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5 Essential Switch Games Coming Out in September 2022



The Nintendo Switch has only gotten better with time. As more titles have been released for the console, it can be difficult to choose from the variety of options available. Do you have a Nintendo Switch and are curious as to what games to get this September? Well, look no further. We have compiled a list of the 5 Essential Switch Games to release in September of 2022 that are sure to bolster your game library.

5. Temtem

Temtem is a creature capture game with a massively multiplayer element. The game is scheduled to release on the 6th of September 2022 for Nintendo Switch. Created by Crema and published by Humble Games, the game garnered much attention for its similarity to games such as Pokémon or Digimon. Tasking players with raising their own creatures called Temtems, players will battle, trade, and explore their way to adventure.

With the Steam release of Temtem doing an impressive 500,000 units in its first month on the platform, the  Nintendo Switch release of this title seems to be very promising. Offering the same level of depth to training Temtems as well as breeding them to give them new abilities or simply trading them with friends. Considering the fact that the portability of the Switch will allow players to train their Temtems on the go. Players are also able to customize their in-game avatars, to stand out amongst other tamers. In short, Temtem’s release on the Nintendo Switch opens up a new world of possibilities for the franchise.

4. Ooblets

Ooblets is a farming simulation game as well as a creature capture game all rolled into one. Developed and published by Glumberland the game is set to release on Nintendo Switch on September 1st 2022. Players wishing to take care of their Ooblets will be happy to know you can craft food for them. Whether it be traveling through various biomes to claim Ooblets unique to that area. Or even to participate in dance battles with them.

If you find yourself seeking more Ooblets, then simply grow them using Ooblet Seeds. If you are a more entrepreneurial player, you can open up your own shop and sell various items to NPCs in-game for rewards. No matter which way you choose to adventure in this adorable game, hard work is certainly rewarded. Player cosmetics are able to be unlocked and purchased throughout the world, which will add a little bit of extra flair to your dance battles. Leveling you through dance battles will allow them to unlock new moves to customize how you play. While no multiplayer is announced for the game as of yet, there is plenty of single-player content to enjoy in this charming title.

3. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R is a fighting game based on the beloved Shonen Jump series. Being developed by CyberConnect2 and published by Bandai Namco, of Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm fame. The remastered game features new characters and mechanics. Set to release internationally on September 2nd 2022, the remaster brings enhanced visuals as well as improved gameplay to the table. The game features the stylish character designs and attitudes of the JoJo’s universe, coupled with smooth fighting mechanics.

A new addition to the game, A character assist system, has been added. Allowing players to chain together combos or extend their range as well as set traps for their opponent. Along with the gameplay, and improvements come technical improvements as well. While all other platforms will enjoy a buttery smooth 60 FPS, the Nintendo Switch iteration of the game is currently locked at 30 FPS. With cross-platform being exclusive to each respective console For example, PS4, and PS5. Players wishing to do so will be able to play against each other online, however. Fans of the series will be glad to know that all-new victory animation. These feature the character’s Stands and have been added into the game with the remaster as well.

2. Piofiore: Episodio 1926

Piofiore: Episodio 1926 is the newest entry in the Piofiore series of Otome games. Coming to the Nintendo Switch on September 22nd, 2022, this story-rich title will now be able to be played by Nintendo Switch users. Casting the players as Liliana Adornato, the game takes place in post-World War Italy and deals with their involvement with the Mafia. In the town of Burlone, players familiar with the Piofiore series will be glad to know that Henri Lambert will be returning to Burlone with Liliana.

The game seeks to cover how Henri and Liliana fell in love. This is following their exploits following the previous title Piofiore: Fated Memories. As is expected in a Piofiore title, the romantic elements and intrigue are abundant. With the Church and the government conspiring against Liliana, she is forced to seek out the help of the Mafia underworld. What is the reason for Henri’s return to Burlone with our heroine? What trials and tribulations await them? These questions and more will be answered in this tantalizing title.

1. Splatoon 3

Splatoon 3 is the highly anticipated sequel to Splatoon 2. With new gameplay improvements and weapons added to this powerhouse of paint. Splatoon 3 Features the same splat-tastic gameplay from previous Splatoon games as well as weapons from previous titles. Incorporating more cooperative events for players to enjoy as well as a improved upon returning game mode called Salmon Run: The Next Wave. A new player hub is also available in-game.  Splatsville is also located in a different region than the previous two games in the series.

The story mode of the game will also feature a new area as well named Alterna. This land is sure to leave an impression on the players who play through the story. As always the game also offers a stellar multiplayer experience with various game modes returning in the third installment of the Splatoon series. Featuring new abilities and upgrades such as the Tacticooler, that enhances player abilities for a short period of time. All in all, Splatoon 3 seeks to improve and refine the experience that previous iterations in the series are known for and is sure to leave an impression on players eager to pick up the title.

So, do you think that these are the 5 most essential Switch Games coming out in September 2022? Do you agree with our top five picks? Are there any games we should know about? Let us know over on our socials here or down in the comments below.  

Jessica is a resident otaku and Genshin-obsessed writer. Jess is an industry veteran who takes pride in working with JRPG and indie developers. Along with gaming, you can find them collecting anime figures and having too much faith in Isekai anime.