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Best Switch Exclusives: 25 Must-Play Games

The Switch has a bunch of great games you can only find on Nintendo's dedicated console-handheld hybrid. Here are the best ones.


The Nintendo Switch has one of the strongest libraries in Nintendo's illustrious history, especially when you're looking at exclusive games. One of the biggest sells of the hybrid console is it's expanding library of first-party games and third-party exclusives. The Switch is home to revolutionary entries in a number of iconic Nintendo franchises, including The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario, Pokemon, and, most recently, Kirby. We've rounded up the best Nintendo Switch exclusives available now. A couple of these games are also available on PC but are still console exclusives.

For more Switch game recommendations, check out our lists of the best Switch games, the best multiplayer Switch games, and great Switch games for kids. If you're specifically looking for games from some of Nintendo's most famous franchises, we have roundups of every Zelda game and every Mario game on Switch.

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