Just like the PS5 and the Series X, the Switch has its own list of exciting releases this June. There were up 40 games releasing next month, but for your convenience, we’ve narrowed it to the 20 best titles. For more, check out the full list of upcoming Switch games.
1. Stonefly June 1, 2021
Flight School Studios' action-adventure is weird in the best possible way. From its colorful and artistic visuals to its unique premise, Stonefly is oozing with charm. Play as a young inventor going out into her big world to retrieve her dad's mech with the bug-rigs of her own.
2. Sludge Life June 2, 2021
Developers Terri Vellmann and Doseone, together with publisher Devolver Digital, bring us a game all about the vibe. As an up-and-coming tagger, roam around the world, meet its weird inhabitants, and vandalize your way to true expression in its 90s MTV world.
3. DC Super Hero Girls: Teen Power June 4, 2021
DC's super gals are putting a fresh spin on crime-busting. This kid-friendly, open-world adventure features heroes from the series: Wonder Woman, Supergirl, and Batgirl. Aside from defeating the DC's most evil supervillains, you'll also have to help these teen heroines balance their life outside the super suit.
For more titles for kids, go to family-friendly Switch games page.
4. Mighty Goose June 5, 2021
Blastmode's run and gun shooter takes us way back. But instead of the usual camo-wearing military leads, we get...a mighty goose. What better way to make use of geese' natural aggression than to put them square in the middle of a battlefield.
5. NINJA GAIDEN: Master Collection June 10, 2021
Koei Tecmo's iconic ninja warrior is back on the Switch in its most complete form. This collection gives you all the game modes and DLCs of the original, on top of the three titles from the series. It includes Ninja Gaiden Sigma, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2, and Ninja Gaiden 3.
6. Game Builder Garage June 11, 2021
Nintendo may be slacking at giving us the games we want, they did at least give us this educational title for making our own. It simplifies the complex process into something that even kids would enjoy. We can't wait to see everyone's creations!
7. Spacebase Startopia June 18, 2021
This reboot of a popular management sim has been through a few delays. Hopefully, they'll deliver on their promises next month. Fully faithful to the original game, this spiritual successor will be a great joy for fans of the original game.
8. ENDER LILIES: Quietus of the Knights June 21, 2021
One of the many highlights of last month's indie showcase. Live Wire's gorgeous adventure mixes challenging platforming with ethereal, storybook visuals. As the last priestess that can control the spirits of the dead, go on a quest to discover the origins of a pestilent rain.
9. Legend of Mana June 24, 2021
Square Enix is arriving with the best way to experience the JRPG classic. Though Legend of Mana first released in 1999, this version has been remastered for the modern console. Not only does it come with improved visuals, but it also has upgraded music and some new mechanics for the series.
10. Roguebook June 24, 2021
A new roguelike deck-builder from the creators of Faeria and Magic: The Gathering. It's a procedurally generated world filled with anthropomorphic animals. Your job is to find the best additions to your party and defeat the Roguebook once and for all.
11. Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX June 24, 2021
Another remake for the Switch collection. Alex Kidd is a character from SEGA's Master system days. While it started out as an 8bit game, this Switch entrance gives it a refreshed look. Expect the return of its classic levels, plus a load of new stages and game modes.
12. Mario Golf: Super Rush June 25, 2021
Announced at February's Nintendo Direct, this will be the first Mario Golf for the Switch. It's also the first new entry since World Tour on the 3DS. That means there's plenty of new features to look forward to. Check out the new Speed Golf and Story modes with the Switch's motion controls.
13. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 June 25, 2021
This remaster of the iconic skateboard game may be going big with next-gen upgrades on the other consoles, the Switch edition will let you bring to your next skate session. Hit the classic trick combos with the original roster, and go head to head in local 2 player.
14. Blasphemous Deluxe Edition June 29, 2021
Blasphemous already released on the Switch back in 2019. This June, we'll get the physical version of the game that adds a whole bunch of content. If you're a fan of the world of Cvstodia, you'll be in for a treat with a bundle of soundtracks, artbooks, skins, and more.
15. Destroy All Humans! June 29, 2021
This one's already on many other platforms so it's not quite as exciting. But, with the game's positive reception in almost all of its releases, the Switch is always handy at delivering the portable experience.
16. Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny June 29, 2021
A lot is changing in this latest chapter of the Disgaea series. With Defiance of Destiny, they're defying tradition by moving into the 3rd dimension. It already had its Japan-exclusive release on the PS4 in January, but this will be the first time it reaches the West.
17. Zombies Ate My Neighbors and Ghoul Patrol June 29, 2021
One of the other games that are returning from the 16-bit era. This bundle still keeps that retro look but it comes with a bunch of new features. Save whenever you like, get some achievements, and get to know the two games better with its museum feature.
18. Beasts of Maravilla Island June 2021
Banana Bird Studios' puzzle adventure takes us into the life of a wildlife photographer in the magical wilderness of Maravilla. Explore the land and take pictures of its rare and mythical creatures. It probably doesn't help that it’s coming out after the release of Pokemon Snap, but it's beautiful all the same.
19. RICO London June 2021
Ground Shatter returns with another helping first-person shooting with a 90s flavor. Back with its cel-shaded visuals, this RICO sequel brings us to London. Dive into the Die-Hard style co-op action with a friend.
20. Sky: Children of the Light June 2021
Aside from Genshin Impact, this one of the free games that we're looking forward to on the Switch. It's been making waves on iOS and, recently, Android. Now that it's coming to the Switch, everyone with the console can be assured a smooth experience of the zen co-op adventure.