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Gifting a Switch this year? Grab the SanDisk MicroSD storage for only $20

If you're gifting the Nintendo Switch this year, you'll want to add some extra storage to the device. Add this MicroSD card for 50% off as a stocking stuffer.
Written by Rebecca Isaacs, Staff Writer
Reviewed by Emery Wright

As a gamer, there's nothing cooler than finding a Nintendo Switch under the Christmas tree this holiday season. However, one major component to grabbing that Switch as a gift is the additional storage needed to install games on the device. Fear not, for if you still need to pick up this piece, Best Buy has you covered with a deal. Right now, you can pick up the SanDisk Ultra PLUS 256GB microSDXC UHS-I Memory Card for only $20 -- half off the original retail price.

The 256GB storage offers plenty of space for downloading even the most space-hogging games. From Skyrim to smaller games like Stardew Valley, you'll have extra storage plus some more It offers data transfer speeds of up to 160MB/sec so you can play the Switch games sans storage.

Plus, it comes with a MicroSD adapter, so you can gift this to a camera lover or use it for your own camera, too. In fact, I loved this MicroSD so much for my own Nintendo Switch that I picked it up for the Sony a6000 camera I purchased a few years ago. It can hold thousands of photos and hours of video on the device.

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It's also been designed to handle rugged conditions, and it's protected by shock, water, temperature, and X-ray resistance. You can also use the SanDisk Memory Zone app to store images to back up your photos and files in one handy location. 

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At half off, I don't expect this deal to stick around for long. The 512GB model is sold out at Best Buy, and I fully expect this 256GB to follow suit. Add it to your cart today for $20 to save some cash on this much-needed device for gamers and camera enthusiasts alike.

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