The best survival games for nintendo switch

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Survival at any cost, that’s what survival games are all about. Over the last few years they’ve come out strong on both PC and console and here we bring you some of the best titles in the popular Switch genre.

The video game industry has changed quite a bit and this is one of the trends that is making more headlines. For a while now, survival games have been a real challenge for the game community and to join in we want to show you some of the best survival games for Nintendo Switch.


It’s about surviving in different worlds and situations with all kinds of characters that are far less curious. Here are some of the best survival games for Nintendo Switch 2020 so you can get stuck in for afternoons and solve complex situations. Are you in?


Digimon Survive is a video game inspired by the famous animated series. This title takes place in a virtual world with multiple adventures with incredible creatures. It is a survival story with elements of Japanese role-playing, exploration and 2D and 3D graphics.

The player will get into the skin of a teenager named Takuma Momozuka who will end up in this unusual universe, where Agumon will be his Digimon guardian. In Digimon Survive there are more than 100 monsters to collect and there are also conversations between the characters.

  • Launch date: To be determined
  • Gender: Survival
  • Number of players: One player


Skyhill is a game of survival, adventure and action. Get ready to become the survivor Perry Jason, who has survived World War III in a luxury hotel and has not been affected biologically like the rest of the inhabitants.

All of them have become mutants and their goal will be to find medicine, food and supplies to keep them going. These beings are eager to finish you off and you will have to be very careful not to be discovered. After all, food is scarce and sooner or later you will have to come out of hiding.

  • Launch date: 26 February 2019
  • Gender: Survival
  • Number of players: One player


Pine takes place in an open world located on the island of Albamare. You will find yourself immersed in a fantasy universe with living organisms that will do the impossible to survive. You can choose to make friends with a certain species, attack them to take their food or make them leave the place, or fight alongside them.

Hue is the young protagonist of the game who goes out in search of a new home for his people. However, the environment in which we find ourselves is as beautiful as it is dangerous. The ecosystem evolves with all the species that revolve around it and your actions will have a reactionary effect.

  • Launch date: August 2019
  • Gender: Survival, Action
  • Number of players: One player


Some of these titles have become true references for lovers of this genre. With the intention that you will try them out at least once in your life, here are some of the best survival games for the Nintendo Switch 2018. These titles are very interesting and will surely not leave you indifferent.


In Fortnite you must seek resources during the day, but the night is somewhat different, as you must survive the attack of beings that become more powerful and dangerous in the dark. It is possible to have exclusive rewards as you level up and to have cooperative help to defend against a multitude of enemies or to build various structures.

Build your own defenses and destroy your opponents by gathering equipment and resources. Assemble a team online with friends and access new weapons, items, costumes and even game modes.

  • Launch date: 12 June 2018
  • Gender: Survival
  • Number of players: Single player, multiplayer


Yomawari: The Long Night Collection is based on a horror game whose protagonists are some girls who explore a Japanese village where various spirits come at night. To see them it is necessary to use light and to get out of danger it is convenient to hide or use cunning.

This title is a clear example of survival in use with elements of exploration and puzzles in a disturbing and mysterious world. Do you dare to go into it?

  • Launch date: 26 October 2018
  • Gender: Survival / Survival Horror
  • Number of players: One player


In This War Of Mine, you'll get to grips with a civilian group struggling to survive in a city devastated by circumstance. Throughout the game you will encounter hostile people and snipers who will not hesitate to finish you off, although this will not be the only threat as you will have to deal with a shortage of medicine and food.

  • Launch date: 27 November 2018
  • Gender: Survival, Adventure
  • Number of players: One player

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