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(Pocket-lint) - Picking up a Nintendo Switch is one of life's very few no-brainers - and it pays to pick it up in a bundle when you do. 

Doing so not only opens you up to the wonderful world of special edition consoles, but it's also an easy way to tack on some of the very best Switch games at a reduced rate. 

In this guide, then, we'll be detailing some of the top Switch bundles currently available. 

Whether your preference is a bundle related to Animal Crossing, Zelda, Mario or something else entirely, there's something to explore here.

Best Nintendo Switch Bundles

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo Switch)


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is basically an essential pick for any new Switch owner, and its continued popularity is the reason it's still offered in a bundle this many years after release.

This bundle nabs you the game alongside the console in its original, red and blue variant, making sure that you've got amazing multiplayer kart action to enjoy right from the start. 

Even better, DLC is now coming to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. You'll have to shell out more to pick up the 48 new tracks as they release, but it only adds to the reasons why this is probably the best game to pair with your console.

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Animal Crossing New Horizons Edition (Nintendo Switch)


This has to be one of the most attractive, classy limited edition consoles ever released, and it's been super popular as a result.

It's a gorgeous special edition console for the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and features delightful blue and green pastel details to stand out. 

The dock has its own gorgeous illustration, and it's a super package that comes with a code for the new game, too. 

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Super Mario 3D All-Stars (Nintendo Switch)


Mario 3D All-Stars combines Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy, and, when paired with Nintendo Switch, represents some excellent value for your cash. 

Sure, they're not technically new games, but these are three of the greatest 3D platformers ever made; it never hurts to have them in your arsenal. 

Once you're done mopping them up, you can then move on to Super Mario Odyssey, Mario's Switch adventure.

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Fortnite Limited Edition (Nintendo Switch)


Fortnite has been around for long enough now that it's almost a bit easy to forget how popular it still is - a game that's played by tens of millions worldwide and has made a huge cultural mark.

It's a perfect choice, then, for a limited edition console, and Nintendo's obliged with this great bundle, with unique yellow and blue Joy-Con.

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The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening Bundle (Nintendo Switch Lite)


The Switch is home to a wide range of charming games, whether those made in-house by Nintendo or otherwise.

One of the most adorable of recent times can be found in the form of Link's Awakening, a picture-perfect remake of a classic, beloved game from the 1990s.

It's a great game for players of different ages and a really nice way to start out with your new Switch Lite. 

Writing by Max Freeman-Mills.