All Major Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games

The Nintendo Switch has been a runaway success, proving that raw power is not the be-all and end-all for consoles. Through a combination of Nintendo’s first-party games, a solid selection of triple-A third-party titles, and all the indie projects anyone could ever want, the Switch has amassed a stellar library that can match most platforms in terms of quality and quantity.




The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey are two of the greatest games of the last decade, but there is always a chance that the best Switch game has yet to be released. 2022 and 2023 were overall pretty great years for Nintendo’s platforms. In just 2023, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, Metroid Prime Remastered, Pikmin 4, Super Mario Wonder, and Advance Wars 1 + 2: Re-Boot Camp were all console exclusives.

Here’s a look at all the major titles we can expect to see on the Nintendo Switch in 2024 and beyond. Which big Nintendo Switch games have release dates? Please note the focus is on North American release dates.


Updated April 4, 2024: The upcoming Switch games were added to the scheduler in the last few days: PO’ed: Definitive Edition, CrashOut Xtreme, The Gap, WWII Airplane Fight – Battle War Squad, Deadland Chronicles, Savage Age, Cats Organized Neatly, Storyblocks: The King, Hair Dye, Life of Slime, Stunt Scooter Simulator, Heisting, Find Room 96, Cosmic Hare, Fire Race, Mars Assault: 3D Shooter, Bakery Simulator, Slave Zero X, Motorcycle Extreme Driver: Moto Racing Simulator, Oxytone, Steel Sand Mars Chronicles – Survival Simulator, Die Again, Ato, The Kindeman Remedy, Football Cup 2024, Outer Terror, Cryptrio, Overdelivery – Delivery Simulator, Trackline Express, Which Country Is Larger?, Unboxing – Idle Factory Simulator, Corn Kidz 64, Builder Simulator, Insurmountable, CorpoNation: The Sorting Process, Neptunia Game Maker R:Evolution, Dungeon Slasher, Hatch Tales, Run for Money: The Great Mission, Flashback 2, UFO Robot Grendizer: The Feast of the Wolves, Tintin Reporter: Cigars of the Pharaoh, Santa’s Chimney Quest.



April 2024 Nintendo Switch Games

Grounded, SAGA, & More

April 2024 is not an especially stacked month for the Nintendo Switch, although there are a couple of exciting games set to come out. Grounded will be making its Nintendo debut, and Obsidian’s game has garnered almost universal praise since its debut. Provided it runs well on the hybrid console, this title should be an easy recommendation for anyone looking for something that blends survival, crafting, exploration, and co-op.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Arcade: Wrath of the Mutants looks set to be a beat ’em up throwback, while people craving an RPG can check out Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes. El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron also merits a mention, as the port has a cool visual style and an interesting story.


  • April 2: Saviorless (PC, PS5, Switch)
  • April 3: Girl Genius: Adventures in Castle Heterodyne (Switch)
  • April 3: Knowledge Keeper (Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • April 4: Cats Organized Neatly (Switch)
  • April 4: Colony Defense – The Ultimate Minimalist Tower Base Defense Game (Switch)
  • April 4: CrashOut Xtreme (Switch)
  • April 4: Deadland Chronicles (Switch)
  • April 4: Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons – Sacred Reunion (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • April 4: Freedom Planet 2 (Switch)
  • April 4: The Gap (Switch)
  • April 4: Savage Age (Switch)
  • April 4: Storyblocks: The King (Switch)
  • April 4: Tengoku Struggle: Strayside (Switch)
  • April 4: WWII Airplane Fight – Battle War Squad (Switch)
  • April 5: Hair Dye (Switch)
  • April 5: Heisting (Switch)
  • April 5: Life of Slime (Switch)
  • April 5: No Umbrellas Allowed (Switch)
  • April 5: Spy Guy Hidden Objects Deluxe Edition (PC, Switch)
  • April 5: Stunt Scooter Simulator (Switch)
  • April 6: Cosmic Hare (Switch)
  • April 6: Find Room 96 (Switch)
  • April 6: Fire Race (Switch)
  • April 6: Last Bloody Snack (Switch)
  • April 9: Botany Manor (Switch)
  • April 9: Mars Assault: 3D Shooter (Switch)
  • April 10: Bakery Simulator (Switch)
  • April 10: Broken Roads (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • April 10: Jorel’s Brother and The Most Important Game of the Galaxy: Complete Edition (Switch, XBX/S)
  • April 11: Ato (Switch)
  • April 11: Cirrus Business (Switch)
  • April 11: Die Again (PC, Switch)
  • April 11: Football Cup 2024 (Switch)
  • April 11: Hero’s Hour (Switch)
  • April 11: The Kindeman Remedy (Switch)
  • April 11: Let’s! Revolution! (Switch)
  • April 11: Loretta (Switch)
  • April 11: Moonglow Bay (Switch)
  • April 11: Motorcycle Extreme Driver: Moto Racing Simulator (Switch)
  • April 11: Oxytone (Switch)
  • April 11: Slave Zero X (Switch)
  • April 11: Sophia the Traveler (Switch)
  • April 11: Steel Sand Mars Chronicles – Survival Simulator (Switch)
  • April 11: Steins;Gate 15th Anniversary Double Pack (Switch)
  • April 12: Cryptrio (PC, Switch)
  • April 12: Outer Terror (Switch)
  • April 13: Overdelivery – Delivery Simulator (Switch)
  • April 16: A Tale of Paper: Refolded (Switch)
  • April 16: Grounded (PS5, PS4, Switch)
  • April 16: Planet of Lana (Switch)
  • April 18: ArcRunner (Switch)
  • April 18: Fate/Samurai Remnant – Record’s Fragment: [Redacted] Sword Chronicles (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch)
  • April 18: Trackline Express (PC, Switch)
  • April 18: Unboxing – Idle Factory Simulator (Switch)
  • April 18: Which Country Is Larger? (Switch)
  • April 19: Corn Kidz 64 (Switch)
  • April 19: Figment 1 & 2 (Switch)
  • April 19: Ready, Steady, Ship! (Switch)
  • April 23: Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • April 23: Lunar Lander: Beyond (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • April 23: Tales of Kenzera: Zau (PC, PS5, Switch, XBX/S)
  • April 23: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Arcade: Wrath of the Mutants (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • April 24: Builder Simulator (Switch)
  • April 25: Another Crab’s Treasure (PC, PS5, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • April 25: Assault Suit Leynos 2 Saturn Tribute (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • April 25: Insurmountable (Switch)
  • April 25: Library Of Ruina (Switch)
  • April 25: Megaton Musashi: Wired (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch)
  • April 25: SaGa Emerald Beyond (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch)
  • April 25: S.O.L Search of Light (Switch)
  • April 25: Whisker Waters (Switch)
  • April 26: Class of Heroes 1 & 2: Complete Edition (PS5, Switch)
  • April 26: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Sweep the Board! (Switch)
  • April 26: Zombies, Aliens and Guns (Switch)
  • April 28: El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron (Switch)


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May 2024 Nintendo Switch Games

Endless Ocean, Paper Mario, & More

May 2024 should be an exciting period for Nintendo Switch owners as the console has a surprisingly stacked lineup, particularly when it comes to indie releases. Endless Ocean Luminous is an unexpected but welcome sequel, and it could provide the definitive diving experience. Biomutant has largely garnered a mixed reputation over the last few years, and the Switch version will need to knock everything out of the park to turn things around. If well-optimized, the open-world game could be an impressive addition to the hybrid system’s library.


The month’s biggest release will almost certainly be Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, a modern remaster of a classic GameCube RPG that is still considered by many to be among the mascot’s greatest spin-off adventures. Other notable May 2024 Switch games are Read Only Memories: Neurodiver, Crown Wars: The Black Prince, the Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth trilogy, World of Goo 2, and Potion Permit: Complete Edition.

  • May 2: Endless Ocean Luminous (Switch)
  • May 2: Full Metal Sergeant (Switch)
  • May 2: MotoGP 24 (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • May 7: Adam Wolfe (Switch)
  • May 7: Broadsword Warlord Edition (Switch)
  • May 7: Hidden Objects Collection 5: Detective Stories (Switch)
  • May 9: Animal Well (PC, PS5, Switch)
  • May 9: CorpoNation: The Sorting Process (Switch)
  • May 9: Gift (Switch)
  • May 9: Rainbow Cotton Remaster (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • May 9: Surmount: Little Climbers on a Big Adventure (PC, Switch)
  • May 14: Biomutant (Switch)
  • May 14: Boardwalk Arcade 2 (Switch)
  • May 14: Neptunia Game Maker R:Evolution (PS5, PS4, Switch)
  • May 14: Party Arcade 2 (Switch)
  • May 16: Pool Party (Switch)
  • May 16: Read Only Memories: Neurodiver (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • May 17: My Little Pony: A Zephyr Heights Mystery (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • May 21: Paper Trail (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • May 23: C.A.R.D.S. RPG: The Misty Battlefield (Switch)
  • May 23: Crown Wars: The Black Prince (PC, PS5, Switch, XBX/S)
  • May 23: Hauntii (PC, PS5, Switch, XBX/S)
  • May 23: Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 (Switch)
  • May 23: Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2: Sisters Generation (Switch)
  • May 23: Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth3: V Generation (Switch)
  • May 23: Morbid: The Lords of Ire (PC, PS5, Switch, XBX/S)
  • May 23: Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (Switch)
  • May 23: World of Goo 2 (Switch)
  • May 24: Pocket Bravery (Switch)
  • May 24: Super Puzzle Pack 2 (Switch)
  • May 28: Construction Simulator 4 (Switch)
  • May 30: Potion Permit: Complete Edition (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • May 30: Umbraclaw (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • May 30: WiZmans World Re:Try (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)


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June 2024 Nintendo Switch Games

Luigi’s Mansion, Super Monkey Ball, & More

While 2024’s halfway point is largely headlined by releases on non-Nintendo consoles, the Switch is receiving a few goodies as well. Capcom’s Monster Hunter Stories is making its way to a bizarre selection of consoles, including the Switch. The 3DS original is a fairly enjoyable turn-based spin-off with a monster-catching element, and it will likely hit the mark with fans of the sequel.

On the same day that Capcom will be porting Monster Hunter Stories, Atlus will be publishing Shin Megami Tensei 5: Vengeance, another game with a taming system. Although a massive release by most metrics, SMT 5‘s presence on the Nintendo Switch slightly mutes Vengeance‘s allure, even if the latter will be the definitive version.


June 2024’s final week is particularly exciting as it contains two Switch exclusives: Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble and Luigi’s Mansion 2 HD. The former should be another great entry in a franchise that rarely drops the ball; meanwhile, the latter will revitalize a 3DS exclusive that can be a touch divisive.

  • June 6: The Smurfs – Village Party (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • June 11: Battle of Rebels (Switch)
  • June 13: Dungeon Slasher (Switch)
  • June 14: Monster Hunter Stories (PC, PS4, Switch)
  • June 14: Shin Megami Tensei 5: Vengeance (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • June 18: #BLUD (PC, PS4, Switch, XBO)
  • June 20: Radiant Silvergun Collector’s Box (Switch)
  • June 20: Rusted Moss (Switch)
  • June 21: Hatch Tales (Switch)
  • June 25: Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble (Switch)
  • June 27: A Street Cat’s Tale 2 (Switch)
  • June 27: Iwakura Aria (Switch)
  • June 27: Luigi’s Mansion 2 HD (Switch)
  • June 27: Tsukihime: A Piece of Blue Glass Moon (PS4, Switch)
  • June 28: One Last Breath (PC, PS5, Switch)
  • June 28: SPYxANYA: Operation Memories (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch)
  • June 30: Battle Crush (Switch)


July 2024 Nintendo Switch Games

The Legend of Heroes, Ace Combat, & More

The Nintendo Switch’s games lineup for July 2024 is still in its infancy. Still, a few projects have penciled their names into the calendar. The Legend of Heroes: Trails through Daybreak launches a new story arc in Nihon Falcom’s beloved JRPG franchise, and the gameplay combines real-time and turn-based combat. Ace Combat 7 is making its way to the Switch, providing flight sim fans with (hopefully) a great option that can keep them entertained for a while. Bo: Path of the Teal Lotus also looks good.


  • July 4: Run for Money: The Great Mission (Switch)
  • July 5: The Legend of Heroes: Trails through Daybreak (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch)
  • July 11: Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown Deluxe Edition (Switch)
  • July 11: Princess Maker 2 Regeneration (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch)
  • July 18: Bo: Path of the Teal Lotus (PC, PS5, Switch, XBX/S)
  • July 23: Exophobia (Switch)

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Major 2024 Switch Games With Post-July Debuts

Fantasy Life I & More

The rest of 2024 is still a work in progress, with only a small handful of Switch games having release dates set for after July. That’s not to say releases for the console will slow completely down, as there are plenty of indie titles that have confirmed launches; however, the calendar is relatively light at the moment.


  • August 15, 2024: Farewell North (PC, Switch, XBX/S)
  • September 5, 2024: Flashback 2 (Switch)
  • September 26, 2024: Earth Defense Force: World Brothers 2 (PS5, PS4, Switch)
  • October 10, 2024: Fantasy Life i: The Girl Who Steals Time (Switch)
  • October 10, 2024: UFO Robot Grendizer: The Feast of the Wolves (Switch)
  • October 17, 2024: Tintin Reporter: Cigars of the Pharaoh (Switch)
  • November 27, 2024: Santa’s Chimney Quest (Switch)

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Switch 2024 Games With No Exact Date

Star Wars, Sonic, & More

Nintendo’s 2024 is somewhat difficult to predict as, logically, one has to assume that the Switch’s successor is not too far away at this point. Consequently, a slowdown in major releases would make sense as the company prepares to launch a new era. Still, Nintendo looks set to have a relatively active year, and there are some notable projects like Star Wars: Hunters are expected to drop before December 2024.


  • Blazing Strike (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch)
  • Codename: Final Form (Platforms TBA)
  • Decapolice (PS5, PS4, Switch)
  • Empire of the Ants (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • Fate/stay night Remastered (Switch)
  • Front Mission 3 (Switch)
  • Gori: Cuddly Carnage (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • Inazuma Eleven: Victory Road (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch)
  • Little Nightmares 3 (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • Lorelei and the Laser Eyes (PC, Switch)
  • Mandragora (PC, PS5, Switch, XBX/S)
  • Moonstone Island (PC, Switch)
  • The Plucky Squire (PC, PS5, Switch, XBX/S)
  • Reynatis (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch)
  • Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse Remastered (Platforms TBA)
  • Sonic X Shadow Generations (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • Star Wars: Hunters (Switch)
  • Sword Art Online Fractured Daydream (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • Threads of Time (Switch)
  • Turbo Overkill (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • Yasha: Legends of the Demon Blade (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • Ys 10: Nordics (PS5, PS4, Switch)
  • Ys Memoire: The Oath in Felghana (Switch)


Major Upcoming Switch Games With No Release Year

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2024 has only begun to take shape. Who knows what the year’s best Switch game will be when all is said and done? It could be a project that has a confirmed release date, a game tentatively announced for 2024, or a title that has yet to even be revealed. While plenty of Switch titles are on the horizon, most of them have yet to commit to a release year.


  • Aspire: Ina’s Tale (PC, Switch)
  • Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Sequel (Platforms TBA)
  • Bye Sweet Carole (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • Cat Quest: Pirates of the Purribean (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • Clock Tower (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • Demon Throttle (Switch)
  • ENDER MAGNOLIA: Bloom in the mist (PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • Garden Life (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • Gex Trilogy (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S)
  • Harold Halibut (PC, PS4, Switch, XBO)
  • Hollow Knight: Silksong (PC, Switch)
  • Iron Corbo: Kung Fu Janitor (Switch)
  • Kage: Shadow of The Ninja (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • Metal Slug Tactics (Switch)
  • Metroid Prime 4 (Switch)
  • Monolith: Requiem of the Ancients (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • Neva (PC, PS5, Switch, XBX/S)
  • Odencat’s Paradise Collection (PS5, PS4, Switch)
  • OneShot: World Machine Edition (Switch)
  • Penny’s Big Breakaway (PC, PS5, Switch, XBX/S)
  • PO’ed: Definitive Edition (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • Pokemon Legends: Z-A (Switch)
  • Prison City (Switch)
  • Professor Layton and The New World of Steam (Switch)
  • Project Buramato (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • Qomp 2 (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • Retro Game Challenge 1 + 2 Replay (Switch)
  • The Rise of the Golden Idol (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • Rocket Knight Adventures: Re-Sparked (PS5, PS4, Switch)
  • She Dreams Elsewhere (Switch)
  • Silt (PC, Switch)
  • Simon The Sorcerer Origins (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • New Skate Game (Platforms TBA)
  • Suikoden 1 & 2 HD Remaster (PC, PS4, Switch, XBO)
  • Tails of Iron 2: Whiskers of Winter (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)
  • Thank Goodness You’re Here! (PC, PS5, Switch)
  • Tomba! (PC, PS5, PS4, Switch)
  • XEL (PC, Switch)
  • Yes, Your Grace: Snowfall (PC, Switch, XBX/S, XBO)


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