If you’re a Nintendo Switch fan, 2023 is shaping up to be an exciting year for new game releases. We’ve compiled a list of the 10 best upcoming Nintendo Switch games to keep you in the loop. From highly anticipated sequels to exciting new titles, here’s what you can expect to play on your Switch in 2023.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
The Legend of Zelda: tears of the kingdom was a smash hit for Nintendo, and its sequel, Tears of the Kingdom, is highly anticipated. Set to release on May 12th, this game promises more advanced gameplay and visuals, as well as fully considered English voice acting.
Mortal Kombat 12
Mortal Kombat is a classic fighting game series, and the 12th installment is set to release in 2023. Although there’s no confirmed release date yet, we’re speculating that E3 2023 will provide more details on this next-gen console exclusive with crossplay support on PCs.
Set to release on July 25th, 2023, Hogwarts Legacy is an action-adventure open-world game set in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. What’s surprising is that this game won’t be a cloud-based game and will instead use the console’s hardware power. Get ready to cast some spells!
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum
Fans of the Lord of the Rings universe will be excited for this upcoming game, set to release on May 27th for PCs and a little later for Nintendo Switch. This story-driven action-adventure game with open-world elements promises a stealth-based game style.
Professor Layton and the New World of Steam
After four years of waiting, Professor Layton’s new game, the New World of Steam, is finally hitting Switch within 2023. This puzzle-solving game takes place one year after the events of the third game in the series, Professor Layton and the Lost Future.
Star Wars: Hunters
This team-based fighting game was announced last year for Switch and was initially set to release in December. After some development difficulties, it’s now set to release in the final quarter of 2023 for Switch and Android and iOS devices.
Mika and the Witch’s Mountain
This delivery adventure game is set to release for Switch and other consoles in the final quarter of 2023. Fans of the old Kiki’s Delivery anime will recognize the similarities in this game, which offers a unique twist on the delivery sim genre.
Advanced Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp
After several delays, Advanced Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp is set to release on April 21st. This turn-based tactics game is one of the most challenging games in its genre and promises everything fans of the series have come to expect.
Racing fans will be excited for MotoGP 23, set to release on July 8th. With a new roster, graphical changes, and new mechanics, this game is available for pre-ordering now for the price of $40 to $50.
The long-awaited Pikmin 4 is finally set to release on June 21st, 2023. This puzzle/strategy game has been in the making for over seven years and promises new gameplay mechanics and graphical designs.
In conclusion, 2023 is shaping up to be a great year for Nintendo Switch fans. From classic game series to exciting new titles, there’s something for everyone. Make sure to mark your calendars and get ready to dive into these upcoming games!