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The Best Early Pre-Order Deals for Pokémon Sword and Shield

Sword and Shield hit stores November 15th, and some retailers are already offering pre-order deals.
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  • Pokémon Sword and Shield Release Date: November 15th, 2019
  • Editions Available: Sword, Shield
  • Platform: Nintendo Switch
  • MSRP for Pokémon Sword and Shield: Sword - $59.99 | Shield - $59.99

Get ready for a new journey, Nintendo fans: Pokémon Sword and Shield are officially coming to the Nintendo Switch this November.

With a history spanning over 20 years, Pokémon has captured the hearts and minds of fans for generations. It's literally the highest-grossing media franchise of all time.

With such a following, there's obviously a lot of excitement surrounding this announcement. The newest generation of the classic RPG series hits stores on November 15th, 2019, and retailers are already riding the hype train and posting pre-order deals online.

There aren't a ton of offers so far, but there are sure to be more as we get closer to the release date. Until then, we've rounded up all the best (and earliest) pre-order deals for Pokémon Sword and Shield. Be sure to check back in on this article for updates throughout the year!

And if you haven't seen any of Pokémon Gen 8 yet, check out the release date announcement trailer:


Where to Find the Best Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Deals

Best Buy

My Best Buy members get 500 My Best Buy points (worth $10) when pre-ordering either version of the game. These points cannot be applied to the purchase of the game, but they can be used on future orders. Shipping is free, but you need a My Best Buy account (it's free to sign up) to qualify for this offer.

And if you happen to be subscribed to Best Buy's Gamer's Club Unlocked program, you can get either version of the game for $47.99.

Pre-Order Now from Best Buy


As is the case with Best Buy, Amazon is offering $10 in credit to any Prime Member who pre-orders Pokémon Sword or Shield. The credit should be automatically sent to you after the game comes out. However, it's important to note this offer is limited to one use per customer.

Pre-Order Now from Amazon

GameStop, Walmart

Even if you're not an Amazon or Best Buy member, you still have the option to pre-order Pokémon Sword and Shield from other outlets.

Pre-orders are live on GameStop and Walmart for the standard $59.99.

Pre-Order Now from GameStop

Pre-Order Now from Walmart

It's highly likely more retailers will join the fray in the coming weeks and months. That could mean new and better pre-order deals, so be sure to check back to see if we've found any more solid offers.

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