Media Markt and Saturn are currently offering a promotion where Nintendo Switch owners can buy three games for 111 Euros. But is the offer worth it? atechbook checked it out.
The PlayStation, the Xbox and the Nintendo Switch are the biggest and most popular game consoles. But unlike the games for the consoles from Sony and Microsoft, those for the Switch are very stable in price. Bargains are often only available as part of special promotions – like the current “3 for 111 Euros” from Media Markt and Saturn. Users can choose three titles from the selection for a fixed price here. But even though some game bargains for the Nintendo Switch beckon, buyers should keep a few things in mind.
“3 for 111 Euros” promotion for Nintendo Switch – the most important at a glance
The “3 for 111 Euros” promotion is running at both Media Markt and Saturn and will continue until Tuesday, August 24. In the course of the offer, buyers pay just 37 Euros per game. Considering the otherwise rather high prices of mostly 40 to 60 Euros for a Switch game, this is quite affordable. In addition, the two electronics stores offer 54 Switch games as part of the promotion. Among them are even many prominent and popular titles and new releases. Here is a small selection of the games for the Nintendo Switch available as part of the “3 for 111 Euros” promotion:
- Super Mario 3D All-Stars
- Mario Kart 8
- Paper Mario
- Super Mario Party
- Luigi’s Mansion 3
- Pokémon Sword and Shield
- Pokémon Let’s Go
- Animal Crossing
- The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
- The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
- and much more…
The cheapest game is Minecraft Dungeons for 25.11 Euros. The new release “The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword” is the most expensive at 59.11 Euros. So, when putting together the three games for 111 Euros, users should choose exactly which combination is worth it. However, since most popular Switch games from Mario or Pokémon cost around 45 to 50 Euros anyway, the right choice should be quite easy.
Switch games in price comparison
With the current “3 for 111 Euros” promotion, it is of course exciting to know what prices Media Markt and Saturn set. Are they rather high, or can they keep up with the current market prices? After all, what’s the point if the games are much cheaper elsewhere anyway, so you wouldn’t need the promotion at all? But a first price comparison on idealo does show savings potential. A few games, such as the new “The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword”, would be slightly cheaper at other retailers. However, for the majority of the listed titles for the Nintendo Switch, the price listed by Media Markt and Saturn is the current market price. Users who choose their games as part of the “3 for 111 Euros” promotion can therefore use it to calculate the bargain potential.
So, the selection and prices are right in the current “3 for 111 Euros” promotion. We have seen that differently in the past. Here, it often failed due to the selection, which made it difficult for buyers to decide on three games. After all, you don’t want to put just any games in your shopping cart at a price of 111 Euros.
This is what buyers should look out for
And here we are already at a possible sticking point. 111 Euros is a lot of money – regardless of the fact that the right game selection can certainly save a few Euros compared to the price otherwise. Those who participate in the “3 for 111 Euros” promotion should therefore carefully consider whether they really need three new Switch games. If you only want two new games and take the third one because it is on offer, you will end up paying more than you want.
However, those who are looking for games for the Nintendo Switch anyway, or perhaps have just purchased the console, Media Markt’s “3 for 111 Euros” promotion is ideal for them to browse and secure some popular titles for comparatively cheap.
- Media Markt
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