Purchased a Nintendo Switch? You really should play these 10 games!

It took a while, but the Nintendo Switch is back in stores. After a significant shortage it is finally possible to buy the fantastic device again. Anyway, you should of course also have some games with that. But which ones are worth it?

In this article, we list the 10 best games so far for you. Not genre-oriented, not target audience, but simply 10 games that are generally considered the best.

Nintendo Switch: de 10 beste games

Before reading this list, it’s good to know two things. First, you should know that the list below is not a rankings. So the number one is not necessarily better than the number 5. They are ten games that most people will, without a doubt, get the most fun out of.

Second, we use affiliate links. This means that if you buy one of these games, we will receive a small percentage of the purchase amount. Nothing changes for you and the game is just as expensive. The only difference is that a small part of the money you spend goes to us. So if you buy one of these games, know where the money is going and do it (if you want) through us!

These are the 10 best games of the moment!

#1 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Image: Nintendo)

Anyone who has bought a Nintendo Switch upside down simply has to buy Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. The racing game is always fun, especially if you play it with your friends or family. Of course there is a lot of frustration when things do not go as you would like, but it is still enjoyable. The game looks incredibly good, plays great, has quite a few cool circuits and has a whole load of cool characters. Undoubtedly, unlocking cars, tires, kites and getting stars will give you enough satisfaction. And when you are done with that? Then you continue online, right?

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is available for € 49.99.

#2 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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Zelda (Image: Nintendo)

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is considered one of the very best Nintendo Switch games to date. And to be honest, we understand that only credit. Those who love RPGs and an Open World will without a doubt find everything they are looking for in Breath of the Wild. The game offers a fantastic story, excellent controls and a lot of challenging puzzles. In addition, after the standard story you can get started with so many Side Quests that you will not be finished in the coming years.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is for sale for € 58.99.

#3 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

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Super Smash (Image: Nintendo)

People who love Fighting games and have a Nintendo Switch at home, can hardly help but find Super Smash. The game has been a lot of fun for several generations and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is no exception to the rule. Up to eight different players can compete on a single screen. Play with as many as 74 different characters from well-known video games and take your team to victory. And no people in your house for a while? Then play online in the multiplayer mode.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is available for € 59.99!

#4 Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Kurbfu in action! (Image: The Pokémon Company)

People on every Nintendo device were in love with Pokémon, can also express love again with the Nintendo Switch. Pokémon Sword & Shield is a wonderful game for the enthusiast, but also for people who are introduced to it for the first time. In addition to an interesting storyline, new Pokémon and a unique combat style, the game also offers an open world. In the Wild Area you can not only train your Pokémon, but also catch as many as possible to complete your PokeDex. And when you’re done with the regular game, the Isle of Armor Expansion Pass is definitely worth a try.

Pokémon Sword & Shield is for sale for € 54.99!

#5 Super Mario Odyssey

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Odyssey (Image: Nintendo)

Super Mario Oddyssey is an Action / Platformer that you should definitely try. For example, there are many elements in this game from Super Mario 64 that appeared on the Nintendo 64. But in combination with the graphics and controls of the Nintendo Switch, this makes for an even better experience. At least that’s how the game goes down the halls. It is possible to play Super Mario Odyssey alone or in Co-Op mode. In this way you will discover a unique world full of delightful characters, outfits and challenging missions.

You can score Super Mario Odyssey for € 54.99!

#6 Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Image: Nintendo)

You gotta love it, but if you do, you’ll have a great time. Animal Crossing: New Horizons is not only seen as the game of the year, but also as the savior in times of the corona virus. The game, in which you can move to your own island and build a life on it, came out at exactly the right time. It doesn’t matter if you are young or old, this game is a pleasure for everyone. Build your own house, collect various items and do not forget to water the plants in the evening. An extremely relaxed game where you can easily put in tens to hundreds of hours.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is available for € 57.99!

#7 Super Mario Maker 2

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Super Mario (Image: Nintendo)

People who are fans of Mario games, and we are mainly talking about the classics, can enjoy Super Mario Maker 2. Especially if in the games of Nintendo you are mainly disturbed by the levels that require you to guide your favorite plumber. With Super Mario Maker 2 you build your own adventure on the Nintendo Switch. You decide what levels look like, what your goal is and how difficult it is. In addition, it is also possible to go wild in the levels of others, so no lack of fun!

You can buy Super Mario Maker 2 for € 53.99!

#8 Fire Emblem: Three Houses

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Fire Emblem (Image: Nintendo)

The Fire Emblem series is one that has been around since the NES. Where the first games could be played exclusively in Japan, since the Game Boy Advance we can also get started in Europe. Fire Emblem: Three Houses is the most recent game in the series and it is unbelievably good. In fact, our Game editor Jelle even called the game one of the best games of 2019. The game offers a lot of content, fascinating characters and an excellent combat system. The latter can come across as a bit impressive when you are new to the Tactic genre, but the game is certainly suitable as a starter.

You can get Fire Emblem: Three Houses for € 54.99!

#9 Divinity: Original Sin II

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Divinity (Image: Larian Studios)

People who are fans of RPGs, but not the style in which Breath of the Wild was made, can without a doubt enjoy Divinity. If only because of the fact that your choices will affect the entire game. The world is lively, the gameplay is all right and has a deep story. In terms of name, Divinity: Original Sin II is certainly not well-known, but the people who play it are sold. RPG fans should definitely give this game a try.

Divinity: Original Sin II is for sale for € 49.99!

#10 Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age

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Dragon Quest XI S (Image: Square Enix)

The Nintendo Switch has a lot to offer. But for Turn Based RPG enthusiasts, Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age offers the ultimate experience. The JRPGs have become increasingly popular in the west over the years and Dragon Quest XI S is the cream of the crop in that regard. Visually, the game is a gem for the Nintendo Switch, but it is also more than good in terms of story. It is a grand and beautiful adventure that you can enjoy at all times.

Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age kost €55,99!

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