It’s a great day for Pokéfans and an interesting time for wallets. Yes, the much coveted Nintendo Switch OLED, Pokémon Scarlet & Violet Edition preorders are now live in Australia. Anybody who knows Quick Attack can preorder the Limited Edition console for $549 at Amazon right now-now. It releases on November 4, 14-days before Scarlet and Violet land.
This fandangle OLED offering has striking art inspired by the upcoming Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet games. More specifically, the legendary Pokémon Koraidon and Miraidon are elegantly plastered across the system dock. Availability wise, this Pokémon-themed Switch will likely catch the eye of Team Rocket-esque scalpers, so savvy trainers ought to slap some cash down sooner rather than later.
Nintendo Switch OLED Pokémon Scarlet & Violet Edition – Preorders Now Live
Pokémon-themed Nintendo Switch OLED Out of Stock in the US
Interesting info from across the pond: gamers looking to preorder the Scarlet & Violet Switch OLED in the US are out of luck. It’s currently goneski at the time of writing. Stock levels seem to be holding for now, down under.
Pokémon Preorders Down to $68 at Amazon (was $79.95)
If you want to secure a discount on your chosen version of the game, you might want to preorder as soon as possible at Amazon. Both Scarlet and Violet have dropped to just $68 at Amazon, a pretty decent drop from the $79.95 list price.
Also worth noting: thanks to Amazon’s preorder policy, you won’t have to fork out any monies until the game actually ships in November.
Do Scarlet and Violet Come With the Pokémon-themed Switch OLED?
Sadly, no. Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are not included with purchases of the new Pokémon-themed Nintendo Switch OLED. The console will however release on November 4, a couple of weeks before the release of Scarlet and Violet. So yeah…swings and roundabouts there.
Adam Mathew is our Aussie deals wrangler. He plays at ludicrous difficulties on YouTube.