The intendo Switch is a portable console that you can take with you anywhere; however, you may want to think twice about venturing out without a way to protect your $400 gaming system from damage.

There are plenty of cases for the Nintendo Switch, and some are less protective than others. Here are our favorite heavy duty cases for Nintendo Switch.

Hori Tough Pouch

The Hori Touch Pouch is officially licensed by Nintendo, meaning it fits the Switch perfectly.

The outside of the pouch is constructed of a hard, rubberized plastic that doesn't have a lot of give, making it much harder to damage your Nintendo Switch if you drop it. The inside is completely covered with a soft felt-like material that keeps your Nintendo Switch from getting scratched.

The Hori Tough pouch can be yours for about $18.

Deruitu Nintendo Switch Case

Deruitu is a great option for a case that will keep your Switch nice and safe.

This hard case is a great option for the travelling person who has a lot to pack but needs to keep it compact. Although this case has a small exterior, it's interior is larger than one may think. With 29 game slots, two SD card slots, a large pocket for extras, and plenty of space left for your Switch, it's a great option when you've got a lot to pack in.

Get your hands on this Deruitu case for about $12.

Orzly Carry Case

This Orzly case is perfect for your Nintendo Switch and has room for so much more.

This case is shock resistant on the outside and has a flap to protect the screen of your Switch from any scratches that could otherwise occur. This flap is also a place to store your physical games as well as micro SD cards so you won't lose any of them. There's also an extra pocket if you have any extra cords you need to pack with you, like charging cables and headphones.

You can pick up your Orzly carry case for about $14.

Nintendo Switch Deluxe Travel Case

Manufactured by RDS Industries Inc. but officially licensed by Nintendo comes the Nintendo Switch Deluxe Travel case.

Similar to many of the protective cases for the Nintendo Switch we've seen, this zippered pouch is made from a hard plastic material on the outside to prevent you from damaging your Switch when you're carrying it around. Meanwhile, the inside is coated with a soft felt material that prevents your console and other components from getting scratched or scuffed.

The Deluxe Travel case also ships with two hard, red plastic game cartridge cases that can each fit up to four Switch games, and they also threw in two microSD card cases as well. You'll never be without your favorite games, whether they be physical or digital copies, as long as you have the Nintendo Switch Game Traveler Deluxe case around.

It comes in a few different designs, including a Mario Kart and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and they all cost about $18.

Looking for screen protectors?

While cases are perfect for carrying your Nintendo Switch around from place to place, they won't protect your Switch when you're playing it. If you want to keep the screen on your Nintendo Switch free from scuffs, scratches, and other damage I highly suggest you check out our list of the best screen protectors for Nintendo Switch!

Which case do you use to protect your Switch?

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Updated June 2018: We've added some more options to choose from!

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