Nintendo's new console is out and we're here to show you where to buy the Nintendo Switch OLED online. The upgraded version of Nintendo's hybrid console costs $349, but it's already showing up as sold out across all the major retailers, including Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart.
As a reminder, even buying a regular Nintendo Switch hasn't been the easiest task. So now that Nintendo's new console is here, we're showing you all the places to check for Nintendo Switch OLED inventory.
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The Switch OLED is looking a certainty to become one of the most sought-after holiday gifts this year, and with the global chip shortages still ongoing, stock of the Nintendo Switch OLED model may not meet demand.
If you want to get yourself an upgraded Nintendo Switch before the end of the year you'll need to be fast whenever there is a restock. That's where we can help; below you’ll find all the major retailers that currently have Nintendo Switch OLED listing pages that you can check for restocks.
The Nintendo Switch OLED is currently sold out at all major retailers but don't worry. Retailers such as GameStop and the Nintendo Store restocked the console over the last few days. These drops confirm that there will be more stock of the in-demand machine in the run-up to the holidays. You'll need to be vigilant to secure a unit though.
We'll be updating this article throughout the holidays and beyond, so make sure to keep checking back so you don't miss when more Nintendo Switch OLED restock becomes available.
Nintendo Switch OLED and Black Friday
Black Friday deals have officially landed. The annual sales event may still be a few weeks away, but retailers aren't waiting any longer to offer some of the biggest savings of the year.
As expected any form of a discount on the Nintendo Switch OLED is not included among the hundreds of Black Friday gaming deals you can currently score, but that doesn't mean wannabe owners should ignore all the savings currently available.
While you're keeping an eye out for where to buy a Nintendo Switch OLED you can scoop up everything you need to have your console fully kitted out when you finally secure it.
Where to buy the Nintendo Switch OLED (U.S.)
Nintendo Switch OLED: $349 @ Best Buy (check stock)
A listing page for the Nintendo Switch OLED is now live at Best Buy. The retailer is offering both the white and red/blue version of the Nintendo Switch OLED, but is sold out of both.
Nintendo Switch OLED: $349 @ Target (check stock)
Target is now sold out of the Nintendo Switch OLED. The retailer is offering both the white and red/blue Nintendo Switch OLED, but it's likely to have stock in the run-up to the holiday season.
Nintendo Switch OLED: $349 @ Nintendo (check stock)
Nintendo was the first retailer to have a listing for the Nintendo Switch OLED go live. Nintendo is selling both the white and red/blue versions of the Switch OLED, but both are listed as "temporarily sold out" right now.
Nintendo Switch OLED: $349 @ B&H Photo Video (check stock)
A listing page for the Nintendo Switch OLED has appeared at B&H Photo Video, like the rest of the retailers on this list it's currently sold out. There is a waiting list you can join, however, and you'll be notified if it comes back in stock.
Where to buy the Nintendo Switch OLED (U.K.)
Nintendo Switch OLED: £309 @ Amazon (check stock)
Amazon itself is sold out of the Nintendo OLED but there are thrid party sellers listing the console on the retailer's site. Unfortunately, these resellers are looking for up to £399 per console, which is frustrating.
Nintendo Switch OLED: from £309 @ Game (check stock)
If you live in the UK, Game is still taking orders of the Nintendo Switch OLED. These units will be delivered after October 22 and will likely sell out very soon.
Nintendo Switch OLED: from £309 @ Nintendo (check stock)
Nintendo is also taking orders of the Nintendo Switch OLED, though its My Nintendo Store is currently sold out. Expect a restock in the coming weeks though.
Nintendo Switch OLED: from £309 @ Smyths Toys
Smyths Toys is one of the few retailers that is currently taking orders of the Nintendo Switch OLED. The stock isn't available to dispatch today, but it's expected to be later in the month.
Nintendo Switch OLED: from £309 @ ShopTo
ShopTo is another retailer that currently has the Nintendo Switch OLED on backorder. Stock isn't available right now, but you can reserve a unit now that will dispatched during the next restock.
What is the Nintendo Switch OLED model
The newest member of the Nintendo Switch family is a refreshed version of the base Nintendo Switch console. That means it offers all the same features as the regular Switch but with a set of much-needed upgrades.
The flagship feature is the new 7-inch OLED screen. This is a sizeable increase from the 6.2-inch LCD screen on the standard Nintendo Switch. The OLED screen will make exclusive games like Metroid Dread and Breath of the Wild 2 look even more incredible when played in handheld mode.
The Nintendo Switch OLED model will also offer a wide adjustable stand, perfect for finding the ideal angle for play, an improved dock that boasts a wired LAN port (ideal for upcoming multiplayer shooter Splatoon 3), 64GB of internal storage (double the 32GB on the standard Switch) and enhanced audio features thanks to a redesigned set of inbuilt speakers. It also appears to last for a little longer, as we found out when we tested the Nintendo Switch OLED battery life.
It’s definitely an evolution of the Nintendo Switch, rather than the revolutionary Nintendo Switch Pro that some had hoped for, but if you’re a frequent Switch player or just looking to get a Nintendo system for the first time, the Nintendo Switch OLED model is the clear choice to go with.