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The Most Expensive Nintendo Switch Games That Would Affect Your Pocket

Published 10/12/2022, 2:05 PM EDT

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Nintendo Switch is one of the best consoles, selling over 111.08 million units. This gaming equipment uses hybrid technology, offering a handheld and home console experience. But what makes it unique is not just the technology but the massive pool of games available to try.

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The Switch has one of the biggest catalogs of games, including games by elite-tier developers to indie companies. So, fans often wonder which game to buy for their console. The game’s price also plays a significant role in purchasing a game.


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Nintendo fans can buy most games, even big-name ones, which mainly cost $60. However, some games can be a little heavy on your pockets. Those games go beyond the average $60 mark. Let’s see some of those Expensive Nintendo games.

Touken Ranbu Warriors Digital Deluxe Edition

It is an action-adventure game that is a collaboration between the DMM Games’ Touken Ranbu Online and Koei Temco’s Warrior series. This game revolves around 15 blades incarnate from the Homura base, which is set on a journey to Sengoku Era. Fans loved this game for its unique plot, game mechanics, and anime-like visuals.

Switch fans can easily buy this game from Nintendo eShop for $60, like most games for the console. However, this action-adventure game can also become one of the most expensive. The Digital Deluxe Edition of this game costs $110. There is a reason for the raised price, as this special edition consists of many exclusive in-game items, like unique outfits, music pieces, and backdrops.


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Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream Ultimate Edition

This is a new turn-based role-playing game released in February 2022. Atelier Sophie 2 is the 23rd installment in the Atelier series during the fourth in the Mysterious subseries. The 2022 action RPG was developed by Gust and released under the banners of Koei Temco.

Atelier 2 is the direct sequel to the 2015 game Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book. This game revolves around Alchemist Sophie’s adventure with Plachta to get her alchemist certification after leaving her hometown, Kirchen Bell. But the duo gets separated in the dream world of Erde Wiege. Now Sophie needs to solve the problems of this world and return to hers.

Nintendo lists this exciting 2022 RPG for $60. However, the Ultimate Edition of the game costs $55 more as it includes 14 DLCs, impressive skins, and many more exclusive in-game items. The ultimate edition has a lot of content, making it worth the $115 price tag.

Pokemon Double Packs


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Who doesn’t know about Pokemon? After all, it’s one of the most famous video game series. The first game came out in 1996, and soon the latest installments, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet would join the series. The series revolves around a character set on the journey to become the stronger Pokemon trainer, catching many Pokemon and winning Gym battles.

Now, there are three generations of Pokemon games available on Switch. The upcoming Scarlet and Violet is the third generation of Pokemon games for Switch. These games cost $60, but upon buying a double pack, it can become one of the most expensive games. The upcoming Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Double Pack would cost $120.


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Written by:

Ripan Majumdar


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Ripan Majumdar is an esports and F1 writer at Essentially Sports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's in Science from West Bengal State University, Kolkata. Ripan is a massive Red Bull Racing and Sergio Perez fan.
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