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Best Nintendo Gifts 2021: Nintendo Switch Gift Ideas For The Holidays

From Switch games and accessories to merch from Nintendo's biggest franchises, here are the best gifts for Nintendo fans this holiday season.


While the Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 are celebrating a year on the market, Nintendo's line-up of Switch consoles are as popular as ever. First launched in 2017, the original Switch hardware expanded into pure mobile territory with the Switch Lite console a few years ago, while this year saw the release of a new model that packs a visual punch with its OLED screen. If you're shopping for a Nintendo fan this holiday, we've rounded up the best Nintendo Switch gifts to consider.

There's a Switch for almost everyone, and some of the best games on the platform released this year. Here are some of the notable Switch games that launched in 2021 that may make for perfect gifts for the Nintendo fan on your shopping list. Make sure to check out our roundup of the best Nintendo Switch games for more ideas.

2021 Switch games

You can also see our full Nintendo Switch buying guide for more info on the console if needed and our guides to the best Switch controllers, carrying cases, grips, and screen protectors for more Switch gift ideas.

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