Dec 5, 2022 2 min read

A new Dragon Quest spin-off is just one of over 20 games coming to Switch this week

Here's what games are coming to the Nintendo Switch over the next seven days, including a new, exclusive Dragon Quest game from Square Enix.

Dragon Quest Treasures on Nintendo Switch

🛍 Monday, December 5 — Sunday, December 11

Last week saw the likes of The Outbound Ghost, Soccer Story, and Front Mission land on Switch, but what about the next seven days? Well, this week sees just over 20 games coming to Nintendo's hybrid.

As ever, the full list below gives you a short description of each upcoming title, and a link out to extra details (such as a trailer and screenshots).

In amongst the nearly two dozen games coming the Switch this week, is an all new exclusive Dragon Quest spin-off game featuring Erik and Mia, a physical release of fan favourite Cuphead, and neat arcade shooter 'Swordship'.

All dates are EU and U.S. unless noted.
Release data is sourced via Switch Scores.
The 📦 box emoji means the game is also a physical release.

So, want to know what games are coming to Switch this week?
The full list is below for you.

🗓 Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games:

Monday, December 5

  • Path of Ra — A puzzle game (move/rotate tiles) with an Ancient Egypt theme. (EU release date)
  • Swordship — This arcade shooter looks neat it's a fast-paced 'dodge'em up' where your only weapon is enemy fire.

Tuesday, December 6

  • 📦 Cuphead — Yes, the beautifully animated run and gun action game gets a physical release this week, and it includes the recent DLC.
  • 📦 Kukoos: Lost Pets — A bright 3D platformer with 4-player support.

Wednesday, December 7

  • Bot Gaiden — A 2D action platformer with co-op play, and lots of robots.
  • Coloring Pixels: Collection 2 — 180 levels of pixel-based paint-by-numbers.
  • Mech Armada — A grid-based turn-based mech strategy game. (Dec 8 in U.S.)
  • Samurai Maiden — All-female sword-fighting action adventure game. (Dec 8 in U.S.)
  • 📦 The Rumble Fish 2 — 2005 Dimps 2D arcade fighting game. Two player support, with online play. (Physical release is Japan only for now)
  • Togges — Stack cubes to explore in this non-linear collect-a-thon 3D platformer.
  • 📦 Witch on the Holy Night — Remaster of the 2012 visual novel — a 1980s coming of age story. M for mature. (Physical release is Japan only for now)

Thursday, December 8

  • Chained Echoes — A 2D story-driven fantasy JRPG with a 16-bit look. Features dragons and mechs. M for mature.
  • Football Kicks — A budget bit of soccer.
  • JellyCar Worlds — A new entry in the JellyCar platform/racing series, which was an Xbox Live indie game back in 2008.
  • Kardboard Kings — An adventure/sim about running a gaming/collectible card brick and mortar store. (EU release date)
  • Simona's Requiem — A 2D retro-style platformer.

Friday, December 9

That's it! Those are the games coming to the Nintendo Switch this week. Did you like the look of any?

This list of upcoming games first appeared in Issue 310 of Switch Weekly — Chris Brandrick's Nintendo newsletter digest.
Chris Brandrick
Chris Brandrick
Curator of Switch Weekly. Loves Nintendo. Uses too many emoji. ✌️🎮💌🇪🇺
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