'Animal Crossing' Nintendo Switch Console: Deals at Target, Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon, Game Stop

The Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch console is available to purchase from today, March 13, ahead of the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game launch on March 20.

The Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch console comes with pastel blue and green controllers, an original Animal Crossing-inspired design on the back, and a dock featuring Tom Nook and his nephews, Timmy and Tommy. The console will be available to purchase instore at Game Stop, Best Buy, Target, Walmart and online.

The console complements the game, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, where players will join Tom Nook's Nook Inc. Deserted Island Getaway Package and move to a deserted island. The players will then collect resources to craft tools and furniture, go fishing, catch bugs, make friends with the islanders, and design their island.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons will be compatible with amiibo so fans can add beloved characters to their island, and gamers learned a lot about the upcoming game in the Animal Crossing Nintendo Direct,

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Where to buy the "Animal Crossing" Nintendo Switch console

  • Walmart
  • Best Buy
  • Target
  • Amazon
  • Gamestop
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The Animal Crossing-inspired Nintendo Switch featuring Tom Nook, Timmy and Tommy. Nintendo

Nintendo Switch "Animal Crossing" Console

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The console kit comes with a Nintendo Switch console, Nintendo Switch dock, pastel green and blue Joy‑Cons, Joy‑Con wrist straps, a Joy‑Con grip, a high-speed HDMI cable, and a Nintendo Switch AC adapter. The Animal Crossing game is not included and must be purchased separately, from March 20.

Target "Animal Crossing" Switch

The Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch console costs $299.99 at Target. Also available to purchase today are the Animal Crossing carry case for $24.99 and the Animal Crossing: New Horizon Nintendo Switch game traveler deluxe travel case for $19.99.

Walmart "Animal Crossing" Switch

Walmart is selling Animal Crossing merchandise, including apparel, accessories, and amiibo cards. While Walmart is selling lots of Animal Crossing amiibo figures, not every character will be available to add to your island at launch.

Best Buy "Animal Crossing" Switch

You can purchase the Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch at Best Buy for $299.99 or $50 per month for 6 months. Best Buy is also selling an Animal Crossing package that comes with the digital download of the game and an Animal Crossing Bell Bag for $64.99, down from $79.98, which is cheaper than buying the game for $59.99 and the Bell Bag separately for $19.99.

Amazon "Animal Crossing" Switch

The Animal Crossing Switch is currently sold out on Amazon but might be restocked soon. The only consoles selling on the site at the time of writing are those from secondary sellers, who have inflated the price to more than $500. However, Animal Crossing fans can buy the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Official Companion Guide from Amazon for $17.99 down from $29.99.

Game Stop "Animal Crossing" Switch

Game Stop is selling an Animal Crossing bundle that comes with the Nintendo Switch and a digital copy of Animal Crossing: New Horizons for $359. While the console is available to purchase and pick up today, the digital game won't be available to play until March 20.

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