If you've yet to pick up Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield for the Nintendo Switch, now's a great time to do so as both versions of the game are discounted at Amazon. There, you'll be able to grab Sword for just $48.50 and Shield for $49, $11 less than their retail price, though you have to add your game of choice to your cart to see the discounted price. The same deal is available at Walmart.

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Pokémon Sword and Shield for Nintendo Switch

If you haven't captured the latest Pokémon games yet, now's the time to do so with both Sword and Shield down to their best prices to date at Amazon. Add your preferred version to your cart to see the discounted price.

$48.50 $59.99 $11 off

Pokémon Sword and Shield are the first main series Pokémon games on the Nintendo Switch. They feature an open area that lets you explore and find new Pokémon. You can start your journey with Grookey, Sobble, or Scorbunny and go on your adventure in the Galar region, which is based on the UK.

While the games don't feature every Pokémon, they do have Dynamaxing, Gigantamaxing, Galarian forms of old favorite Pokémon, and Max Raid battles. You can also make curry in the game and go camping with your Poképals. Your savings could be put towards some of these awesome Pokémon accessories for Nintendo Switch.

Now's the perfect time to pick up the games, not just thanks to the price drop, but also with the newly-announced Expansion Pack DLC on the horizon.

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