Whether you know it or not, the Nintendo Switch has completely changed the gaming world. With its portability, versatility, and multiplayer functionality, the Nintendo Switch is one of the most revolutionary gaming platforms of the decade. Whether you want to stay in on a Friday night and play by yourself or call over a group of friends for a weekly game night, the Nintendo Switch can do both.

Regardless of if you’re looking to a solid single-player or exciting multiplayer, the Nintendo Switch has something for everyone. Not only that, but it also has an extensive game library that is perfect for tons of fun for everyone of all ages. Regardless of your surroundings or your company, you’re sure to find a game that caters to every occasion.

With no shortage of brilliant games, deciding which game to play with everyone can be rather tricky. That is why we decided to do the digging for you to select the best multiplayer Nintendo Switch games that everyone is sure to love. So, invite your friends, invite your family, and get the snacks ready because game night starts right now.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

The Super Smash Bros. has been a fan favorite for nearly 20 years, and it’s easy to see why. In the latest addition to the series, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate delivers in a major way with more characters than ever before. Whether you want to lob boys at your friends or take out pent up aggression on family members, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is one of the most iconic multiplayer Nintendo Switch games of all time.


If you and your friends love hand-drawn animations and mentally taxing video games, Cuphead is the game for you. While Cuphead is a relatively difficult platform game, that’s what makes it so much fun to play with a group of friends or family. With a partner, Cuphead becomes one of the most fun Nintendo Switch games while simultaneously being one of the challenging.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

There’s an absolute joy you get from Mario Kart that you simply cannot get anywhere else, and the same is to be said about Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. In the latest edition of the series, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe brings all of your favorite characters together once more for endless Mario Kart fun. Alongside a completely revamped Battle mode, you and your friends can have a blast while blasting each other way during tournaments or head to head battle modes supporting up to eight players.

Super Mario Party

You can’t make a multiplayer video game list without including Super Mario Party. For anyone who loves board games, Super Mario Party is a flawless game to play. With 80 entertaining mini-games to compete in, party modes to play with friends and plenty of new features to unlock, Super Mario Party is perfect for everyone to enjoy.

Splatoon 2

Splatoon 2 isn’t your conventional Nintendo Switch multiplayer game. Instead of bullets, players are armed with a gun full of paint with the objective to cover more surface area with your team's color before the opposing side. With classic battle modes and turf wars to take on your friends, Splatoon 2 is one of the most enjoyable Nintendo Switch games you can buy.

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