Quick Answer: Why Do Switch Games Never Go On Sale?

Games never go on sale for Nintendo.

They do offer the “Nintendo Selects” brand, but there’s no rhyme or reason to it.

The game simply needs to have sold well and have been on the market long enough that Nintendo feels it’s time to reduce price.

On the 3DS (in North America), only 12 titles have earned the title.

Do switch games ever go on sale?

Nintendo games do go on sale in the eShop.

However, they usually aren’t Nintendo’s flagship titles or popular series. If they are, then most likely, the game was not that good to begin with.

Why are switch games still so expensive?

Nintendo Switch carts cost more to make than Blu-rays. What does this mean? Well, we’ve heard that the cost of manufacturing a Nintendo Switch game is higher than the cost of making a PS4, PC or Xbox One game, because the cartridges the Switch uses cost more to make than Blu-ray discs.

Will Nintendo switch games get cheaper?

Yes. Eventually, the Nintendo Switch will become cheaper. Think about old consoles such as the Wii and Xbox 360. After a year or two, they are no longer worth their initial price.

Does the Nintendo eShop ever have sales?

Yes the eshop periodically will have sales but usually you will have to wait for quite a bit before new releases get discounted. First party games are almost always full price on eshop.

Why did the Wii U fail?

The Wii U was likely a failure because of a confluence of issues. Chief among them was the fact that Nintendo failed to truly delineate the Wii U from the Wii. When the Wii U launched in 2012, Nintendo had become convinced that anything bearing the Wii’s name would sell.

How much will the Nintendo switch cost on Black Friday?

Price Predictions for Black Friday 2017

The biggest discount on the Nintendo Switch (standard package, no games) will likely be a $50 discount from the retail price of $299.99 to a Black Friday price of $249.99. This is a fairly standard discount on consoles during the Thanksgiving weekend sales.