Nintendo Switch Launch Titles And Games List Confirmed Before March 3 Release Date

( [email protected] ) Feb 25, 2017 06:19 PM EST
The Nintendo Switch hybrid console is all set for a debut in March 3, 2017. Check out some of the confirmed accompanying launch games as well as other titles.
The Nintendo Switch, a new gaming device, is seen in this undated image released by Nintendo October 21, 2016. Nintendo/Handout via REUTERS

With the Nintendo Switch’s imminent release, we bring you a list of launch titles to whet your appetite and help you plan your budget when it comes to the monthly quota of video game purchases. The Nintendo Switch is about to be launched on March 3, 2017. What are some of the games that you would like to play on it? After all, the launch titles do play a rather important role in the initial success of a console. Why would people purchase the Nintendo Switch if there is nothing worth playing on it? What makes the Nintendo Switch special is the fact that this is a hybrid console, and looks set to succeed both the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS in terms of in-house and portable gaming, thanks to removable controllers and Nvidia Tegra technology running underneath the hood.

.Here’s the full list of confirmed Nintendo Switch launch games to get your adrenaline flowing, along with its respective date.

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo, March 3rd)
  • 1-2-Switch (Nintendo, March 3rd)
  • Snipperclips - Cut it out, together! (Nintendo, March 3rd)
  • Just Dance 2017 (Ubisoft, March 3rd)
  • Skylanders Imaginators (Activision, March 3rd)
  • Super Bomberman R (Konami, March 3rd)
  • I Am Setsuna (Square Enix, March 3rd)
  • Fast RMX (Shin'en, March 3rd 2017)
  • Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove (March 3rd, 2017)
  • World of Goo (Tomorrow Corporation, March 3rd - possibly US only)
  • Little Inferno (Tomorrow Corporation, March 3rd - possibly US only)
  • Human Resource Machine (Tomorrow Corporation, March 3rd - possibly US only)

No doubt The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is going to be the main hit out of the list of titles mentioned above, do expect new takes on old classics like Super Bomberman R to be a fun title. Once the dust has settled, you can continue to plan out your gaming schedule in the form of the following first-party Nintendo games.

  • Splatoon 2 demo global testfire (March 24th-26th)
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (April 28)
  • ARMS (Spring 2017)
  • Splatoon 2 (Summer 2017)
  • Fire Emblem Warriors (autumn 2017)
  • Pokémon Stars (late 2017)
  • Super Mario Odyssey (holiday 2017)
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (TBC)
  • New Fire Emblem (2018)

Other third-party Nintendo Switch games that have been confirmed for a 2017 release are as follows:

  • Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ (Nicalis, March 2017)
  • Has Been Heroes (Frozenbyte, March 2017)
  • LEGO City Undercover (Warner Bros, April 7th)
  • Puyo Puyo Tetris (SEGA, April 28th)
  • Rime (Tequila Works, May 2017)
  • Disgaea 5 Complete (NIS America, Spring 2017)
  • Sonic Mania (SEGA, Spring 2017)
  • Troll and I (Spiral House / Maximum games, Spring 2017)
  • Snake Pass (Sumo Digital, early 2017)
  • Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda, late 2017)
  • NBA 2K18 (2K, September 2017)
  • Project Sonic 2017 (SEGA, late 2017)
  • Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap (DotEmu, 2017)
  • Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom (FDG Entertainment, 2017)
  • Celeste (Matt Thorson, 2017)

Last but not least, we have third-party Nintendo Switch games that are missing a release date. In other words, keep your fingers crossed!

  • 1001 Spikes (Nicalis, TBC)
  • Arcade Archives (Hamster, TBC)
  • Cave Story (Nicalis, TBC)
  • Constructor (System 3, TBC)
  • Cube Life: Island Survival (Cypronia, TBC)
  • Dragon Quest X (Square Enix, TBC)
  • Dragon Quest XI (Square Enix, TBC)
  • Dragon Quest Heroes I and II (Square Enix, TBC)
  • Dragonball Xenoverse 2 (Namco Bandai, TBC)
  • EA Sports FIFA (EA, TBC)
  • Farming Simulator (Focus Home Interactive, TBC)
  • Graceful Explosion Machine (Vertex Pop, TBC)
  • LEGO Worlds (TT Games, TBC)
  • Minecraft: Story Mode - The Compete Adventure (Telltale Games, TBC)
  • Rayman Legends: Definite Edition (Ubisoft, TBC)
  • Redout (34BigThings, TBC)
  • easons of Heaven (AnyAny Productions, TBC)
  • New Shin Megami Tensei (Atlas, Western release unconfirmed)
  • Stardew Valley (Chucklefish Games, TBC)
  • State of Mind (Daedalic Entertainment, TBC)
  • Steep (Ubisoft, TBC)
  • Syberia 3 (Microids, TBC)
  • Project Octopath Traveller (Square Enix, TBC)
  • Taiko Drum Master (Namco Bandai, TBC)
  • New Travis Touchdown game (Suda 51 / Grasshopper, TBC)
  • New 'Tales of' RPG (Namco BandaiTBC)
  • Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers (Capcom, TBC)

Interesting note: Shigeru Miyamoto did mention a couple of years ago that Pikmin 4 is in the pipeline, and since it has not yet hit the market, this would most probably appear on the Nintendo Switch as opposed to being on the 3DS platform. Would you be out to purchase the Nintendo Switch?

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