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The Best Switch Games For Couples  

Ash Mitrano
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We’re ranking the best Nintendo Switch games for couples. There are tons of games that have been developed with couples in mind, and we don't necessarily mean first-person shooters! Sometimes, it's just nice to throw a great game into your Nintendo Switch, snuggle up with your loved one, and explore an amazing world together. Which Switch games do you and your special someone like to play?

Finding the right game for a couple means taking into account what you both enjoy doing. One of the most challenging games in the Switch library is Super Mario Party. The game pits players against one another, as well a some AI, as you travel a board and take on competitive puzzle challenges. Add a few more controllers and couples gaming night becomes a party with your best friends! There are tons of games that work perfectly for couples in the Switch library, with everything from Super Mario Odyssey to Super Mario Kart, which features racing, throwing bananas, and trying not to get hit by every turtle shell that's thrown your way!

If there is a Nintendo Switch game for couples that isn't listed, go ahead and add it below, and don't forget to vote up your favorites!

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Mario Kart 8 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
2014
Mario Kart 8 is a kart racing video game and the eighth major installment in the Mario Kart series, developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii U video game console. First announced at E3 ...more
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Overcooked 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
2018
Overcooked 2 is a cooperative cooking simulation video game developed by Ghost Town Games and published by Team17. The sequel to Overcooked, it was released for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo ...more
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New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
2019
New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe is a 2D side-scrolling platform video game that is an enhanced port of New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U. Princess Peach is held captive in her castle ...more
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Super Mario Party is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
2018
Super Mario Party is a party video game developed by NDcube and published by Nintendo. An entry in the Mario Party series, it was released for Nintendo Switch on October 5, 2018. The traditional ...more
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Stardew Valley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
2016
Stardew Valley is an indie farming simulation role-playing video game developed by Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone and published by Chucklefish. The game was released for Microsoft Windows ...more
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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
2018
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a fighting video game developed by Bandai Namco Studios and Sora Ltd. and published by Nintendo. It is the fifth installment in the Super Smash Bros. series, ...more
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Overcooked is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
Overcooked is a cooking simulation game developed by Ghost Town Games and published by Team17. In a local cooperative experience, players control a number of chefs in kitchens filled with ...more
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Super Mario Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
2017
Super Mario Odyssey is a 2017 3D platform video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. An installment in the Super Mario series, the story follows Mario and Cappy, a ...more
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Pokemon: Let's Go, Eevee! is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
Pokemon: Let's Go, Eevee!
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Fitness Boxing is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
2019
Fitness Boxing is an exergaming video game developed by Imagineer and published by Nintendo exclusively for the Nintendo Switch. The game is part of Nintendo's Fit series, but does not use the ...more
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Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! an... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
2018
Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! are role-playing video games (RPGs) developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo and The Pokémon Company for the Nintendo ...more
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Diablo III is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
2012
Diablo III is an action role-playing video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. It is the third installment in the Diablo franchise and was released in the Americas, Europe, ...more
13
Yoshi's Crafted World is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
2019
Yoshi's Crafted World is a side-scrolling platform video game developed by Good-Feel and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. The game is a side-scrolling platformer where 3D ...more
14
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
2009
Minecraft is a sandbox independent video game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus "Notch" Persson and later developed and published by the Swedish company Mojang. The ...more
15
Trials Rising is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
2019
Trials Rising is a multiplayer 2.5D fault-based racing game developed by RedLynx and Ubisoft Kiev and published by Ubisoft. It was released on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and ...more
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Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
2017
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is a 2017 turn-based tactical role-playing video game developed and published by Ubisoft for the Nintendo Switch. The game's story sees players controlling Mario, ...more
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Mega Man 11 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
2018
Mega Man 11 is an action-platform game developed and published by Capcom. The game is an entry in the original Mega Man series, and was released worldwide for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, ...more
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Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilog... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
2017
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is a platform video game compilation developed by Vicarious Visions and published by Activision. It is a collection of remasters of the first three titles in the ...more
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Splatoon 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
2017
Splatoon 2 is a 2017 team-based third-person shooter video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. Players control characters known as Inklings and use colored ink to ...more
20
NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
NBA 2K Playgrounds 2
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Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Switch Games For Couples
2017
Fortnite is a co-op sandbox survival game developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly, the former also publishing the game. The game was released as a paid early access title for Microsoft ...more