Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update: RPG frenzy

Eric Abent - Sep 20, 2018, 3:02pm CDT
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Nintendo Switch weekly eShop update: RPG frenzy

Another Thursday is here, which means another week of Switch eShop releases is upon us. While last week’s theme was definitely popular indie games, this week, Nintendo is big on RPGs. If you’re a fan of the genre, you’ll definitely want to check out the eShop this week, because there are some exciting games arriving.

The first RPG Nintendo detailed today is Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country. While this is a prequel to Xenoblade Chronicles 2 that’s included in the game’s expansion pass, it’s also a standalone title that doesn’t require Xenoblade Chronicles 2 to play. If you own the expansion pass, you’ve already had access to The Golden Country for about a week now, but the standalone version doesn’t launch until tomorrow.

Also arriving this week is Valkyria Chronicles 4. While it may not be an RPG in the strictest sense, it’s a tactical war game that has RPG elements to it. Valkyria Chronicles is a series that’s been going strong for more than 10 years now, so if you’re a fan of tactical, turn-based combat, be sure to give this one a look. Have a look at the list below for all of the games hitting the eShop over the next week.

Nintendo Switch

A Case of Distrust
A Gummy’s Life (available September 25)
ACA NEOGEO AGGRESSORS OF DARK KOMBAT
Arcade Archives RYGAR
Broken Age
Broken Sword 5 – The Serpent’s Curse (available September 21)
Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle
Cities: Skylines – Nintendo Switch Edition
Debris Infinity (available September 21)
Detention – Demo Version
Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD
Gaokao.Love.100Days (available September 24)
Hover
Legendary Fishing
Light Fingers
MagiCat
Mitsurugi Kamui Hikae
My Brother Rabbit (available September 21)
Oh My Godheads: Party Edition (available September 25)
Reigns: Kings & Queens
Retimed
Snake vs Snake (available September 26)
South Park: The Stick of Truth (available September 25)
Speed Brawl
Spider Solitaire F
THE Card: Poker, Texas hold ’em, Blackjack and Page One
The Gardens Between
Think of the Children (available September 25)
The is the Police 2 (available September 25)
Ultimate Chicken Horse (available September 25)
Valkyria Chronicles 4 (available September 25)
Velocity 2X
Xenoblade Chronices 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country (available September 21)

As you can see from the list, The Golden Country and Valkyria Chronicles 4 aren’t the only RPGs launching on the Switch this week, as they’ll be joined by South Park: The Stick of Truth and Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD. What do you think of this week’s selection of games? Head down to the comments section and let us know!


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