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2022 is going to be a fantastic year for Nintendo Switch, and today, you can start planning your gaming year on Nintendo’s console. For the first time since last week’s Nintendo Direct, some of the newly announced games are finally going up for preorder. And if you need a new device to play the new games on, the Nintendo Switch OLED Model is still in stock at Amazon. Plus, check out a great PlayStation 5 game sale on Best Buy, save on an Oculus Quest 2 headset, get your favorite team’s sports merch on sale, and more.
Nintendo Switch OLED Back in Stock
The newest Nintendo Switch OLED model has been incredibly difficult to find throughout the holiday season. It’s back today, but only on Amazon, and only for a very limited time. This Switch features a larger, more vibrant OLED touchscreen display, an upgrade to the terrible OG kickstand, an ethernet port on the docking station, and of course new Joy-Con colors. If you’re planning to buy one, don’t hesitate!
Preorder Nintendo Switch Sports, Mario Strikers, and More from the Nintendo Direct
For the first time since last week’s Nintendo Direct, some of the newly announced Nintendo Switch games are going up for preorder. At Target, you can preorder Nintendo Switch Sports, Mario Strikers: Battle League, LIVE A LIVE, and Splatoon 3. The Nintendo Switch Sports preorder comes with a leg strap that will be supported in the game’s soccer mode.
PlayStation 5 Game Sale at Best Buy
PlayStation 5 owners should check out this sale on some of the PS5’s best exclusives. Games like Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, Ghost of Tsushima, Returnal, and Demon’s Souls usually retail at $70, but you can grab all of them right now for $50 or less. Don’t miss your chance to pick up some of the best PS5 games right now at a discount.
Save on Paramount Plus Subscription and Sports Gear with Gift Card Sale
If you subscribe to Paramount Plus, check out this deal where you can grab a $100 Paramount Plus subscription gift card for $85. And, for any big sports fans out there, you can grab new NBA, NHL, MLB, and NFL gear with Best Buy’s gift card sale, where you can buy a $100 digital code for every major sports online store for $85.
LG Gaming Monitor Is $100 Off
This budget gaming monitor is $100 off today, coming in at $279.99. At that price, it’s a great way to grab a 4K monitor, as this offering from LG supports a 27 inch 2560×1440 resolution. And, it has phenomenal response time with a 144 Hz refresh rate. It’s also a flexible fit for your gaming setup, with a stand you can adjust the height and tilt of.
Lenovo Smart Clock
Need a new clock to help wake you up in the morning? How about this smart alarm clock from LG. It instantly tells you the time, weather, and temperature. And, it’s connected with Amazon’s Alexa so you can do things like setting timers, alarms, reminders, and add to your shopping list instantly. The clock is designed with privacy in mind, with no camera and a switch that electrically disconnects the microphones.
Sonic The Hedgehog Ultimate 6” Sonic Collectible Action Figure
Sonic the Hedgehog fans will love this figure of Classic Sonic. Here, the blue blur is standing in the fan-favorite Studiopolis Zone from Sonic Mania, holding one of the iconic rings from the series. Plus, it comes with swappable faces and hands so you can give Sonic whatever expression you want.
Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition
The paperwhite Kindle is one of the most popular choices, due to its resemblance to an actual book. Right now you can save $40 on the eReader that comes with 32 GB of storage, a 6.8″ display, wireless charging , and an auto-adjusting front light.
Bowflex VeloCore Bike
Save nearly $700 on this Bowflex exercise bike today. It includes a 16″ console with custom workouts, coaching, entertainment streaming, and more. It also includes Lean Mode, a core-engaging feature that allows you to lean left and right on the bike, extending your workout to your core.
Oculus Quest 2 VR Headset (Renewed Premium)
Same 1 year Oculus warranty as buying new
Amazon is offering a brand new listing for a “renewed premium” Oculus Quest 2 VR headset. You get $50 off compared to a brand new Oculus Quest and the same 1 year warranty as buying new. The listing also indicates that the Quest 2 will ship starting February 15. The Oculus Quest 2 has so far been the best value when it comes to VR gaming. It’s hundreds of dollars cheaper than its competition, it has phenomenal tracking, it doesn’t need to be tethered to a PC, and it boasts a huge library of games.
PowerBlock 50lb Adjustable Dumbbells (Pair)
Currently Woot (owned by Amazon) is offering a hefty 44% discount on a pair of adjustable dumbbells from PowerBlock. They are as well built as the Bowflex and the specs are similar. Each dumbbell ranges from 10lbs to 50lbs in increments of 5lbs. These sell out very quickly at Woot so if you’ve been eyeing a pair, you better not hesitate. Woot is owned by Amazon, so you can sign in with your Amazon Prime account to get free shipping.
Alienware Aurora R12 RTX 3080 PC for $2199.99
The RTX 3080 is way more powerful than the previous generation’s best video card, the RTX 2080 Ti, and is the best recommended video card for 4K gaming. The RTX 3080 Ti and RTX 3090 are the only cards that are (very slightly) more powerful, but they cost hundreds of dollars more. The RTX 3080 is paired with an AMD Ryzen 9 5900 CPU, which is one of the best processors you can get at the moment, whether it be for gaming or for workstation purposes. It’s been upgraded with liquid cooling as well. The rig is ready to go out of the box with 16GB of DD4-3200MHz RAM and a generously sized 1TB M.2 PCIe NVME SSD. Don’t worry, even the power supply is up to snuff with an ample 1000W rating.
Alienware m15 R5 RTX 3070 Gaming Laptop
Dell is offering an Alienware m15 gaming laptop equipped with an RTX 3070 video card for only $1499.99 after a $50 off coupon code. The RTX 3070 found in this laptop has a TGP rating of 125W, which is one of the fastest RTX 3070 video cards you’ll find in any gaming laptop. Most other RTX 3070 gaming laptops have a TGP rating of under 100W, which translates to lower performance. This is done deliberately to conserve power and reduce heat. Alienware counters this by improving the cooling of the laptop.
Bose QuietComfort 35 II Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Bluetooth Headphones
The Bose QC35 is one of the best noise cancelling headphones ever made. Nowadays, there are plenty of contenders out there, but at this price the QC 35 II can’t be beat. It’s a full $170 cheaper than the current price of the Bose QC45 or the Sony WH1000XM4.
New Apple AirPods Pro Noise-Cancelling Earbuds
If you regret not picking the Airpods Pro up on Black Friday, here’s your chance to get it today at the same price. This is the newest generation model with the MagSafe compatible wireless charger. The AirPods Pro is considered one of the best noise-cancelling in-ear headphones you can get, especially for under $200. The noise cancellation is considered to be even better than the Bose Quietcomfort because of the natural noise isolating design of the in-ear earbuds. If isolation and sound quality are of utmost important to you, then it’s easily worth the upgrade over the AirPods 3.
Apple AirPods 2
Pick up a pair of Apple AirPods 2 wireless earbuds for the lowest price we’ve ever seen. These AirPods include a charging case that you plug in via USB Type-C, not the “wireless” charger that supports Qi charging. You can get it with wireless charging case for $50 more but it’s definitely not worth it; few people actually use the wireless charging feature and inductive charging is inherently much slower.
$39.99 or Less Nintendo Switch Games
Amazon has discounted several Nintendo Switch games by about 33%-40% off. Several of these games are rarely discounted, like Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, Skyward Sword HD, Pikmin 3 Deluxe, and Bravely Default 2. Some of them are available as a digital copy, others physical. It’s a great time to build out your Switch library, especially if you’re one of the many who picked up a brand new Switch console over Black Friday or the holiday season.
New Release: XPG ATOM 1TB M.2 SSD with Heatsink
XPG has released another PS5-compatible SSD that’s even cheaper than the XPG S70 Blade, which was already the least expensive PS5-compatible SSD you could buy. Whereas the S70 Blade has read speeds of 7400MB/s, the ATOM has read speeds of 5000MB/s. That’s still good enough to meet PS5’s requirements, and if your sole intent is to use this in a PS5 console, you’ll hardly notice the difference between the two. Like the S70 Blade, this SSD includes a thin aluminum heat spreader.