Circling back around, the only real drawback to SpiritSphere is that the optimal play is found in local multiplayer, which isn’t the easiest arrangement to get together. If you find yourself with friends and family down to play some wacky riffs on Pong, this is a masterpiece, but if your playtime on Switch is mostly by your lonesome, this is a more limited and short romp, though even in that brevity, SpiritSphere is excellent.
SpiritSphere DX is possibly the closest we may ever get to a tennis game based on The Legend of Zelda series. In fact, in contrast to similar offerings currently available on the Switch eShop, this is a good budget pick. It's got a small but challenging campaign mode with three difficulties, an adequate amount of local multiplayer content for up to four players and does a convincing job channeling the spirit of retro games.
From the tight controls to the charming aesthetic, there's very little holding SpiritSphere DX back from being one of the best multiplayer titles on Nintendo Switch. The lack of online play is bound to disappoint most, but that's only because the core gameplay is just so strong. Easy enough to pick up, but difficulty to master, SpiritSphere's skill ceiling is through the roof, harbouring the potential for some genuinely impressive play styles.