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The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch

Updated October 7, 2020 23.3k votes 6.0k voters 368.3k views32 items

List RulesOnly free games currently available for Nintendo Switch.

Don't feel like spending money on new games for Nintendo Switch? No problem. This list ranks the best free Switch games available now in the Nintendo eShop. Featuring arcade pinball, multiplayer games, and games for young kids, some of the most popular free-to-play Switch games include Fortnite, Pokémon Quest, Paladins, and (finally) Rocket League. What are your favorite free games for the Switch?

While there are plenty of great games in the eShop, some of the most addictive titles are absolutely free. Whether you prefer to game at home or on the go, vote up all your favorite (and free) Switch games to see which titles reach the top, and vote down the ones that aren't worth downloading.

And if you have a few coins to spare, also check out the best Switch games under $10, under $20, and even under $30

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  • Super Kirby Clash1
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    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing game

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  • Warframe2
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    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Third-person Shooter

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  • Paladins3
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    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

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  • Asphalt 9: Legends4

    Genres (Video game)Racing

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  • Brawlhalla5
    1,109
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    Genres (Video game)Fighting

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  • Pokémon Quest6
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    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

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  • Rocket League7

    Genres (Video game)Sports

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  • Tetris 998
    101
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    Genres (Video game)Puzzle, battle royale

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  • Warface9
    72
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    Genres (Video game)First-person Shooter

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  • Spellbreak10
    27
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    Genres (Video game)Battle royale

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  • Rogue Company11

    Genres (Video game)Third-person shooter

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  • Fortnite12
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    Genres (Video game)Survival, battle royale, sandbox

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  • Fallout Shelter13
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    Genres (Video game)Simulation

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  • Smite14
    566
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    Smite

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    Genres (Video game)Multiplayer online battle arena

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  • Dauntless15
    18
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    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing

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  • Cuphead16
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    Genres (Video game)Run and gun

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  • Kitten Squad17

    Genres (Video game)Action

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  • Realm Royale18
    35
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    Genres (Video game)Battle royale, third-person shooter

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  • Deltarune Chapter 119

    Genres (Video game)Role-playing

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  • DC Universe Online20

    Genres (Video game)Massively multiplayer online, action

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  • Arena of Valor21
    360
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    Genres (Video game)Multiplayer online battle arena

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  • Eternal22
    4
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    Genres (Video game)Collectible card game

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  • Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Champions23

    Genres (Video game)Strategy, tactics

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  •  NAMCO MUSEUM (PAC-MAN VS. Free Multiplayer-only Ver.)24

    Genres (Video game)Action, Compilation

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  •  Color Zen25
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    Genres (Video game)Puzzle


     

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