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What are the best Switch games? And how can I get free games?

A hybrid console launched on the market by Nintendo on 3 March 2017, the Switch has already won over many users. Offering a varied catalogue of different games suitable for all ages, it lets you have fun alone or with friends at home or anywhere on the move. Find out in this article what the best Switch games are and how to get some of them for free.

What are some of the most popular Switch games to date?

Since its launch, the Nintendo Switch has been a huge success and is one of the best game consoles around. Combining handheld and home console in one, its hybrid concept is delighting gamers worldwide. Here are just a few of the most popular titles from the Japanese franchise:

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

A famous video game saga for decades, the story of Zelda, where the hero 'Link' symbolises the brand and captivates gamers the world over. In this latest title, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild offers a huge world to explore. You'll play as Link as the story unfolds, with stunning graphics throughout! The sequel has now released (May 2023) with The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.

Super Mario Odyssey

It's impossible to talk about Nintendo without mentioning its most famous moustachioed character! On Switch, the iconic plumber in the red jumpsuit does the saga proud in the platform game Super Mario Odyssey. Get ready to embark on a world tour through a host of original levels that never look the same, and the big novelty with this title is that you can take control of your enemies!

Mario Kart 8

Mario Kart, a famous karting game that has been around for many years and is now available on most consoles, is one of the best racing games around. With this new Deluxe Edition, the character Mario and all his team remain pioneers in the field! Featuring 48 tracks, Mario Kart 8 is a highly successful compendium of all the best episodes in the series. You'll find all your favourite characters: Luigi, Yoshi, Bowser, Toad and, of course, Mario, so you can play alone or with friends. Accessible to all ages from 3 upwards, this game promises fun and good humour!

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield

One of Nintendo's most cult games, in which you have to capture and battle all sorts of creatures, Pokémon has been lulling many players to sleep since the very first game came out in 1998 on the Game Boy Color. On Switch, the episodes in the saga offer some interesting new features to bring a different dimension to the adventure. In Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, you can expect to find new regions to explore and new creatures to capture, but the big news is that the Dynamax system promises battles worthy of the name, making your pokémon huge for a moment.


Although Minecraft dates back to 2011, it's still a big hit with fans. Ideally suited to mobile gaming, your Switch will let you play from the comfort of your living room on your TV, but also on the train, in the car or wherever you want to survive in this universe made up of cubes that you'll have to craft to build your world according to your desires, with an infinite lifespan!

Animal Crossing New Horizons

Animal Crossing has become a veritable phenomenon in the video game community. The concept is simple: freshly landed on an island, you move in and have to do everything you can to pay off the loan on your house by talking to the inhabitants and animals who will give you missions, improving the decor of your house, cultivating your garden, etc. A true simulation of social life, you can play this game wherever you like for a good moment of relaxation, alone or with other players in multiplayer mode. Animal Crossing was a hit with gamers during the first confinement!

The best games for Nintendo Switch include FIFA for football fans, Ring Fit, Monster Hunter Rise and the famous Rayman for adventure fans. If you're looking for action, Genshin Impact, GTA or Hades are sure to win you over. Finally, if you're looking for a dance game, Just Dance is definitely for you.