The top RPGs for Nintendo Switch of 2020

If you are a real fan of RPGs, you definitely should play one of the newest games coming to the market in 2020. Fortunately, this year brought real gems to gamers who enjoy the mechanics of role-playing games. In case, you love the products dedicated to the Nintendo Switch platform in the first place, you will find a lot of amazing options in this article which will take a lot of your gaming time!

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The popular The Legend of Zelda franchise has always been attracting thousands of fans from around the world and has been considered to be one of the best role-playing game of all time. The quality of this game has always been exceptional.

The freshest version of The Legend of Zelda known as Breath of the Wind has adopted some features of the Western RPGs which also have many fans. You might also notice the designers of Breath of the Wind were somewhat inspired by Skyrim which game a tremendous result! Actually, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one of the best versions of this legendary game.

Among the greatest characteristics of this game, one can find an amazing open world offering a lot of adventurous and exploration to players. At the same time, the space doesn’t look overstuffed with annoying icons and endless side-quests. In fact, any quest you can come across in this game is offered to the players only as a suggestion and can be treated as an open-ended question.

Undeniably, the physics system of the game is so robust that you will get absorbed not only into the exploration of the surrounding, but also into tough and dynamic combats.

So far, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is available exclusive for the Nintendo Switch platform.

Pokémon Sword and Shield

All the devotees of Pokémon should check the newest game of the popular franchise.

Pokémon Sword and Shield has been designed as a role-playing game and the creators were more focused on making it closer to Pokémon we knew in the mid-nineties. Basically, there are two modes available in this game. The first one is a campaign, whereas the second one is all about catching monsters, achieving new levels and letting your Pokémon to develop.

This version of the Pokémon franchise is featured by excellent graphics and realistic world in which your Pokémon will be wondering without any limitations. You will be totally amazed by an abundance of details featuring the new Galar Region. Invite your friends and enjoy the raids at Wild Area.

Although this game is not exactly the greatest among the modern RPGs, but the designers have made a great progress taking it closer to becoming the best game about Pokémon.

At the moment, Pokémon Sword and Shield is also available only for the Nintendo Switch platform.

Fire Emblem: Three Houses

One more notable games created for the Nintendo Switch platform in the first place, is Fire Emblem: Three Houses.

Fire Emblem: Three Houses is an amazing option for anyone who is searching for more when it comes to games since it is a curious combination of a strategy and an RPG. Actually, such mixtures of genres are usually somewhat too complicated for the beginners, yet, the designers of Fire Emblem: Three Houses have made their best to make their game suitable for people with different playing experience.

While playing this RPG, you will turn into a tutor living in a monastery specialising in the preparation of students for the excruciating and tough life during a war. There will be a lot of charges and responsibilities and one of them will be the protection of your students as well.

Among some of the most remarkable features of this role-playing game are advanced social interactions resembling of Persona which are actually of a significant meaning since the outcome of these conversations can lead to different results of the game. In fact, there are three possible perspectives in Fire Emblem: Three Houses.


You will hardly find anything similar to Undertale. This new game was enriched by many exclusive features making it quite different from other RPGs and classic in itself.

Undertale is characterised with some JPRG features and relies a lot on the story. In fact, the storyline of the game is so deep and creates such a unique atmosphere that it makes the game capable of raising strong emotions in the players. This is especially obvious during the battles. The designers were able to create such a unique option as non-violent combats and, as a player, you will do your best in order to have them just like this since any violence can make you feel rather bad. No matter how paradoxical it might sound, but you will be trying to avoid hurting your game enemies. The game might turn out thus emotional that it you may even cry.

The fighting mechanics of Undertale is different from other games as well. Here, a bullet-hell game styled as a classic arcade will appear at the moment of your conversation with your enemy.

Note, Undertale is available not only for Nintendo Switch but also for PC and PS4.