The Best Single-Player Games For Nintendo Switch

If you're looking for the best single-player games that the Nintendo Switch has to offer, then you've come to the right place. Nintendo has always provided a great home for single-player games ever since the first release of the NES, but the Nintendo Switch has really upped the ante in delivering high-quality games you can play at home or on the go. Let's rank the best single-player games on Switch right now, with the help of your votes.

When it comes to one-player games, all the great Nintendo franchises are here: Super Mario, Legend of Zelda, and Pokémon. What's different about the Switch is the surprisingly strong lineup of older-skewing games like DOOM and Bayonetta 2, along with a solid showing of critically-acclaimed indie games such as Shovel Knight and Celeste. Single-player games for Nintendo Switch also include brilliant RPGs like Octopath Traveler and Xenoblade Chronicles 2, which can occupy hundreds of hours if you so let them.

The ranked list below features all the best single-player Switch games that are hot right now - don't forget to vote up your favorites and even add games to the list if they're not already here!

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  • The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is an action-adventure game for the Wii console and the sixteenth entry in the Legend of Zelda series. Developed by Nintendo Entertainment Analysis and Development, ...more
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  • Eastward is an adventure role-playing indie game developed by Pixpil and published by Chucklefish. The game was released for Nintendo Switch, and PC in 2021. The game tasks players to escape the ...more