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Nintendo Switch releases for September 2-6, 2019 (updated)

Final Fantasy VIII and Creature in the Well headline this week’s new Nintendo Switch eShop releases.



New Nintendo Switch eShop releases

Final Fantasy VIII, Spyro Reignited Trilogy, and Creature in the Well headline the list of new video games coming to the Nintendo Switch eShop. 

The long-awaited reissue of Final Fantasy VIII headlines this week’s roster of new Nintendo eShop releases. It’s not a ground-up remake, but a new fast-forward mode and updated graphics give the game a much-appreciated refresh. Or do they?

Another older game getting an outing on Switch is the classic 2012 dungeon-crawling RPG, Torchlight II. Porting hotshots Panic Button has given the game an improved UI and targeting system. It’s definitely one for fans of Diablo III and the like.


The big new indie release of the week is Flight School Studio’s Creature in the Well. The game blends top-down dungeon crawling, pinball-inspired combat, and some stunning visuals inspired by the work of artist, Mike Mignola.

Other new Nintendo Switch games include NBA 2K20, River City Girls, Gurgamoth, and Activision’s Spyro Reignited Trilogy. Here’s the full lineup, check back throughout the week for any last-minute additions.

Update: September 5, 2019. This list has been updated with the new games announced on this week’s Nintendo Direct and with the first batch of SNES games available to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers.

Nintendo Switch releases – September 2-6, 2019

Monday, September 2, 2019

  • Wand Wars

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

  • √Letter Last Answer (North America)
  • A Duel Hand Disaster: Trackher
  • Barrier X
  • Final Fantasy VIII Remastered
  • Fin and the Ancient Mystery
  • Gurgamoth
  • Spyro Reignited Trilogy
  • Torchlight II

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

  • The Long Journey Home

Thursday, September 5, 2019

  • Arcade Archives Vigilante
  • Asdivine Menace
  • The Battle of Mahjong
  • Battle Supremacy – Ground Assault
  • Deadly Premonition Origins
  • Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Definitive Edition
  • Fifty Words by POWGI
  • Gnomes Garden: Lost King
  • Headliner: NoviNews
  • Hyperforma
  • If My Heart Had Wings
  • Molecats
  • Just Black Jack
  • River City Girls
  • Space Cows
  • Spice and Wolf
  • Super Kirby Clash
  • Pocket Clothier
  • Wuppo: Definitive Edition
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System Online (Sept 6 in Europe)

Friday, September 6, 2019

  • Creature in the Well
  • Gun Gun Pixies
  • Himno
  • Kaiju Khaos
  • NBA 2K20
  • Remothered: Tormented Fathers
  • Super Jumpy Ball

Super Nintendo Entertainment System Online games

  • Brawl Brothers
  • Breath of Fire
  • Demon’s Crest
  • F-Zero
  • Kirby’s Dream Course
  • Kirby’s Dream Land 3
  • Joe & Mac 2: Lost in the Tropics
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
  • Pilotwings
  • Star Fox
  • Stunt Race FX
  • Super EDF Earth Defense Force
  • Super Ghouls’n Ghosts
  • Super Mario Kart
  • Super Mario World
  • Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island
  • Super Metroid
  • Super Puyo Puyo 2
  • Super Soccer
  • Super Tennis

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