It all started back in the 90s once the Street Fighter II was released catching the attention of many gamers around the globe and therefore gaining incredible success. Until the early 2000s, fighting game genre was at its finest, and with the release of Street Fighter IV, the genre was brough back with a big bang.
Even with Nintendo Switch missing the greatest names like Tekken 7 and Street Fighter V, there are plenty of quality fighting games which you can fully immerse into and have fun. Here are the best Nintendo Switch fighting games that you can find at the store at the moment.
10. BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle
With interesting mechanics and a tag system where a player can control two different characters and swap between other ones when the combat is still going. That way you will be able to create some special combos and so much more.
9. Dragon Ball FighterZ
With an amazing story mode and incredible scenarios, Dragon Ball FighterZ had to be on this list. You can expect an explosive gameplay filled with characters from all the Dragon Ball franchise, including some from Dragon Ball Super. Check out some of special attacks, and combo possibilities and enter one of the best fighting games ever released.
This unique game is really enough to stand on its own since firstly it was introduced by the Super Smash Bros. series. The main mission of the game just like in Super Smash Bros. is to knock the enemy off the stage so the more damage you do, the more likely it is that the opponent will be thrown off. You can download it if you click here!
7. Mortal Kombat 11
Being one of the best fighting games available on Nintendo Switch, you can play Mortal Kombat 11 even offline and immerse into a story mode. In an online mode you can find a very well-crafted net code. The series made a great success on Nintendo consoles, but things have changed once the game didn’t make it on Wii and Wii U.
6. Pokken Tournament DX
Now you can find this unique game on the Nintendo Switch, with all the additional characters and fight in a 3D arena with other players. With every match having two separate phases you will be able to try yourself in a long range and a close range one. You can immerse into a 3D movement in a long-range phase while a 2D phase will give you a 2D fighting game.
5. Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection
Looking for an awesome arcade fighting game? here it is! Now you can enjoy Street Fighter II Turbo, Super Street Fighter II Turbo, Street Fighter Alpha 3 and Street Fighter III in this anniversary edition, so if you are up for some great content and updated classics, you’re in for a treat.
4. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
When it comes to content and gameplay, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is one of the best fighting games that has been ever released and with a huge variety of characters to choose from, you can basically be anybody. Time flies by once you start this game, so you might end up spending over 300 hours without even knowing it.
3. SNKK HEROINES Tag Team Frenzy
You can play this one online and experience different mechanics and that way make a whole gameplay far more exciting. Even though the graphics could have been better, fights are super immersive, and it’s still considered as a great Switch fighting game.
2. Samurai Shodown
Once you bring a blade into a battle, the whole game gets another dimension. After 11 years a new game was released making an incredible come back and with a new AI driven learning machine, you are able to create “ghost” characters with unique fighting moves.
1. Super Kirby Clash
You can get this one for free, which is even better so that way you can play with friends worldwide. Gain more power by crafting weapons and whenever you spend your materials at the shop, you can get more weapons, armor and other items. The point of the game is to have fun so this one is all about it!