Confirmed Nintendo Switch Game List for Your Perusing Pleasure

What games are coming out for the Nintendo Switch? Find out here!

The Nintendo Switch reveal has brought a whole new storm of hype. As the system's pre-orders sell out at retailers across North America, people are wondering what the game lineup is going to be. Luckily that information is around, as long as you're willing to dug.

We saw a handful of games shown at the reveal last night, and the Treehouse event today is giving us an even better look at the library. But if you don't have the time to sit around and watch stream after stream or haven't been keeping up over the past year, then you might miss out on what's been confirmed.

That's okay, I'll keep track for you.

What's the launch lineup going to look like? What's confirmed to be out this year, or at all? The Switch launch is just a month and a half away on March 3rd and Nintendo has come out swinging with a huge array of announced titles between launch, 2017, and 2018.

What's been announced so far really is a huge array, with games of all types and sizes. Some old, some new, and mostly pretty awesome. You can hear the cries of naysayers in the distance, but there's no denying this lineup is as varied as it is vast.

So let's dive into the currently announced Nintendo Switch game list so you can make an informed purchasing decision and maybe -- just maybe -- get crazy hyped.

This list will be updated as games are announced or given release dates. But do be aware that not all of these games have been announced for localization, such as Dragon Quest 10, Dragon Quest 11, or Shin Megami Tensei.

Switch Launch Games

  • 1-2-Switch (Nintendo)
  • Has-Been Heroes (Frozenbyte)
  • I Am Setsuna (Square Enix)
  • Just Dance 2017 (Ubisoft)
  • Skylanders Imaginators (Activision)
  • Snipperclips (Nintendo)
  • Super Bomberman R (Konami)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo)

Switch Games with Approximate Release Dates

  • Arms (Nintendo, Spring 2017)
  • Disgaea 5 Complete (Nippon Ichi, Spring 2017)
  • FIFA (EA Sports, Spring 2017)
  • Lego City Undercover (TT Fusion, Spring 2017)
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, April 28)
  • NBA 2K18 (2K Games, Spring 2017)
  • Project Sonic 2017 (Sega, Spring 2017)
  • Puyo Puyo Tetris (Sega, Spring 2017)
  • Redout (Nicalis, Spring 2017)
  • Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove (Yacht Club Games, Spring 2017)
  • Sonic Mania (Sega, Spring 2017)
  • Splatoon 2 (Nintendo, Spring 2017)
  • Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo, holiday season 2017)
  • The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ (Nicalis, Spring 2017)
  • The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim (Bethesda, Fall 2017)
  • Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap (DotEmu, Spring 2017)
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Monolith Soft, Spring 2017)

Announced Switch Games with No Release Windows (TBA)

  • Arcade Archives (SNK)
  • Cube Life: Island Survival HD (Cypronia)
  • Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 (Bandai Namco)
  • Dragon Quest Heroes 1 + 2 (Square Enix)
  • Dragon Quest 10 (Square Enix)
  • Dragon Quest 11 (Square Enix)
  • Dungeon of Zaar (Dungeon of Zaar)
  • Farming Simulator (Giants Software)
  • Fast RMX (Shin'en)
  • Fire Emblem Warriors (Koei Tecmo)
  • Minecraft: Story Mode (Telltale Games)
  • Minecraft: Switch Edition (Mojang)
  • New Frontier Days: Founding Pioneers (Arc System Works)
  • Nobunaga's Ambidion: Sphere of Influence (Koei Tecmo)
  • Octopath Travelers (Atlus)
  • Rayman Legends Definitive Edition (Ubisoft)
  • Rime (Tequila Works)
  • Riverside (Zockrates Laboratories)
  • Romance of the Three Kingdoms 13 (Koei Tecmo)
  • Stardew Valley (Chucklefish Games)
  • Steep (Ubisoft)
  • Story of Seasons (Marvelous)
  • Sunu Ikkibu: Dun Nahu (Alecqua Games)
  • Syberia 3 (Anuman Interactive)
  • Taiko no Tatsujin (Bandai Namco)
  • Tank It! (Bplus)
  • The Sacred Hero (Simplistic)
  • Ultra Street Fighter 2 (Capcom)
  • Yooka-Laylee (Playtonic Games)

Unnamed Announced Games

  • No More Heroes sequel (Grasshopper Manufacture, TBA)
  • Tales of title (Bandai Namco, TBA)
  • BlazBlue port (Arc System Works, TBA)
  • Pokemon (Nintendo, TBA)
  • Shin Megami Tensei (Atlus, TBA)

This list is sure to grow as more games are shown over the coming weeks to entice gaming enthusiasts and onlookers alike to pick up a Nintendo Switch. An announced line up like this one is nothing to scoff at, and with so many of these games slated for a release sometime in 2017 or 2018 the next two years are bound to be a very exciting time for Nintendo fans.

Published Jan. 13th 2017

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