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Nintendo Switch: UK stock updates and prices from Amazon UK, Currys PC World, GAME and more

Jonny Yates January 25, 2021
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The Nintendo Switch is one of the most popular gaming consoles out there.

This is partly thanks to the latest Animal Crossing game that was released last year and helped everyone get through the first lockdown.

From the classic neon and red console to the handheld Lite there’s a number of different versions of the Nintendo Switch to suit everyone’s preferred game play.

Plus there’s an upcoming release of a new edition inspired by everyone’s favourite dungaree-wearing character Mario. Entitled the Mario Red and Blue Edition, it will be released on 12 February and is available to preorder now.

If you’re shopping for a Nintendo Switch, whether it’s the best deal, or you’re after a specific version of the console, then we’ve got you covered. Plus you can also view the latest updates on the Xbox Series X and S and the PlayStation 5.

Below we’ve looked at the different Nintendo Switch consoles available at the moment, prices, deals and where to buy them.

Nintendo Switch console

The Nintendo Switch console comes in neon red and blue.
The Nintendo Switch console comes in neon red and blue. (Photo Illustration by Guillaume Payen/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

The Nintendo Switch console is a tablet that can be docked for use as a home console or used as a portable device. Since its release in 2017 its been a popular product during big shopping periods like Black Friday and Christmas, often selling out. Popular games include Just Dance, Mario Kart and Ring Fit Adventure, which is a fitness video game that works the entire body while playing.

The standard classic red and neon console is currently out stock at the likes of Amazon, GAME and Currys PC World due to huge demand.

However gamers can get their hands on the Nintendo Switch neon version if purchased as part of a bundle with the Ring Fit Adventure. It’s priced at £418 and is available from Amazon here.

 

The upcoming Mario version of the Nintendo Switch, which will be released on 12 February. (Amazon/Nintendo)
The upcoming Mario version of the Nintendo Switch, which will be released on 12 February. (Amazon/Nintendo)

If you’re after the new Mario Red and Blue Edition, which is due for release on 12 February, then you can preorder it now. The new edition includes a Mario-themed Nintendo Switch console, dock, joy-con and carrying case with screen protector.

It’s available from Currys PC World for £299, Amazon for £299 and GAME for £349.99 which comes in a bundle with Super Mario 3D World.

The new edition of the console is already proving popular and is listed as Amazon’s current number one best seller. It’s likely to sell out upon its release so if you’re planning on getting it it’s probably best to make sure you preorder ahead of 12 February.

Meanwhile there’s also the Animal Crossing version, which comes in pastel blue and green. It’s available from Amazon at £399.89. The bundle comes with the console and a download code of Animal Crossing: New Horizons for you to play to your heart’s content.

Go to Amazon here to find out more about this version of the Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo Switch Lite: Animal Crossing

The Animal Crossing edition of the Nintendo Switch Lite is a popular choice
The Animal Crossing: New Horizons edition of the Nintendo Switch Lite is a popular choice. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

The Switch Lite is the handheld version of the console. It’s compact, lightweight and supports Nintendo Switch software. Players can also play wireless and multiplayer with up to eight friends or family who own a Nintendo Switch or Lite console.

Some popular games for the Lite include Minecraft, Pokémon Sword, Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Animal Crossing.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a game where the player’s character is a human who lives in a village inhabited by animals. They carry out various activities including fishing, bug catching and fossil hunting. Plus you can personalise your own house and island.

Customers can get the handheld console in grey, coral, yellow and turquoise with the current cheapest price for the popular Nintendo Switch Lite Animal Crossing: New Horizons bundle edition below.

Nintendo Switch Lite

The handheld Nintendo Switch Lite is available in grey, coral, yellow and turquoise
The handheld Nintendo Switch Lite is available in grey, coral, yellow and turquoise. (Photo by Olly Curtis/Future Publishing via Getty Images)

Alternatively you can get the Switch Lite as part of a bundle with other games. There’s a bundle with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe from Currys PC World priced at £209 or one which comes with the Minecraft game also priced at £209.

Or you can get the Switch Lite on it’s own and purchase the games separately. Prices for the stand alone handheld console vary depending on colour and retailer but you can compare prices below:

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