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The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch 

Kyle Townsend
Updated January 23, 2020 219 votes 34 voters 1.3k views 40 items

List Rules Only Nintendo Switch games between $20 and $30 right now in the eShop.

Looking for a few great Nintendo games for cheap? The Switch has an awesome catalog of exclusives and popular ports, but you can snag some of the best Switch games for $30 or less.

Considering you're basically getting two consoles in one, the Nintendo Switch already feels like a bargain. In case you needed all the more reason to love the Switch, you can find all kinds of amazing games for incredibly affordable prices. If you've got $20-$30 burning a hole in your pocket, the eShop has you covered with anything from shooters to strategy games to narrative adventures, no matter what your taste. How many titles have you tried in 2020?

Vote up the best Switch One games under $30, and add any that are missing. Be sure to also check out the best free Switch games, games under $10, and even games under $20.

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Friday the 13th: The Gam... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $24.99

Friday the 13th: The Game is a 2017 survival horror video game developed by IllFonic, and published by Gun Media. Based on the film franchise, the asymmetrical multiplayer game features seven ...more

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Metro: Last Light is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch
Metro: Last Light

Price: $24.99

Metro: Last Light is a single-player first-person shooter and horror video game developed by Ukrainian studio 4A Games and published by Deep Silver for Microsoft Windows, Linux, PlayStation 3 ...more

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Phoenix Wright: Ace Atto... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

Price: $29.99

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, released in Japan as Gyakuten Saiban Yomigaeru Gyakuten, is a visual novel/adventure legal drama video game published and developed by Capcom in Japan, North ...more
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Metro 2033 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $24.99

Metro 2033 is a survival horror first-person shooter video game, based on the novel Metro 2033 by Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky. Metro 2033 was developed by 4A Games in Ukraine, and was ...more

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Valkyria Chronicles 4 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $29.99

Valkyria Chronicles 4 is a tactical role-playing game developed and published by Sega. It was released in Japan for the PlayStation 4 in March 2018, and is scheduled to be released worldwide in ...more
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Resident Evil 6 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $29.99

Resident Evil 6, known as Biohazard 6 in Japan, is an action-adventure third-person shooter video game and the ninth installment in the Resident Evil series, developed and published by Capcom. ...more
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Trials Rising is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $24.99

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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Hotline Miami is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $24.99

Hotline Miami is a 2D top-down action video game by Jonatan Söderström and Dennis Wedin, collectively known as Dennaton Games. The game was published by Devolver Digital and released ...more

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Overcooked 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $24.99

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
10
Superhot is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $24.99

Superhot is an independent first-person shooter video game developed and published by Superhot Team. Though the game follows traditional first-person shooter gameplay mechanics, with the player ...more

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Dead Cells is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $24.99

Dead Cells is a roguelike-metroidvania hybrid video game developed and published by Motion Twin. Following about a year in early access, Dead Cells was released for Microsoft Windows, macOS, ...more

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Final Fantasy IX is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $20.99

Final Fantasy IX is a role-playing video game developed and published by Squaresoft for the Sony PlayStation video game console. Originally released in 2000, it is the ninth title in the Final ...more

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Terraria is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $29.99

Terraria is an action-adventure sandbox indie video game series, developed by game studio Re-Logic and released on Microsoft Windows, Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, Windows Phone, Android, and ...more

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Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $29.99

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SteamWorld Quest is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $24.99

SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech is a turn-based RPG and deck-building game hybrid that is part of the SteamWorld series of video games. It was developed by Image & Form and published by ...more
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The Banner Saga is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $24.99

The Banner Saga is a Viking-themed tactical role-playing video game developed by Stoic, a trio of indie game developers formerly of BioWare, and published by Versus Evil, an independent video ...more

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Moonlighter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $24.99

Moonlighter is an action-RPG indie game developed by Spanish indie studio Digital Sun and released for Microsoft Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on May 29, 2018. Moonlighter has the ...more
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Katamari Damacy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $29.99

Katamari Damacy is a third-person puzzle-action video game that is developed and published by Namco for the PlayStation 2 video game console. It was first released in Japan, and then later in ...more
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Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $29.99

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Resident Evil 4 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $29.99

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Shantae is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $29.99

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Amnesia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $29.99

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Deadly Premonition is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $29.99

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Darksiders is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $29.99

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Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Games Under $30 For The Nintendo Switch

Price: $29.99

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