Check out these great JRPGs on Nintendo Switch


11/05/2020

Looking to dive into a big Japanese Role-Playing-Game (JRPG) on Nintendo Switch? Well, there are plenty of options from Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition to Little Town Hero!

Check out just some of the available JRPG titles on Nintendo Switch that are sure to keep you busy.

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition

A sprawling RPG classic is reborn in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition. In the aftermath of a devastating invasion, embark on a journey that will take you beyond the horizon. Can you change the future, or is your race doomed to extinction?

With a brand new epilogue adventure, HD visuals, smoother gameplay, remastered music tracks, and more, new and returning players can freshly experience the ultimate version of Shulk and co.’s epic RPG adventure!

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition launches on 29th May. You can pre-order now at the Nintendo Official UK Store and on Nintendo eShop.

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TRIALS of MANA

TRIALS of MANA is the 3D remake of the hit classic RPG released in 1995 as Seiken Densetsu 3.

This daring tale of overcoming the tests of fate has been given new life! Experience the beloved adventure fully modernized with graphic improvements, character voiceover support, a remastered soundtrack and a new episode which you can experience after the ending, in addition to an ability system and a new class that reconstructs the character levelling system plus more active battles!

TRIALS of MANA is available digitally now on Nintendo eShop. If you prefer a physical copy, it’s available from the Nintendo Official UK Store.

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Little Town Hero

Set in an isolated village on the edge of the world, Little Town Hero sees you defend your home and unravel the secrets of the outside world

Little Town Hero is out now digitally on Nintendo eShop, while the Big Idea Edition, which includes game, art book, poster, 2 lapel pin set, official soundtrack, and collector's box, is available to pre-order now from the Nintendo Official UK Store.

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Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Shape the future of a continent on the verge of war in Fire Emblem: Three Houses. Lead the students of one of three prestigious houses through their academic lives and in tactical, turn-based battles filled with new, strategic twists to overcome.

Fire Emblem: Three Houses is available digitally now on Nintendo eShop. If you prefer a physical copy, it’s available from the Nintendo Official UK Store.

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FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster

FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster brings the timeless classics forward to the current generation of fans, old and new alike.

FINAL FANTASY X tells the story of a star blitzball player, Tidus, who journeys with a young and beautiful summoner named Yuna on her quest to save the world of Spira from an endless cycle of destruction wrought by the colossal menace Sin.

FINAL FANTASY X-2 returns to the world of Spira two years after the beginning of the Eternal Calm. Having been shown a mysterious but familiar image in a sphere, Yuna becomes a Sphere Hunter and along with her companions Rikku and Paine, embarks on a quest around the world to find the answers to the mystery within.

FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster is available digitally now on Nintendo eShop. If you prefer a physical copy, it’s available from the Nintendo Official UK Store.

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FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE

FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE is a HD remaster, based on the smash hit 12th instalment of the FINAL FANTASY series, featuring a new, reworked game design!

Not only have the graphics and sound been updated for today’s audience, but the core game design has also been tweaked to produce an evolution of the original FFXII fitting for the current generation. Enjoy a classic adventure reborn!

FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE is available digitally now on Nintendo eShop. If you prefer a physical copy, it’s available from the Nintendo Official UK Store.

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SNACK WORLD: THE DUNGEON CRAWL – GOLD

Get ready for a dungeon-crawling adventure with some real bite! Go solo or join forces with up to three friends, either locally** or online***, and save the world from being swallowed whole in SNACK WORLD: THE DUNGEON CRAWL – GOLD!

Found unconscious at the gates of Tutti-Frutti with no memory of who you are, things aren’t great for you right now. Still, it could be worse – an evil sultan could be resurrecting a mighty deodragon to eat the entire kingdom! Oh, wait a minute…

SNACK WORLD: THE DUNGEON CRAWL – GOLD is available digitally now on Nintendo eShop. If you prefer a physical copy, it’s available from the Nintendo Official UK Store.

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DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition

Set out on a grand adventure, filled with memorable characters, an enchanting story and classic RPG gameplay in DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition on Nintendo Switch!

Take on the role of the Luminary, a young man who is descended from a legendary hero who defeated the forces of darkness in ages past. Join up with a cast of charismatic companions and embark on a globe-trotting journey to save the world from an ominous threat.

DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition is available digitally now on Nintendo eShop. If you prefer a physical copy, it’s available from the Nintendo Official UK Store. A free demo is also available to try on Nintendo eShop*!

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The Legend of Heroes: Trials of Cold Steel III

Rean Schwarzer uncovers a dark plot that threatens his homeland in The Legend of Heroes: Trials of Cold Steel III. To face their enemies, he must prepare a new generation of heroes as an instructor at a new branch campus and guide them towards victory!

The Legend of Heroes: Trials of Cold Steel III launches on 30th June. You can pre-order Thors Academy Edition now at the Nintendo Official UK Store. This includes the Extracurricular Edition Game, Einhel Keep Collector’s Box, Steelbook, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III Thors Branch Campus Dossier, S.1206, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III ‘Symphony of Class VI’ Official Soundtrack and Postcards. You can add a Mishy t-shirt if you want too! A free demo is also available to try on Nintendo eShop*!

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Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore

Budding stars of the stage and screen team up with legendary warriors from the world of Fire Emblem in Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore!

Join a group of superstars in-the-making as they balance aiming for the top of the entertainment industry, with stopping Tokyo’s interdimensional invasion in this stylish RPG.

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore is available digitally now on Nintendo eShop. If you prefer a physical copy, it’s available from the Nintendo Official UK Store.

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OCTOPATH TRAVELER

Eight travelers. Eight stories to be told. Explore a never-before-seen fantasy world in OCTOPATH TRAVELER, a captivating RPG for Nintendo Switch from the producers of Bravely Default.

Discover stunning “HD-2D” visuals, a gripping combat system that breaks the conventions of turn-based battles, and deep individual storylines that will chart your course across the vast and wondrous continent of Orsterra.

OCTOPATH TRAVELER is available digitally now on Nintendo eShop. If you prefer a physical copy, it’s available from the Nintendo Official UK Store. A free demo is also available to try on Nintendo eShop*!

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BRAVELY DEFAULT II

The team behind the Bravely series and OCTOPATH TRAVELER return with BRAVELY DEFAULT II, coming exclusively to Nintendo Switch in 2020!

Expect an exciting new story, a brand new world, and new Heroes of Light in this successor to the original Bravely Default. BRAVELY DEFAULT II will feature new music from Revo (Sound Horizon/Linked Horizon).

A free demo is also available to try on Nintendo eShop*!

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Discover other RPG and strategy games hereand take a look at the full range of JRPGs available at the Nintendo Official UK Store.

All of these titles can be purchased and downloaded on Nintendo eShop. Learn more about Nintendo eShop here.

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