Should you wait until Black Friday to treat yourself to a Nintendo Switch? The answer is yes, the Switch isn’t discounted often, except during Black Friday and sales. By keeping an eye out for promotions, you can find packages that include the console and a game (often a Mario) at a discounted price.
Be careful though, the Switch is in high demand, especially at this time of year… When an offer goes online at Amazon, Fnac, Cdiscount, Carrefour or Leclerc, stocks sell out quickly.
Our goal is to help you find the best deals, at the best price. We therefore select all Black Friday Switch offers that are really worth it. Until kick-off, here you will find the packs and games we expect to be on sale, as well as our tips so you don’t miss any good deals.
Black Friday Switch: what offers can you expect this year?
Buying a Switch is good. But you still have to choose between the standard model, the Lite edition and the OLED model. During the previous edition of Black Friday the Red OLED switch had fallen over €265 instead of €320, an excellent price. Distributors also take advantage of this by selling packs of cult games, such as Animal Crossing: New Horizons Or Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Granted, these aren’t the newest Switch games, but they’re still among the console’s bestsellers.
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In 2023 we hope to see the new Super Mario Wonder on sale, why not in a package with a Switch or a red OLED Switch Mario edition. Currently the game alone costs €44.99. It’s hard to see it going below this bar, but one can still hope for an interesting discount on the package. Over there Standard switch could also approximate the symbolic bar of €200as it has been doing for a while (recently €216 at Carrefour, via €50 on a loyalty card).
finally, the Switch Lite, the most affordable model because it is portable only, also benefits from big discounts, especially on packaging. The most emblematic is the one with Animal Crossing: New Horizons less than €200. A great deal.
Otherwise, Super Mario RPG releases on November 17, just in time for Black Friday. Let’s hope for a nice introductory offer to save a few euros! We would also like to see other star games Detective Pikachu returnsthe bundles Pikmin, Super Mario Odyssey Or It takes two on discount.
⋙ All Black Friday offers spotted by Capital can be found in the special Black Friday section of the site
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Black Friday: Is it a good time to buy a Nintendo Switch?
Whether you’re looking for the classic version, the Switch Lite or the Switch OLED, you probably don’t have a better chance than Black Friday to treat yourself. Interesting promotions on the Nintendo console are quite rare. Retailers wait for Black Friday or the sales to drop prices. The timing, right before the holidays, is another good reason to seize the Black Friday opportunity. Although it will undoubtedly be replaced by a new generation soon, the Switch is still popular. It is a very nice gift.
Why trust us?
Our recommendations are backed by deep expertise, thousands of tests, comparisons and actions performed. This knowledge of the market allows us to easily identify good deals. Our selection criteria are product quality, promotion and value for money. Just before Black Friday kicks off, we scour the discount lists shared by brands and their sites to find the best deals. The goal is to help you find the best products, at the best price. While avoiding the pitfall of excessive promotions.
Our advice for finding the best Nintendo Switch deals
1. Keep an eye on the social networks of the brands you are interested in and subscribe to their newsletter to receive preview offers
2. Compare offers on different sites to make sure you get a real promotion.
3. Beware of crossed-out prices that are sometimes artificially inflated by certain brands promising very significant discounts. In reality, they aren’t always!
4. Stocks of certain products are limited. In other words, it’s better not to procrastinate once you’ve found what you’re looking for!
5. When placing an order, please check the product availability, sales and returns conditions (which may vary during promotional periods), warranty and delivery costs.
What are the dates for Black Friday?
Black Friday should officially start on November 24, exactly one month before Christmas. However, most sellers launch their offers in advance, around mid-November. The promotions will then continue until “Cyber Monday” (Monday, November 27). For example, Amazon has already announced that it will launch its Black Friday November 17. The most interesting promotions can therefore be viewed on the American e-commerce platform from this date. The other brands will likely follow suit. So you will have to be on your guard from the 17th this year, Black Friday lasts about ten days.
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