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Nintendo Switch eShop sales beat new releases this week

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Look to the Nintendo Switch games you missed

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Nintendo Switch eShop doesn’t have a ton of exciting new games out this week — no offense to perfectly serviceable arcade ports, like Johnny Turbo’s Arcade: Bad Dudes and Arcade Archives: Punch Out!!. But there are ongoing eShop sales that are worth taking a look at, making this week a better time to pad out the missing pieces of your Switch collection.

Highlights among the games on sale include Snake Pass ($9.99, down from $19.99), a platformer whose recent update brought a new mode and a much nicer home menu icon; Thumper, the intense rhythm game that continues to entrance us ($11.99, down from $19.99); Kamiko, a short action game that features some beautiful pixel art ($2.99, down from $4.99); and The Jackbox Party Pack 2, the best of the series and an essential multiplayer game ($16.24, down from $24.99).

Many of these sale prices are only good through 12 p.m. ET today, although some extend through next week. Check out the Nintendo eShop sales page for the whole list.

And here are the new games, should you rather pick up one of those: