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The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Updated September 24, 2020 1.7k votes 251 voters 12.2k views40 items

List RulesOnly Nintendo Switch games between $20 and $30 right now in the eShop.

Looking for a few great Nintendo games for cheap? The Switch has an awesome catalog of exclusives and popular ports, but you can snag some of the best Switch games for $30 or less.

Considering you're basically getting two consoles in one, the Nintendo Switch already feels like a bargain. In case you needed all the more reason to love the Switch, you can find all kinds of amazing games for incredibly affordable prices. If you've got $20-$30 burning a hole in your pocket, the eShop has you covered with anything from shooters to strategy games to narrative adventures, no matter what your taste. How many titles have you tried in 2020?

Vote up the best Switch One games under $30, and add any that are missing. Be sure to also check out the best free Switch games, games under $10, and even games under $20.

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    Price: $29.99

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    Price: $29.99

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    Price: $29.99

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    Price: $24.99

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    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

    Price: $29.99

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    Price: $24.99

    Overcooked 2 is a cooperative cooking simulation video game developed by Ghost Town Games and published by Team17. The sequel to Overcooked, it was released for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch,...  more

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    Price: $24.99

    Moonlighter is an action-RPG indie game developed by Spanish indie studio Digital Sun and released for Microsoft Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on May 29, 2018. Moonlighter has the...  more
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    Price: $24.99

    Superhot is an independent first-person shooter video game developed and published by Superhot Team. Though the game follows traditional first-person shooter gameplay mechanics, with the player...  more
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    Price: $29.99

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    Price: $20.99

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    Price: $29.99

    Bendy and the Ink Machine is an episodic survival horror video game developed and published by TheMeatly Games. The game focuses on Henry, a retired cartoonist, who returns to the old studio he...  more
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    Price: $29.99

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    Price: $29.99

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    Price: $29.99

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    Price: $24.99

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    Price: $29.99

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    Price: $29.99

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    Price: $29.99

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    Metro: Last Light

    Price: $24.99

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    Price: $24.99

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    Price: $29.99

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    Price: $24.99

    Metro 2033 is a survival horror first-person shooter video game, based on the novel Metro 2033 by Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky. Metro 2033 was developed by 4A Games in Ukraine, and was released...  more
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    Price: $29.99

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    Price: $24.99

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    Price: $29.99

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