Best cheap Nintendo Switch deals of December 2022

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Nintendo Switch fans have a lot to smile about right now. While back to school sales make up the bulk of this season's deals, we're seeing notable gaming deals as well. Our roundup of the best cheap Nintendo Switch deals includes console restocks and the lowest prices on Switch games and accessories. 

Several retailers are offering solid discounts on all things Nintendo Switch at several retailers. And thanks to continuous Nintendo Switch game releases, many older titles are subject to markdowns.

Whether you're searching for a system, games, a microSD card or Switch games for kids, we've covered all the bases. Here are the best Nintendo Switch deals you can shop right now. 

If you're just looking for cheap games, check out our Nintendo Switch game deals hub for the best discounts.

Best Nintendo Switch OLED deals

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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. 

Nintendo Switch deals

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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 (opens in new tab) 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. 

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 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. 

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost,, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.