It’s back! Nearly impossible-to-find Nintendo Switch Lite is at Best Buy right now – CNET

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Update: Right now, as of July 28, the gray version of the Nintendo Switch Lite has shown up in inventory at Best Buy. It absolutely won’t last long, so if you’ve been looking to buy one but couldn’t because it has been out of stock for months, grab it quickly before every place is sold out again. 

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a huge upswing in videogame popularity as millions continue to stay home. That’s left the Nintendo Switch nearly impossible to find since at least March, as the pandemic has disrupted the global electronics supply chain and sleazy resellers have been using bots to scoop up what little inventory exists. Oh, and the popularity of Animal Crossing: New Horizons hasn’t helped, either. 

But starting at the end of April, the Nintendo Switch Lite has sporadically returned to many retailer shelves, popping up at Amazon, GameStop, Best Buy and Target — and often disappearing just as quickly. We’re collating available stock here at the MSRP of $200, but note that pricing and availability change frequently. Please double-check before completing a purchase. 

And no, you can’t connect this version of the Switch to your TV — that’s only the pricier $300 Switch that remains out of stock nearly everywhere, though there are indications that shortage may finally begin abating soon. But if you need more encouragement to take the plunge on the Lite model, you can read CNET’s review of the Switch Lite.

Amazon

Update: As of July 28, there are no Nintendo Switch Lites available for online purchase for $200 at Amazon.    


GameStop

Update: As of July 28, there are no Nintendo Switch Lites available for online purchase for $200 at GameStop.           


Best Buy


Target

Update: As of July 28, there are no Nintendo Switch Lites available for online purchase for $200 at Target.       


Out of stock

Desperate for a Switch Lite? This list includes units available at a higher price via a third-party reseller, or ones that are only available for pickup in a brick-and-mortar store location.

This article is updated frequently to reflect availability. 

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