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All upcoming Switch games: 2024, 2025, and beyond

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The Nintendo Switch is one of the most popular consoles Nintendo has ever produced, with a wide variety of games to choose from and plenty of unique features. We’ve already gotten to play new entries across the Zelda, Super Mario, and Pokémon series on Nintendo Switch, but there are still plenty of great games on the way for the hybrid console. These include exclusive games developed internally by Nintendo, as well as third-party titles and ports of games that are also available on other platforms.

Here’s our list of the best upcoming Nintendo Switch games for 2024 and beyond. Of course, some titles without release windows could skip the Switch entirely and wind up on the Nintendo Switch 2 (or whatever it ends up being called). And if you’re looking at future releases on multiple consoles, don’t forget to check out what’s upcoming on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and PC this year.

Upcoming Switch games 2024

The games listed below either have 100% confirmed release dates or solid release windows that we expect them to hit this year. Anything that’s up in the air due to more vague launch predictions or previous delays will be listed below confirmed launches.

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Rumble

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Rumble
E
Platforms
Nintendo Switch
Genre
Platform, Arcade
Developer
Ryu ga Gotoku Studios
Publisher
Sega
Release
June 25, 2024
The Super Monkey Ball series is returning with Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania. The game is a remake of the first two titles in the series. Compete online with up to 16 players or tackle local co-op adventures with up to four friends.
Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble rolls in June 25th! (Nintendo Switch)

Tchia

Tchia
69%
4/5
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5
Genre
Adventure, Indie
Developer
Awaceb
Publisher
Kepler Interactive, Awaceb
Release
March 21, 2023
Join Tchia on her tropical open-world adventure as she sets off to rescue her father from the cruel tyrant, Meavora, ruler of the archipelago. Climb, glide, swim, and sail your boat around beautiful islands as you explore a physics-driven sandbox.
Projet Caillou - work in progress compilation - (c) Awaceb

Luigi's Mansion 2 HD

Luigi's Mansion 2 HD
E
Platforms
Nintendo Switch
Genre
Puzzle, Adventure
Publisher
Nintendo
Release
June 27, 2024
Experience a revamped world of ghostly thrills in Luigi’s Mansion 2 HD, a remaster of the acclaimed 3DS game Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (2013). Join Luigi, who’s armed with the Poltergust 5000, in multiple mansions, solving puzzles, capturing new ghosts, and completing missions for Professor E. Gadd. Unleash the upgraded strobe function to stun ghosts. Each mansion brims with unique puzzles and spectral challenges, requiring players to unravel clues and unlock hidden areas. Rediscover the charm and suspense of Luigi’s ghost-hunting escapades in stunning high definition on the Nintendo Switch platform.
Luigi's Mansion Dark Moon - Switch Teaser Trailer | Nintendo Direct 2023

Rift of the Necrodancer

Rift of the Necrodancer
E10
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows), Nintendo Switch
Genre
Music, Role-playing (RPG), Indie
Developer
Brace Yourself Games
Publisher
Brace Yourself Games
Release
June 30, 2024

Brace Yourself Games is one of the premier rhythm game developers thanks to titles like Crypt of the Necrodancer and Cadence of Hyrule, and it announced a new game during Nintendo’s April Indie World Showcase. Titled Rift of the Necrodancer, this is a lane-based game where players rhythmically attack the monsters that come down each lane. The game also features minigames that more closely resemble the Rhythm Heaven series.

Rift of the NecroDancer Reveal Trailer

Machi Koro With Everyone

Machi Koro With Everyone
E
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows), Nintendo Switch
Release
July 04, 2024

The hit board game Machi Koro is finally getting a video game adapatation. This fast-paced game tasks players with developing the city of Machi Koro on their own terms and completing the construction of all landmarks faster than their rivals.

みんなと街コロ [Indie World 2024.4.17]

Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition

Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition
E
Platforms
Nintendo Switch
Genre
Platform, Racing
Developer
Nintendo
Publisher
Nintendo
Release
July 18, 2024
Test your speedrunning skills across more than 150 challenging moments from 13 classic NES games. Compete against players around the world online, challenge your friends on the couch, or try to see how far you can push your personal bests.

Football Story

Football Story
RP
Platforms
Linux, PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac, Android, iOS, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
Genre
Role-playing (RPG), Sport, Adventure, Indie
Developer
fructus temporum
Publisher
fructus temporum
Release
July 22, 2024
Football Story is a multiplayer football game that pits full teams of players against one another. Each player controls their own character, instead of a full team. In Football Story, you step into the cleats of a player in a small neighborhood club.
Football Story Official Trailer

World of Goo 2

World of Goo 2
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac, Nintendo Switch
Genre
Puzzle, Simulator, Strategy, Indie
Developer
2D Boy
Publisher
Tomorrow Corporation
Release
August 02, 2024
Like its predecessor, World of Goo 2 is a physics-based puzzle game where players craft structures from little, gooey critters. It presents a series of engineering challenges, as poorly built structures will topple under the weight of all those jiggly little pals. Rather than reinventing that concept entirely, World of Goo 2 adds some wild new ideas onto that stable structure that opens up its puzzle potential. The result is a chaotic co-op game that’s a perfect fit for the Nintendo Switch.
World of Goo 2 - Official Trailer 1

Cat Quest III

Cat Quest III
E10
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S
Genre
Role-playing (RPG), Adventure, Indie
Developer
The Gentlebros
Publisher
Kepler Interactive
Release
August 08, 2024
In Cat Quest III, you play as a purrivateer in a freely explorable 2.5D open-world swarming with Pi-rats. You can sail the seas in your ship for treasures galore! But prepare for peril, as the Pirate King aims to hunt you down.
Cat Quest: Pirates of the Purribean - Reveal Trailer | PS5 & PS4 Games

SteamWorld Heist II

SteamWorld Heist II
E10
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S
Genre
Role-playing (RPG), Strategy, Adventure, Indie
Developer
Thunderful
Publisher
Thunderful Publishing
Release
August 08, 2024
SteamWorld Heist 2 from Thunderful Games takes players on an adventurous journey across the high seas. Engage in turn-based gunfights with ricochet mechanics and real-time ship-to-ship combat on a dynamic world map. With over 150 items, weapons, and ship pieces to discover, customize, and upgrade Captain Leeway and his ragtag crew as they confront a mysterious threat to the Great Sea. Strategize your moves, equip your team, and brace for an uproarious steambot adventure. Get ready to aim, plot, and plunder in this thrilling sequel.
SteamWorld Heist 2 - Official Reveal Trailer

Cult of the Lamb: Unholy Alliance

Cult of the Lamb: Unholy Alliance
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S
Release
August 12, 2024

Cult of the Lamb‘s upcoming free update, Unholy Alliance, will add a new character and couch co-op. Players can now team up locally, with one as the Lamb and the other as the Goat, to crusade through dungeons, slay heretics, build a cult, and seek new powers together. The update offers new two-player twists on minigames, and players can swap weapons, deal extra damage back-to-back, or land critical hits when in sync.

Cult of the Lamb | Unholy Alliance Teaser Trailer | August 12

Dredge: The Iron Rig

Dredge: The Iron Rig
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S
Genre
Role-playing (RPG), Adventure
Release
August 15, 2024

The Iron Rig, the second official expansion for Dredge, adds a sinister twist to the cosmic horror fishing adventure. This new content introduces a constructable destination, rich with its own story, items, and challenges, that is playable at any stage of your playthrough. Explore ancient disturbances, gather and craft new equipment, and aid the Ironhaven Corporation in building facilities that unlock unique items and gadgets. With two to five hours of gameplay, you can uncover a new side story, catch over 50 new fish, and achieve a new tier of boat hull and enhanced abilities.

Dredge - The Iron Rig - Release Date Announcement Trailer | PS5 & PS4 Games

Farewell North

Farewell North
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S
Genre
Platform, Puzzle, Adventure, Indie
Developer
Kyle Banks
Publisher
Mooneye Studios
Release
August 15, 2024

Explore the islands and uncover memories in order to restore color to the archipelago, unlocking new paths, extinguishing hazards and revealing hidden objects. Explore the hand-crafted, atmospheric islands while evading the creatures that would hold you back.

Farewell North - Demo Trailer

Harry Potter: Quidditch Champions

Harry Potter: Quidditch Champions
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S
Genre
Simulator, Sport
Developer
Unbroken Studios
Publisher
Warner Bros. Games, Portkey Games
Release
September 03, 2024

The Harry Potter adventure we’ve all been waiting for is finally here — we’re about to play quidditch. Harry Potter: Quidditch Champions will be primarily a competitive multiplayer experience. If it follows the rules of the game as they were written in the books, then you could expect a seven-on-seven experience where teams score points in various ways using the different balls and hoops on the field. Of course, the game only ends when one team catches the Golden Snitch.

Harry Potter: Quidditch Champions - Official Reveal Trailer

The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom

The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom
Platforms
Nintendo Switch
Genre
Adventure
Release
September 26, 2024
Nintendo is finally making a The Legend of Zelda game starring Zelda instead of Link. It has a similar visual style to The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening remake and is called The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom. The main gameplay gimmick is that Zelda can create “echoes” of objects and enemies she comes across, which can help her navigate and solve puzzles in the game’s overworld.
The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom – Announcement Trailer – Nintendo Switch

Sonic X Shadow Generations

Sonic X Shadow Generations
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S
Genre
Platform, Adventure
Developer
Sonic Team
Publisher
Sega
Release
October 25, 2024

Sonic X Shadow Generations includes a complete remaster of the highly acclaimed Sonic Generations, a time-traveling adventure featuring a greatest-hits collection of 3D and 2D Sonic stages, now with upgraded visuals and new bonus content. Play as Shadow in a brand-new story campaign featuring never-before-seen abilities.

Sonic X Shadow Generations - Announce Trailer | PS5 & PS4 Games

Mario & Luigi: Brothership

Mario & Luigi: Brothership
Platforms
Nintendo Switch
Genre
Platform
Developer
Nintendo
Publisher
Nintendo
Release
November 07, 2024
Nintendo’s Mario & Luigi series had been on hiatus since developer Alpha Dream closed, but it’s finally making a comeback. Mario & Luigi: Brothership kicked off the Nintendo Direct in June 2024 with a trailer that showed a mix of cinematics, conversations, and gameplay. It looks to once again be an RPG where players control Mario and Luigi, whose actions are mapped to different buttons.
Mario & Luigi: Brothership – Announcement Trailer – Nintendo Switch

Expected 2024 releases without set release dates

These titles might be coming out in 2024. Some have launch windows without set dates, others have been in development for a while and it’s expected that more news will be released soon. We’ll be updating this list every month as new info comes out.

Stray

Stray
82%
4/5
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S
Genre
Adventure, Indie
Developer
BlueTwelve Studio, BlueTwelve Studio
Publisher
Annapurna Interactive, Annapurna Interactive
Release
July 19, 2022
This award-winning sci-fi cat adventure is finally making its way to the Switch sometime later this year. Lost, alone, and separated from family, a stray cat must untangle an ancient mystery to escape a long-forgotten cybercity and find the way home.
STRAY | Teaser Trailer

Lego Horizon Adventures

Lego Horizon Adventures
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5
Genre
Puzzle, Adventure
Developer
Guerrilla Games
Publisher
Sony Interactive Entertainment
Release
December 31, 2024

Lego Horizon Adventures, as its name suggests, is a Lego game set in the universe of games like Horizon Zero Dawn and Horizon Forbidden West. It’s an isometric action game starring Aloy and her friends as they fight the mechanical creatures that populate its postapocalyptic world. The game is set to launch around the holiday season.

LEGO Horizon Adventures - Announce Trailer | PS5 Games

Fantasian Neo Dimension

Fantasian Neo Dimension
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S
Developer
Mistwalker
Publisher
Square Enix Inc.
Release
December 31, 2024

Mistwalker’s Apple Arcade exclusive RPG Fantasian is making its way to consoles under the new title Fantasian Neo Dimension. Fantasian is a turn-based RPG featuring an amnesiac protagonist named Leo who awakens in a dimension known as the Machine Realm. Fantasian was originally released in two parts in 2021, and Fantasian Neo Dimension will contain all the game’s content when released on Nintendo Switch for the 2024 holiday season.

FANTASIAN Neo Dimension - Announcement Trailer

Tales of the Shire

Tales of the Shire
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S
Genre
Role-playing (RPG), Simulator
Developer
Weta Gameshop
Publisher
Private Division
Release
December 31, 2024
Ever watch the Lord of the Rings trilogy and spend the whole time wondering what those other hobbits are up to back in the Shire while there’s a war going on for the future of Middle-earth? That’s what Tales of the Shire is here for. Live the cozy life of a hobbit in the wonderfully serene landscape of the Shire. Discover, decorate, and share in this idyllic corner of the world.
Tales of the Shire - Official Teaser

Marvel vs. Capcom: Fighting Collection - Arcade Classics

Marvel vs. Capcom: Fighting Collection - Arcade Classics
Platforms
Nintendo Switch
Genre
Fighting
Marvel vs. Capcom Fighting Collection: Arcade Classics brings several classic Marvel Comics games from Capcom to Nintendo Switch sometime later this year.
MARVEL vs. CAPCOM Fighting Collection: Arcade Classics - Announcement Trailer – Nintendo Switch

Just Dance 2025 Edition

Just Dance 2025 Edition
Platforms
Nintendo Switch
Genre
Music
We don’t have a set release date for the next entry in everyone’s favorite dancing game, but these annual releases usually drop in late October or November.
Just Dance 2025 Edition - Announce Trailer – Nintendo Switch

Epic Mickey: Rebrushed - 2024

Epic Mickey: Rebrushed - 2024
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S
Genre
Adventure
Developer
Purple Lamp Studios
Publisher
THQ Nordic
Release
December 31, 2024

An impressive remaster of 2010’s Epic Mickey, Epic Mickey: Rebrushed is set to be a worthwhile revisiting of the Wii classic. As Mickey, the player is propelled into Wasteland, an alternate world made up of Disney’s forgotten creative efforts. The player is given the power to wield paint and paint thinner to dynamically change the world, which will determine Mickey’s path to becoming an epic hero.

Disney Epic Mickey: Rebrushed | Announcement Trailer

The Plucky Squire - TBD 2024

The Plucky Squire - TBD 2024
RP
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S
Genre
Platform, Adventure
Developer
All Possible Futures
Publisher
Devolver Digital
Release
December 31, 2024

Embark on a magical journey with The Plucky Squire, an enchanting Zelda-like adventure that unfolds beyond the confines of a storybook. Join Jot, a brave squire, and his friends as they discover a three-dimensional world outside the pages of their book, only to encounter the sinister Humgrump, who seeks to rewrite their destiny. Jot must overcome unprecedented challenges to rescue his friends from the clutches of Humgrump’s dark forces and restore the book’s once-happy ending. Prepare for an immersive adventure where courage and friendship prevail against all odds.

The Plucky Squire | Coming 2023 | PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5 & Xbox Series in 2023!

Hollow Knight: Silksong — TBD 2024

Hollow Knight: Silksong — TBD 2024
RP
Platforms
Linux, PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac, Nintendo Switch
Genre
Platform, Adventure, Indie
Developer
Team Cherry
Publisher
Team Cherry
One of 2017’s absolute best games is getting a sequel in Hollow Knight: Silksong, and it’s headed to Nintendo Switch sometime in the future. It will take the stunning visuals, Metroidvania gameplay, and atmosphere of the original Hollow Knight and put you in the shoes (do these creatures wear shoes?) of Hornet, a princess who is tasked with protecting Hallownest. Silksong was announced in 2022 last year, and we haven’t gotten much of an update on its development, but hopefully, we won’t have to wait much longer. If it’s half as good as the original, we’re all in for a treat.
Hollow Knight: Silksong Reveal Trailer

Upcoming Switch games 2025

These games are set to launch in 2025. Of course, these titles might have something to do with the Nintendo Switch 2.

Donkey Kong Country Returns HD

Donkey Kong Country Returns HD
Platforms
Nintendo Switch
Genre
Platform
Release
January 16, 2025
Donkey Kong Country Returns was originally released on the Wii and later came to the 3DS. The Nintendo Switch remaster finds the middle ground between the two as it has both local co-op and additional levels from the 3DS release. 
Donkey Kong Country Returns HD – Announcement Trailer – Nintendo Switch

Hello Kitty Island Adventure

Hello Kitty Island Adventure
Platforms
Mac, iOS, Nintendo Switch
Genre
Adventure
Developer
Sunblink
Release
July 28, 2023
A cozy life and adventure game featuring all sorts of characters from Hello Kitty and Friends, Hello Kitty Island Adventure is making the jump from mobile to the Switch in early 2025. Create a unique, Sanrio-style original avatar and befriend iconic Sanrio characters like Kuromi, Badtz-Maru, Cinnamoroll, Chococat, and Aggretsuko. Share gifts, complete quests, and take part in island activities to deepen your bonds. Spruce up cabins to attract new visitors from among Hello Kitty’s many friends. 
Hello Kitty Island Adventure - Teaser Trailer

Metroid Prime 4: Beyond

Metroid Prime 4: Beyond
Platforms
Nintendo Switch
Genre
Shooter
Developer
Retro Studios, Nintendo
Publisher
Nintendo
Release
December 31, 2025
First teased back in 2017, we finally got a good look at Metroid Prime 4: Beyond in 2024. We still don’t know much about the game but we have seen some gameplay footage showing Samus as she enters a fortress under siege. We see her spar against Sylux, who seems to be using Metroids for something. This title is set to release sometime in 2025.
Metroid Prime 4 - First Look - Nintendo E3 2017

Pokémon Legends: Z-A

Pokémon Legends: Z-A
Platforms
Nintendo Switch
Genre
Role-playing (RPG), Adventure
Developer
Game Freak
Publisher
Nintendo
Release
December 31, 2025
We don’t know a lot about Pokémon Legends: Z-A yet, but we know it’ll take players back to Lumiose City, which was first featured in Pokémon X and Y. Fans speculate that the digital and futuristic style of the trailer is hinting at the game being set in the future, contrasting with how Pokémon Legends: Arceus was set in the past, but this is all just theorizing.
Pokémon Legends: Z-A releases simultaneously worldwide in 2025!​

Sid Meier's Civilization VII

Sid Meier's Civilization VII
Platforms
Linux, PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S
Genre
Simulator, Strategy, Turn-based strategy (TBS), Tactical
Developer
Firaxis Games
Publisher
2K
Release
December 31, 2025
Another installment in Sid Meier’s Civilization is coming in 2025. We still don’t know a lot about what changes and improvements this entry will include compared to previous titles, but it will surely allow for world domination in some fashion. 
Sid Meier’s Civilization VII - Official Teaser Trailer

Switch games with no release window

All we know about the games listed below is that they’re in development. Most of them are probably a few years away from launch.

Project Bloom - 2026

Project Bloom - 2026
Genre
Adventure
Developer
Game Freak
Publisher
Private Division
The only thing we know about the mysterious Project Bloom is that Pokémon creator Game Freak is developing it and appears to be set in ancient Japan. This project isn’t set to launch until early 2026, so it’ll be a while before we really know what it’ll look like.

Haunted Chocolatier

Haunted Chocolatier
RP
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows)
Genre
Role-playing (RPG), Simulator
Developer
ConcernedApe
We don’t know a lot about Haunted Chocolatier yet, but developer ConcernedApe’s follow-up to Stardew Valley is easily the most anticipated cozy game in development right now. Haunted Chocolatier begins with the player starting up a chocolate shop while living in a haunted castle in the middle of a snowy community. The player will need to seek out a wide variety of ingredients and alliances to make the best chocolate possible and ultimately reach success. Right now, only a PC release has been mentioned officially, but Stardew Valley was eventually released on all platforms and we don’t see why this title would be treated differently.
ConcernedApe's Haunted Chocolatier -- Early Gameplay

Darkest Dungeon II

Darkest Dungeon II
91%
Platforms
PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5
Genre
Role-playing (RPG), Strategy, Turn-based strategy (TBS), Tactical, Adventure, Indie
Developer
Red Hook Studios
Publisher
Red Hook Studios
Release
May 08, 2023
Gothic horror RPG Darkest Dungeon II is making its way to Switch in the future. A roguelike road trip of the damned, you’ll be tasked with forming a party, equipping your stagecoach, and setting off across the decaying landscape on a last-gasp quest to avert the apocalypse.
Darkest Dungeon 2 Teaser: "The Howling End"

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