Total Nerd The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now  

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Gamers everywhere, we're ranking the most popular Nintendo Switch games in 2018. Featuring both classic games and new games, this list of the most played video games on Nintendo Switch right now includes multiplayer party games, side-scrollers, sports games, RPGs, and adventure games. What are the top 10 video games on the Switch today?

Games featuring famous Nintendo characters, like Super Mario Odyssey, Kirby Star Allies, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, are some of the best selling games on Nintendo Switch. Other good Switch games trending now include Splatoon 2, Bayonetta 2, NBA 2K18, ARMS, and Celeste.

Vote up the best Nintendo Switch games everyone should be playing right now, and feel free to add your favorite games that are missing from this list.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
2017 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a 2017 action-adventure game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch and Wii U. A part of The Legend of Zelda series, the game ...more

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Mario Kart 8 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
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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Super Mario Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
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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Splatoon 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
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

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Rocket League is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
2015 Rocket League is a vehicular soccer video game developed and published by Psyonix. The game was first released for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 in July 2015, with ports for Xbox One, OS ...more

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Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
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

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Kirby Star Allies is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
Kirby Star Allies 2018 Kirby Star Allies is a platform game developed by HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo as part of the Kirby series. It was released on the Nintendo Switch worldwide on March 16, 2018. Kirby ...more

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Fortnite: Battle Royale is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
1524668862934 added 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

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Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
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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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
2011 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. It is the fifth installment in The Elder Scrolls action ...more

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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
2017 Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is an action role-playing game developed by Monolith Soft and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch video game console. The game is part of the Xeno series, ...more

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Arms is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
2017 Arms is a 2017 fighting game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. The game differentiates itself from standard fighting games as up to four players can choose a fighter ...more

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Stardew Valley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
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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Sonic Mania is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
2017 Sonic Mania is a 2017 side-scrolling platform game published by Sega. An installment in the Sonic the Hedgehog series, the story follows Sonic the Hedgehog and his companions Tails and Knuckles ...more

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Shovel Knight is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
2014 Shovel Knight is a 2D side-scrolling platform game developed and published by Yacht Club Games. This is their first game. Following a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, the game was ...more

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Overcooked is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
Overcooked Special Edition 2016 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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Fire Emblem Warriors is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
2017 Fire Emblem Warriors is a hack and slash role-playing video game developed by Omega Force and Team Ninja, and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch and New Nintendo 3DS. The game was ...more

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Human: Fall Flat is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
Human: Fall Flat 2016 Human: Fall Flat is a platform-puzzle video game developed by No Brakes Games and published by Curve Digital. It was released for Microsoft Windows in July 2016, with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One ...more

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Bayonetta 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
2014 Bayonetta 2 is an action-adventure hack 'n' slash video game developed by PlatinumGames and published by Nintendo for Wii U and Nintendo Switch. It is the sequel to the 2009 game Bayonetta, and ...more

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FIFA 18 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
2017 FIFA 18 is a 2017 football simulation video game in the FIFA series of video games, developed and published by Electronic Arts. Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo appears as the cover athlete ...more

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Celeste is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
Celeste 2018 Celeste is a platforming video game by Canadian video game developers Matt Thorson and Noel Berry. The game was originally created as a prototype in four days during a game jam, and later ...more

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NBA 2K18 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
2017 NBA 2K18 is a 2017 basketball simulation video game developed by Visual Concepts and published by 2K Sports. Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving serves as cover athlete for the regular

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1-2-Switch is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
2017 1-2-Switch is a 2017 party game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. The game extensively uses the system's Joy-Con controllers, with players facing each other performing ...more

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Attack on Titan 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
2018 Attack on Titan 2, known in Europe as A.O.T. 2, is an action hack and slash video game based on Hajime Isayama's manga series of the same name released for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and ...more

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Puyo Puyo Fever 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
1582017 added 2005 Puyo Puyo Fever 2 is a 2005 video game developed by Sonic Team and published by Sega. The game was released as a sequel to the previous title, Puyo Pop Fever, but is also seen as the sixth game ...more

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WWE 2K18 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
WWE 2K18 2017 WWE 2K18 is a professional wrestling video game developed in a collaboration between Yuke's and Visual Concepts, and published by 2K Sports. It is the nineteenth installment in the WWE game ...more

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I Am Setsuna is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Popular Nintendo Switch Games Right Now
I am Setsuna 2016 I Am Setsuna is a Japanese role-playing video game developed by Tokyo RPG Factory and published by Square Enix. It was released for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in Japan in February 2016, ...more