Asphalt 9: Legends

There aren't many free-to-play racing titles for the Switch, making Asphalt 9: Legends a shoo-in for inclusion on this list of the best free Nintendo Switch games.


Undoubtedly, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is one of the best games for the Nintendo Switch.

Color Zen

It is very fitting that the word "Zen" is in the title of this game, as you feel like playing it.


It was inevitable that Fortnite would end up on this list of best free Nintendo Switch games, as this thing is nothing short of a phenomenon.

Rocket League

If you're unfamiliar with the Rocket League phenomenon, it's easy to summarize: It's soccer, but instead of human players, there are super-powered cars.

Super Bomberman R Online

Later in this article, we'll talk about Tetris 99 and Pac-Man 99, both of which allow you to compete against 98 other players online.


One of the most popular free-to-play games on Switch is Warframe. It's an action RPG with over-the-shoulder third-person controls.

Zaccaria Pinball

This might be the most unexpected entry on this list of the best free Nintendo Switch games.

Apex Legends

Apex Legends is an incredibly fun battle royale that allows you to choose a character based on their skill set.

Color Zen

If you don't want to constantly grab your Joy-Cons with white knuckles, Color Zen Battle Royale is the perfect way to take a break between matches.