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Paper Mario: The Origami King pre-order price guide: get the best deal for every edition

Paper Mario pre-order price guide: get the best deal for every edition
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Knowing how to pre-order Paper Mario: The Origami King suddenly got very important very quickly. The recent announcement came out of nowhere; it was a big but welcome surprise, not unlike a secret star or hidden course. As such, getting a Paper Mario: The Origami King pre-order done now is ideal.

Paper Mario: The Origami King looks like it'll hark back to the older style of Paper Mario games. More specifically, it'll expand the last two entries' emphasis on creating an all-craft world, with environments that seem to be made from construction paper. Sounds fun, right? And very Nintendo. It's enough for us to pre-order Paper Mario, anyway.

The game's story is concerned with strange creatures - made from thick, folded card - that have spread throughout the Mushroom Kingdom. With Princess Peach having been turned into one of these origami monstrosities, Mario must turn detective and get to the bottom of this mysterious invasion. If you're looking for more info, my eagle-eyed colleague Austin manged to pull out loads of details from the Paper Mario: The Origami King trailer.

To make sure you can play on day one and begin enjoying the game without delay, here are the best Paper Mario pre-order prices.

Get the best Paper Mario: The Origami King pre-order deals

All the normal retailers have got their Paper Mario: The Origami King pre-order pages up now so wherever you are you should have a fair selection to choose from.

Pre-order Paper Mario: The Origami King - Standard Edition

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Pre-order Paper Mario in its most straightforward form with the standard edition. Lovely. If there are any pre-order bonuses to be had, or further editions up for grabs then we'll update you with that information right here.

US Paper Mario: The Origami King pre-order links

UK Paper Mario: The Origami King pre-order links

Australia Paper Mario: The Origami King pre-order links

Getting the most out of your Paper Mario pre-order

To get the most out of Paper Mario: The Origami King, you'll want to aim for a Nintendo Switch setup that's as optimized as possible. Starting simply, that means examining what the best Nintendo Switch bundles going offer you. Elsewhere, you'll probably want to see what your options are for getting a cheap Nintendo Switch controller if you want a more traditional Pro Controller to play Paper Mario with, not to mention raiding retailers for some of the best Nintendo Switch accessories. One of the accessories that you should definitely invest in is a Nintendo Switch SD card for general use, as well as the fact that the Switch only comes with the alarmingly low 32GB of memory as standard. To complete the package, protect your Switch with the best case for Nintendo Switch and then plug in one of the best Nintendo Switch headsets to have your Animal Crossing game fully serviced and optimized. 

A lot to consider perhaps, particularly given Nintendo gear holds its price quite stubbornly. However, if you're able to upgrade your Switch set up in any of these departments, then you'll be off to a blinder.

Looking for a different game to buy or pre-order?

There are a few incredibly exciting upcoming titles available for pre-order right now, and recent releases to find a bargain on, and if you're looking to get all your pre-orders done on some of the biggest games of this year, then these select pages will help you to do so:

I'm one of the UK Staff Writers for the Central Hardware Team, and I take care of a whole host of buying guides, gaming tech reviews, news and deals content that pops up across GamesRadar+. I'm also a qualified landscape and garden designer so do that in my spare time, and lean on it to write about games' landscapes and environments too.