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The best Nintendo Switch deals of July 2021

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The best Nintendo Switch deals we're seeing right now offers solid discounts on Nintendo Switch games and accessories. Whether you're a proud Switch owner or shopping for that gamer in your life, it's a great time to save.

One standout deal from Amazon offers the Hori Nintendo Switch Split Pad Pro for $39. That's $10 off its $49 normal price and the cheapest price we've seen for this popular Switch accessory. As far as Nintendo Switch deals go, it's one of the best we've seen this summer. You can also get it from Walmart for the same price. 

The Split Pad Pro is ideal for gamers who want a full-size controller feel while using the switch in handheld mode. Over the Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons, it has a larger grip, analog sticks, and a D-pad.

If you want to rack up on games, thanks to the continuous release of new Nintendo Switch games, we're seeing solid discounts on existing titles. So if you're looking for a price break on a Nintendo Switch game, you'll want to take advantage of this week's Nintendo Switch game deals.  

Looking for PC, PlayStation or Xbox deals? Check out our best gaming deals hub for the top discounts. In the meantime, here are the best cheap Nintendo Switch deals you can get right now.

Best Nintendo Switch deals right now

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Best Nintendo Switch OLED deals

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Beginning July 15 at 12 p.m. PT/3 p.m. ET, you can pre-order the new Nintendo Switch OLED model at select retailers. 

Priced at $349, the new Nintendo Switch OLED sports a PS5-like white finish with matching White Joy-Cons. If you prefer a low-profile design, there's also a black version with Blue and Red Joy-Cons. Besides a vibrant 7-inch OLED display, the newest Switch features enhanced audio, 64GB of storage and a redesigned wide adjustable stand. 

Just like the traditional Nintendo Switch, the Nintendo Switch OLED model system is a versatile gaming system. Designed for players who like to game from anywhere, it easily transforms from a home console to a portable system for on-the-go gaming. 

Pre-orders are expected to ship to meet the Nintendo Switch OLED model's October 8, 2021 release date.

New Nintendo Switch OLED Pre-order: $349 @ Best Buy
The new Nintendo Switch OLED model will be available for preorder at Nintendo and select retailers like Best Buy. It features a vibrant 7-inch OLED display for colors that pop, enhanced speakers, 64GB of storage and a dock with a wired LAN port. Pre-orders for the Nintendo Switch OLED are expected to ship to meet its October 8, 2021 release date. View Deal

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The Nintendo Switch game console alone retails for $299 and has three play modes: TV, tabletop, and handheld. This system is available in two variants — neon blue & red or gray Joy-Cons. 

Sister site Tom's Guide reviewed the Nintendo Switch and were impressed by the system's versatility and smartly designed controls. They gave the Switch a 4.5 out of 5 star rating and the Editor's Choice award stamp of approval.

Generally speaking, the classic Nintendo Switch and handheld-only Switch Lite rarely get discounted outside of the holidays. Due to its increasing demand, finding the classic Nintendo Switch in stock is not as easy as it used to be. However, select retailers offer Switch deals that include a Switch console bundled with a game and/or accessories. Although they may cost more, Switch console bundles offer the best value compared to buying the components separately. 

Nintendo Switch Lite w/ 128GB SanDisk Memory Card: was $235 now $225 @ Amazon
Save $9 with this Nintendo Switch Lite bundle from Amazon. The bundle includes a Nintendo Switch Lite console and 128GB SanDisk microSDXC memory card for Nintendo Switch. Compact and lightweight with a sleek, unibody design, the Switch Lite is great for handheld gaming anywhere. View Deal

Best Nintendo Switch Lite deals

Nintendo Switch Lite deals

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If you plan on using your Switch solely for handheld gaming, the Switch Lite might be the better choice. The handheld-only Nintendo Switch Lite retails for $199.99 and is smaller and lighter than the standard Switch. It's also more likely to be found stock at just about every game retailer.  

Sister site Tom's Guide reviewed the Switch Lite and loved its gorgeous, comfortable design and portability. They gave it the Editor's Choice award for its good battery life and stellar game library. The Switch Lite is available in a range of colors including coral, gray, turquoise, and yellow. 

Nintendo Switch games and accessories

Hori Nintendo Switch Split Pad Pro: was $49 now $39 @ Amazon
At $10 off, the Hori Split Pad Pro controller has never been cheaper. Over the Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons, it has larger grip, analog sticks, and D-pad. Incorporated into to design are assignable rear triggers and Turbo functionally for optimal gameplay on the go. Walmart has it for the same price. View Deal

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller: was $69 now $59 @ Walmart
This Walmart Nintendo Switch deal knocks $10 off the official Nintendo Switch Pro Controller. This must have Nintendo Switch accessory features motion controls, HD rumble and built-in Amiibo functionality. It is lightweight and comfortable and the battery lasts for 40 hours.View Deal

Hori Nintendo Switch Wireless Horipad: was $49 now $39 @ Amazon
For a limited time, save $10 on the Hori Nintendo Switch Wireless Horipad. It packs a built-in rechargeable battery for up to 15 hours of playtime. Lightweight and ergonomic, it offers full-motion control and 32 foot range Bluetooth connectivity.
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PowerA Enhanced Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch Controller: was $49 now $32 @ Walmart
The PowerA wireless controller for Switch is cheaper alternative to the pricier Nintendo Switch Pro controller. It features Bluetooth technology, an ergonomic design, motion controls, and advanced gaming buttons. Amazon has it for the same price. View Deal

SanDisk 400GB Nintendo Switch Memory Card: was $179 now 89 @ Walmart
Now $80 off, the 400GB SanDisk microSD card for Nintendo Switch offers high capacity storage for games. This high speed memory card delivers incredible read and write speeds of 100MB/s and 90MB/s, respectively for fast file transfers. View Deal

SteelSeries Arctis 1 Wireless Gaming Headset: was $99 now $79 @ Amazon
One of the best Nintendo Switch deals takes $20 off the SteelSeries Arctis 1. One of the best budget gaming headsets around, it features a USB Type-C dongle, comfortable ear cups and solid overall gaming sound. It works with Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite, PC, PS4, and Android devices. View Deal

Nintendo Ring Fit Adventure: was $79 now $69 @ Amazon
You can save $10 Nintendo's Ring Fit Adventure game. It's one of the best games to help you lose weight. You'll burn calories playing games that make you jog, sprint, and jump in place. Walmart has it for the same price. This is one of the best ongoing Nintendo Switch deals we've seen this season. View Deal

Mario Tennis Aces: was $59 now $49 @ Walmart
Mario Tennis Aces lets you experience all-out tennis battles with friends, family, and the fan-favorite Mushroom Kingdom characters. Play singles or doubles matches with up to 4 players in local or online multiplayer. Tournament Mode, lets you test your skills as you challenge the CPU. View Deal

Paper Mario: The Origami King: was $59 now $43 @ Amazon
Free Princess Peach’s castle from the clutches of King Olly in Paper Mario: The Origami King. This comedy-filled adventure lets you join Mario and his new pal, Olivia to battle evil Folded Soldiers. View Deal

Super Mario 3D All-Stars: was $59 now $49 @ Walmart
One of the best Nintendo Switch deals you can get slashes $10 off Super Mario 3D All-Stars. If you're a proud Nintendo Switch owner or know one, this 3-in-1 Super Mario game is essential. Super Mario 3D All-Stars includes three of Mario’s greatest 3D platforming adventures: Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine.  View Deal

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Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott is a Deals Writer at Tom's Guide and Laptop Mag, bringing you the best bargains on laptops, gaming gear, smart home gadgets, and wearables. After graduating from Hunter College with a degree in Film and Media Studies, she's written for iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parle Mag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not bringing readers the best deals, she's streaming her favorite shows or attending a live concert or pro wrestling event.