It must be E3 season, because gaming deals are coming out of the woodwork. Start by checking out .
Then check this out: For a limited time, and while supplies last, MassGenie has the Nintendo Switch for $254.99 shipped. That's after clicking the orange Power Deal button (which requires you to have a MassGenie account).
That price is good on both the red/blue model and the gray one; just click the color selector on the product page. Note, however, that although there's a countdown clock on that page, it will likely reset once it gets to zero -- a rather disingenuous MassGenie practice, if you ask me.
Of course, a game console is no good without games, so consider starting with this: Walmart has Capcom Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection for $19.93 -- 50% off the regular price.
While you're at it, consider picking up the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller for $49.99, a rare $20 savings.
The Switch remains one of the most sought-after gaming systems on the planet. CNET called it "pure fun on a big-screen TV or on the go" and awarded it an 8.5/10 rating. Read the fullto learn more.
While you're at it, check out theand .
Bonus deal: Power your Switch (and more) on the go with this 26,800-mAh charger for $63 (save $37)
Nintendo promises up to 6 hours of battery life on the Switch, but let's get real: Depending on the game, the settings (brightness, Wi-Fi, etc) and so on, you may not get more than 2.5-3 hours.
Mobile chargers to the rescue! For a limited time, and while supplies last, Wellmade Brands (via Amazon) has the Omars Beast 26,800-mAh Portable Charger with AC Outlet for $62.99. That's after applying promo code 6EU9D2TR at checkout. Regular price: $99.99.
This is about as modern as mobile chargers get: In addition to a two-prong AC outlet that can supply up to 90 watts (enough to charge many, if not most, laptops), it has a Power Delivery (PD) Type-C USB port and two Type-A USB ports that support QuickCharge 3.0 technology.
It's also reasonably compact, measuring just 7.2x6.3x1.5 inches -- though it's definitely a little hefty at 3.6 pounds. Still, if you want plenty of extra juice for your Switch and/or other devices, this is one of the lowest prices I've seen for a power bank like this.
Bonus Deal: Refurbished Xbox One X: $237.99 (save $160)
Microsoft's flagship console, the Xbox One X, sells new for $500, though you can now find.
Just want the console itself for the lowest possible price? You got it: For a limited time, and while supplies last, GamerCandy (via Rakuten) has the preowned Xbox One X for $237.99 when you apply coupon code GC42 at checkout. (You must also be logged into your Rakuten account.)
Buried in the product description is this: "This is a Preowned Open Box item - Retail box is damaged and has been opened. Everything inside has been verified, tested and in good condition."
Not listed anywhere that I could find: warranty information. It could be 90 days, or you might have only the 30-day return window. My advice is to reach out to the seller before buying.
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Originally published on March 19.
Update, June 10: New pricing and availability; changed bonus deals.
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