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For some reason, Nintendo’s official micro SD cards are pricier than a gold Zelda II cartridge. Save your coins and use one of these storage solutions instead.
If there’s a downside to owning a Switch, it’s easily the tiny hard drive. After downloading one or two games, your drive gets full and you’ve got to “empty the fridge” as they say. Instead of archiving and re-downloading games all the time, store them on a micro SD card. That way, they’re only a click of a Joy-Con away.
These micro SD cards cost a fraction of the official Nintendo model and work just as well.
I get it, you’re not ready to go full blown digital yet. But there are tons of great indie titles on the Switch, and most of those don’t come on cartridges. With 32 GB of storage space, all those indie games will live happily on your Switch with room to spare.
Price on Amazon: $6.85 (regularly $14.99)
Spoiler: Nintendo often releases new games at midnight on the eShop. With 128 GB, you’ll be able to download all these titles and play them before anyone else does. Sure beats schlepping to the store on release day.
Price on Amazon: $20.99 (regularly $22.50)
If you’ve seen the Nintendo Direct, you know there’s an onslaught of fresh titles on the horizon. The Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion, Hyrule Warriors, Mario Tennis Aces and Super Smash Bros. are coming this year, some within a few months. With 200 GB you can be sure you’ll have room to play and display all these great games on your desktop.
Price on Amazon: $34.98 (regularly $38.99)
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Jaime Carillo is a writer for Pure Nintendo and a plucky YouTube cook. He specializes in writing about console gaming and kitchen gadgets. It comes naturally, considering he's either wielding a massive cleaver or Switch Pro controller at any given point. When he's not cruising through a drive-thru at 2am, he's baking shokupan or whipping up a big pot of Japanese curry. He enjoys retro gaming, geopolitics, and Vic Berger videos.