10 Absolute Best Nintendo Black Friday Deals
Nintendo Switch games aren’t exactly known for going on sale, but this Black Friday has been different. While the $26.99 deals on first-party Switch games from earlier in the week aren’t likely to return, there are still some great prices to find as we head into the weekend.
For Switch fans, this is the place to be this Black Friday. From huge savings on Ring Fit Adventure, to deals on meaty Switch games like Paper Mario, Astral Chain, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, and Bravely Default, these are the best sales to find on Switch games right now. There’s even a quick TL;DR section if you are in a rush.
TL;DR – 10 Best Nintendo Deals
1. Breath of the Wild – Creating a Champion: Hero’s Edition Is 41% Off
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an absolutely gorgeous game, and the Creating a Champion: Hero’s Edition book is a great addition to any Zelda fan’s collection. The book is nearly half off from its normal price of $99.99, making it a discount you won’t want to miss.
2. Ring Fit Adventure Down to $54 (Save $25)
Planning a New Year’s Resolution to work out more? Take a look at Nintendo’s Ring Fit Adventure. The unique workout game is seeing a huge discount this Black Friday, from $79.99 all the way down to $54.
And, if you’re doubting the legitimacy of the game’s effectiveness, we called the workout routine a “push in the right direction” towards adapting a healthy lifestyle in our Ring Fit Adventure review.
Bravely Default II is great, and you can see for yourself thanks to its huge Black Friday discount. Released earlier this year, this Switch-exclusive adventure is down to $26.99 from its list price of $59.99. The classic JRPG clocks in at around 60 hours, which means you’ll pay about 45 cents for each hour of game time.
4. $50 Nintendo eShop Gift Card Is $45 (Get $5 for Free)
Why spend more when you could pay less? Before you log onto your system to check out the best Nintendo eShop Black Friday deals, head over to Amazon and grab the $50 Nintendo eShop gift card for $45. Whether its a gift or your treating yourself, it’s a no-brainer to get the free $5 of credit to spend on th eShop. Just imagine what you could do with the extra 5 bucks!
5. Get Paper Mario: The Origami King for $39.99 (Save 33%)
Paper Mario: The Origami King is a family-friendly adventure filled with lovable crafted creatures, and it’s on sale for $39.99 this Black Friday. The Paper Mario franchise’s big Switch debut is a step in the right direction for the series, even if it lacks depth in some areas. So, if you’ve been on the fence after the last few entries, now is the time to jump in.
6. Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition Is Only $35
Another lengthy JRPG has seen a huge price reduction for Black Friday, as Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition has dropped to $35 on Nintendo Switch. If you’ve always wondered the origins behind Shulk from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, this is where you can find out.
7. Expand Your Switch Storage with a SanDisk 400GB Micro SD Card for $44.99
With all these great games on sale, you’ll need some space to store them on! That’s why we’re recommending SanDisk’s 400gb Micro SD card for your Nintendo Switch. Pop it in, and gain the ability to download and store dozens of Switch games, making travel with Nintendo’s portable hybrid even more convenient.
8. Fire Emblem: Three Houses Down to $35 (Save 42%)
Fire Emblem: Three Houses was a huge hit on Switch in 2019, and now any players late to the tea party can take advantage of the game’s huge Black Friday discount. While it’s not quite the $26.99 discount we saw earlier this week, you can still save over 40% on the critically acclaimed entry in Nintendo’s strategy RPG series.
9. Astral Chain on Nintendo Switch Now $39.99 (Save $20)
Astral Chain is one of the more underrated games on Switch, and this Black Friday marks a chance for more fans to get in on the action. This combat-heavy adventure game from Platinum can help tide fans over as they wait for Bayonetta 3 sometime next year.
10. Race with Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit for $59.99 (Save $40)
If you’ve ever imagined a Mario Kart course in your living room, check out Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit. Coming in both Mario and Luigi variations, kids (and kids at heart) will love seeing the RC Car versions of the Mario Bros. zip under the coffee table and all around the house. The game has a huge discount for Black Friday, coming in at $59.99.
All the Best Black Friday Deals and Sales
And, while you’re at it, check out our picks for all the best Black Friday deals, including TV sales, Xbox and PlayStation deals, laptop and PC savings, and a whole lot more.
Logan Plant is a freelance writer for IGN. You can find him on Twitter @LoganJPlant.