You Can Get Pokemon Sword And Shield For $10 Off On Launch Day


Pokemon fans, the time has come–we're finally less than a week away from the release of Pokemon Sword and Shield, the first main-series Pokemon games to launch on a home console and one of Nintendo's most highly anticipated releases for Nintendo Switch. The games will be available this Friday, November 15, and there's still time to secure your copy early and get the game's numerous pre-order bonuses.

Nintendo fans don't usually expect to save money on a first-party Switch game when it first releases, particularly if it's one of Nintendo's most popular franchises, like Pokemon. But this year, Pokemon fans are in luck, as Sword and Shield will be on sale for $49.94 ($10 off) at Walmart stores on launch day. This offer is in-stores only, meaning you'll need to actually drive to your local Walmart and make the purchase.

This offer was spotted by deals site Cheap Ass Gamer. According to the below photo, the double pack (which contains both games) will also be on sale, selling for $99.98 instead of $120. These discounts are basically unheard of for a new Pokemon game and we doubt Black Friday will offer anything better, so if you're planning to get Pokemon for yourself or someone on your Christmas list, this is likely the best offer you'll find.

A word of caution: The earlier you can make it to the store, the better, as stock may sell out quickly depending on your Walmart location.

This is only the latest in a growing list of games that received release day discounts at Walmart this year, including Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Astral Chain, and Luigi's Mansion 3.

On the topic of Pokemon deals, you can also save nearly 50% on the collector's edition of the Pokemon Sword and Shield: Official Galar Region Strategy Guide right now at Amazon. Normally sold for $40, the 400-page collector's edition is currently on sale for $24.72, and it includes a special black hardcover featuring the game's legendaries and a Joy-Con controller skin decal.

You need a javascript enabled browser to watch videos.

Click To Unmute

  1. Top New Games Releasing On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Week — November 10-16, 2019
  2. What Red Dead Redemption 2 On PC Is Like To Play
  3. Biggest Celebrity Cameos We Found In Death Stranding
  4. Sonic The Hedgehog – Official New Trailer
  5. Need For Speed Heat: Winning A Street Race Gameplay
  6. Red Dead Redemption 2 Publisher Files New Trademark – GS News Update
  7. Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Battle Pass & Update Details – GS News Update
  8. Sony Wants You To Buy A PS5 Faster Than Usual – GS New Update
  9. First Pokemon Sword & Shield Gigantamax Raid Details – GS News Update
  10. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Update Adds Terry Bogard & More – GS News Update
  11. Cyberpunk 2077 Has Twice As Much Keanu Reeves – GS News Update
  12. Horizon Zero Dawn 2 Could Be A PS5 Game – GS News Update

Want us to remember this setting for all your devices?

Sign up or Sign in now!

Please use a html5 video capable browser to watch videos.

This video has an invalid file format.
Sorry, but you can't access this content!

Please enter your date of birth to view this video


By clicking 'enter', you agree to GameSpot's

Terms of Use and
Privacy Policy


Now Playing: Pokemon Sword & Shield Reveal 2 New Pokemon Before Launch – GS News Update

Filed under:
Pokemon Sword / Shield
Nintendo Switch

Pokemon Sword / ShieldFollowYou're Good to Go! Collapse
$59.99 on Walmart
Coming Nov 15, 2019

GameSpot may get a commission from retail offers.

Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email [email protected]

Original Article

Leave a Reply