Nintendo Switch deals remain very popular despite the launch of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, and while stocks of the new consoles of Sony and Microsoft remain hard to find, Nintendo’s hybrid console is still flying off the shelves as a gift for the holidays. If you’re still searching, the Nintendo Switch Lite is currently available on Best Buy for $200, in what will likely be your last chance to get it in time for Christmas.
The Nintendo Switch Lite features a sleek, unibody design and brings back the traditional D-pad, for a handheld console that’s probably Nintendo’s best attempt at such a device. You can maximize the console’s capabilities through a Nintendo Switch Online membership, which enables online multiplayer features and cloud saves, while also granting access to a free library of classic NES and SNES games.
When comparing the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite, the Nintendo Switch Lite ditches the Joy-Cons and the dock to connect to a TV, in exchange for a more portable version of the console with an ergonomic design that’s great in your hands even after hours-long gaming sessions. If you see yourself playing games mostly while on the go, you can’t go wrong with the Nintendo Switch Lite.
The Nintendo Switch Lite is capable of playing most Nintendo Switch games, only missing out on titles such as Just Dance and Ring Fit Adventure as you can’t detach the Joy-Cons, and the motion control features of certain games. Nintendo Switch exclusives such as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Sword and Shield, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons, however, run perfectly.
There are still a lot of gaming deals available for this holiday season, but it’s tough to beat the massively popular Nintendo Switch Lite. Best Buy is selling the console for $200, but it’s unclear how long stocks will last. If you want to get the Nintendo Switch Lite in time for Christmas, either as a gift for a loved one or for yourself, you should click that Buy Now button as soon as you can.
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