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is on the horizon but , Walmart and have already slashed prices on some of our favorite Switch titles, including a few for fun with the whole family this holiday season. Most of the games are currently $20 off the digital versions, and some prices are even lower for a physical copy. Starting at 4 p.m. PT (7 p.m. ET) today, though, Walmart will be dropping many popular Switch games to $30 or less — some of the best deals you’ll find any time for these modern classics.
We’re keeping an eye out for the best deals on Switch games and will keep this list up to date.
By the way, if you want a deal on the Switch console itself, note that Nintendo is bundling in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and three months of Nintendo Online, but you’ll need to.
Quirky and creative, Splatoon 2 is even more of a blast to play on the Switch. Like the rest of these discounts, you can get it for only $30. See GameSpot’s review of Splatoon 2.
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If you love classic Mario but want to get more creative, this game will help you make your own platforming worlds. You can also get online and play the creations of thousands of other players.
Mario vs. Rabbids was the turn-based strategy hit that no one expected. It’s a few years old, but as Nintendo fans know, $15 for any game is a pretty great deal, even years later.