Christmas 2022 gift ideas: The best Nintendo Switch games to offer

Along with this list of the must-have Switch games of 2022, here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions about Nintendo’s console this holiday season.

Where to find the Nintendo Switch at the best price?

Before finding a good Switch game, it is better to have… a Switch. It’s obvious. Finding a Switch in 2022 is not very complicated given that the console is not suffering the effects of the pandemic and stock shortages, at least in the vast majority of stores and online sites.

There are three different Switch models today :

  • The classic Switchsold with a dock that connects the console to your TV.
  • The Switch Liteonly playable in portable mode, sold without dock but cheaper.
  • The OLED Switchthe latest model that has the same power as the classic Switch, but with a better OLED screen.

Usually, we find the Switch around 270 €, while the Switch Lite can easily be had for less than €200. The Switch OLED rarely drops below €300. Nintendo doesn’t usually make big deals for its Switch, even with Black Friday. It is therefore necessary to pay the high price or to look at the offers organized by the sales signs to hope to get the best price.

What accessories for the Switch?

Buying Switch games is good, but you shouldn’t forget that the console is full of accessories that could allow you to better enjoy all these titles.

First of all, if you want to enjoy some games that emphasize group fun, like Nintendo Switch Sports Where Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, you will definitely need extra Joy-Con.

We are also thinking of the Switch Pro controller, ideal for long sessions if you are used to playing on your television. If you are more of a nomad, a protective cover seems to be essential. There are hundreds of them today, with all styles and colors.

Which Switch games to buy for children?

Looking for a Switch game for a child is not an easy thing, given that Nintendo’s console offers a wide range of choices. For the little ones, we recommend above all the games based on the favorite cartoons of these little blond heads, like Peppa Pig Where Smurfs Kart.

If the child in question is a little older, we can easily turn to sure values ​​like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Pokemon Scarlet and Purpleor Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

What’s the best Switch game of 2022?

Difficult to answer this question as everyone’s tastes and colors are different, but we can mainly remember three. On the one hand, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 and its breathtaking adventure, with a more adult tone and a careful realization, which allow it without great difficulty to be THE JRPG not to be missed this year.

But since the title may not suit everyone, we can also look for Splatoon 3, which does not disappoint. Mainly multiplayer oriented while being very accessible even for the youngest, thanks to its colorful and violence-free universe, it stands out as one of the best games in the Switch catalog.

And how not to name Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope, which is quite simply the best Mario game we’ve had in quite a few years now. Obviously, its strategy-oriented formula may put some people off, but by giving it a chance, we discover a game with very simple mechanics to understand, without being devoid of depth. Funny and captivating, it is the good surprise of this year.

Christmas 2022 gift ideas: The best Nintendo Switch games to offer