2020 Amazon Prime Day best gaming deals: Nintendo Switch games reduced to under $40

This story is part of Amazon Prime Day, CNET’s guide on everything you need to know and how to make sure you get the best deal.

Amazon Prime Day is here and although the new Xbox Series X and Sony PlayStation 5 are coming soon, there’s zero chance we’re seeing any discounts on these consoles. Luckily, there are still a ton of deals on games, gaming gear and accessories available over the next two days that are worth a look, including top Switch games marked down to $40 on Amazon.

There are also some great offers from Target, Best Buy and Newegg when it comes to Amazon Prime Day for gamers. We’re keeping an eye out for the best deals on all things gaming and will keep this list up to date with offers as soon as they arrive. Check out the latest below.

Discounted Nintendo Switch games

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Amazon Prime Day Best Gaming Deals: PlayStation, Switch, Xbox, PC, And More

After being delayed several months due to COVID-19, Amazon Prime Day 2020 is still happening, and it’s live right now on Amazon’s website with thousands of deals available, with more to come over the next 48 hours. As usual, you’ll need a Prime membership to shop the sale, and a 30-day free trial is available.

Despite happening later than usual this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Day is bringing steep discounts on some of the best games for Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Prime Day is also an excellent opportunity to snag consoles and PC hardware at a discount, and you’ll also find sweet deals on gaming accessories, merch, Blu-rays, collectibles, and practically anything on your wish list. If you’re looking to shop in the Prime Day sale, we’ve got you covered. Below, we’ve rounded up the very best deals so far and everything else you

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The Best Amazon Prime Day Gaming Deals For PlayStation, Xbox, Switch And PC In 2020

It’s that time of year again, where Amazon has Prime Day, a shopping holiday where big discounts are offered on products if you have Amazon Prime, and 2020’s edition may not land you a PS5 or Xbox Series X, but it does have a number of gaming deals that you should check out all the same.

I’ve gone through the pile and picked out a few of the best deals I can find, including a few things I’m going to get myself. This spans PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch and PC, and includes both games themselves and accessories.

Here’s what I would have an eye on if I were you.


Razer Huntsman Gaming Keyboard

If you’re looking for a keyboard upgrade, you should be checking out the selection of keyboards Razer has on sale, including this Huntsman model which boasts the “fastest keyboard switches ever.” My life changed

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Best Prime Day video game deals 2020 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC gaming

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Gaming gifts (even to yourself) never go out of style and always fit. (Photo: Getty Images)
Gaming gifts (even to yourself) never go out of style and always fit. (Photo: Getty Images)

Back in March we never imagined we’d still be spending so much time at home as the leaves drop from the trees, right? But such is 2020. It’s no wonder gaming has been so popular. It’s a great escape: Immersing yourself in another world lets you take a break from this one.

If you’re a committed gamer, chances are you’re ready for some fresh challenges. And if you’re new to the form, well, now is the perfect time to give it a try. Amazon Prime Day is delivering all sorts of incredible deals to bring you some gaming excitement, whether

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FIFA 21 Has Biggest Boxed Launch Of 2021 In UK, But Switch Version Flops

FIFA is a big deal in the UK, and the launch of FIFA 21 has done big business in the UK–with some caveats. FIFA 21 is the biggest physical game launch in the UK this year, but sales are down compared to FIFA 20, and the Switch version has sold poorly.

Gamesindustry.biz is reporting that sales on FIFA 21’s boxed copies are down 42% on boxed sales of FIFA 20. There’s a few potential reasons for that–the looming next generation of systems (which will bring new versions of FIFA 21), the growth of the digital market, and the COVID-19 pandemic making players less likely to travel to a store to buy the game all factors in.

It’s unknown how well the game has sold digitally, but this is still a big launch, overtaking the launch sales of The Last of Us Part II and Animal Crossing: New Horizons (both of

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Top New Video Game Releases On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Week — October 4-10, 2020

This week’s episode of New Releases revolves around early access: Baldur’s Gate III is debuting as a work-in-progress, while Foregone is getting its full release. The indie crowd can also check out I Am Dead, while the sports and racing fans can dig into FIFA 21 and Ride 4, respectively. Here are some of the hottest games launching this week!

Foregone — October 5

Available on: PC

It might look like Dead Cells, but this action game features hand-crafted levels, not randomly generated ones. As you explore, you’ll get better and better loot, helping you take down the game’s many enemies and big bosses. Foregone is leaving early access this week for a full release on PC, with console versions arriving on the 13th.

More Foregone Coverage:

Baldur’s Gate III — October 6

Available on: PC, Stadia



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Baldur’s Gate 3

It’s been 20 years since Baldur’s

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Best Gaming Headset Of 2020: PS4, PC, Switch, And Xbox One

Sound is one of the most important and underrated aspects of a good gaming experience, which makes a good gaming headphone recommendation crucial. You should treat a good pair of ear pads right, as the best gaming headset picks can be expensive, but worth it. The gaming headset is one of the most important accessories you can buy, right up there with a gaming mouse and gaming keyboard. Thankfully, there are a lot of different options out there, whether you’re looking for surround sound, noise isolation, an excellent mic, or just plain-and-simple great sound quality matched a comfortable ear cup build. And it doesn’t matter if you’re looking for a wired or wireless gaming headset because there are fantastic options for both from a lot of different companies.

Some of the best headset makers out there include HyperX, Sennheiser, and Turtle Beach, but there are a number of other manufacturers

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‘Overwatch’ Celebrates First Anniversary On Switch, Goes Free-To-Play Next Week

KEY POINTS

  • “Overwatch” is celebrating the first year anniversary of its arrival on the Nintendo Switch next week
  • “Overwatch” will be free to play for Switch Online subscribers for seven days starting on Oct. 13
  • This trial period could be a way for Nintendo to bring in new players 

To commemorate the first year anniversary of “Overwatch” arriving on the Nintendo Switch, the game will be free to play for seven days starting next week.

The announcement was made on the official Twitter of Nintendo of America, which confirmed that Nintendo Switch Online users can play “Overwatch” for free from Oct. 13 to 20.

“Any experience or items you earn during this free trial will transfer over if you decide to purchase Overwatch: Legendary Edition; just be sure you purchase the game on the same Nintendo Switch Online account you played with during this Game Trial,” Nintendo stated on its

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The Nintendo Switch is actually in stock, including the Animal Crossing special edition

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Ever since the pandemic hit, Nintendo has been struggling to keep up with demand for its Switch and Switch Lite game consoles. But according to an early August GameSpot report, Switch console production is back in full swing — or close to it, at least. And while inventory levels are hardly back to normal, in recent weeks it’s been possible to actually find the Switch at online stores like Best Buy and Amazon at its regular $300 price.

Case in point: Right now, the Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing: New Horizons Edition is actually in stock at Amazon for $299. Note that this special edition of the Switch just comes bearing snazzy Animal Crossing artwork. You still need to buy the Animal Crossing game separately. 

In many cases these consoles are still popping in and out of stock like soap bubbles bursting in the bath. But now that we’re seeing

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Get your Nintendo Switch right here — it’s in stock at GameStop

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Ever since the pandemic hit, Nintendo has been struggling to keep up with Switch and Switch Lite demand. However, according to an early August GameSpot report, Switch console production is back in full swing — or close to it, at least. That jibes with what we’ve seen over that past few weeks, with the console popping up at online stores like Best Buy and Amazon at its regular $300 price tag.

Of course, it still sells out within minutes. But now that we’re seeing it in stock at stores on a fairly regular basis, we’re trying to keep closer track. We’ll update this story frequently, but you’ll want to click through below since the inventory status often changes on a minute-by-minute basis.

Amazon

Update: As of Oct. 4, there are no Nintendo Switch consoles available for online purchase for $300 at Amazon.    


Best Buy

Update: As of Oct.

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