The switch is one of the most efficient and influential systems already. There is something unique about carrying a console-grade gaming device wherever you go. Figuring out what to play, however, becomes more and more difficult with each year, as the roster of exclusive and indie games grows more and more.
Thankfully, WIRED has plenty of savvy Nintendo fans out there, and we’ve put our heads together to compile a list of the best Switch games. We’ve listed the digital version of most of them here, so make sure you have a spacious MicroSD card to store all your game files. (We recommend this one.) Don’t forget to also read on our Switching tips and secrets, Favorite switch accessories, and Bundled offers.
Update for February 2021: We’ve added Spiritfarers, Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury, Hades, and Luigi’s Mansion 3.
Many members of the WIRED team have contributed to this ongoing guide, including Jess Gray, Louryn Strampe, Jeffrey Van Camp, Julie Muncy, Peter Rubin, and Emma Ellis.
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