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The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch

Updated October 7, 2020 22.7k votes 5.9k voters 364.9k 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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  • 1
    Super Kirby Clash is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch
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    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing game

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    Warframe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch
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    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Third-person Shooter

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    Paladins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch
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    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

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    Asphalt 9: Legends is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch

    Genres (Video game)Racing

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    Brawlhalla is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch
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    Genres (Video game)Fighting

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    Pokémon Quest is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch
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    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

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    Tetris 99 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch
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    Genres (Video game)Puzzle, battle royale

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    Warface is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch
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    Genres (Video game)First-person Shooter

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    Rocket League is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch

    Genres (Video game)Sports

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    Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch
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    Genres (Video game)Survival, battle royale, sandbox

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    Fallout Shelter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch
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    Genres (Video game)Simulation

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    Smite is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch
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    Smite

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    Genres (Video game)Multiplayer online battle arena

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    Spellbreak is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch
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    Genres (Video game)Battle royale

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    Cuphead is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch
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    Genres (Video game)Run and gun

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    Realm Royale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch
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    Genres (Video game)Battle royale, third-person shooter

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    Dauntless is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch
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    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing

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    Arena of Valor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch
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    Genres (Video game)Multiplayer online battle arena

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    Rogue Company is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch

    Genres (Video game)Third-person shooter

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    DC Universe Online is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch

    Genres (Video game)Massively multiplayer online, action

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     NAMCO MUSEUM (PAC-MAN VS. Fre is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch

    Genres (Video game)Action, Compilation

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    Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Champ is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch

    Genres (Video game)Strategy, tactics

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     Color Zen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch
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    Genres (Video game)Puzzle


     

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    Eternal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch
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    Genres (Video game)Collectible card game

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    Deltarune Chapter 1 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch

    Genres (Video game)Role-playing

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    Growtopia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Free Games For Nintendo Switch
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    Genres (Video game)Sandbox, adventure

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