Upcoming Video Game Releases Guide - Switch Edition

The Nintendo Switch is one of the most formidable consoles out there and can compete against the Xbox One and the PS4. Besides a more portable and handheld approach, it also offers a suite of original video games. 

Because of the popularity of this device, many avid gamers and enthusiasts are looking for new video games to try on Switch. While there are some tried and tested games on the market, there are a few new ones that are going to be hard to beat.


This list will focus on the new releases that people have long been waiting for. Without further ado, we bring you some of the best titles that are slated to come to Switch. Take a look and you might just find something to add on your list. 

Upcoming Video Game Releases Guide - Switch Edition

5 Hottest Upcoming Video Game Releases

The Last Campfire

One of the highly awaited indie games set to come to Switch is The Last Campfire. It is set to launch by the summer of 2020

The protagonist of the game is a lost ember expected to find its way to light the last campfire after going through a series of challenges and puzzles.


A world filled with strange creatures and beautiful ruins, The Last Campfire is an adventure and puzzle-based game.

 It urges players to look for meaning and answers in the ruins, as well as explore spaces to move forward and search for the last glimmer of hope.


Baldo is a Ghibliesque role-playing game (RPG) that takes players into an action-packed adventure across various parts of the world. It follows the story of Baldo, his journey towards fulfilling the prophecy, and his quests along the way. 


Besides solving puzzles and going through dungeons to find answers. This open-world map game endeavors users to discover new locations and collect objects and weapons to battle against dangerous creatures. 

Baldo is set to hit stores by the summer of 2020. The graphics and visuals of this game are not one to be missed, especially with its immersive storylines taking you places, unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.

Mineko’s Night Market for Nintendo Switch

Mineko’s Night Market has been out on other platforms since 2019, but it is only arriving at the Nintendo Switch in 2021

Those who love simulation games will definitely take a liking to this title, especially as it is basically a cross between Story of Seasons or Stardew Valley and Animal Crossing, except with a focus on cats!

This game lets you play as Mineko, who moved to a new home on a Japanese-inspired island. The thing about this island is the locals worship Abe, the Sun Cat. You can explore this island, craft items, interact with the locals, and most of all, breed cats.

The Red Lantern

Set to be released in the Fall of 2020, The Red Lantern is a solo player game that will follow the story of The Musher, a dog trainer training a dog sledding team in Alaska. 

If this game gives you “indie-feels,” then you are right because it was developed by an independent company.

This story-driven adventure game lets you explore the Alaskan wilderness, making the gameplay more exciting yet challenging. You need to learn how to survive with the cold and wild animals such as bears and moose. 

New Pokemon Snap

Before this year ends, Pokemon fans will be able to get their hands on a brand-new Pokemon game. According to sources, the New Pokemon Snap is set to be released on December 31, 2020, making it a great holiday treat! 

However, take note that the official Nintendo website lists this title’s release date as TBS. When this game gets released, long-time fans who played the original game in the Nintendo 64 will be excited to take close-up snaps of their favorite Pokemon. 

Upcoming Video Game Releases Guide - Switch Edition

The Bottom Line

Nintendo has always been ahead of the video gaming curve. Switch offers more detailed and nuanced images of Nintendo's adorable monsters with more personality, unique behavior, and distinct expression.