*Last Updated: December 16, 2021


It’s that time of year again, where we take our old guide of upcoming Nintendo games & DLC for the Nintendo Switch for 2021 and turn it into a gallery post, serving as a reminder of all things Nintendo had to offer in this very fine year of gaming.


Looking Back at Nintendo’s 2020 Nintendo Switch Offerings: (DLC Included)

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury

Released: February 12, 2021 (Worldwide)

Bravely Default II

Released: February 26, 2021 (Worldwide)

New Pokémon Snap

Released: April 30, 2021 (Worldwide)

Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir

Released: May 14, 2021 (Worldwide)

Famicom Detective Club: The Girl Who Stands Behind

Released: May 14, 2021 (Worldwide)


Released: May 21, 2021 (Worldwide)

DC Super Hero Girls: Teen Power:

Released: June 4, 2021

Game Builder Garage:

Released: June 11, 2021


Mario Golf: Super Rush

Released: June 25, 2021 (Worldwide)

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD

Released: July 16, 2020 (Worldwide)

Pokémon UNITE

Released: July 21, 2021 (Worldwide)

WarioWare: Get It Together!

Released: September 10, 2021 (Worldwide)

Nintendo Metroid Dread

Metriod Dread

Released: October 8, 2021 (Worldwide)

Mario Party Superstars

Released: October 29, 2021 (Worldwide)

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond

Released: November 19, 2021 (Worldwide)

Pokémon Shining Pearl

Released: November 19, 2021 (Worldwide)

Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain

Released: December 3, 2021 (Worldwide)



Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Free Updates)

Notes: Free updates released regularly throughout 2020 & 2021

Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Paid DLC)

Notes: Also available as part of Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack subscription

Releases: November 5, 2021 (Worldwide)

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass Vol. 2 (Paid DLC)

Notes: Fourth DLC Fighter duo Pyra and Mythra, are to release in March 2021.

DLC Fighter #1: Release Date: June 29, 2020 / June 30, 2020 (Min Min from ARMS)

DLC Fighter #2: Release Date: October 13, 2020 / October 14, 2020 (Steve from Minecraft)

DLC Fighter #3: Release Date: December 22, 2020 / December 23, 2020 (Sephiroth from Final Fantasy VII)

DLC Fighter #4: Release Date: March 4, 2021 / March 5, 2021 (Pyra / Mythra from Xenoblade Chronicles 2)

DLC Fighter #5: Release Date: June 29, 2021 / June 30, 2021 (Kazuya Mishima from TEKKEN)

DLC Fighter #6: Release Date: October 18, 2021 / October 19, 2021 (Sora from Kingdom Hearts)

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass (Paid DLC)

Pre-order content: Available May 28, 2021

Wave 1: Available June 18, 2021

Wave 2: Available October 29, 2021

For a line-up of the Nintendo games coming out next year, why not check out our dedicated 2022 guide by clicking here or on the link below?

[Guide] Upcoming Nintendo Games and DLC for the Nintendo Switch in 2022

By Jack Longman

In 2015, when rumours of the NX and Zelda U were everywhere, my brother and I started Miketendo64 and we've been running it ever since. As the Editor-in-Chief, I have attended video gaming events in three different countries, been to preview events, and penned more than 4,000 articles to date, ranging from news, to features, reviews, interviews and guides. I love gaming and I love all things Nintendo. I also love Networking, so don't be afaid to reach out. Email: contact@miketendo64.com / jack.lo@miketendo64.com Website: https://miketendo64.com/ YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyVMO4QgcniAjhLxoyc9n8Q

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