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Here are probably the best Black Friday Nintendo Switch SD card deals right now

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With the Nintendo Switch gaming console bound to be one of the hottest items for Black Friday and Cyber Monday (PS: check out our dedicated Nintendo Switch Black Friday deals page for the latest offers), one can expect related accessories to sell equally well. 

Memory cards (otherwise referred to as SD, SDXC or microSD cards) are likely to be top of that list given the fact that the Switch comes with only 32GB onboard storage (compared to 825GB SSD for the Sony PS5). 

Having extra storage capacity is therefore something that will come handy for carrying games around and as Nintendo recommends using one microSD card to save games, the bigger you can get the better it is.

In the UK

Kingston Canvas Select Plus SDCS2/128 GB Class 10 microSD card

Kingston Canvas Select Plus SDCS2/128 GB Class 10 microSD card £13.99 £10.98
You save £3.01 (22%) A fantastic deal for a spacious card from a vendor with a recognized pedigree. It is fast, waterproof and big enough for all your Nintendo Switch games. What's not to like! 

In the UK, you can’t get a card cheaper than the Kingston Canvas Select Plus SDCS2/128 GB Class 10 microSD card, currently on sale at Amazon for a mere £10.98 including shipping (if you are a Prime subscriber); that’s about 8.6p per GB. 128GB is 4X the capacity of your Nintendo Switch. The Canvas Select Plus comes with a lifetime warranty, a free SD card adapter and you get a 5% discount if you buy four or more cards. It is a Class 10 UHS-I storage device which means speeds up to 100 MB/s and is IEC/EN 60529 IPX7 certified for protection against continual water submersion up to 30 minutes at a depth of up to 1m.

In the US

Teamgroup Go 256GB microSD card

Teamgroup Go 256GB microSD card $29.99 $23.99
You save $6 (20%) A super offer deal for a big card from an up-and-coming manufacturer. It offers 8X the storage capacity of the Nintendo Switch and is speedy enough for our taste. 

In the US, the prize for the most affordable microSD card goes to an old acquaintance, the Teamgroup Go card with a unit price of $23.99 for the 256GB model. That’s just 9.4c per GB which is very near its all time low. Teamgroup claims that it will reach read/write speeds of up to 90MB/s and 45MB/s. As for the Kingston Canvas Select Plus, it has a lifetime warranty plus an adaptor. Unlike it though, it doesn’t come with a cheap photo and data recovery plan (only available in Amazon US). A 3-year plan costs a mere $4.99 and it would be foolish not to take it as it could prevent your Nintendo Switch games from disappearing forever.

Desire Athow

Managing Editor, TechRadar Pro

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Then followed a weekly tech column in a local business magazine in Mauritius, a late night tech radio programme called Clicplus and a freelancing gig at the now-defunct, Theinquirer, with the legendary Mike Magee as mentor. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global techfests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. He has an affinity for anything hardware and staunchly refuses to stop writing reviews of obscure products or cover niche B2B software-as-a-service providers.