All bags are designed and made in our San Francisco workshop
Your Everyday Carry for the Nintendo Switch
Your Everyday Carry for the Nintendo Switch
5 Game Slots
5 Game Slots
Back zippered pocket for additional cables
Back zippered pocket for additional cables
Double-leather flap
Double-leather flap
Other color choices
Other color choices
Optional Card Card Holder in matching leather colors
Optional Card Card Holder in matching leather colors
Optional Attachments
Optional Attachments
See more Press Reviews below
See more Press Reviews below
See more User Reviews below
See more User Reviews below
Protect your Switch everywhere you go
Protect your Switch everywhere you go
Black Leather
Black Leather
Grizzly Leather
Grizzly Leather
Crimson Leather
Crimson Leather
Blue Leather
Blue Leather

CitySlicker Case for Nintendo Switch

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The Everyday Carry for the Nintendo Switch. Compact and lightweight, the CitySlicker holds the Console, 2 Joy-Cons, 2 straps, 5 game cards, USB-C charge cable, and ear plugs. Care has been taken to keep the Joy-Con analog sticks from being jostled around. A MicroSuede liner keeps the screen clean while packed snugly. 

NOTE: We collaborated with customers to create cases for the Nintendo Switch. See the progress from idea to product in our Nintendo Updates.  Here are the Updates related to the making of the CitySlicker for the Switch.

Update #4 The Switch CitySlicker Prototype (does not reflect the final product): 

Update #3:  The Switch CitySlicker Prototype (does not reflect the final product): 


All our products are crafted locally in our workshop by the most skilled sewing team in San Francisco.


  • Full-grain cowhide leather flap
  • Ballistic nylon body
  • Rear power mesh pocket
  • Soft liner

Weight & Dimensions:

  • Switch CitySlicker: 10.5 (L) x 5 (H) x 1.5” (W) inches; 7.5 oz.


  • Protects the Switch Joy-Cons from nicks and bumps.
  • Includes a Microsuede lining for cleaning the screen when inserted in the case.
  • Pocket for screen cleaner.
  • Can be inserted into bigger bags or backpacks.
  • Optional attachments for carrying at an additional fee: carabiner, strap, or wrist loop.
  • Optional Game Card Holder.
The Switch CitySlicker is designed to carry along just the Switch essential pieces in a compact, lightweight case. The interior has specific pockets to hold the following: :

  • Switch Console with attached Joy-Cons
  • 2 Straps
  • USB-C cable
  • HDMI cable
  • 5 Switch game cards or MicroSD Cards
  • Anker PowerCore+ 20100
  • Optional: 10 or 20 Game Leather Card Holder fits in the Switch Taco.
The Switch CitySlicker can also fit inside other Waterfield Bags.
Waterfield Nintendo Switch Case Unboxing - IGN Video

Waterfield Nintendo Switch Case Unboxing - IGN Video

IGN - February 20, 2018

“Very high quality…very protective..very nice.”

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Stylishly Carry Your Nintendo Switch in Waterfield Designs’ CitySlicker

AppAdvice - May 31, 2017

"I recommend the Waterfield Designs’ Nintendo Switch CitySlicker case if you are searching for a superior lightweight carrying case for transporting and protecting your console."

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Accessory Review: Waterfield Design Cases for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Life - April 17, 2017

"When it comes to premium cases for things, WaterField Design have got the market cornered as far as portable Nintendo consoles go."

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Review: Waterfield Designs CitySlicker case for Nintendo Switch

9to5Toys - April 5, 2017

"It’s beautiful, it’s functional, and it’s something I’d certainly recommend to any Switch owner."

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Nintendo Switch - CitySlicker Case (Review)

NinMobileNews - March 20, 2017

"I highly recommend it to anyone who’s looking for a stylish case for their Nintendo Switch system."

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Waterfield Designs "City Slicker" Nintendo Switch Case impressions

Gaming Age - March 21, 2017

"In a world where we spend $60 on a digital game, it’s a nice change to have a protective case that should last longer than most generic offerings. It’s made me more comfortable with taking my Switch out of the house. I recommend it."

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Infendo Review: The Waterfield Cityslicker Switch Case

Infendo - March 22, 2017

"It’s not often that you find something that you couldn’t live without, especially while thinking that you didn’t actually need it. I felt this way before I first laid my hands on the Switch, and I felt that way about owning a case for my Switch before I laid my hands on the Waterfield CitySlicker."

Customer Reviews

Based on 530 reviews
Perfect as always

The best Switch travel case there is. Period.


A very well made case. Looks good and does what you need for a case.

Waterfield is the Best

Another great product from WaterField. This is the 2nd switch case I own from WaterField. Love this one even more! Great design and fit/finish. I also have a few other cases and bags for my Apple products and all are amazing. Do yourself a favor and don’t waste your time and money on other brands. Go right for the best! Thanks Waterfield!

Love it

I love it. It’s a great case you can carry it anywhere it looks stylish looks good. It’s an adult case to carry around. Well-made long lasting can’t say any bad things about it. Love it!!!!!!!

Awesome case, but flawed for price

This case is great in a lot of ways, and has immediately become the one I use in a daily basis. However, this is a premium product, so I'm reviewing it as such and being pretty picky.

The material of this case is mostly excellent. The leather is beautiful, the zippers are strong, the interior is soft, and the canvas is nice. The magnetic snaps do the job well, and I don't have the complaint others seem to about lining them up. However, I do note that the canvas in the front middle is permanently puckered as if there's a bit too much there or it's just not stiffened enough. The bottom corners where it's folded around also seem a bit off.

The design is mostly good. I like that it's not as form-fitting as many cases, since I like to keep my Bluetooth adapter plugged in. It would also be good if you use a case. It's firm enough to feel like your Switch is still safe. The pockets are nice for small accessories (no extra Joy cons or power adapters, obviously). I pretty much keep the interior ones empty.

Here's where I start having issues though: the case is a top-loader, which isn't a problem by itself. However, without an internal pull-ribbon, you need to grab your Switch by the screen to pull it out, smudging it. Instead, there's an exterior loop to hold, which, besides not really being useful, detracts from the otherwise sleek design.

Another design eyesore is the caribeaner loop, which is pretty silly if you don't need it, and paying an extra $10-$20 for one from Waterfield is silly (I wouldn't even want a free one).

Finally, the game storage is disappointing. The built-in slots hold games well, and the cutouts make getting them out easy. However, it only holds 5 games, which is enough to take on a vacation, but not enough to store an entire library (at least in my case). I opted to also buy the 20-game wallet, which is listed as fitting in this case. It does, but not well (the elastic strap gets in the way), and it doesn't have the same cutouts, so ...

What 3rd party power banks fit in the CitySlicker?

A customer confirmed fitting the Anker PowerCore+ 20100 in the rear mesh pocket. Since there are so many options out there, if you do find your favorite brand fitting, please let us know.

What is a production run?

Just like any sewing shop, there's a limited number of units we can produce each week/month while keeping up our high standards. Once we hit our limit, the production run is cutoff and we begin taking orders for the new production run with a new promise date.

What is the red pocket?

The red pocket is made from Ultrasuede micro-fiber which protects the Switch screen and also helps to clean the screen every time you insert and remove your Switch.

What type of leather do you use?

We use naturally-tanned, lightly treated leather. Each piece is one of a kind and displays the natural texture of the hide. Over time the leather should show character like a good leather bomber jacket.

How do you suggest I clean the ballistic nylon?

The ballistic nylon is *very* durable and will take scrubbing with a stiff brush and mild soap. Blot with towels/rags and let the case dry out. This should have the case looking good as new.

How do you suggest I clean the leather?

Actually, we suggest not doing anything. Part of the beauty of highly distressed leather develops as it gets used over time— with rain or getting bumped around. Leather conditioners will darken and alter the leather, maybe not something you desire. If at some point you want to condition the leather - we suggesting using Mink Oil. This will darken a bit at first - but will keep the leather very nice. You can also spread the oils around and smooth them out a bit with a hair dryer and your hand. Any leather discoloration or marks are straight from the actual hide itself; it's part of the character of the leather. That’s how you know it’s the real thing. Each hide has it own look; it's unique just like you. With naturally tanned leather, there's always going to be a bit of character on it that's hard to control. It's one of the reasons we like it so much, you'll always be getting a one-of-a-kind bag.

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  • "It's awesome you make Switch accessories; very nerdy chic."
    - Brendan C.
  • "My screen stays clean just by putting the Switch inside it."
    - Hayden P.
  • "This case just screams quality."
    - Jason C.
  • "Nothing compares to your quality and care. The joycon spacers are genius!"
    - John E.
  • "Big boy aesthetic and high quality build."
    - Luis T.
  • "Discreet enough for me to feel safe bringing out my Switch in public."
    - Sophia T.