Xenoblade Chronicles 3

As we enter the second half of what's already been a very busy year, Nintendo's still treating us to some very tempting releases on Switch. As always, we've been busy compiling a list of the best Nintendo Switch games and accessories launching soon, with highlights including the hotly-anticipated Xenoblade Chronicles 3.

Below, you'll find a selection of featured titles hand-picked by us, as well as lots of other games and accessories that are launching over the next couple of months. Have a browse and see if anything takes your fancy!

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Live A Live - 22nd July

On 22nd July, western players will finally be able to experience LIVE A LIVE, a JRPG originally only released for the Super Famicom in Japan.

Presented in the same HD-2D style made famous by Octopath Traveler and Triangle Strategy, this modern remake of the game will have you meeting seven heroes, each with their own unique abilities and lives to live across different time periods. It includes remastered music from original composer Yoko Shimomura and is said to "retain everything that players loved about the original" game – consider us sold! More pre-order options are available here.

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 - 29th July

Arguably the biggest, most highly anticipated game on this list is Xenoblade Chronicles 3.

Launching towards the end of July, the game is a brand new mainline RPG for the series that brings together the futures of the two original games. In this third instalment, players will be taken to the world of Aionios, home to two hostile nations, and we couldn't be more excited to jump in. More pre-order options are available here, including details on its Special Edition.

Digimon Survive - 29th July

The game's initial announcement back in 2018 might feel a like a lifetime ago, but Digimon Survive is finally almost here.

This latest game in the series looks set to be one of its most intriguing, with player choices said to be an important part of the story's direction. Expect to come up against different story paths across multiple playthroughs. as well as all the Digivolving any fan of the series would come to expect, of course.

Two Point Campus - 9th August

The latest entry in Sega and Two Point Studios' simulation series is almost here, with Two Point Campus enrolling on Switch on 9th August after a bit of a delay. The game's said to be "jam-packed with new creative tools" that'll no doubt help you build the university of your dreams, with options to develop an entire outdoor campus environment complete with all sorts of teaching facilities, pathways, plants, and more.

We're big fans of Two Point Studios' previous titles and will certainly be checking out Two Point Campus when it launches next month. The Enrolment edition comes with fancy packaging, a campus map, a university prospectus and bonus DLC!

More Upcoming Switch Games For July And August 2022

As well as the highlighted games above, there are plenty of Switch retail games that could pique your interest over the coming weeks...

New Accessories For Your Switch

And finally, here's a selection of Switch accessories coming up soon...

So that's it for July and August — did we miss anything? Let us know with a comment and tell us if you've pre-ordered any of these goodies!