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What games are compatible with Nintendo Switch Online?

Here’s your complete guide to the games that support online multiplayer through Nintendo Switch Online.



Nintendo Switch Online

Here’s your complete guide to the games that support online multiplayer through the Nintendo Switch Online subscription service.

There has been much discussion over the value provided by Nintendo Switch Online. Along with cloud saves, and access to a suite of NES classics, the main reason many Switch owners will subscribe is to continue playing online multiplayer games.

There are some caveats, however, as subscription is not required for all titles. Free-to-play games – the likes of Fortnite and Paladins, for example – support free online multiplayer. But for everything else, you’ll need a Nintendo Switch Online membership.


You could be forgiven for thinking that this only leaves a small clutch of first-party Nintendo games to play – such as Splatoon 2 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – but the list actually runs much longer.

So here’s the full list of games supported by Nintendo Switch Online. It’s worth noting that not every title supports simultaneous online gameplay. Some have leaderboards, and some support asynchronous play, so remember to check the Nintendo eShop product description before downloading.

Nintendo Switch Online supported games
(Last updated: January 20, 2019)

  • 20XX
  • 99Vidas – Definitive Edition
  • ACA Arcade Archives Argus
  • Ace of Seafood
  • All-Star Fruit Racing
  • A.O.T. 2
  • Arena of Valor
  • ARK Survival Evolved
  • Armello
  • Arms
  • Aqua Moto Racing Utopia
  • Atari Flashback Classics
  • At Sundown: Shots In The Dark
  • Blade Strangers
  • Battle Supremacy
  • Battlezone Gold Edition
  • Bayonetta 2
  • Big Crown: Showdown
  • BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle
  • BlobCat
  • Bloons TD 5
  • Bloody Zombies
  • Brawlout
  • Broforce
  • Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle
  • CastleStorm
  • Cave Story+
  • Chess Ultra
  • Chiki-Chiki Boxy Racers
  • Cluedo
  • Combat Core
  • Code of Princess EX
  • Crush Your Enemies
  • Danger Mouse: The Danger Games
  • Dark Souls Remastered
  • Deployment
  • Diablo III: Eternal Collection
  • Disc Jam
  • Disco Dodgeball –  Remix
  • Disney Magical World 2
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2
  • Doom
  • Doughlings: Aracde
  • The Escapists 2
  • Exorder
  • Fast RMX
  • FIFA 18
  • FIFA 19
  • Flip over Frog
  • Flip Wars
  • A Gummy’s Life
  • GensokyoDefenders
  • Grip
  • Guns, Gore and Cannoli 2
  • Human: Fall Flat
  • Hover
  • Infinite Minigolf
  • Inversus Deluxe
  • Just Dance 2019
  • Just Shapes & Beats
  • Lego Worlds
  • Let’s Sing
  • Magic Nations
  • Mantis Burn Racing
  • Mario Tennis Aces
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • Mecho Wars: Desert Ashes
  • Mercenary Kings: Reloaded Edition
  • The Midnight Sanctuary
  • Minecraft
  • Monopoly for Nintendo Switch
  • Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate
  • Morphies Law
  • Ms Spolsion Man
  • Mutant Football League: Dynasty Edition
  • Mushroom Wars 2
  • My Hero One’s Justice
  • Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2
  • Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3
  • Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Trilogy
  • NBA 2K18
  • NBA 2K19
  • NBA Playgrounds
  • NBA 2K Playgrounds 2
  • Next Up Hero
  • Nidhogg 2
  • Nine Parchments
  • Ninjin: Clash of Carrots
  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • No Heroes Here
  • Overcooked! 2
  • Oh…Sir! The Hollywood Roast
  • Oh…Sir! The Insult Simulator
  • Party Arcade
  • Payday 2
  • Pinball FX3
  • Pixel Action Heroes
  • PixelJunk Monsters 2
  • Pocket Rumble
  • Poisoft Thud Card
  • Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!
  • Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!
  • Pokken Tournament
  • Portal Knights
  • Puyo Puyo Tetris
  • Rento Fortune
  • Resident Evil Revelations
  • Resident Evil Revelations 2
  • Riptide GP: Renegade
  • Risk of Rain
  • Rival MegaGun
  • Road Redemption
  • Rocket League
  • Rogue Trooper Deluxe
  • Runbow
  • Sega MegaDrive/Genesis Classics
  • Siegecraft Commander
  • Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders
  • Slice, Dice & Rice
  • SNK Heroines Tag Team Frenzy
  • Snow Moto Racing Freedom
  • Solitaire Battle Royale
  • Speed Brawl
  • Spelunker Party!
  • Spintires: MudRunner – American Wilds
  • Splatoon 2
  • Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Edition
  • Super Bomberman R
  • Super Mario Party
  • Super Smash Bros Ultimate
  • Sushi Sticker –  The Way of Sushido
  • Timber Tennis: Versus
  • Titan Quest
  • Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle
  • Trailblazers
  • Trine Enchanted Edition
  • Trivial Pursuit Live
  • Tricky Towers
  • Ultimate Chicken Horse
  • Ultra Street Fighter II The Final Challengers
  • Warriors Orochi 4
  • Windjammers
  • Word Search by Powgi
  • Worms W.M.D.
  • WWE 2K18
  • Victor Vran Overkill Edition
  • Uno

Nintendo Switch Online is available now with a free one week trial for new subscribers. Monthly, quarterly, and annual memberships are available, along with a family plan that supports up to eight Nintendo accounts.

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