Nintendo Switch Launch Line-up Includes Zelda: Breath of the Wild and 1-2-Switch

Nintendo Switch Launch Line-up Includes Zelda: Breath of the Wild and 1-2-Switch

Nintendo outlines the games you can play in the Nintendo Switch's first few months.

Tonight at the Nintendo Switch Presentation, Nintendo announced the Switch's shiny launch day and launch window games. These are the titles that are going to be carrying the system forward in its early days and the list is full of expected mainstays, some ports, and a few surprises.

The list below is split into three categories, with "Launch Games" releasing on or within a few weeks of March 3, 2017 and "Launch Window Games" being within three months of launch day. Then there's everything else, which includes confirmed games outside of the launch window or with no confirmed release date.

Launch Games

  • 1-2-Switch by Nintendo - March 3, 2017
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild by Nintendo - March 3, 2017
  • Snipperclips by Nintendo - March 2017
  • Super Bomberman R by Konami - March 2017
  • Skylanders Imaginators by Activision - March 2017
  • Has-Been Heroes by Frozenbyte - March 2017
  • I Am Setsuna by Square Enix - March 2017
  • Just Dance 2017 by Ubisoft - March 2017

Launch Window Games

  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe by Nintendo - April 28
  • Arms by Nintendo - Spring 2017
  • Disgaea 5 Complete by Nippon Ichi - Spring 2017
  • Lego City Undercover by TT Fusion - Spring 2017
  • Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove by Yacht Club Games - Spring 2017
  • Puyo Puyo Tetris by Sega - Spring 2017
  • Sonic Mania by Sega - Spring 2017
  • The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ by Nicalis - Spring 2017
  • Redout by Nicalis - Spring 2017

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Other Confirmed Titles

  • Splatoon 2 by Nintendo - Summer 2017
  • NBA 2K18 by 2K Games- September 2017
  • The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim by Bethesda - Fall 2017
  • Super Mario Odyssey by Nintendo - Holiday 2017
  • FIFA by EA Sports - 2017
  • Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap by DotEmu - 2017
  • Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom by FDG Entertainment - 2017
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 2 by Monolith Soft - 2017
  • Project Sonic 2017 by Sega - 2017
  • Fire Emblem Warriors by Koei Tecmo - TBA
  • Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence by Koei Tecmo - TBA
  • Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII by Koei Tecmo - TBA
  • Dragon Quest X by Square Enix - TBA
  • Dragon Quest XI by Square Enix - TBA
  • Dragon Quest Heroes I + II by Square Enix - TBA
  • Minecraft: Switch Edition by Mojang - TBA
  • Minecraft: Story Mode by Telltale Games - TBA
  • Shin Megami Tensei by Atlus - TBA
  • Octopath Travelers (Bravely Default Team) by Atlus - TBA
  • Unnamed No More Heroes Sequel by Grasshopper Manufacture - TBA
  • Steep by Ubisoft - TBA
  • Rayman Legends Definitive Edition by Ubisoft - TBA
  • Ultra Street Fighter 2 by Capcom - TBA
  • Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 by Bandai Namco - TBA
  • Unnamed Tales of by Bandai Namco - TBA
  • Taiko no Tatsujin by Bandai Namco - TBA
  • Rime by Tequila Works - TBA
  • Farming Simulator by Giants Software - TBA
  • Fast RMX by Shin'en - TBA
  • Syberia 3 by Anuman Interactive - TBA
  • Stardew Valley by Chucklefish Games - TBA
  • BlazBlue by Arc System Works - TBA
  • New Frontier Days: Founding Pioneers by Arc System Works - TBA
  • Story of Seasons by Marvelous - TBA
  • Arcade Archives (SNK Titles) by Hamster - TBA
  • GoNNER by Raw Fury Games - TBA
  • Kingdom by Raw Fury Games - TBA
  • State of Mind by Daedalic Entertainment - TBA

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