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Where to buy the Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing Edition console

Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons is one of the best Nintendo Switch games you can get. So it's no surprise that Nintendo would release a limited edition Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing console. However, much like the traditional Switch console, the Animal Crossing Edition has been near-impossible to find since its launch in March. 

So we're rounding up where to buy the Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing Edition. Looking for a traditional Switch console? Make sure to check out our guide to where to buy the Nintendo Switch

Where to buy Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing Edition Online

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Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing: $299 @ GameStop (opens in new tab)
GameStop now has stock of the Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing Edition. Reminder: this console doesn't include the game. 

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Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing: $299 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon has limited stock of the elusive Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing Edition console. Stock is coming in and out, so if you don't see it right now, check back in a few hours or the next morning. 

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Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing w/ Game: $359 @ GameStop (opens in new tab)
This is the bundle you want! It includes the limited edition Switch Animal Crossing console and it also includes the game. It's in stock at list price at GameStop. 

What is the Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing Edition

The limited edition Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing Edition was launched in March to commemorate the launch of Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The back of the console features designs from the popular game, whereas the included dock is the main attraction with an illustration of Tom Nook and the Nooklings, Timmy and Tommy. The trio are illustrated on a tiny island of their own.

The console's Joy-Cons are also finished in pastel shades of green and blue complete with bespoke wrist straps that match the console's color scheme. The U.S. version of the console doesn't include the game. However, the U.K. version includes a code that lets you download the game for free.  

If you own a Nintendo Switch Lite, there's an Animal Crossing: New Horizon carrying case and screen protector you can get for $24.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab).

As deals editor at Tom’s Guide, Louis is constantly looking for ways to avoid paying full price for the latest gadgets. With over 10 years of deals-hunting experience, Louis price checks against multiple retailers and searches high and low for the best deals to bring readers. A born-and-bred New Yorker, Louis is also an avid swimmer and marathoner. His work has appeared on Gizmodo, CNET, and Time Out New York.