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The Best Games Under $20 For Nintendo Switch

Updated September 24, 2020 3.1k votes 503 voters 18.6k views33 items

List RulesOnly Nintendo Switch games under $20 in the eShop.

Save some cash and check out the best Switch games under $20. Featuring co-op games, popular indie games, and casual games for kids, this list features popular titles like Hollow Knight, Overcooked 2, Snipperclips, and Firewatch. What are your favorite cheap Switch games?

While most new Switch games typically cost upwards of $50, you can find plenty of great deals in the eShop—you just gotta know where to look. If you've got a few dollar bills you’re just waiting to spend, Nintendo’s eShop has you covered. From Metroidvania games like Hollow Knight to old-school classic RPGs like Final Fantasy VII (the original, not the PS4 version), there are tons of great games that only cost $20 or less.

Vote up the best Switch games under $20, and add any that are missing from the list. If you want to spend even less, check out the best Switch games under $10 or the best free games on Switch. And if you have a few more coins to cash in, also be sure to check out the best Switch games under $30.

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    Price: $15.00

    Hollow Knight is a Metroidvania video game developed and published by Australian studio Team Cherry. The game was released for Microsoft Windows in February 2017, and later for macOS and Linux in...  more

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  • 2

    Price: $14.99

    Ōkami is an action-adventure video game developed by Clover Studio and published by Capcom. It was released for Sony Computer Entertainment's PlayStation 2 video game console in 2006 in Japan and...  more
  • 3

    Price: $18.74

    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 Switch,...  more

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    Final Fantasy VII is a 1997 role-playing video game developed by Squaresoft. It is the seventh installment in the Final Fantasy series and the game is the first in the series to use 3D computer...  more

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  • 5

    Price: $19.99

    Snipperclips: Cut It Out, Together! is a puzzle video game developed by SFB Games and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. Snipperclips is a co-operative puzzle game for up to four players....  more
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    Guacamelee! 2 is a Metroidvania action platforming video game developed and published by DrinkBox Studios. Guacamelee! is a hybrid 2D Metroidvania style action platform and brawler. Players control...  more
  • 7

    Price: $19.99

    Firewatch is an adventure game developed by Campo Santo and published by Campo Santo in partnership with Panic. Firewatch is an adventure game played from a first-person view that takes place in the...  more
  • 8

    Price: $16.99

    Gris is an indie adventure-platformer game developed by Nomada Studio and published by Devolver Digital for the Nintendo Switch, macOS, and Microsoft Windows. A nameless girl wakes up in the palm of...  more
  • 9

    Price: $12.99

    Donut County is an indie video game developed by Ben Esposito and published by Annapurna Interactive. In Donut County, the players control a hole across several different levels. As players move the...  more
  • 10

    Price: $19.99

    Rain World is a 2017 survival platformer video game in which the player controls a part-slug, part-cat creature searching a hostile, derelict world for its family. The Slugcat uses debris as weapons...  more
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    Knights of Pen & Paper 2 is a role-playing video game developed by Kyy Games and published by Paradox Interactive. It was released on May 13, 2015 for iOS and Android, and on October 20, 2015 for...  more
  • 12

    Price: $11.99

    Sheltered is a post-apocalyptic survival game developed by Unicube. Team17 published it on March 17, 2016, for Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, IOS, Android and Nintendo Switch. Players...  more

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    Fe is an action-adventure video game developed by Zoink and published by Electronic Arts under its EA Originals program. It was released on February 16, 2018 for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch,...  more
  • 14

    Price: $19.99

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    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 Windows,...  more

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  • 16

    Price: $19.99

    Carcassonne is a tile-based German-style board game for two to five players, designed by Klaus-Jürgen Wrede and published in 2000 by Hans im Glück in German and by Rio Grande Games and Z-Man Games in...  more


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  • 17

    Price: $14.99

  • 18

    Price: $11.99

    Beholder is a video game about a life in a totalitarian State. The game was developed by Warm Lamp Games and published by Alawar Entertainment. Beholder is inspired by dystopian works of George...  more
  • 19

    Price: $14.99

  • 20

    Price: $11.99

  • 21

    Price: $19.99

  • 22

    Price: $13.99

    The Keep is a role-playing video game developed and published by Cinemax. The game is a dungeon crawler consisting of 10 levels, each a floor of Watrys's Tower. To complete a level a player must get...  more
  • 23

    Price: $11.99

  • 24

    Price: $19.99

    Omensight is an action role-playing game developed and published by Canadian studio Spearhead Games, and is the spiritual successor to Stories: The Path of Destinies. It was released for Microsoft...  more
  • 25

    Price: $11.99

    Mind: Path to Thalamus is a first-person puzzle video game created by Spanish indie developer Carlos Coronado, released on August 15, 2014. Mind begins with the protagonist asking himself, "How many...  more