NINTENDO Switch fans will know that Black Friday brings an opportunity to save even more on the mobile console.
That's why we'll be keeping our eyes open to see what Nintendo Switch deals Black Friday 2020 has to offer.
*Remember, just because an item is in the sale, it doesn't mean you can't find the same product, or similar, elsewhere. Always shop around to make sure you're getting the best price.
- Shop Nintendo Black Friday deals here
Nintendo Switch live Black Friday deals
- Ebay – On Thursday November 19, Ebay has a 20 per cent off code that can be used on a wide range of tech, including the Nintendo Switch. You can shop all of Ebay's Nintendo Switch deals here and apply the code if you hurry. Ebay Nintendo Switch deals – shop here
- Nintendo Switch, £278.48 at Amazon – buy here
Nintendo Switch Fortnite Special Edition
- Nintendo Switch Fortnite Special Edition, £279.99 at Game – buy here
Nintendo Switch + Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
- £318.47 from Amazon – buy here
Nintendo Switch + Super Mario 3D All Stars
- £322.48 from Amazon – buy here
Nintendo Switch Lite
- £199 at Amazon – buy here
How To Get a Discounted Nintendo Switch
TopCashback is offering new users £15 bonus cashback at a range of stores.
That means that new users who sign up and make a purchase of £15 or more at retailers like Currys PC World, Very or Game, will get £15 bonus cashback added to their account.
That effectively reduces the cost of a Nintendo Switch.
To claim the bonus cashback you have to:
- Click here to sign up to TopCashback
- Follow a link from TCB to Currys PC World, Very, Game or another store
- Buy your Nintendo Switch
- Wait for the cashback to arrive in your account
When is Black Friday 2020?
This year Black Friday falls on Friday November 27, the fourth Friday of the month.
It is always on the fourth Friday, regardless of year, because it is the day after the American holiday Thanksgiving – the fourth Thursday in November.
That's not to say the sales wait until then, as retailers often start cutting prices a week or even two before the day itself.
We'll be updating this page with the best Nintendo Switch Black Friday deals, so check back closer to the big day.
When is Cyber Monday 2020?
Cyber Monday lands on November 30 this year.
Nintendo Switch Black Friday deals tend to sell out pretty quickly, so we'd recommend snapping up a deal as soon as you see it rather than waiting around for Cyber Monday.
More Great Black Friday Deals
Take a look at some of the other Black Friday deals we’ve found around the web
- 101 Black Friday deals
Nintendo Switch Black Friday 2020 deals to look out for
There were plenty of Nintendo Switch deals last Black Friday, and we'd anticipate there being some good ones this year too.
While other console names will be releasing newer generation hardware, the Switch and the Switch Lite are going nowhere. So the only movement we're likely to see is on price.
Last year, Nintendo itself and retailers such as Very, Game, Currys PC World and Argos all offered savings on the Switch and Switch Lite.
We'd expect very tempting price cuts again this year, but as Switch devices hold onto their value the big bargains might be limited.
More likely is that we'll see highly competitive pricing on top game bundles and Switch Online Memberships.
What Nintendo Switch games will be on sale on Black Friday
There is always a good chance that any top games from the year will be on sale, either separately or as part of bundles.
We'd definitely expect Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Legend of Zelda: The Breath of the Wild to feature.
Mario Kart 8 and Paper Mario: the Origami King are also both likely to be popular and see discounts.
What's the difference between the Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo Switch Lite?
Whereas the standard Nintendo Switch can be used both at home with your TV or on the go as a portable console, the Nintendo Switch Lite is solely a handheld console.
Funnily enough, the Lite is… a bit lighter, and it also has a slightly smaller screen and smaller battery capacity.
In terms of games, the Lite will play any regular Switch game just as long as it supports Handheld Mode.
Our tips for finding the best deals this Black Friday and Cyber Monday
IT might be tempting to dive in and snap up LOADS of items on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but here’s how you can guarantee you’re getting a good deal.
PREPARE Research the items you want to buy and find out the cheapest price. Websites like PriceSpy, PriceHistory and CamelCamelCamel will give you historical data on prices so you can see how much you should pay.
GET FOLLOWING Follow your favourite shops on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and sign up to its deals newsletter to get the latest on any offers. We post the best deals in our Sun Money FB group too.
CHECK FOR CODES Take a look at The Sun Vouchers, to see if you can get extra savings – be that discounts and vouchers for Nintendo or hundreds of other retailers.
When will the Nintendo switch be back in stock?
Nintendo Switch's Black Friday availability was temporarily impacted by the release of the PS5 and Xbox Series X.
But the portable console is largely back in stock and available across retailers.
There may be some shortage of specific bundles, but do keep checking back as retailers will want to re-stock where possible before November 27.
Where can I buy a Nintendo switch?
Amazon – here
AO.com – here
Argos – here
Currys PC World – here
Game – here
John Lewis – here
Selfridges – here
Very – here
Is the Nintendo Switch worth buying?
That depends on the sort of gaming you are planning on doing.
The Switch is aimed at children, families and commuters as well as traditional gamers.
The console is great for group fun if you're playing Mario Kart or one of the many other popular titles, plus it's the only console you'll be able to play the likes of Pokemon and Super Smash Bros on.
'Serious' gamers who play fast-twitch shooters and racing simulators will want to stick to the Xbox One, Series X, PS4, PS5 or PC.
How much does a Nintendo Switch cost?
We reckon a good price for the Nintendo Switch in 2020 is £279, the same as last year. As the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the supply of parts earlier in 2020, the price of the c0nsole hasn't dropped much at all so far this year.
Meanwhile, the Nintendo Switch Lite is usually available for under £200.
If you see a console for less than these prices, you're probably onto a good deal.
How to charge a Nintendo Switch controller
There are two ways to charge Switch controllers.
You can attach them to the Joy-Con charging grip, itself attached to the Switch dock via USB cable, which will charge the controllers.
Alternatively, you can attach the controllers to the Switch itself and charge the controllers that way.
Does the Nintendo Switch have Bluetooth?
The Switch doesn't come with built-in Bluetooth support, so Bluetooth headphones can't connect directly to the console straight from the box.
To get around the issue, you could pick up a set of headphones which comes with a USB-C Bluetooth adaptor.
Or you could pick up a Bluetooth adaptor designed to work with the Nintendo Switch.
Can you watch movies on the Nintendo Switch?
The video streaming options on Nintendo Switch are a bit limited compared to other consoles, but you can sync your Google Play and iTunes accounts to your Switch to watch your purchased movies.
Can the Nintendo Switch Lite play Nintendo Switch games?
Any portable-compatible games you can play on the standard Switch, you can also play on the Switch Lite.
Check out GAME's library of Switch Lite games if you want some inspiration.
If you want a new TV to pair with your new games console, we've rounded up the best 4K TVs you can buy right now.
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