Mario titles in with the Switch OLED console. This discount is brand new, so we don't know how long stock will hold up here.

Nintendo Switch OLED | Pokemon Shining Pearl + Pokemon Brilliant Diamond | £399.97

Nintendo Switch OLED | Pokemon Shining Pearl + Pokemon Brilliant Diamond | £399.97 £389.97 at Very
Save £10 - If you miss out on the cheaper bundle above, it's worth noting that Very is also offering a Nintendo Switch OLED with both versions of the Pokemon game as well. You're still getting that £10 discount as well.

Nintendo Switch | Mario Kart 8 Deluxe | Nintendo Switch Online 3 months | £259.99 at Argos

Nintendo Switch | Mario Kart 8 Deluxe | Nintendo Switch Online 3 months | £259.99 at Argos
Argos has the Black Friday Nintendo Switch bundle of the year in stock right now. You can pick up the red and blue standard edition with a copy of Mario Kart 8: Deluxe, and three months of Nintendo Switch Online for the price of the console alone. That's a stunning offer, and easily one of the best we've seen all year.

Nintendo Switch | Mario Kart 8 Deluxe | Nintendo Switch Online | Minecraft | Joy-Con racing wheels | carry case | £279.99 at Argos

Nintendo Switch | Mario Kart 8 Deluxe | Nintendo Switch Online | Minecraft | Joy-Con racing wheels | carry case | £279.99 at Argos
You're getting a job lot of excellent Nintendo Switch gear in Argos' latest bundle. Combining not only the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Nintendo Switch Online bundle, but also packing a copy of Minecraft, a set of Joy-Con racing wheels, and a carry case into that £279.99 price tag, this is well worth a look.

Nintendo Switch | Animal Crossing Case | £259.99 at Argos

Nintendo Switch | Animal Crossing Case | £259.99 at Argos
Save £11.99 - You can pick up an Animal Crossing carry case for free when you pick up a Nintendo Switch console at Argos right now. Not only that, but if you're lucky you might even find same day delivery up for grabs here as well.

Just Dance 2022 | £42

Just Dance 2022 | £42 £29.99 at Amazon
Save £12 - Just Dance 2022 is now down below £30 at Amazon, that means you're getting the latest release for its lowest price yet. 

Super Mario Odyssey | £39.99

Super Mario Odyssey | £39.99 £36.99 at Currys
Save £3 - It doesn't take long for first party Nintendo Switch games to hit £39.99 in the UK, but once they do we rarely see additional discounts on that new £40 price. That's why this £3 saving on Super Mario Odyssey is so impressive in today's Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe | £39.99

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe | £39.99 £36.99 at Currys
Save £3 - Other retailers are still offering a £49.99 price tag on Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, so while Currys' discount of £3 doesn't look like much, that's a saving on a much lower price than we usually see.

Metroid Dread | £41.66

Metroid Dread | £41.66 £36.99 at Amazon
Save £10 - Metroid Dread is only a month old, but you can already grab it for £10 off in Amazon's Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals. Fans new and old of the series will be celebrating this record low price.

PowerA wired GameCube style controller | £29

PowerA wired GameCube style controller | £29 £15.23 at Amazon
Save £13 - For a hit of nostalgia, you'll find a £13 discount on this GameCube style Nintendo Switch controller in Amazon's latest sale. That means you can pick up the classic controller, suited up for the current-gen console for its lowest price ever.

PDP Afterglow wired controller for Nintendo Switch | £24.99

PDP Afterglow wired controller for Nintendo Switch | £24.99 £15.99 at Amazon
Save £9 - We usually only see this PDP controller down to £18 or £19, but you can save a little extra cash right now at Amazon. While we have seen this model dip down to £13 briefly in June, this is one of the best prices we've seen all year.

Astro A10 gaming headset | £59.99

Astro A10 gaming headset | £59.99 £39.99 at Amazon
Save £20 - Those looking for a super cheap headset will find an excellent £20 discount on this Astro A10 at Amazon. That's just £1 away from a record low price that we've only ever seen once before. Perfect for a budget friendly setup, the A10 is compatible with Nintendo Switch via the 3.5mm port.

Logitech G Pro X wired gaming headset | £109.99

Logitech G Pro X wired gaming headset | £109.99 £57.40 at Amazon
Save £52 - The Logitech G Pro X is under £60 at Amazon right now, with a £52 discount that just nudges this final price down to a record low. We were previously only seeing this 7.1 surround set of cups at around £65 during particularly kind flash sales before today.
 

Razer Barracuda X gaming headset | £99.99

Razer Barracuda X gaming headset | £99.99 £55.99 at Amazon
Save £44 - The Razer Barracuda X is our favorite Switch headset on the market right now, so this record low price is certainly well worth a look. You're picking up a clean and simple wireless headset here, with impressive sound baked in, all for an excellent £55 sales price.

Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals: FAQs

When will Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals start?

Where will the best Nintendo Switch Black Friday deals be?

We'll be rounding up all the best Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals right here, but if you're going it alone you'll find a list of recommended retailers and their specialities just below.

US
Amazon:
regular savings on games and accessories
Best Buy: often the first to offer high value bundles
Newegg:
best for cheap accessories - avoid third party console prices
Walmart: 
offers strong discounts on official controllers
GameStop: often stocks plenty of bundles over bigger sales periods

UK
Amazon:
sometimes offers rare price cuts on Switch Lite
Argos:
free cases and cheap games often included with consoles
Currys:
has historically had the widest selection of bundles
John Lewis: regular discounts on games and accessories
Very: 
OLED bundle restocks sometimes available for pre-order

How to find the best Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals

Not every Black Friday Nintendo Switch deal is going to be perfect for everyone. In fact, one player's dream bundle would be a last resort for another. That means it's important to head into the sale knowing what you want, but with the flexibility to make sure you still get great value. 

However, before we dive into what makes a good bundle, and how you can make sure you're getting the best price possible, it's worth noting that you might have to turn up a little early to get the best Nintendo Switch Black Friday deals. 

Last year we saw the season's only bundle (in the US) run out of stock before the big day had even rolled around. A Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bundle featuring a Neon Red & Blue console, the game itself, and three months of Nintendo Switch Online sold out within minutes at $299, having made its way to the shelves during Thanksgiving week. 

That means you'll need to move fast to pounce on any headline offers, especially if they're landing before the main event. With that said, we are expecting more Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals on consoles themselves this year, so there should be a little more room to snag the perfect offer here. 

If you already know which game you're going to be diving into first, it makes sense to look for that title bundled in with your console. However, it's worth noting the release date of your day one purchase, as there is a sweet spot in bundle inclusion - in both the US and UK. Generally we see the latest and greatest titles included in the highest value bundles; games that wouldn't normally see discounts by themselves just yet but are still around $10 / £10 off when bought with a console. 

These are rare, but often the best Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals around. If, however, you're after something from the last couple of years, things could go either way. Retailers may include older games for free in their Black Friday bundles, as these titles will likely be heavily discounted by themselves anyway. However, if you are still paying for the game itself within that package price it's essential that you double check you can't pick both items up for less. 

We often see retailers tripping over each other a little here - sometimes even the same retailer will offer a lower price for a game than it is currently being sold at with a bundle. You'll likely still be able to find Nintendo Switch stock at $299 / £259 (though straight discounts are more of a possibility than ever this year), so make sure you really are getting the best value possible by shopping around a little before heading to checkout. 

Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals: what to expect

Nintendo Switch

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2021 is going to be an interesting year for Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals. With three models on the market by the time November 26 rolls around, all of different ages, discounts may not be as uniform as they have been in previous offers. 

Last year, for example, there was only one Nintendo Switch bundle doing the rounds throughout the sale event. You could pick up a console, a copy of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and a three-month Nintendo Switch Online subscription for $299.99 last year. That's the MSRP of the console itself, a price that remains the best we've seen in a long time. 

With more stock on the shelves and an OLED model competing at a similar price point, it's likely we'll see far more bundles in 2021. Games like The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD and Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury have topped the charts in 2021 and are likely contenders for this year's Black Friday Nintendo Switch bundles. However, older titles like Breath of the Wild and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate still remain popular whenever they hit their own discounts as well. 

In the UK, however, Currys has already been leading the way with some excellent bundles, regularly offering half-priced games throughout 2021. 

Will there be Black Friday Nintendo Switch OLED deals?

Nintendo Switch OLED

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The Nintendo Switch OLED is landed on the shelves just one month before Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals kick off. We're already seeing a few stock shortages in the US, though, which means we don't expect too many savings to be available later this year. Considering the shortages in the US, then, we also don't foresee any bundle offers being available - though if we do you'll certainly need to race to checkout. 

2021's Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals will be more of a stock grab than a savings search, with several retailers in the US likely to hold onto their units for November restocks. While the UK is seeing far more availability, with the Nintendo Switch OLED readily available across a number of stores, we don't expect any further savings on the cost of the console. We'd recommend keeping an eye out for rare bundles here, though. 

Where to buy Nintendo Switch OLED on Black Friday

Nintendo Switch OLED is out in the wild, which means you can - theoretically at least - get your hands on that super vivid 7-inch display. That's certainly easier said than done, especially in the US. While not as dire as other console restocks, the Nintendo Switch OLED is difficult to find even now. 

We don't expect that state to improve dramatically by the time Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals roll around. However, below, you'll find the top three retailers worth checking out for a shot at grabbing a console between now and the holidays. 

US:
Amazon:
speedy Prime delivery - check for stock
Best Buy:
same day click and collect available - check for stock
Walmart:
sort results by delivery date - check for stock
Gamestop: most likely to offer bundles - check for stock

UK:
Amazon:
free delivery for Prime members - check for stock
Argos:
often has same day delivery - check for local stock
Currys: click and collect in store available - check for stock
Very:
recently available - check for stock

What to expect from Black Friday Nintendo Switch Lite deals

nintendo switch lite black friday deals

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Amazon Prime Day also gave us an insight into how Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals may play out in the UK. The Nintendo Switch Lite itself was dropped to £179, a £20 discount that we've seen a few times throughout the year and is likely to return in November. 

In fact, the Nintendo Switch Lite has been seeing some significant discounts and bundles in sales events on both sides of the pond. Prime Day also introduced a Switch Lite bundle at Amazon that included a free 128GB memory card on selected colors. 

We may see more direct discounts on that $199 / £199 Nintendo Switch Lite price tag this November, then, so if you're looking to spend as little as possible, handheld-only is likely to be the way forwards. 

Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals: which accessories will be on sale?

Pro controller

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We'll also be seeing all the regular savings on the best Nintendo Switch accessories, however controllers are likely to see the biggest savings in this year's Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals.

Official Nintendo items like the Pro Controller and Joy-Con have been stuck at the same sales prices throughout the year. These devices rarely drop down to a new price tier, so we can expect the same $59.99 price tag on the Pro Controller at Amazon and a $69 cost for Joy-Con at Walmart. These are tried and tested offers that return sale after sale, so we would be surprised if prices dropped further in 2021.

However, third party controllers like those on offer from PowerA and PDP often come in significantly cheaper and older releases can plummet in price during larger sale events. PDP's wired gamepads will be available for well under $20 this year, considering we've seen $17.99 sale prices popping up throughout the course of 2021. However, the brand's wireless options are a little more interesting. 

Released just before last year's Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals, these Faceoff Wireless controllers haven't wobbled away from their $49.99 MSRP since launch. With a year on the books, though, it looks likely that we'll see some of their first major discounts this November. 

By contrast, the PowerA Enhanced Wireless controller launched during a similar window and at a similar price, yet has already seen discounts dropping it all the way down to $29 over Black Friday last year. That's a record low price that hasn't been beaten yet but may return in 2021, especially if PDP doesn't offer its own discounts. 

Which Nintendo Switch games will be on sale for Black Friday?

Skyward Sword HD

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Nintendo Switch game sales rarely hit the biggest titles on Nintendo's shelves. In fact, the only time we would expect to see significant discounts on the likes of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate would be during Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals. 

You'll often find $10 / £10 off these titles throughout the year, but November is the time for real steals. In the past we've seen first party titles take an extra $5 off, dropping down to $44.99 rather than the usual $49.99 discounted rate. However, those kinds of prices have been popping up more and more in recent weeks, which means we may see even bigger discounts on these blockbuster games in 2021. 

Titles like Paper Mario: The Origami King, Luigi's Mansion 3, and Super Mario Odyssey have all fallen to between $30 and $35 so far this year. That bodes extremely well for Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals on older titles. 

But what about the new games? Monster Hunter Rise, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury, and New Pokemon Snap are the go-to titles for headline deals this year. So far, we've seen a few $10 discounts on these games here and there, so it's reasonable to assume they will follow the same pattern as the titles before them, dropping an additional $5 off the price this November to sit at $44.99. 

Will Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals include bundles?

Some of the best Black Friday Nintendo Switch deals of years gone by have come in the form of bundles. These packages offer up an extra game or accessory at a discounted rate when you pick up your console, but over the November sale you can often find these extras packed in for free. 

Last year's offers fell a little short here. Stock was dramatically reduced and demand was soaring, so the one bundle that we did see in the US ($299 for a console, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and a Nintendo Switch Online membership) ran out of stock before the sale actually began. 

We are hopeful for brighter things in 2021. Considering the expansion of the Nintendo Switch range, and the fact that stock issues on the standard model have considerably calmed over the course of the year, we may well see more bundles on the shelves this November. 

Not only are there more consoles to go around, but retailers will be keen to make the standard £299 / $259 device more appealing in the face of its OLED sibling this year. 

Today's best deals

Can't wait until Black Friday? You'll find all the lowest prices on consoles from around the web just below.

It's best to use the time between today and the big weekend to get some research done. We're rounding up all the best Nintendo Switch headsets and cheap Nintendo Switch controllers so that you can get ready for the big weekend. 

Or, if you're after something a little more substantial, check out our predictions for this year's Black Friday PS5 deals and Black Friday Xbox Series X deals.

Tabitha Baker

I originally landed in hardware at our sister site TechRadar before moving over to GamesRadar. In between, I've written for Tom’s Guide, Wireframe, The Indie Game Website and That Video Game Blog, covering everything from the PS5 launch to the Apple Pencil. Now, i'm focused on Nintendo Switch, keyboards, mice, and the quest for an RTX gaming laptop.