Nintendo Announces Another Best Buy Exclusive Switch Bundle

Bargain hunters it's your time to shine. Nintendo has announced a new bundle that pairs the Nintendo Switch console with a Labo kit of your choosing.

on July 24, 2018 7:23 PM

Good news, cardboard fans! Nintendo has announced a new bundle that includes the Nintendo Switch console along with your choice of the Nintendo Labo: Starter Kit or the Nintendo Labo: Robot Kit for a reduced price.

Unveiled through a post on Nintendo of America’s Twitter account, the new bundle will be available exclusively at Best Buy for the price of $339.99. This offering seems to be a respectable discount, as the Nintendo Labo: Variety Kit and Nintendo Labo: Robot Kit respectively cost $69.99 and $79.99. Seeing as the Nintendo Switch console goes for $299.99 itself, consumers will save $30-$40 depending on which Labo Kit they choose.

This isn’t the first time Nintendo teamed up with Best Buy for a bundle this year. Just a few weeks ago, Nintendo announced a Nintendo Switch bundle that included the Switch console with a copy of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Splatoon 2, Super Mario Odyssey, or The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for $329.99.

These recent sales seem to suggest that Nintendo is slowly becoming more open to discounting its first-party software and teaming up with specific retailers. As Nintendo’s relationship with Best Buy blossoms, who knows what kind of promotions and savings we’ll see next.

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Travis Verbil is a Staff Writer at DualShockers. Outside of writing, he is a musician from Queens, NY. He enjoys the New York Mets, tabletop gaming, and Donkey Kong lore.