Nintendo Switch (OLED Model)

Over 20 titles, including classics, coming to Nintendo Switch for 2022 and 2023

Bright and early this morning, Nintendo shared almost a half-hour of new and familiar titles coming to the Switch console in the coming months and into next year. This Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase was focused on third-party games from Square Enix, Capcom, Sega and smaller studios.

HARVESTELLA

Releases on November 4th, 2022

Build up your farm in this idyllic world as you watch the seasons change. Despite the calmness, a fifth season will eventually appear, one that brings death to the village — and only the skills and equipment you’ve crafted can help prevent it from doing everlasting damage.

Persona 5 Royal / Persona 4 Golden / Persona 3 Portable

Persona 5 Royal launches on October 21st, 2022; Persona 4 Golden and Persona 3 Portable are not yet announced

A trio of Persona games are on their way to the Nintendo Switch. All three titles feature improved graphics, both English and Japanese vocals, and additional content.

Join the Phantom Thieves of Hearts in Persona 5 Royal. Image: Nintendo

Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope

Releases on October 20th, 2022

In an unlikely team, Mario partners together with the Rabbids and the beastly Bowser, to explore the galaxy in an effort to stop Cursa from destroying it. Rescue the Sparks, creatures of Lumas and Rabbids fused together, to foil the fiendish Cursa.

LIVE A LIVE

Releases on July 22nd, 2022

There’s no shortage of adventure in this game as a motley of stories and characters allow a unique playthrough in different eras. Experience so many worlds in a classic RPG with that retro feel — plus a demo is available as of June 28th, 2022 of the first three chapters! Saved games are transferrable to the full game when it launches.

MONSTER HUNTER RISE: SUNBREAK

Releases on June 30th, 2022

This expansion to MONSTER HUNTER RISE adds new creatures, combat features, regions and difficulty modes. Explore the Elgado Outpost, but keep an eye out for the Three Lords, a trio of legendary monsters with immense powers.

Portal: Companion Collection

Releases on June 28th, 2022

Portal and Portal 2 on the Nintendo Switch is not a lie. Using the ASHPD, create openings to send yourself, cubes, or even robots, into unexplored areas. Portal 2 includes, local, online and split-screen multiplayer!

Minecraft Legends

Releases in 2023

A lush world is invaded by creatures from another dimension, causing death and destruction. Partner up to take on these evil invaders and protect the inhabitants of this world from those looking to destroy it.

Sonic Frontiers

Releases in late 2022

The vast Starfall Islands were home to a long lost civilization, but remnants of their existence remain for Sonic the Hedgehog to traverse through. While long abandoned, the ruins are still home to some mighty enemies, and only Sonic is quick enough to outsmart and evade their brutal attacks.

Sonic dodges an attack in Sonic Frontiers. Image: Nintendo

Blanc

Releases in February 2023

An unexpected friendship between a fawn and wolf cub must navigate a wintry world fraught with challenges that will require both of them to combine their strengths to survive. This is a textless adventure that’s filled with visual cues to advance the story of friendship between two young animals.

Return to Monkey Island

Releases in late 2022

There’s treasure to be found! Pirates sail the waters around Monkey Island and those who aren’t careful can run afoul of the wrong end of a cutlass. Solve puzzles and explore the wilds for lost loot in this two game compilation of The Secret of Monkey Island and Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge.

Disney Dreamlight Valley

Releases on September 6th, 2022

Disney and Pixar characters call Dreamlife Valley home, until the arrival of The Forgetting steals the memories of the residents. Explore the dark corners of this once brilliant land to retrieve the lost memories and restore the towns to their former glory all the while, making friends with an endless cast of Disney and Pixar characters.

DRAGON QUEST TREASURES

Releases on December 9th, 2022

Siblings Erik and Mia are dazzled by the story of hidden treasure. Together with Purrsula and Porcus, they set out to explore Draconia and dig up its hidden riches in this lighthearted addition to the DRAGON QUEST franchise.

NieR:Automata The End of YoRHa Edition

Releases on October 6th, 2022

After machines have invaded Earth, humanity retreats to the moon where they assemble an android army to retake their former home. YoRHa No.2 Type B is created for this reason, to fight the mechanical threat in a ruthless and efficient manner. The Nintendo Switch version includes previously available DLC and console-exclusive outfits.

Little Noah: Scion of Paradise

Releases on June 28th, 2022

Noah, a young alchemist, and her feline friend Zipper, set sail for new lands. A severe storm wrecks their ship on a mysterious island dotted with the structures from a long lost civilization. The ruins have a habit of changing their layout upon re-entry, making each visit different from before. The local Lilliput population can help Noah find items to take on the larger foes hiding in this strange isle.

RPG Time: The Legend of Wright

Releases on August 18th, 2022

Kenta wants to design games, and jots down all his ideas in a notebook. At 200 pages, this notebook is full of challenges that must be drawn or erased to advance, with each sheet posing a new puzzle to solve.

Lorelei and the Laser Eyes

Releases in 2023

This dreamlike story is a twist on puzzle adventures where the player must unlock the secrets of Lorelei and the Laser Eyes.

DORAEMON STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of the Great Kingdom

Releases in late 2022

Doraemon and his friends find themselves on a strange planet where the locals ask for their help with farming. Look after the crops, sow the fields and keep the farm animals happy all while helping their new friend achieve his dreams.

Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection

Releases in 2023

All ten of the original Game Boy Advance Mega Man Battle Network games are coming to the Nintendo Switch. MegaMan.EXE exists in a virtual world and must battle against online foes in a never ending fight to protect the system. Additional content includes over a thousand pieces of artwork and 150 songs from the series.

Lan Hikari acquires a new item in Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection. Image: Nintendo

Super Bomberman R 2

Releases in 2023

Bomberman is back! With the familiar modes fans remember, Castle Mode adds a new twist to this explosive series. Play with up to 15 friends to blow open treasure chests while another defends them. Plus custom-designed stages can be shared with others.

PAC-MAN WORLD Re-PAC

Releases on August 26th, 2022

This remaster of the classic PAC-MAN WORLD has PAC-MAN set out to rescue his kidnapped family. All the classic PAC-MAN moves help him get closer to his family and those that spirited them away.

RAILGRADE

Releases in Fall 2022

Lay the rails to help businesses move their goods between factories with this railroad simulator. Everything is dependent on the length of trains, frequency, and resources they carry, so the economy of this outpost chugs along.

Captain Velvet Meteor: The Jump+ Dimensions

Releases on July 28th, 2022

Damien is new to Japan, but has trouble meeting new friends. Instead, Damien creates his own world where Captain Velvet Meteor and becomes immersed with the good and bad of his favourite manga.

Sources: Nintendo, YouTube

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