Amazon Is Still Selling The Switch Lite For $288

If you’ve been holding out on a Switch, but wanted to save a little where possible, you can still get a good deal before the Switch Lite launches.

While most standard gaming retailers are charging the full $329.95 MSRP for the Switch Lite, Amazon is offering all versions of the Switch Lite — bar the limited Zacian and Zamazenta editions — for $288 to Prime members. If you’re not a Prime member, the cost will be $298, which is still the equal cheapest among most Aussie retailers.

If you want to buy a few games on the side, however, Harvey Norman might have the best deal. The console itself is $298, but any games you buy with it will get a 10 percent discount.

The discount means you can bring the cost of Link’s Awakening down to just under $63, which is the best price available right now. The discount applies to all games in your cart, so that means Pokemon Let’s Go would drop to around $53, Smash Ultimate to around $81, and the Mario games (Mario Maker, Odyssey) to just over $60.

Whether you get extra games or not, you might as well save every dollar you can. The extra $30 is enough to pick up something decent — like Untitled Goose Game later this week, anything from the American or Japanese eShops that aren’t available here (like Hotline Miami) or just a few sub-$10 indies.

For more on how the Switch Lite compares to the original model, see our hands on with the hardware below.

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