The 19 Biggest Nintendo Switch Exclusives Confirmed For 2018: Smash Bros. Ultimate, Mario Tennis Aces
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In 2017, Nintendo soared back into the limelight with the Switch--the fastest selling console in US history. Incredible exclusives like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey proved Nintendo still remembered the strengths of its franchises and the importance of taking risks. For an overview of all the Switch games we reviewed last year, head over to our Switch review page.
Already, Nintendo is using 2018 to build upon the company's successes and produce more fantastic-looking follow-ups to fan-favorite franchises, like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Kirby Star Allies. A number of new IPs, like Octopath Traveler, round out Switch's library of exclusives for 2018 library. You won't find these titles anywhere else.
There are plenty of exciting exclusives for Switch this year. Below is a full list of the biggest ones, and for more information on each game, click through to the slides ahead to find out what each game is and its release date.
Nintendo Switch Console Exclusive Games In 2018
- Nintendo Labo
- Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2
- Octopath Traveler
- Light Fingers
- Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition
- Monster Hunter Ultimate Generations
- Kirby Star Allies
- Pokemon: Let's Go Pikachu! / Let's Go Eevee!
- Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
- Pokemon Quest
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
- Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes
- Code of Princess
- Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze
- Super Mario Party
- Dragon Marked for Death
- The World Ends With You - Final Remix
- Mario Tennis Aces
We've compiled every one we know of so far here, and will continue to update this gallery with new games as they get announced. Be sure to check back often as we update this gallery with more exclusives. And if you're curious about other platforms, you can check out our features on PS4 exclusives, Xbox One exclusives, and PC exclusives. In the meantime, which exclusives are you most looking forward to? Let us know in the comments below.