The Nintendo Switch bundle, which includes ‘Mario Kart 8’, is now back in stock on Amazon

Late to the Switch party? Now’s the best time to jump on board

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Nintendo Switches tend to fly off the shelves and go out of stock within a few days, especially over the holidays, so it’s a pleasant surprise to see a Switch bundle still on sale at Amazon – it’s going for $499, and includes Mario Kart 8 Deluxe as well as a three-month Switch Online membership.

It’s easy to see why the bundle is so popular. The Switch was an instant classic when it came out, providing you endless hours of top-tier entertainment in a portable package. And it’s only gotten better since: the bundle version of the console boasts an improved battery life compared to the older version. And since a Switch alone will already set you back about $500, this bundle is a steal.

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Nintendo hasn’t thrown in just any game, either. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is widely considered one of the best editions of the classic series, retaining the best elements and tracks from previous games while adding more characters and courses. And with a free three-month subscription to Switch Online, you can race with friends without having to leave the comfort of your couch.

The game alone retails for about $50 to $60, so having it included in the bundle makes it a no-brainer buy – grab one before it sells out again.

BUY NOW: $499