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Best Buy Black Friday 2022 sale

Black Friday 2022 technically isn’t here just yet, but that hasn’t stopped retailers like Best Buy from starting sales early. A ton of Switch games have been discounted including past hits such as Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Animal Crossing: New Horizons, recent releases such as Persona 5 Royal, and more.

We’ve rounded up some of the highlights from the Best Buy Black Friday 2022 sale below. We also have links to Amazon price matching where available. 

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A number of Switch game deals are running at Amazon, Best Buy, and GameStop as part of various promotions, including Amazon’s Prime Early Access Sale.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, New Pokemon Snap, Nintendo Switch Sports, Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, and Yoshi’s Crafted World are currently down to $39.99 from their original $59.99 starting points. Right now you can get these deals on Best Buy here. Amazon has largely matched them as well – physical here and digital here. GameStop also has them here.

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion pre-order bonus

Best Buy has revealed an exclusive pre-order bonus for Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion. By reserving the game, buyers will be entitled to a unique steelbook. We have a look at it above.

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion is an updated version of the PSP original. It features improved graphics, fully voiced dialogue, new soundtrack arrangements, and gameplay adjustments. You can read more about it below.

Sonic Frontiers pre-order bonus GameStop

Best Buy and GameStop are both planning an pre-order bonus for Sonic Frontiers. And as it turns out, the gift is technically the same. The two retailers are providing a steelbook, though the design varies depending on the store you go with.

We have a look at the steelbook design for GameStop above. The one from GameStop can be found below.

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Retailers have put select Pokemon games for Switch on sale for a limited time. Fans can save up to 50 percent on several different tiles.

Currently Amazon and Best Buy are running the deal. For the full lineup of included games, continue on below.

Amazon and Best Buy have kicked off a new sale on some notable first-party Switch games. The lineup includes The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Splatoon 2, Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, and Miitopia. Along with physical versions, the digital eShop releases are included in the sale at Best Buy.

Almost all of these titles can be had for $39.99. Miitopia is the one exception as that’s been lowered to $29.99. Nearly everything here typically costs $60, though Miitopia is again the exception as that one started out at $50.

best buy black 2021 friday switch games

Best Buy has started to put a bunch of products on sale for Black Friday 2021, including gaming and Switch games specifically. Over 100 products related to Nintendo’s console have been discounted.

Below are some of the highlights:

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The Pokemon Company is teaming up with Best Buy, as the retailer will be offering a way for players to catch Gigantamax Eevee and Gigantamax Pikachu in Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield.

Those that stop by the retailer will be able to pick up code cards that can be redeemed for Dynamax Crystals. These will then let you battle – and hopefully catch – a Gigantamax Pikachu and Gigantamax Eevee. You can request a code card at the register without making a purchase.

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Best Buy will be offering an exclusive keychain with pre-orders of the Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl Double Pack, the retailer has announced. The three main starters are featured: Piplup, Chimchar, and Turtwig.

Other retailers previously confirmed plans for their own exclusive items for reserving the product. Over on GameStop, you’ll be provided with a pin set with pre-orders of the Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl Double Pack. Meanwhile, Target is giving out a journal.

Learn more about Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl with the following overview:

Update 3 (5/25): Amazon Germany has pre-orders here, and it does ship to the U.S.

Update 2 (5/21): The amiibo is now up on Amazon UK here.

Update: Pre-orders are sold out at Best Buy, but just went up on GameStop here.

Original (5/19): Pre-orders have started to open for the newly-announced Zelda & Loftwing amiibo, which will be released alongside Zelda: Skyward Sword HD. Best Buy currently has it here. As more retailers make the figure available, we’ll let you know.

Keep in mind that this amiibo will be a bit pricier than normal. The cost of these figures have varied over the past few years, though they’ve usually settled in at around $16 from Nintendo. However, this one will set you back $25.

The Zelda & Loftwing amiibo releases on July 16.

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