All Year 1 Games For Nintendo Switch

Hey all!

We’ve recently put up our definitive list of all info about the Switch and its games.

But here’s a quick look at all the games you can expect to see at launch, and in its first year.


Disclaimer: Unless under “100% Confirmed”, everything in this article is unconfirmed until proven otherwise.  We have sourced our info with a link in each game title and/or date, so you can see where we’ve obtained our information.

All First Year Switch Games (In Chronological Order)

First Party-

100% Confirmed:

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Summer 2017)


Hinted At (Likely, But Not Officially Confirmed Yet):

New 3D Super Mario (Launch day)

Splatoon (Launch day or first 3 months)

Mario Kart 8 (First 3 months or launch day)

Pikmin 4 (Reboot) (Fall 2017)

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD

Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door HD

New Shin’en Projects (Possibly Including F-Zero)


Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Next Level Games) (Launch day)

Animal Crossing Switch (Launch title)

Miitomo Switch (Launch title)

Super Smash Bros. 4 Port (First 6 months)

Pokemon Stars (Game Freak) (Summer or Fall)

New IP (First year)

Super Mario Sunshine HD (First year)

Super Mario Galaxy 3 (First year)

Super Mario Maker Deluxe (First year)

Mario Sports Superstars (First year)

More Mario Sports Games (First year)

Third Party-

100% Confirmed:

Just Dance 2017 (Ubisoft) (Launch day)

Tank it! (Bplus Games) (Summer)

Dungeon of Zaar (Summer)

Cube Life: Island Survival (Cypronia) (Launch window)

Ubisoft Games (Launch window)

Capcom Games (Launch window)

Big EA Games (Launch window)

Project Sonic 2017 (working title) (Sega) (Fall 2017)

Constructor (First year)

Project Elea (Kyodai) (First year)

Hinted At (Likely, But Not Officially Confirmed Yet):

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Definitive Edition (Launch day)

PUZZLEBOX setup (Bplus Games) (Summer 2017)

Bit Boy!! (tentative title) (Bplus Games) (Summer 2017)

NBA 2K (Launch window)

Hearthstone (Blizzard Entertainment) (Launch window)

Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom (FDG Games) (Launch window)

Oceanhorn (FDG Games) (Launch window)

RISE: Race the Future (VD-DEV) (Launch window)

RIVE (Two Tribes) (Launch window)


World to the West (Rain Games) (Launch window)

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap (Lizardcube) (Launch window)

Indivisible (Lab Zero Games) (Launch window)

The Order OR Deformers (Ready at Dawn) (First year)

Bayonetta 2 (Platinum Games)

Bayonetta 3 (Platinum Games)

The Wonderful 101 (Platinum Games)

Dragon Quest X (Square Enix)

Dragon Quest XI (Square Enix)

Nobunaga’s Ambition

Sunu Ikkibu: Din Nahu (Alecqua Games)

Riverside (Zock Labs)


Mario Rabbids RPG (Launch day)

Guardians of the Galaxy (Telltale Games) (Near launch day)

Xenoblade Chronicles X (Monolithsoft) (Summer)

Spider Man: The First Avenger (Platinum Games; Activision) (Summer)

The Silver Case (First 6 months)

Resident Evil VII (Capcom) (Launch window)

FIFA 2017 and other EA Sports titles (Launch window)

Mass Effect Trilogy (Electronic Arts) (Launch window)

Battlefield 1 (Electronic Arts) (Launch window)

Skylanders (Activision) (Launch window)

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (Activision) (Launch window)

Destiny: Complete Edition (Bungie; Activision) (Launch window)

Injustice 2 (Warner Bros.) (Launch window)

Beyond Destiny (Bungie; Activision) (Fall 2017)

Final Fantasy VII Remake (Square Enix) (First year)

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Square Enix) (First year)

Kingdom Hearts 3 (Square Enix) (First year)

So there you have it, folks!

As you can see, the Switch will have a very healthy game library for its first year on the market. We will get more confirmation on games at the Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017, and more developers will start officially announcing their games shortly thereafter, as well.

Until then, this is the best list you will find online!

Check out our article, Everything We Know About the Nintendo Switch.

-Noah Sanchez, Gamer Splash


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