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The Best Nintendo Switch Platformers 

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Updated April 21, 2018 666 votes 186 voters 9.7k views 19 items

List Rules List includes both current and upcoming platform games for Nintendo Switch

No one does platform games better than Nintendo, and now that Switch is here, it's exciting to know that we can take our favorites on the go. This list ranks the best platformers for Nintendo Switch, including 3D platform games for Switch, and side-scrolling platformers as well.

Aren't you just dying to play Super Mario Odyssey? It's easily the most anticipated 3D platform game for Nintendo Switch, but there are plenty of other titles coming out before it that look amazing. Sonic Mania, for example, is re-inventing 2D Sonic in an all new game that combines old school and new. there is also Yooka-Laylee coming out in 2017, the spiritual successor to Banjo Kazooie.

Vote up the best Switch platform games that you've played, or the unreleased games that you just can't wait to play.

list ordered by
1
Super Mario Odyssey

Release Date: Holiday 2017

2
Celeste

Release Date: TBD 2017

3
Sonic Mania

Release Date: Q1/Q2 2017

4
Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition

Release Date: TBD 2017

5
random2356891012 added Released: 2017 (Nintendo EPD)
6
Released: 2004 (Studio Pixel)

Release Date: TBA

7
Yooka-Laylee

Release Date: TBD 2017

8
Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom

Release Date: TBD 2017

9
SteamWorld Dig 2

Release Date: Q2/Q3 2017

10
Ultimate Chicken Horse

Release Date: TBA

11
Blaster Master Zero

Release Date: March 9, 2017

12
De Mambo

Release Date: TBA

13
1001 Spikes

Release Date: TBD 2017

14
Battle Princess Madelyn

Release Date: TBA

15
2 Fast 4 Gnomz

Release Date: TBA

16
Mutant Mudds

Release Date: TBA

17
sU and the Quest for meaning

Release Date: TBD 2017

18
Treasurenauts

Release Date: TBA

19
Rive

Release Date: TBD 2017