Introducing the eight biggest games you need to play this month…

As Summer comes to an end and it’s time to start returning back to routine education, here are eight of the biggest games releasing on the Nintendo Switch this month, which will make you wish it was still the school summer holidays. Our complete can be found right here:


[Guide] The Biggest Games Releasing on Nintendo Switch | September 2023:

Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles (EU: September 1, 2023)

Publisher: NIS America

Genre: Role-Playing, Adventure

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 2 GB

Price: $49.99


Enjoy the next verse of Marl Kingdom adventures with Rhapsody II: Ballad of the Little Princess and Rhapsody III: Memories of Marl Kingdom! Join Kururu, the daughter of Cornet and Ferdinand, as she pursues her dreams of true love, and experience these classic RPGs in full forte as they take center stage! With improved visuals, a heart-warming story, a charming soundtrack, and an emotional conclusion, Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles comes ready to win your heart as it makes its welcome western debut!

Rune Factory 3 Special (September 5, 2023)

Publisher: Marvelous (XSEED)

Genre: Role-Playing, Simulation, Action

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 2.6 GB

Price: $39.99


Settle down in an idyllic fantasy town as a young adventurer with a monstrous secret in Rune Factory 3, remastered for a new generation on Nintendo Switch™.

Features brand new to Rune Factory 3 Special include Newlywed Mode, standalone adventures unlocked after marriage to each of the game’s 11 eligible bachelorettes and a “Hell” difficulty level to challenge even veteran players!

Whether it’s your first visit or you’re returning after a long time away, experience the unforgettable story of Rune Factory 3 with improved graphics and redesigned 3D character models.

  • An adventure spanning two worlds – Step into the shoes of Micah, a young man with amnesia and the mysterious ability to transform into a sheep-like monster, as he searches for a way for humans and monsters to coexist.
  • Thrilling action RPG combat – Master swords, spears, hammers, and even magic to take on powerful monsters. Recruit townsfolk and monsters alike to explore treacherous dungeons.
  • Sow the seeds of your new life – Relax after a long day of adventuring with activities including farming, fishing, and more. Discover the many varieties of Magic Seeds, which grow into strange crops that aid in your adventure in fun and exciting ways!
  • Find that special someone – Meet 11 lovely bachelorettes, the most in series history! Learn more about them through daily conversations and quests, fall in love, then pop the question and get married. Before you know it, you’ll have a wonderful family to join in on your adventures.

Super Bomberman R 2 (September 13, 2023)

Publisher: KONAMI

Genre: Action, Party, Puzzle

No. of Players: 1 – 8 (Single System) | 1 – 64 (Online)

File Size: 4.8 GB

Price: $49.99


The latest title of the party battle games series SUPER BOMBERMAN R!

With new adventures and game modes, it has the largest content volume in the series’ history!

The game features not only offline battles that can be played with family and friends, but also online battles that connect players from all over the world, as well as a single player mode.

In addition to the well-known “Standard”, “Grand Prix” and “Battle 64” a new battle mode called “Castle” in which players are divided into Attack side and Castle side to battle for the treasure!

A “Stage Editor” function has also been added, allowing players to create their own stages for “Castle” and share them online with players around the globe.

Let’s have fun together in “SUPER BOMBERMAN R 2”!

Battle Mode:

  • Enjoy 4 battle modes, including the new “Castle”!
    “Castle”: Asymmetrical battle between the Castle side, which protects the treasure chest, and the Attack side, which aims to win the treasure chest!
  • “Standard”: The classic battle mode loved by fans!
  • “Grand Prix”: Battle of two teams! Work with your allies to defeat the opposing team!
  • “Battle 64”: Battle for survival with up to 64 players! Aim for Bomber One!

Grade Match:

  • Battles between users with similar abilities!
    Fight online with players from all over the world!

Room Match

  • Set freely battle modes and rules!
  • Get your friends together online and have a good time!

Offline Battle

  • With one console you can enjoy Bomberman!
  • Connect additional controllers and play with family and friends!
  • *Controllers for the number of persons are required.

Stage Editor

  • Customized stages with blocks and gimmicks can be shared online!
  • Create, play, share, and explore various stages with the Stage Editor!

Story Mode

  • Enjoy the Story Mode that has been enhanced!
  • Visit new planets with Bombermans new friends “Ellons” and face the threat of the universe!

Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster (September 14, 2023)

Publisher: BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment

Genre: Role-Playing

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 6.3 GB

Price: $49.99


Two JRPG masterpieces return. Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean and Baten Kaitos Origins are back with improved graphics and new features to aid game progression, making them even easier to play!

A long time ago, there was a great conflict between the evil god and the people. After a fierce battle, the people managed to seal off the evil god, but what was left behind was only a desolate land. The people thus chose to abandon the land and live in the sky.

Such fairy tales were passed down as legends. At this time, people had wings called Wings of the Heart and lived a peaceful life. It was an era of long-lasting tranquility. …But the collapse had quietly begun.

When a young man calls your name, the name of the spirit, the story begins to unfold. A story set on a floating continent in the sky, where thoughts and prayers intersect.

Mortal Kombat 1 (September 19, 2023)

Publisher: WB Games

Genre: Fighting

No. of Players: 1 – 2 (Single System) | 1 – 8 (Online)

File Size: 32.4 GB

Price: $69.99


Discover a reborn Mortal Kombat™ Universe created by the Fire God Liu Kang. Mortal Kombat™ 1 ushers in a new era of the iconic franchise with a new fighting system, game modes, and fatalities!

Mortal Kombat 1: Pre-order now to get Playable Character Shang Tsung

Mortal Kombat 1 Premium Edition: Pre-order now to get Playable Character Shang Tsung, and 5-day Early Access to Mortal Kombat 1.

The Legend of Nayuta: Boundless Trails (NA: September 19, 2023 | EU: September 22, 2023)

Publisher: NIS America

Genre: Role-Playing, Action, Adventure

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 4.1 GB

Price: $39.99


Nayuta has always dreamed of exploring beyond the horizon of his island home. After a fateful encounter with a fairy-like creature by the name of Noi, he and his friend find themselves whisked away on an adventure through multiple worlds in order to stop an evil plot that has been set in motion.

EA SPORTS FC 24 (September 29, 2023)

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Genre: Sports, Simulation

No. of Players:

No. of Players: 1 – 4 (Single System) | 2 (Local Wireless) | 1 – 22 (Online)

File Size: 26.9 GB

Price: $59.99


“EA SPORTS FC™ 24 is a new era for The World’s Game: 19,000+ fully licensed players, 700+ teams, and 30+ leagues playing together in the most authentic football experience ever created.

Feel closer to the game with two cutting-edge technologies delivering unparalleled realism in every match: PlayStyles optimised by Opta, and a revolutionised Frostbite™ Engine powering EA SPORTS FC™ 24 on Switch for the first time in EA SPORTS™ history.

PlayStyles dimensionalise athletes, interpreting data from Opta and other sources into signature abilities which heighten the realism and individuality of each player.

The revolutionised Frostbite™ Engine delivers The World’s Game in lifelike detail, bringing a new level of immersion to each match.

EA SPORTS FC™ 24 also introduces a full Ultimate Team™ experience to Switch: develop club legends and improve your players with the brand new Ultimate Team™ Evolutions, and welcome women’s footballers to the pitch alongside men as you craft your dream XI.

Test your skills in Rivals, offline in Squad Battles, or against the best in Champions, plus complete Objectives, and compete casually in Friendlies.

Or hit the pitch in Clubs and VOLTA FOOTBALL, personalise your own Pro, and play with friends throughout the year.

EA SPORTS FC™ 24 is the next chapter in a more innovative future of football.

Game requires a download of at least 31 GB via an Internet connection. You may also be required to create or link a Nintendo Account. MicroSD card (sold separately) may be required depending on your storage. Storage requirements may change.”

Fate/Samurai Remnant (September 29, 2023)

Publisher: Koei Tecmo

Genre: Action, Role-Playing

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 9.8 GB

Price: $59.99


The curtain rises on a new Fate, presented by TYPE-MOON and KOEI TECMO GAMES.

The 4th year of the Keian Era, Edo Period. It has been several decades since the end of a turbulent, blood-soaked era. People were enjoying peace and tranquility. But, a battle between seven pairs of Masters and Servants is about to begin, as the “Waxing Moon Ritual” unfolds in the shadows. Miyamoto Iori, a young man in Asakusa, finds himself caught in the violence of a Holy Grail War.

  • A brand new Fate set in Edo, mid-17th century Japan – In the Waxing Moon Ritual, seven pairs of Masters and Servants, historical Heroic Spirits that possess overwhelming power, vie for the omnipotent wish granter — the Waxing Moon’s Vessel. Only one pair can emerge victorious from the Ritual. Join the fierce battle in Edo from the perspective of Miyamoto Iori, a ronin, and his Servant Saber who suddenly appeared before him.
  • An Action RPG where you can explore the towns of Edo – Feel the bustling atmosphere of Edo where traditional houses, samurai residences, and brothels can be seen. Progress through the story centered around the Waxing Moon Ritual, meet various characters, explore different towns, and take on a wide variety of quests.
  • Master and Servant fight as one – Switch between controlling a Master and a Servant to fight against enemy Servants and giant monsters. Unleash Link Strikes and Affinity Techniques to turn the tide of battle and survive the Ritual.

Do you agree with our selection of titles or feel like we’ve left a few games out? Please let us know!

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: / Website: YouTube channel:

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