Nintendo Switch multiplayer games you should play today (Part 1 of 4)

Nintendo Switch is all about playing it multiplayers with siblings, friends, parents, kids or anyone else!

  • Unlike other console, Nintendo created Switch with multiplayers gaming in mind. Therefore, multiplayer games are the best to enjoy in Switch.
  • Head to accessories section to better enjoy the games.
  • For other Nintendo Switch related news, articles, games, head here: Nintendo Switch at JILAXZONE.

Either you just bought a brand new Nintendo Switch or has owned it for quite some time or has plan to buy it, whatever it is, Nintendo Switch is a hybrid console created with multiplayers in mind – so the best games to enjoy in Nintendo Switch is of course Multiplayer games!

And for that purposed, I have gathered across various sources around the world and from the internet, here I share with you Nintendo Switch multiplayer games you should play today on all available genres. So there’s should be games for everyone here.

Since I have 100+ over list of games (and still going to get updated in the future), I split the post into 4 articles, as mentioned below.

For Part 1 of 4 of this article game titles start with 0 to 9, A to E, check here: (this post) Nintendo Switch Multiplayer games Part 1 of 4.

For Part 2 of 4 of this article, game titles start with F to M, check here: Nintendo Switch Multiplayer games Part 2 of 4.

For Part 3 of 4 of this article, game titles start with N to S, check here: Nintendo Switch Multiplayer games Part 3 of 4.

For Part 4 of 4 of this article, game titles start with T to Z, check here: Nintendo Switch Multiplayer games Part 4 of 4.

Play better with these accessories!

These accessories could be needed for playing the games listed below, either to add more players to the game or add more enjoyment to the game.

Additional Joy-Con – the more the merrier

Nintendo Switch was created with multiplayers in mind, so having extra pair of Joy-Con is a MUST!

On Amazon:

Alternative Amazon link in case you can’t see the link above: Nintendo Switch Joy-Con on Amazon.

On AliExpress:

Nintendo Switch Controller JoyCon Original

Alternative AliExpress link in case you can’t see the link above: Nintendo Switch Joy-Con on AliExpress.

Joy-Con Grips – for better handling

Original Nintendo Switch Joy-Con may be too small and not so ergonomics especially when you split the Joy-Con, this Joy-Con grip will definitely make Joy-Con to be better hold and handle and more ergonomics.

On Amazon:

Alternative Amazon link in case you can’t see the link above: Joy-Con Grips on Amazon.

On AliExpress:

Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Accessories Steering Wheel Handle Grips Silicone Case Tennis Racket Holder Charger

Alternative AliExpress link in case you can’t see the link above: Joy-Con Grips on AliExpress.

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller – play like a pro

Joy-Con buttons too small for you or the whole ergonomics is just off for you? Play with a normal-size Nintendo Switch controller, the Pro Controller.

On Amazon:

Alternative Amazon link in case you can’t see the link above: Nintendo Switch Pro Controller on Amazon.

On AliExpress:

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller/Lite/Steam Game Joystick

Alternative AliExpress link in case you can’t see the link above: Nintendo Switch Pro Controller on AliExpress.

Portable Dock that don’t brick your Switch

Moving around between houses and places to play your Switch games? This portable dock is the one you need, you can still go anywhere you like without giving up the portability.

On Amazon:

Alternative Amazon link in case you can’t see the link above: Genki Covert Dock (Portable) for Nintendo Switch on Amazon.

On AliExpress:

Vogek Portable Dock Station for Nintendo Switch

Alternative AliExpress link in case you can’t see the link above: Vogek Portable Dock for Nintendo Switch on AliExpress.

Portable Battery – for longer play time

Playing tabletop together somewhere and far from the nearest power socket/outlet? This portable battery then it’s a MUST!

On Amazon:

Alternative Amazon link in case you can’t see the link above: Anker PowerCore 13,400mAH for Nintendo Switch on Amazon.

On AliExpress:

Anker PowerCore 13000 for Nintendo Switch

Alternative AliExpress link in case you can’t see the link above: Anker PowerCore 13,000mAH for Nintendo Switch on AliExpress.

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Nintendo Switch Multiplayer Games. Part 1 of 4, Game titles start with 0-9, A-E.

This is part 1 of 4. All recommended multiplayer games to play started with 0 to 9 and A to E are listed here. The games are sorted alphabetically for easier navigation. I have also list down each of the game genre, number of max players, age restriction, physical/digital availability and link to purchase them in case you need. Since new Nintendo Switch games are still coming out each and every day and for sure many of them are going to be another great multiplayer games to play, the list below shall be updated too, so be sure to frequently check them out. Lastly, enjoy!

Note: If you buy anything from Amazon using any of the links mentioned below, I shall earn a small commission at no extra cost charged on your purchases. Thanks for your supports!

20XX

GenrePlatformer
Number of players2 Players
Good forAge 10+
Game available in digital version onlyYes
Where to get20XX on Nintendo Game Store

20XX is a roguelike action platformer that you can play with a friend. Jump and shoot your way through ever-changing levels, collect awesome new powers, and battle mighty bosses in the name of saving the human race maybe! Think of Megaman, but can be played 2 players.


Aqua Kitty UDX

GenreArcade
Number of players2 Players
Good forAge 4+
Game available in digital version onlyYes
Where to getAqua Kitty UDX on Nintendo Game Store

You and your team of milk mining kittens have overcome a fear of water to drill down under the ocean seabed and begin extracting vast reserves of what seems to be naturally forming full-fat milk. Get ready for fast paced submarine action, defending the kittens from disruptive mechanical sea creatures.


Biped

GenrePlatformer
Number of players2 Players
Good forAge 4+
Game available in digital version onlyYes
Where to getBiped on Nintendo Game Store

Biped is a coop action adventure game with a strong focus on moment-to-moment collaboration between 2 players. Two little bipedal robots, Aku and Sila, will walk side by side and embark on a fun and bonding journey. You control the robot’s two legs using two sticks. This allows you to perform various moves—from simple walking and sliding to more advanced actions, like operating machinery or cutting wood.


BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle

GenreFighting
Number of players2-8 Players
Good forAge 13+
Game available in digital version onlyNo
Where to getBlazBlue Cross Tag Battle on Amazon

An unrivaled clash of explosive proportions! The beloved BlazBlue franchise Crosses universes, Tags in fan favorites, and Battles it out in BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle! Created through an all-star collaboration between BlazBlue, Atlus’ Persona, French Bread’s Under Night In-Birth, and Rooster Teeth’s hugely popular RWBY web series, Cross Tag Battle celebrates the fighting genre for pros and newcomers alike! Choose your team in fast paced 2v2 team battles filled with the craziness you’ve come to love from BlazBlue, with all the tight mechanics, smooth gameplay, and gorgeous 2D graphics you expect from Arc System Works.


Blazing Chrome

GenreArcade
Number of players2 Players
Good forAge 13+
Game available in digital version onlyNo
Where to getBlazing Chrome on Amazon

In Blazing Chrome, machines rule the world and the few humans left are on the edge of total extermination, lacking power, prestige or status among their metal and circuits overlords. Bring your best pal and kick some metal butts to free the humankind while enjoying a classic run’n’gun, fully loaded with action and exciting fights! Dash through 5 apocalyptic environments with hundred of robots-enemies to blow to pieces. Blast your way through the enemy lines and and try to defeat a bunch of mechanical bosses with using hoverbikes, huge armors and a whole arsenal of kick-ass weapons.


Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2

GenrePlatformer
Number of players2 Players
Good forAge 13+
Game available in digital version onlyYes
Where to getBloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 on Amazon

Curse of the Moon 2 brings classic 2D action and a dark, 8-bit aesthetic together with modern playability. The multiple-scenario structure of the previous title returns with an epic new story supervised by IGA (Koji Igarashi) himself. Players can also create demon hunting duos in 2-player local co-op, available for the first time in the series! Work together with a friend, mix and match the strengths of two different characters, and conquer stages in tons of new and exciting ways.


Boomerang Fu

GenreParty
Number of players2-6 Players
Good forAge 10+
Game available in digital version onlyYes
Where to getBoomerang Fu on Nintendo Game Store

Slice and dice your friends with boomerangs in this frantic physics party game for up to 6 players. Discover ridiculous power-ups and stack them together in deadly combinations.


Borderlands: Legendary Collection

GenreFirst Person Shooter
Number of players2-4 Players
Good forAge 18+
Game available in digital version onlyNo
Where to getBorderlands: Legendary Collection on Amazon

Get three times the mayhem, three times the loot, and three times the action with the Borderlands Legendary Collection! Kill bandits and beasts, collect powerful weaponry, and maybe even save the universe in Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition, Borderlands 2, and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, along with piles of bonus add-on content for each game, adding 100+ hours of gameplay at an incredible value*.


Brawhalla

GenreFighting
Number of players2-8 Players
Good forAge 10+
Game available in digital version onlyYes
Where to getBrawhalla (add-ons) on Amazon

Try casual free-for-alls, ranked matches, or invite friends to a private room. And it’s free! Play cross-platform with millions of players! Frequent updates. Over fifty Legends.
Join the eternal battle arena, where the greatest warriors in history brawl to prove who’s the best!


Cannibal Cuisine

GenreParty
Number of players2-4 Players
Good forAge 13+
Game available in digital version onlyYes
Where to getCannibal Cuisine on Nintendo Game Store

A chaotic couch co-op cooking game with a cannibal twist! 1-4 players hunt tourists through jungles, temples and volcanoes to feed the cannibal gods. Fine DIEning!


Castle Crashers Remastered

GenreAdventure
Number of players2-4 Players
Good forAge 13+
Game available in digital version onlyYes
Where to getCastle Crashers Remastered on Nintendo Game Store

Hack, slash, and smash your way to victory in this Remastered edition of the popular 2D arcade adventure from The Behemoth! At 60FPS, Castle Crashers Remastered delivers hi-res visuals like nothing you’ve ever seen before. Up to four friends can play locally or online and save your princess, defend your kingdom, and crash some castles!


CastleStorm

GenreAction
Number of players2 Players
Good forAge 13+
Game available in digital version onlyYes
Where to getCastleStorm on Nintendo Game Store

Enjoy a unique take on medieval warfare in Zen Studios’ light-hearted action-strategy game. As rival fortresses attack your own, you’ll use a ballista to fling an assortment of weapons at enemy towers and spear approaching enemies, while sending your own troops and unleashing powerful spells. Battling opposing units up-close as an individual hero nicely balances the ranged combat, and CastleStorm’s goofy characters and richly detailed graphics keep it an enchanting experience throughout.


Cat Quest II

GenreAdventure
Number of players2 Players
Good forAge 10+
Game available in digital version onlyYes
Where to getCat Quest II on Amazon

CAT QUEST II is a 2D open-world action-RPG set in a fantasy realm of cats and dogs. Under threat from a continuing war between the cats of Felingard and the advancing dogs of the Lupus Empire, CAT QUEST II tells the tail of two kings, brought together against their will, on a journey of paw-some discovery to reclaim their thrones. Play as both a cat and dog as you explore their kingdoms solo or with a friend! Quest in a world filled with magic, curious monsters, and go on a catventure like never before!


Catastronauts

GenreParty
Number of players2-4 Players
Good forAge 10+
Game available in digital version onlyYes No
Where to getCatastronauts on Nintendo Game Store

Gather your friends and join the illustrious Space Fleet in this fast-paced party game! Can you deal with unrelenting disaster and hold your ship together long enough to destroy the enemy invaders? Repair systems, extinguish fires, arm the torpedoes, avoid deadly solar flares, destroy your friends and clone them back again; it’s all in the life of a Catastronaut!


Children of Morta

GenreAction RPG
Number of players2 Players
Good forAge 13+
Game available in digital version onlyNo
Where to getChildren of Morta on Amazon

Embark on the adventure of an extraordinary family of heroes. With the Corruption spreading through the land, guardians of the Mountain Morta have to stand up against the ancient evil. But… it’s not a story about saving the universe. It’s a story about a valiant family standing together while the world around them is being devoured by darkness.


Collection of Mana

GenreRPG
Number of players2-3 Players
Good forAge 10+
Game available in digital version onlyNo
Where to getCollection of Mana on Amazon

Quintessential JRPG series “Collection of Mana” is now on Nintendo Switch! Fall in love with the Mana series all over again, including the first-ever release of the action-packed third game in the trilogy: “Trials of Mana”! Multiplayer available for “Secret of Mana” (1-3 players) and “Trials of Mana” (1-2 players).


Conduct Together

GenreParty
Number of players2-4 Players
Good forAge 4+
Game available in digital version onlyYes
Where to getConduct Together on Nintendo Game Store

A Game of Explosive Railroad Action. Conduct TOGETHER! is an addictive game of explosive railway action that will challenge your inner conductor. Conduct everything yourself or hand a Joy-Con controller to a friend for a hectic teamwork of commanding trains, switching tracks and avoiding collisions in increasingly challenging action-puzzles. Play with up to 4 friends for the ultimate party game!


Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled

GenreCombat Racing
Number of players2-8 Players
Good forAge 10+
Game available in digital version onlyNo
Where to getCrash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled on Amazon

Crash is back in the driver’s seat! Get ready to go fur-throttle with Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. It’s the authentic CTR experience plus a whole lot more, now fully-remastered and revved up to the max. With Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled, the stakes are high and the competition is fierce. It’s the CTR you love, now kicked into the highest gear.


Crawl

GenreAction RPG
Number of players2-4 Players
Good forAge 13+
Game available in digital version onlyYes
Where to getCrawl on Nintendo Game Store

Crawl is a fast-paced arcade dungeon crawler for one to four players. Battle through randomly generated dungeons full of cruel traps and horrid beasts- all controlled by your friends! If one of them kills you they take your place and it’s their turn to crawl. It’s a race to gain enough XP and loot to face them all as they possess the flailing limbs of the hulking final boss!


Crimsonland

GenreAction RPG
Number of players2-4 Players
Good forAge 13+
Game available in digital version onlyYes
Where to getCrimsonland on Nintendo Game Store

Crimsonland is an intense top-down dual stick shooter where your screen is filled with literally hundreds of aliens, giant spiders, mutant lizards, and more. Complete sixty quests to unlock an array of weapons and abilities, then unleash your arsenal in five survival modes with leaderboards.


Cuphead

GenrePlatformer
Number of players2 Players
Good forAge 10+
Game available in digital version onlyYes
Where to getCuphead on Amazon

Cuphead is a classic run and gun action game heavily focused on boss battles. Inspired by cartoons of the 1930s, the visuals and audio are painstakingly created with the same techniques of the era: traditional hand drawn cel animation, watercolor backgrounds, and original jazz recordings. Play as Cuphead or Mugman (in single player or local co-op) as you traverse strange worlds, acquire new weapons, learn powerful super moves, and discover hidden secrets while you try to pay your debt back to the devil!


Darksiders Genesis

GenreAction Adventure
Number of players2 Players
Good forAge 13+
Game available in digital version onlyNo
Where to getDarksiders Genesis on Amazon

DARKSIDERS GENESIS is an action/adventure that tears its way through Hell and back with guns blazing and swords swinging. Genesis gives players their first look at the world of DARKSIDERS before the events of the original game. Furthermore, it introduces the fourth and last horseman STRIFE, as well as Co-op gameplay for the first time in the history of the franchise.


Death Squared

GenreParty
Number of players2-4 Players
Good forAge 4+
Game available in digital version onlyYes
Where to getDeath Squared on Amazon

Death Squared is a puzzle game about cooperation, communication, and robot explosions. Does anyone actually read these descriptions? They do? And there’s someone reading right now? Well, in that case: Death Squared is a cooperative puzzle game for 1, 2, or 4 players, best enjoyed with loved ones who don’t mind a little arguing for the greater good. Prove your teamwork skills in Death Squared as you solve puzzles together or die trying! Each player needs to guide a robot to a color-coded goal, but the path is beset with deadly traps and hazards. Teams of players will need close observation and communication to keep each other alive and discover a solution together.


Diablo III: Eternal Collection

GenreAction RPG
Number of players2-4 Players
Good forAge 18+
Game available in digital version onlyNo
Where to getDiablo III: Eternal Collection on Amazon

Ages ago, angels and demons birthed your world in a forbidden union. Now they’ve come to claim it. Stand tall among Sanctuary’s meek and wicked to battle walking corpses, horrifying cultists, fallen seraphs, and the Lords of Hell. When the High Heavens and the Burning Hells war, humanity must be its own salvation. The Diablo III game, the Reaper of Souls expansion, and the Rise of the Necromancer pack are all part of the Eternal Collection: 7 classes, 5 acts, and seasons’ worth of demon-smashing.

Nintendo Switch Exclusives: Discover pieces of Zelda’s world in Sanctuary. The Eternal Collection on Switch™ includes the Cucco companion pet, a Triforce portrait frame, and an exclusive transmogrification set that will let your heroes sport Ganondorf’s iconic armor. You’ll also receive unique cosmetic wings.


Dragon Ball Fighterz

GenreFighting
Number of players2-6 Players
Good forAge 13+
Game available in digital version onlyNo
Where to getDragon Ball Fighterz on Amazon

DRAGON BALL FighterZ is born from what makes the DRAGON BALL series so loved and famous: endless spectacular fights with its all-powerful fighters. DRAGON BALL FighterZ maximizes high end Anime graphics and brings easy to learn but difficult to master fighting gameplay.


Duck Game

GenreArcade
Number of players2-4 Players
Good forAge 10+
Game available in digital version onlyYes
Where to getDuck Game on Amazon

The year is 1984. Ducks run wild in a frantic battle for FAME and GLORY. Win over spectators by destroying your feathered friends with an IRRESPONSIBLE NUMBER OF WEAPONS. One shot and you’re ROASTED. This is DUCK GAME. Finally on Nintendo Switch with more LEVELS, more GUNS and more QUACKING.


Enter the Gungeon

GenreAction Adventure
Number of players2 Players
Good forAge 13+
Game available in digital version onlyYes
Where to getEnter the Gungeon on Amazon

Enter the Gungeon is a bullet hell dungeon crawler following a band of misfits seeking to shoot, loot, dodge roll and table-flip their way to personal absolution by reaching the legendary Gungeon’s ultimate treasure: the gun that can kill the past. Select a hero [or team up in co-op] and battle your way to the bottom of the Gungeon by surviving a challenging and evolving series of floors filled with the dangerously adorable Gundead and fearsome Gungeon bosses armed to the teeth. Gather precious loot, discover hidden secrets, and chat with opportunistic merchants and shopkeepers to purchase powerful items to gain an edge.


Not enough Multiplayer games here?

I have 100+ multiplayer games for Nintendo Switch spread over 4 articles, be sure to check all 4 of them.

For Part 1 of 4 of this article game titles start with 0 to 9, A to E, check here: (this post) Nintendo Switch Multiplayer games Part 1 of 4.

For Part 2 of 4 of this article, game titles start with F to M, check here: Nintendo Switch Multiplayer games Part 2 of 4.

For Part 3 of 4 of this article, game titles start with N to S, check here: Nintendo Switch Multiplayer games Part 3 of 4.

For Part 4 of 4 of this article, game titles start with T to Z, check here: Nintendo Switch Multiplayer games Part 4 of 4.

For other Nintendo Switch related news and articles, head over here: Nintendo Switch at JILAXZONE.

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