There’s nothing like making money for Christmas, but for players, it means you have to plan carefully to accumulate your own pile of Christmas loot. Fortunately, Nintendo Switch is still giving us incredible value for money, with Nintendo Switch game deals really in full swing to end the year right. Plus, if you’re browsing for a Nintendo Switch but haven’t bought one yet due to expense, you can fix it right now with all the great Nintendo Switch deals going on. With gaming opportunities like this, there really has never been a better time to be a Nintendo gamer!
NBA 2K23 — $30, formerly $60
NBA 2K23 is already prepared for the 2023 basketball season. The same 2K basketball experience you know and love, but now with improved AI and more realism where it counts. Once you’ve found a winning strategy in the past, it may have made sense to keep it up and subdue your opponents, but this time your opponents will be more inclined to adapt to your tactics. To further assist with this, you will need to use the new four-tier badge system (the game’s stats and abilities system) to gain maximum advantage from every player on your team.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild — $40, $60
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild instantly came out as a classic. While Zelda games have always had an open-world design (even the infamous side-scroller, Zelda 2had an upper world) nothing comes close to what Breath of the Wild Against a completely open world, there are no cog doors or mandatory dungeon layouts to cross, just a boy, his sword and shield, and trinkets he finds along the way. It’s been a bit of a cliché to call everything “Dark Souls of…” but there’s no doubt Breath of the Wild This dark souls set of games.
New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe — $44, formerly $60
The new Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe brings the classic side-scrolling Mario experience that we miss with every new system unlocked. If one sentence were to sum up this title, it would be “2 in 1”. You will get both New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U, for a total of 164 levels. Plus, the game’s classic controls are simple enough to play on a single Joy-Con, meaning you can play co-op without any extra accessories. Perfect for siblings fighting for Switch or even parent-child play!
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe — $50, formerly $60
Sometimes saving the Mushroom Kingdom is a lot of work and a man (or princess, or koopa or…) just needs to drive! Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is here. Brings all the content you love MK8 (and its first two DLCs) are on the Wii U and add a few new extras like Splatoon’s Inkling Boy and Inkling Girl, all as new playable characters. While throwing green and red bullets is almost universally considered fun, what about those pesky blue bullets or invincibility stars? Mario Kart 8 Deluxe finally lets you turn them off with the new ‘Special Items’ mode, making it the perfect game to play with your friends.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons — $50, formerly $60
It’s time to fish, hunt bugs and pay off debts once again in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. While the game has the same charm and precision as all the games in the world, animal crossing series brings something that the other does not: Ultimate Control. Change the map of your city, recruit the citizens you want, set up museums where you see fit. When it was released, the world was in the midst of COVID chaos and this level of control – along with great social features – Animal Crossing: New Horizons a special place in the hearts of many players.