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Japan Gets 20 Nintendo Switch Games For Launch

[Updated 2/24/17 – Snipperclips Makes US Launch]:

Snipperclips has just been announced it will release on the Switch eShop in the U.S. on launch day. So we’ve added that to the list below!


[Original Story]:

Out of nowhere Blaster Master Zero has not only been confirmed as a Nintendo Switch title, but it’s also making launch in Japan next week! What?

According to Japanese Nintendo, the following games will be available for the Nintendo Switch on day one in Japan:


By comparison, we are expecting the following launch games in the United States:


There could be more games added to our launch list, since Nintendo is broadcasting a special indie game presentation next Tuesday at 9 am PT. Maybe we’ll get Snipperclips pushed to launch and possibly Blaster Master Zero as well? Those would be fantastic additions.


Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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