Best Nintendo Switch gifts for 2023: Our top picks for Ninty fans

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We're into the last few days for holiday shopping now, which means the final hunt is on for anyone after Nintendo Switch gifts ahead of the big day. The hybrid handheld has been out for years now, so there's no shortage of accessories, merch, and games to grab for the Ninty fan in your life. However, with shipping dates closing in on us you'll need to move fast to secure the gifts you want. 

Whether you're on the hunt for some of the best Nintendo Switch accessories or you need some festive merchandise to brighten up your holiday, there's something for everyone on the shelves right now. We're helping you get your Nintendo Switch gift shopping done in no time, with our personal top picks right here. 

How did we settle on these specific Nintendo Switch gifts, though? Our present-hunting team has spent years covering gifts for gamers, and has only suggested products we'd actually like to receive ourselves. Besides hands-on experience, we've also cross-referenced user reviews to make sure you're getting the best possible recommendations.

Written by
Benjamin Abbott, Tabletop & Merch Editor at GamesRadar
Written by
Benjamin Abbott

Benjamin handles all of our gifting content. He's been writing about present-worthy gear for five years, and has played Nintendo games since the mid-'90s.

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Best Nintendo Switch gifts: Games

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Best Nintendo Switch gifts: Accessories

Trying to find the best Nintendo Switch accessories? Your wish is our command. We've listed the most must-have add-ons below.

We're also rounding up plenty more options in our guides to the best PS5 gifts and best Xbox gifts, so check those out if you're buying for someone with Sony and Microsoft's consoles.

Benjamin Abbott
Tabletop & Merch Editor

As the site's Tabletop & Merch Editor, you'll find my grubby paws on everything from board game reviews to the latest Lego news. I've been writing about games in one form or another since 2012, and can normally be found cackling over some evil plan I've cooked up for my group's next Dungeons & Dragons campaign.

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