Dragon Quest XI, Ori and the Blind Forest, and FIFA 20 headline a jam-packed week of new video game releases for the Nintendo Switch.
There’s another stupidly busy week ahead on the Nintendo Switch with the release of no less than four Dragon Quest games, some classic D&D RPGs, a beloved Star Wars favourite, and a one-time Xbox exclusive.
Depending on how much time you have on your hands, its either a good or bad week for RPG fans. The Switch release of Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age is something to be welcomed, but do we really need Dragon Quest I, II, and III on the same day? Also released on Friday are Switch ports of the D&D classics, Baldurs Gate, Icewind Dale, and Planescape Torment.
Update: September 26th – Publisher Skybound Games has confirmed that all three D&D RPGs have now been delayed until October. It’s probably for the best.
Fans of exploratory platformers should certainly check out Moon Studios’ Ori and the Blind Forest, which was previously an Xbox exclusive. And a week on from getting its first Star Wars game, the Switch quickly gets its second in the shape of 2002 fan favourite, Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast.
Other new releases include the Legacy Edition of FIFA 20, Dead by Daylight, Darksiders II Deathinitive Edition, and the rough-looking, Contra: Rogue Corps. And if that wasn’t enough, Nintendo’s latest mobile game, Mario Kart Tour, arrives on Wednesday.
Here’s the full lineup of new releases. We’ll add any new additions as soon as we get confirmation.
Nintendo Switch releases – September 23-27, 2019
Monday, September 23, 2019
- Oliver’s Adventurers in the Fairyland
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
- Contra: Rogue Corps
- Dead by Daylight
- Shakedown Hawaii (3DS) (US)
- Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
- Mario Kart Tour (Mobile)
Thursday, September 26, 2019
- Akash: Path of the Five (EU)
- Barry Bradford’s Putt Panic Party
- Button Button Up!
- Cyber Protocol
- Darksiders II Deathinitive Edition
- Fight’N Rage
- Flying Girl Strikers
- Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX
- Paper Train
- Shakedown Hawaii (3DS) (EU)
Friday, September 27, 2019
The Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition Pack– Delayed
- Car Mechanic Simulator Pocket Edition
- FIFA 20: Legacy Edition
- Freedom Finger
- Dragon Quest I
- Dragon QuestII
- Dragon Quest III
- Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age Definitive Edition
- Dreaming Canvas
Icewind Dale Enhanced Edition– Delayed
- Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition
Planescape: Torment: Enhanced Edition– Delayed
- Super Crate Box (EU)