Best Nintendo Switch OLED pre-order deals in Australia

Posted: 8 July 2021 5:15 pm
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Secure your Switch now with one of these Aussie pre-order offers.

Nintendo Switch OLED - $539 at Amazon

Nintendo Switch OLED - $539 at Amazon

Following plenty of speculation from fans, Nintendo finally announced the arrival of the Nintendo Switch OLED Model late Tuesday night.

While the new console isn't set to release into stores until 8 October, a handful of Aussie retailers are already offering it up for pre-order.

Though there's little differentiation on the $539 price point, some stores are offering additional pre-order perks, such as price guarantee, free shipping and click and collect.

Scroll on to see your available options or see our guide on everything we know so far about the OLED Model.

1. Amazon

Amazon Australia has just opened pre-orders for both OLED Model colourways and the compatible carry case and screen protector bundle.

Currently, Amazon is offering delivery on the day of the launch, free shipping on either console and payment through buy now pay later service Zip.

It also has a pre-order price guarantee, which means the price you're charged will be the lowest price offered by Amazon between the time you placed your order and the end of the day of the release date.

Pre-order at Amazon

2. JB Hi-Fi

JB Hi-Fi is offering a pre-order price match guarantee on both Switch OLED consoles, which means you'll be refunded the difference if the price drops before release day.

The site is also allowing you to pay with Afterpay, Zip or LattitudePay and collect your order in-store on the release day.

Pre-order at JB Hi-Fi

3. EB Games

EB Games is allowing you to pre-order both the Neon and White OLED consoles, along with the carry case.

You can click and collect your order or have it home delivered and return your order for free within 7 days of receiving it.

The store is also allowing you to pay for your purchase through Zip to break up the total cost.

Pre-order at EB Games

4. The Gamesmen

If the OLED Model price point is a little out of your wheelhouse, you can pre-order either console, along with the carry case, through a number of buy now pay later services at The Gamesmen.

The site is offering payment through Zip, Afterpay or Openpay and will ship your order to you 1-2 days before the official release date.

Pre-order at The Gamesmen

5. Big W

Big W is now offering pre-order on OLED consoles and cases for home delivery only. You will have the option to pick up your order in-store after the release date.

The retailer is also offering payment through Afterpay or Zip, along with a price match promise which will see you refunded the difference if the price drops on release day.

Pre-order at Big W

Why you should pre-order the Nintendo Switch OLED Model

While the OLED Model isn't hugely different from the original console, there's still a strong likelihood of it selling out come 8 October.

Due to an ongoing chip shortage as the result of the COVID-19 pandemic, video game console production is struggling to meet demand. This means that you're better off securing your order early, in case the next batch is delayed.

It's also worth noting that for several years after the first Nintendo Switch was released, it was selling out at peak periods like Christmas, so if you're hoping to gift an OLED Model this year, pre-order is the way to go.

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