Skip to main content

Nintendo Summer Game Sale offers big discounts on popular games

Nintendo’s Summer Game Sale kicked off recently and offers discounts of up to 50% on a bevy of popular titles for the Switch console, as well as lower prices on some lesser-known indie games.

The sale coincides with similar sale offerings from Microsoft and Sony, and it’s going to run through June 16.

Popular online marketplace site Amazon recently started price matching Nintendo Switch games as well.

Discounted titles include Super Mario Party, Doom, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, and Golf Story.

Nintendo is also running sales from Ubisoft, WB Games, Devolver, and Bandai Namco, which brings the total number of discounted games to well over 100. All in all, this is one of the biggest sales the company has ever done, rivaling even Black Friday sales of the past.

Here are some notable titles:

  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is $30 from $60
  • Overwatch: Legendary Edition is $20 from $40
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition is $42 from $60
  • Super Mario Party is $42 from $60
  • Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is $42 from $60
  • Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is $30 from $60
  • Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is $15 from $60
  • Fire Emblem Warriors is $42 from $60
  • Fitness Boxing is $35 from $50
  • Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy Deluxe Edition is $28 from $40

The Nintendo Switch has long been a haven for indie publishers looking to get games some traction and attention, and many notable independent titles are discounted during the sale as well. Indie titles are generally inexpensive on their own, so it’s a good time to dig through and find an undiscovered gem.

Games like sports RPG Golf Story, retro throwback 2D scroller Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove and point and click puzzler The Room are all included in the discounted games.

Here are some other standout indie titles:

  • Cuphead is $15 from $20
  • Overcooked! 2 is $15 from $25
  • Overland is $18 from $25
  • River City Girls is $21 from $30
  • Shinsekai Into the Depths is $15 from $20
  • Dead Cells is $19 from $25

For the ultimate bargain hunters, there are a number of games priced at less than $10 and some as low as $1.

Some of those titles:

  • Exit the Gungeon is $8.50 from $10
  • GRIS is $8.50 from $17
  • Downwell is $1 from $3
  • Broforce is $4 from $15
  • Scribblenauts: Showdown is $10 from $40
  • Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 is $9 from $30

But these are just a small sample of the games are available on the Nintendo Switch, and all titles are viewable on Nintendo’s website.

Editors' Recommendations

World of Goo 2 might just be the Nintendo Switch’s next must-own co-op game
A built structure in World of Goo 2.

When I sat down to demo World of Goo 2 at this year’s GDC, I noted to the developers on hand how surprising it was to see a sequel after so long. “It’s been, what? Ten years?” I said. I was very far off the mark: They noted that the original World of Goo launched in 2008. After playing a few levels (and having an existential crisis over time’s rapid passing), I’d find myself wondering how such an obvious slam dunk didn’t come sooner.

Like its predecessor, World of Goo 2 is a physics-based puzzle game where players craft structures from little, gooey critters. It presents a series of engineering challenges, as poorly built structures will topple under the weight of all those jiggly little pals. Rather than reinventing that concept entirely, World of Goo 2 adds some wild new ideas onto that stable structure that opens up its puzzle potential. The result is a chaotic co-op game that’s a perfect fit for the Nintendo Switch.

Read more
Summer Game Fest will hold its fifth annual showcase this June
The logo for Summer Game Fest 2024.

Summer Game Fest, Geoff Keighley's annual summer event full of new game reveals and trailers will return for its fifth edition on June 7.

Although Summer Game Fest 2024 had already been teased, the Summer Game Fest team laid out more specific details about its 2024 festivities today. The headlining Summer Game Fest kickoff reveal live stream will take place at 2 p.m. PT on June 7. It will be live-streamed across platforms like YouTube, Twitch, and TikTok, and there will also be a live show at the YouTube Theater in Los Angeles. Tickets for the live show will go on sale on May 7. Since it's still a few months out, no games have been confirmed for Summer Game Fest 2024 at this time; you can check out what was announced at 2023's show to get a better idea of what kinds of games tend to show up, though.

Read more
Pick up these 7 great PC games during Steam’s Women’s Day Sale
Call of the Sea gameplay.

A Women's Day Sale, spearheaded by indie game funding organization Wings Interactive, is currently taking place on Steam. Until March 10, a wealth of games starring and made by women are seeing some significant discounts. From mind-bending puzzle games to vibrant action titles, this sale is full of fantastic indies worth a look during Women's History Month. Here are seven highlights to check out if you're looking to grab some great games for cheap.
Call of the Sea

Call of the Sea is a fantastic first-person puzzle game set in the 1930s about a woman trying to find her husband on a remote Pacific island. This game from developer Out of the Blue is a vibrant adventure full of clever puzzles, and it's supported by a stunning central performance from Cissy Jones, who you may recognize as Andreja in Starfield. Call of the Sea is discounted by 60% for this Women's Day Sale. While it usually costs $20, you can snag it right now for $8. A deluxe edition bundle with its soundtrack and art book is also available for $9.25.
Tinykin

Read more