Whether you've got a new Nintendo Switch gaming console during this holiday season or looking for games for your old console, which you can also play online with your friends then we've listed some of the best online multiplayer games you'll get for your Nintendo Switch in 2019.
Super Mario Party
In Super Mario Party you can invite up to four friends and try to win in more than 80 mini-games. You try to collect as many points as possible in the form of stars. The games require skill from you, such as the motion sensors of the Joy-Con controller. But also strategic thinking is required, so for the first time each character has its own cube with different characteristics.
For the first time in the history of Mario Party, you can also play the game online. As in local mode, up to four players can compete here.
This title is great for anyone looking for arcade racing fun. The game comes with 48 racing tracks and several fun modes. If your driving skills are poor or you are new to the genre, the clever control helps. It makes it easier for you to stay in the street. This is practical especially for younger drivers.
In Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, you can compete with up to 12 racers against each other on racetracks and in modes that offer a different gaming experience than the classic racetrack. It is possible for two players to play at one console. So you can play with up to 8 players in the local multiplayer.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate brings over 70 fighters and all of them are considered Nintendo Legends. They try to shove each other out of the map, for which they have to weaken their opponents with attacks. This title has won a prize as the best fighting game in 2018 and should appeal to many genre friends as well.
In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate up to 8 players can compete against each other at the same time, which also applies to the local multiplayer. However, the online mode of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is in the criticism, although the game itself has top ratings. Players are bothered that the online mode costs money and the lobby system is not optimally implemented.
In Warframe, players become futuristic space ninjas and defend the solar system, controlled by monsters, clones and greedy corporations. The game features fast-paced gameplay through a Parkour movement system and has nearly 60 playable combat suits, all of which have unique abilities. Besides, this game has a selection of over 300 weapons.
A total of four players can go online together on missions and join a clan. The cooperative is in the foreground and Warframe is known for its friendly community.
In Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate, you take on the role of a monster hunter protecting your village from the beasts. The monsters have certain attack patterns to learn. The player only gets stronger with his gear, which he gets by defeating stronger monsters.
You can play with up to 4 players online. There is a separate section for the online multiplayer in the game. However, not all quests can be played together.
In Splatoon 2, you compete in a team 4vs4 against each other. In colorful ink fights, you try together as much of your own team color on the map to distribute as possible. It's about having more color on the map than the opposing team. The weapons serve as tools here. This humorous and child-friendly shooter is the opposite of serious, but requires tactical thinking and quick decisions.
There are different modes, such as ranked games where you can rise in rank, but also loose, fast rounds. Although Splatoon 2 is designed to be more competitive, it requires teamwork so you can color the entire map as quickly as possible and keep your friends free.
With cars you race across a soccer field and try to shoot the ball into the opponent's goal. You do the most insane stunts, loop loops and drive along the walls. Everything is allowed to catch the ball or take off the opposing vehicles. The cars can be customized and decorated with hats, stickers or a rainbow exhaust.
In the team or alone you compete against each other on the football field and try to score the most goals. Rocket League supports cross-play! This means you can play with friends on the PC or Xbox One together.
In Fortnite: Battle Royale, you will be dropped on an island and you will have to survive under 100 here. Those who hit, only disappears in the void and does not really die. Especially in Fortnite the construction stands out. Distributed on the map, you will find resources that you use to build walls or towers that protect you from bullets. So you have to manage your weapons and build at the same time, which gives the game a complex component.
Fortnite: Battle Royale is basically designed for a tough competition. But there is also the possibility to fight in teams against other teams. Then the whole team wins, which remains at the end.
In Arena of Valor, two teams compete against each other, with unique heroes, and try to destroy the base of the opponents. For this, players have to attack others and try to kill them in order to invade the base. Arena of Valor is great for MOBA beginners, as some mechanics make getting started easier. This includes the automatic purchase of items that make the character stronger.
Two teams compete. In main mode, there are five players in each team. Each team should be careful to have a balanced role allocation of supporters, tanks and attackers.
This title is an attractive alternative to the popular Overwatch. At the heart of the game is a strategic map system that allows you to customize the champions and tailor them to your own style. You can give your hero more firepower or better defense depending on what you need for the match. You have a choice of over 35 imaginative characters available. This game receives regular updates and is continuously supplied with new Champs, Maps and modes.
If you want to be successful in Paladins, you have to be a good team player and be able to talk with others. It's not about getting the most killings. Above all, you must be able to take tasks on the map and defend your position. There are different modes available in which you normally play against each other with two teams, each consisting of 5 players.