If there are any gaps in your Switch library, now is the time to fill them. Nintendo is notoriously stingy when it comes to discounts, which is why we were surprised (and excited) to see that there’s another 25 percent off sale on first-party Switch titles, including Super Mario Odyssey, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mario Tennis Aces and more. Originally offered by Walmart, Amazon quickly matched prices, because that’s what Amazon does.
Tabletop gamers can save this week as well. The newest D&D adventure, Waterdeep: Dragon Heist, is discounted by 40 percent at Amazon. Polygon’s Charlie Hall called it “one of the most cleverly designed adventures in the entire D&D catalogue.”
Finally, Fanatical is running a PC game bundle giveaway. Ten winners will get to pick between three game bundles: Monster Hunter World, Cuphead and Overcooked! 2; Yakuza 0, Shenmue 1 & 2 and Vampyr; or Two Point Hospital, Frostpunk and BattleTech. Entry is now open.
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Consoles and Hardware
- Xbox One S 1 TB NBA 2K19 Bundle + free Xbox Wireless Controller at eBay for $299.99.
- Alienware 15 Gaming Laptop at Walmart for $1,049.99 (usually $1,399).
- iBUYPOWER Elite Gaming PC Desktop at Amazon for $799 (usually $1,249.99).
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on Switch at Walmart and Amazon for $44.99 (usually $59.99).
- Super Mario Odyssey on Switch at Walmart and Amazon for $44.99 (usually $59.99).
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Switch at Walmart and Amazon for $44.99 (usually $59.99).
- Mario Tennis Aces on Switch at Walmart and Amazon for $44.99 (usually $59.99).
- Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze on Switch at Walmart and Amazon for $44.99 (usually $59.99).
- Kirby Star Allies on Switch at Walmart and Amazon for $44.99 (usually $59.99).
- Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker on Switch at Walmart and Amazon for $29.99 (usually $39.99).
- Splatoon 2 on Switch at Walmart for $44.99 (usually $59.99).
- Minecraft on Switch at Amazon for $19.99 (usually $29.99).
- Diablo 3: Eternal Collection on PS4 and Xbox One at Amazon for $29.99 (usually $39.99).
- No Man’s Sky on PC at Humble for $23.99 (usually $59.99).
- “One Special Day” pay-what-you-want PC bundle at Humble, which includes Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series, Surgeon Simulator, Crazy Taxi and more.
- New expansions and DLC for Paradox Interactive PC games like Cities: Skylines and Stellaris are on sale for up to 33 percent off.
- Waterdeep: Dragon Heist (new D&D adventure) at Amazon for $29.97 (usually $49.95).
- Xbox One Wireless Controller at Amazon for $39.99 (usually $59.99).
- Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection multi-format box set at Amazon for $99.95 (usually $124).
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Official Collector’s Edition Guide pre-order at Amazon for $31.28 (usually $39.99).
Commerce team picks
- Sony announced the PlayStation Classic this week, a mini retro console modeled after the original PlayStation. Pre-orders have only been up for a few days, but Amazon, Best Buy and Walmart have already sold out. We expect that more listings will go up before the Dec. 3 release, but if you want to guarantee that you’ll be able to get the PlayStation Classic, GameStop and Target are your best bets.
- A Fortnite Switch bundle was also announced this week, which will include a standard Switch console, 1,000 V-bucks and an exclusive “Double Helix” pack of skins and items. The Fortnite Double Helix Switch bundle retails for $299.99 (the MSRP of a non-bundled Switch), which makes sense for a free-to-play game. Pre-orders are available at Best Buy and GameStop.
- Nintendo Switch Online has officially launched, along with a library of NES games available exclusively to members. Nintendo is selling NES-style controllers exclusively to members, but they only work with the NES games included in the collection. For non-Switch Online members who want some old school controllers (or members who want to use them on other games), 8BitDo makes excellent retro-style controllers that connect to any device with bluetooth functionality.
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