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    28 Gifts That Are Perfect For Anyone Absolutely Obsessed With Their Nintendo Switch

    Take your Switch game to the next level.

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    1. If you haven't gotten a Nintendo Switch Lite yet, what are you waiting for?

    A man happily playing his Nintendo Switch Lite

    Promising Review: "Amazing console. Not too big, not too small. There is something that just feels more intimate about a handheld device you can play while sitting on the couch in a relaxed position. Or even more being able to take the experience with you and combat the total boredom of a three hour layover at the airport, followed by another half day in a cramped airplane." —Sunny

    Get it from Amazon in gray, turquoise, or yellow for $199.

    Learn more about the Nintendo Switch Lite here!

    2. An official Nintendo Switch Edition portable charger, for that one gamer who prefers the portable Switch experience.

    On the left, the charger and its packaging. On the right, hands holding. a switch while it's plugged into the small charger

    Promising Review: "Served me well on my international trip! That long plane flight was much more tolerable with my Nintendo Switch. Works as advertised and is of good quality!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $54.93 (or $118.75 for greater charging capacity).

    3. Super Mario 3D All-Stars, for anyone looking to relive their childhood.

    Mario swinging Bowser around by the tail in Super Mario 64

    Promising Review: "A fantastic bundle. Three of the most classic 3D Mario games ever made in one package. Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy, plus their soundtracks, all in one." —Bryant

    Get it for Nintendo Switch from Amazon for $59.85.

    4. A Switch carrying case, for the person who wants to compactly bring all their goodies on the go — great for flying!

    A handheld case that neatly packs a standard Switch, an extra set of joycons, cables, headphones, and game cartridges

    Promising Review: "Honestly love this carrying case. The way it’s molded to fit the switch is perfect and keeps it from moving around or rattling. More than enough slots to hold and store games. I doubt I’ll fill it to capacity anytime soon." —Gerson Camacho

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    5. Or a heavy-duty, ergonomically-designed Mumba Case, for those whose fingers can only be described as "buttery" and who could use some extra grip.

    A large rubber casing that attaches to the back of a Switch for both protection and grip-ability

    Promising Review: "This is the best accessory I've purchased for the Switch. Bar none. It makes it easier to hold. It's much more comfortable. The Switch is also better looking in the case." —Robbit

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    6. Animal Crossing: New Horizons, for anyone looking for an escape.

    An avatar sitting happily and peacefully on a beach next to a little bonfire

    Promising Review: "What a phenomenal game. The graphics are gorgeous, the characters are lovely, the scenery is charming and all around, it's a perfect game. It calms you down, lets you take a breather from the hellish world that is where we are currently, and envelops you in a beautiful, serene paradise where you have nothing to do and nowhere to go, except for making a few friends and maybe making some money along the way. Please purchase this game, it's so, so worth it." —Teddy

    Get it for Nintendo Switch from Amazon for $49.94.

    7. A charging dock for your Switch controllers, so you can charge every controller at once.

    A square doc with a Joy-Con mounted at each corner

    Promising Review: "This item is a lifesaver! It's so convenient to charge all (four) of our Joy-Cons at once. It also charges them quickly and has status lights (red for charging, green for charged). It's small and portable, and easy to carry back and forth to my place and my boyfriend's. It runs via USB plug-in, so we hook it up directly to the USB port on the Switch. This is must-have item for sure!" —Ashley Marie

    Get it from Amazon for $21.49.

    8. A glass screen protector, because let's be honest: The Switch's screen is plastic, which means it's more vulnerable to scratches, which means you're going to scratch it up without one of these.

    Glass screen protectors with a Switch for scale — they fit perfectly

    Promising Review: "Stop looking for a better option, this is the protector your Switch NEEDS." —Unreallystic

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    9. A Nintendo Switch Pro Controller to give the Switch that signature ~console feel~ for anyone that prefers to play on their television.

    A Switcher controller with the size, weight, and feel of an Xbox controller

    Promising Review: "This is one of the most comfortable controllers I have ever used, which increases the enjoyment of my Switch games even more. The battery life is good, the layout makes sense, and it has built in motion-sensors for gyro-scope aiming, which comes in handy for games like Splatoon 2 and Zelda: Breath of the Wild. —D Fay

    Get it from Amazon for $59.

    10. Or the cheaper PowerA Wireless Switch Controller, if you want a less expensive alternative to the Pro Controller.

    The black controller

    Promising Review: "Great controller, love the color, used almost daily and it works great!" —Susan Arnold

    Get it from Amazon for $37.95.

    11. Paper Mario: The Origami King, for anyone looking for a cute and challenging Mario adventure with a twist.

    A 2D paper Mario running through a 3D world

    Promising Review: "This game is amazing. The music, the battle style, and the charm is great. The motion controls are really well done. I love this game." —Alex

    Get it from Amazon for Nintendo Switch for $57.48.

    12. A USB-C cable, for on-the-go charging — or for just an affordable extra set of cables.

    Sleek USB-C to USB-A cables

    Promising Review: "Perfect length for charging things and still being able to use it. Works well with my iPad, Nintendo switch, and controller. I would recommend this for anyone needing a good quality USB-C cord. The price is really nice too." —Jillian

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $10.99.

    13. An Ergonomic Switch Grip, for the person whose hands are just a liiiiittle too big for the Switch.

    A single grip that fits around both joycons and locks in at the bottom, almost like a dock

    Promising Review: "This grip is perfect. As a person with large hands, this thing is a godsend. The Switch now fits my hands more naturally and I don't feel like I'm going to drop it." — finch460

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99.

    14. Hades, for anyone looking for a challenging game to get their heart racing.

    A large explosion lights up the screen in this arcade-style dungeon crawler
    Supergiant Games

    I can't put this game down. Every time you play it you make a little more progress which gives you a real tangible sense of accomplishment you don't often get in games. It's action-packed, it's exciting, it's full of scantily-clad Greek gods. What else could you want?

    Get it for Nintendo Switch from the Nintendo E Shop for $24.99.

    15. A new set of Joy-Cons, because the only thing more fun than playing Switch is playing with friends!

    A box with green and pink Joy-Cons

    Promising Review: "I really enjoy the Joy-Con as it can be split into two separate controllers and used by two separate people. I think it's extremely innovative." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon in pink and green for $69+ (available in six colors).

    16. A set of Joy-Cons isn't complete without these FastSnail Grips, which turn an individual Joy-Con into a complete controller.

    Shaped like your standard controller with two handgrips, a Joy-Con fits perfectly right in the center

    Promising Review: "These Joy-Con grips are great! I ordered two sets of neon yellow grips and was very pleased to find that they are virtually an exact color match to the neon yellow Joy-Cons — they blend in perfectly! The grips have a soft velvety texture and are made of a light material that seems to insulate very well, keeping my (and my friends') hands cool and comfortable during long play sessions. It's finally possible to play with a single Joy-Con without cramping or hurting your fingers, and the addition of extended trigger buttons is fantastic!" —Kole

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in seven colors).

    17. The Spyro Reignited Trilogy, for your friend who insists that the Playstation 1 was the best system.

    Spyro running toward the camera with a large rock monster in pursuit

    Promising Review: "One of my favorite games comes to the Nintendo Switch in the form of the Spyro Trilogy. Growing up, Spyro was one of my favorite games to play on the PlayStation. Spyro The Dragon is the only one I played, so I was excited when I heard they were releasing a remake of the first three games. Ready to dive into the world of Spyro once more. No regrets on this purchase." —Smaug

    Get it from Best Buy for $33.99.

    18. A set of thumb grips, so your friend with big ol' fingers can have an easier time playing the Switch in handheld mode.

    On the Switch, the grips make for a more elevated and pronounced joystick

    Promising Review: "These are awesome. The Joy-Con thumbsticks are just a little bit slippery, and especially long game sessions they can sometimes become a little tiresome on the thumbs, but these thumb grips work great, fit perfect, and add just the right level of friction. Now I can play long sessions without tiring out my thumbs and without any concern of slipping." —Nicholas Ewalt

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $9.99 (available in six color combinations).

    19. The Ring Fit Adventure (Switch's take on the Wii Fit), for staying active during quarantine.

    A woman doing stretches with the Ring Fit held above her head, and the avatar doing an identical pose to battle monsters
    Nintendo, Amazon

    Promising Review: "I love this product so much. My wife and I bought it because we wanted a way to keep in shape during the winter months. We don’t like gyms and don’t have room for a treadmill so this was a perfect choice for us. All we have to do to work our is move our coffee table over and strap in." —Samantha

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99.

    20. A gooseneck table mount stand, for your super lazy friend who wants to play the Switch while lying down.

    A desk mounted stand with a long, bendable neck

    Promising Review: "This is exactly what I was looking for. I had been wanting to play my Nintendo Switch in bed without having to hold up the entire console. This mount allows me to have the screen hover above my head while my arms and neck can relax. This is the ultimate in laziness and I love it. :)" —Michael K

    Get it from Amazon for $21.89.

    21. A VORI gaming backpack, for your 21st century friend who owns more gadgets than they can carry.

    An unzipped backpack with a Switch pocket, controller pocket, ipad pocket, and cables and headphones pockets

    Promising Review: "This has been one of the best backpacks I've had in a while. Along with keeping all of my Switch, and Switch accessories easily packed, I can have so much more in there." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (available in three colors).

    22. Bioshock: The Collection, for anyone looking to play some of the best games of the last console generation.

    A giant Puritanical statue of in the middle of Columbia
    2K Games

    Promising Review: "Everyone should play these games at least once. Bioshock is one of my all time favorite series, and this collection has all three games, translated well for the Switch. Go undersea in the first two and into the clouds in the third. The stories presented here are the subject of endless discussion and speculation on the internet. The environments are compelling. The character acting, especially in Infinite, is better than most modern games. Get this. If you like shooters and good narrative, you will not be disappointed." —Chris

    Get it for the Nintendo Switch from Best Buy for $49.99.

    23. A 128 GB SD card, for the person who only buys digital games and needs way more space on their Switch.

    the card

    Promising Review: "Bought this for my Nintendo Switch. It's a very good card, writes and reads at high speeds, and enough storage to last a while. It's actually noticeably faster loading than my previous SD card. I'm very happy with this purchase, and it's a good price so when I need more space I'll order this again." —Michael

    Get it from Amazon for $28.57.

    24. Super Mega Baseball 3, for anyone looking for a super easy to pick-up yet surprisingly deep baseball game.

    Stout little cartoon men play baseball in a packed stadium
    Metalhead Software Inc.

    This game is perfect for people who want an arcade style baseball game that's easy to get the hang of while at the same time offering a super-deep baseball experience to those who want it. It's cartoony, it's fun, it's baseball without all of the boring baseball stuff attached to it. It's great.

    Get it for Nintendo Switch from the Nintendo E Shop for $44.99.

    25. Pikmin 3 Deluxe, for anyone who loved playing Pikmin way back on Gamecube.

    A group of small characters surrounding a lemon

    Promising Review: "An improved port of a top 5 Wii U Game. This game is fantastic. The graphics are incredible. Nintendo did such a great job with the foliage and the lighting. I played this on the Wii U and feel the Switch version is even better. The improved controls are fantastic. I have younger kids so we are having a lot of fun playing multi-player." —Brock R Barney

    Get it for Nintendo Switch from Amazon for $59.99.

    26. Pokémon Sword, for anyone looking to become a Pokémon master.

    A pokémon trainer throwing a pokéball
    Game Freak

    Promising Review: "This game is exactly like the older versions (Red, Blue, Yellow, etc.) but with better graphics/gameplay! I opened it and have not stopped playing since I got it! You level up your Pokémon through BATTLES with wild Pokémon, trainers, or gym leaders. Gotta catch them all!" —kevin joseph Sundquist

    Get it for Nintendo Switch from Amazon for $39.99, or get the Shield Edition for $39.99.

    27. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, for anyone looking to play one of, if not, the best games the Switch has to offer.

    Link running for cover as a Guardian charges up its blast

    Promising Review: "I...have never been so taken aback by the vastness of a game. You really don't need to read another review, Zelda alone is worth the price of a Switch. Like if they sold this game for 300 dollars I would probably buy it. In fact, it's the only Switch game I own, and have no real plans to purchase anything else because between the original game and Master Mode, I will be getting a divorce soon so I can spend more time collecting mushrooms and climbing mountains." —Just another sheep

    Get it for Nintendo Switch from Amazon for $44.99.

    28. And the just-released Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, for anyone looking for a spiritual sequel to Breath of the Wild.

    Link shoots an arrow at a machine beast

    Promising Review: Well, this game is so new there are no user reviews yet but IGN just scored the game a 9/10.

    Get it for Nintendo Switch from Amazon for $59.88.

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