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Walmart+ Membership Is 50% Off During Walmart's Biggest Sale Of The Year

A Walmart+ subscription gets you early access to sales, free two-day shipping, and a Paramount+ membership.


Next week marks the return of Prime Day, but Walmart is kicking things off early with its own site-wide sale that is offering some excellent discounts. Though everyone will be able to shop the deals starting today, July 8, at 2 PM PT / 5 PM ET, the sale is exclusive to Walmart+ subscribers until then. Normally $99 for a one-year membership, Walmart+ is 50% off this week, dropping the price to only $49. It's worth noting that some of the best deals during Walmart's big sales events sell out quickly once they are available to everyone, so the discounts plus all of the year-long perks of the subscription may make it worthwhile to sign up for Walmart+.

Beyond early access to its shopping events, a Walmart+ subscription also gets you free next-day and two-day shipping, a subscription to the Paramount+ streaming service, and same-day grocery delivery. That works out to just over $4 a month for some pretty great perks, and the sale that's on currently has some great bargains available.

Even if you're not interested in joining, you can get some pretty good gaming deals, especially if you're looking to pump up your Nintendo Switch library. Nintendo first-party games rarely get big discounts, so seeing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Maker 2 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for $30 each is a hard-to-beat deal. If you need an extra set of Joy-Con controllers, the Super Mario Party Joy-Con bundle is only $69, which is less than the price of two Joy-Con and you get a digital copy of Super Mario Party.

There are also great savings available on gaming hardware. The Meta Quest 3 VR headset has received its first major discount, dropping the price from $499 to $429. You can pair those Switch game deals above with Walmart's exclusive Animal Crossing-themed Nintendo Switch Lite bundle, which is discounted to $159 (was $200). It comes with the console and a digital copy of Animal Crossing: New Horizons. PlayStation gamers can even pick up the high-end DualSense Edge controller for $175--this is the first big discount on the DualSense Edge at a major retailer.

This Lego version of Dom's Dodge Charger from The Fast and the Furious ($80, was $120) is great for living your life a quarter of a Lego-mile at a time, and you can finally teach the Rebel Alliance a lesson or two with an AT-ST Walker ($35, normally $50) that's ready to duke it out on Hoth. Pokemon TCG fans can pick up the Crown Zenith Premium Figure Collection Box for $45 (was $69).

Walmart Deals - Quick Look

Meanwhile, Target is also having a big sale on Nintendo games, allowing you to save on titles like Super Mario Odyssey, Pikmin 4, Kirby and the Forgotten Land, and more.

Like Walmart, this does require you to be a member of its rewards program Target Circle, but signing up is free and quick.

Nintendo Switch game deals for Target Circle Week

Physical and digital editions available at $35 price

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