The 13 best Switch games coming out in 2020

A baker's dozen of your new faves.

by Just Lunning
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Release date: February 13

Launched in 2018 for phone, it gained universal acclaim for the wordless narrative, beautiful score, and compelling mini-games.


Mega Man Zero / ZX Legacy Collection

Release date: February 25

The Switch is the optimal way to experience these top-tier side-scrollers.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon

Release date: March 6

This adorable, watercolor-tinted remake of a beloved 3DS Pokémon spinoff gets a spiffy new look.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Release date: March 20

New Horizons is shaping up to be the best sleepy-time game of the year.


Release date: March 20

A relished memory for a certain set of fans, it's an easy primer for the upcoming DOOM Eternal, which comes out later in the year.

Trials of Mana

Release date: April 24

Worth a look for anyone who wants a compelling and flashy RPG experience in the first half of 2020.

Streets of Rage 4

Release date: "First half" of 2020

Streets of Rage 4 just might solidify Switch's place as the best console for arcade-inspired gaming.

DOOM Eternal

Release date: TBD 2020

It's out for PC and consoles in March, but consider waiting for the Switch edition so you can rock out to the heavy metal on your commute.

No More Heroes 3

Release date: TBD 2020

Nearly a decade after the last one, Travis ditches the lightsaber for something akin to an Iron Man mech.

LEGO Star Wars:

Skywalker Saga

Release date: TBD 2020

No matter your stance on the Star Wars prequels and sequels we can all agree the LEGO games made them 100 percent better.

Bravely Default II

Release date: TBD 2020

The latest game by the creators of Octopath Traveler revisits the classic "heroes band together to save the world" formula.

Gods and Monsters

Release date: Fall 2020

While we wait for Breath of the Wild 2, Ubisoft has made its own take on Zelda with a cel-shaded, myth-inspired world.

Axiom Verge 2

Release date: Late 2020

Anyone who has enjoyed the Castlevania and Metroid games will surely adore this one.

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