The Ultimate Nintendo Switch Buying Guide

Compared to the Xbox One or PlayStation 4, the Nintendo Switch only comes in one hardware configuration.  You do get to choose between the colors of the joy-cons.  You can choose the regular gray ones, or if you want a pop of color, you can choose the red and blue ones.

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Nintendo Switch - Gray Joy-Con - $299.00
Nintendo Switch - Neon Blue and Red Joy-Con - $299.00


Without games, there is not much to do on the Nintendo Switch.  Here are some of the best games!

Super Mario Odyssey
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Super Mario Odyssey - $48.66

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
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Splatoon 2
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Splatoon 2 - $52.99

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - $54.99

Octopath Traveler

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Octopath Traveler - $59.99

Bayonetta 2

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Bayonetta 2 - $51.77

Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze

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Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze - $53.70

Stardew Valley

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Stardew Valley - $14.99


Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

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If you play to play the Nintendo Switch often, or just want a controller that fits better in your hands, you should purchase the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller.
Nintendo Switch Pro Controller - $63.50

Extra Joy-Cons
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If you want to play with more people, or are simply looking to add more colors to your collection, extra joy-cons are a great purchase.
Nintendo Joy-Con (L/R) - Gray - $66.77
Nintendo Joy-Con (L/R) - Neon Red/Neon Blue - $67.28

Screen Protector
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With the Nintendo Switch being a portable device, a screen protector is a great idea to have in case you drop it.
Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Nintendo Switch (2 Pack) - $7.49

Carrying Case
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A carrying case is another necessity if you plan to travel with your Nintendo Switch.

Check out this article to see the best Nintendo Switch carrying cases to buy.

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