The 11 biggest Nintendo Switch games coming in 2022

Nintendo has an exciting year ahead.

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The 2022 lineup for Nintendo Switch is full of heavy hitters from across many genres.

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While Nintendo hasn’t revealed the full lineup for the year, many exciting 2022 games have release dates scheduled already.


11 major upcoming Nintendo Switch games and their release dates

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11. Triangle Strategy (March 4, 2022)

Goofy name aside, Triangle Strategy is a highly anticipated tactical RPG, utilizing a grid-based system.


10. Kirby and the Forgotten Land (March 25, 2022)

Kirby and the Forgotten Land has the potential to be the best game in the series, giving off Super Mario Odyssey vibes.

Sony Interactive Entertainment

9. MLB The Show 22 (April 5, 2022)

For the first time ever, the series is sliding onto Nintendo Switch with MLB The Show 22.

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

8. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga (April 5, 2022)

After years of development, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will finally launch this April, compiling all of the numbered installments from films 1-9.


7. Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp (April 8, 2022)

Serving as remakes of the original GBA games, Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp heads to Nintendo Switch this year.

Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp

6. Nintendo Switch Sports (April 29, 2022)

Nintendo Switch Sports is the successor to the ultra-popular Wii Sports, and will include soccer, volleyball, bowling, tennis, badminton, chambra, and golf.


5. Mario Strikers: Battle League (June 10, 2022)

Mario Strikers is back! Enjoy 5v5 soccer in Mario Strikers: Battle League this summer.


4. Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes (June 24, 2022)

Hack and slash your way through hordes of enemies in Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes.


3. Splatoon 3 (2022)

Ink your opponents and cover the most turf when Splatoon 3 launches sometime in 2022.

2. Xenoblade Chronicles 3 (September 2022)

While we don’t have a specific release date for JRPG Xenoblade Chronicles 3, we know it’ll launch in September 2022.

1. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 (late 2022)

BOTW 2 (or whatever it will be called) doesn’t have a solid launch date, but it’s supposedly gearing up to launch in late 2022.

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