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Cyber Monday: Buy Nintendo Switch & Get $35 eShop Credit

If you missed out on the Black Friday special bundle for the Nintendo Switch with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bundle, you can still get a good deal for Cyber Monday. Many online retailers will be carrying the Switch system with a free $35 eShop credit so you can purchase digital games. At least one online store ( is also offering a $50 gift card with purchase so you can use that money toward a physical item in the store as well, for a total of $85 in saving. Not bad at all!



Shoppers that missed out on Nintendo’s Black Friday offers this past weekend have another opportunity to enjoy a great deal. To kick off Cyber Monday, Nintendo announced that anyone who purchases a select Nintendo Switch system online on Nov. 26 – and Nov. 26 only! – at participating retailers will also receive a $35 credit* to use in Nintendo eShop. The promotion kicks off at 12:01 a.m. PT on Nov. 26 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT the same day, while supplies last.

Nintendo eShop is home to a wide variety of digital games in nearly every genre imaginable – from indie games at value prices to downloadable versions of some of Nintendo’s most popular titles. This includes the recently released Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! games, as well as the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game, launching on Dec. 7. It also includes Nintendo Switch hit games like Super Mario Party, Super Mario Odyssey, Splatoon 2, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

“With the holiday season already in full force, we wanted to offer a deal on Nintendo Switch to help make holiday shopping a little easier for families,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “If you have someone on your list who is hard to shop for, this $35 in Nintendo eShop credit can be used toward their favorite kinds of games.”

The Cyber Monday deal applies to the base** Nintendo Switch system with either Gray Joy-Con controllers or Neon Red and Neon Blue Joy-Con controllers. People looking to take advantage of the deal should check their retailer’s website for availability and details.

Shoppers who want to treat themselves to their own holiday treats can also check out Nintendo eShop Cyber Deals. Active until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 28, the promotion offers up to 50 percent off select digital games in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS.

For more information about Nintendo Switch, visit To check out the Nintendo Holiday Gift Guide and see what Nintendo has to offer this holiday season, visit

Remember that Nintendo Switch features parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about other features, visit

*Nintendo Account required to redeem Nintendo eShop credit. Terms apply.

**Game not included.


Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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