Nintendo today announced more than five dozen indie titles will be coming to the Nintendo Switch over the course of the year, including Shakedown Hawaii and Overcooked Special Edition.
The showcase, which highlighted indie games on the hybrid console, confirmed a few titles and their release dates or windows. Yooka-Laylee, Steamworld: Dig 2, Overcooked Special Edition, The Escapists 2, Shakedown Hawaii, Stardew Valley and Runner3 are just a few of the titles that received a special mention from Nintendo.
In total, Nintendo confirmed 64 indie games. The games will hit the console throughout the year, with many slated for a summer or fall release. Nintendo added that new titles will launch on the eShop every week, after the eShop goes live following the console’s Friday launch.
A few titles didn’t make Nintendo’s presentation but were mentioned by the company in a news release after the event: Thumper, Perception, Ultimate Chicken Horse, Rogue Trooper Redux and NBA Playgrounds. Some games, including Celeste, The Binding of Isaac, Fast RMX, Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment and Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove were previously confirmed as Switch titles by Nintendo and the various developers.
We’ve collected all of the games that Nintendo announced today in its showcase presentation along with a few notable highlights. Included in the list is their expected release window and whether or not they will be timed exclusives to the Nintendo Switch. The full list can be seen below. If you want to see the presentation in its entirety, you can do so by watching the video above.
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Nintendo Switch “Nindies” showcase games
Steamworld Dig 2: Coming to the Nintendo Switch this summer.
Yooka-Laylee: New multiplayer mode will debut on the Switch when it’s released later this year.
Overcooked Special Edition: The new special edition will include HD Rumble integration for the console’s Joy-Con controllers.
The Escapists 2: The game will be released later this year.
Gonner: The game will release later this year with exclusive content on the Switch.
Kingdom Two Crowns: The game will be released later this year.
Runner3: The game will be a Switch exclusive when it launches this fall.
Blaster Master Zero: The game will be released on March 9.
Flipping Death: The game will be released this year.
Graceful Explosion Machine: The game will be released this April, exclusively on the Switch at first.
Dandara: The game will be released this summer.
Mr. Shifty: The game will be released this April, exclusively to the Switch at first.
TumbleSeed: The game will be released this spring.
Shakedown: Hawaii: The game is expected to be released soon.
Pocket Rumble: The game is a console exclusive and will be released in March.
WarGroove: The game will be released this year.
Stardew Valley: New multiplayer mode will debut on the Switch this summer.
Thumper: The game will be released this spring.
Perception: The game will be released later this year.
Ultimate Chicken Horse: The game will be released later this year.
Rogue Trooper Redux: The game will be released later this year.
NBA Playgrounds: The game will be released later this year.
Celeste: The game will be released later this year.
The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth: The game will be released in March.
Fast RMX: The game is a launch day title.
Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment: The game is a launch day title.
Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove: The game is a launch day title.