New Year, new deals! 2022 has officially begun, and the Nintendo Switch is already offering some of the best deals on the market to start the year off strong for every kind of game you can think of! From action roguelikes to tricky platformers, there’s a little something for everyone, and Nintendo Link is here to help countdown ten New-Year Switch deals! These are the first deals of the year, and they’ll go by before you know it, so grab ’em while they’re hot.
If you enjoy reading lists like this, you can continue to show your support by checking out our list all the way from last year (sorry), and see if any of the deals are still available. Feel free to check out our guide for how to get some of them even cheaper in your region, too.
Without further ado, let’s go over ten New-Year Switch deals!
Ten New-Year Switch deals start in the US with:
The Falconeer: Warrior Editon – $23.99* (till Jan 7)
In this award-nominated air combat game by solo developer Tomas Sala, soar through the skies upon a majestic warbird and explore a stunning, oceanic world caught in the midst of an epic conflict. Take on the role of Falconeer, a powerful airborne warrior traversing a world torn apart by generations of poisonous decisions and dissent. Throughout multiple campaigns, you will embark on an incredible journey and solve the mystery of the Ursee, its people, and its history. Progress through perilous missions and side quests, including ‘The Hunter’ DLC that adds a new player class and the new ‘Edge of the World’ DLC, containing 3 additional side quests and new boss encounters.
Take to the skies in The Falconeer: Warrior Edtion, on sale now!
10 Second Ninja X – $1.99* (till Jan 10)
10 SECOND NINJA X is a shockingly fast, intense action/puzzle game that serves as the sequel to the PC classic 10 SECOND NINJA! The nefarious Captain Greatbeard has kidnapped you and trapped your forest friends inside of his army of robots, but unlucky for him, Greatbeard doesn’t know that you’re the fastest ninja who ever lived! Destroy all of Greatbeard’s robots in each level in ten seconds or less in over 100 daring platforming challenges. Explore Greatbeard’s airship, discover secrets, climb the leaderboards, and show everyone what it means to be THE FASTEST, COOLEST HERO EVER!
Prepare your fingers 10 SECOND NINJA X, on sale now!
Detective Di: The Silk Rose Murders – $4.99 (till Jan 11)
Someone has been systematically killing young women in the Chinese capital under the Tang Dynasty, leaving behind cards with riddles. After a daringly solved case, the young, newly minted, but extremely talented, detective Di Renjije receives from the Empress Wu Zetian herself the task of discovering the identity of the murderer. To discover the truth behind these crimes, you must find the the truth for many faces and defeat your demons as you collaborate with the first and only Empress of China, investigating every room and gathering every piece of evidence you can find. Experience a rich and captivating story told in a retro pixel art style.
Can you solve the mystery? Don’t miss your chance to own Detective Di: The Silk Rose Murders today and find out.
Teratopia – $7.99* (till Jan 13)
Get ready to dive into the world of Teratopia, where things are a bit… different. Join Tucho in his quest to rescue his friends and liberate the colorfully grotesque lands of Teratopia as you traverse 13 unique zones packed with enemies bent on overtaking your homeland! But the power of friendship arms you with fellow Teratopians and a diverse set of skills to face whatever dangers lie ahead. And you can play as other characters too, namely Tucho the brawler, Benito the shooter, or Horacio the trickster, each with their own strengths and skills to tackle this zany world.
Enter a world of… fun(?) in Teratopia, on sale now!
Treasures of the Aegean – $14.99* (till Jan 14)
What happened to the Minoan civilization? The journey to find the answer is wrought with danger, but that won’t stop parkour master Marie Taylor and treasure hunter James Andrew! Follow them as they unveil the secrets of a forgotten kingdom tragically trapped in an endless time loop, and explore a beautifully hand-drawn non-lineal open world where you can recover valuable relics, chart a lost island, and gather new clues in every loop to complete an ancient prophecy. Can you solve the mystery of the powerful explosion that devastated the Minoan civilization thousands of years ago? Or will you be doomed to cross this loop forever?
The only way to find out is to play this action packed, puzzle adventure for yourself! Get Treasures of the Aegean on sale while you can!
And continue in the UK with:
Rise Eterna – £1.79* (till Jan 12)
In this tactical RPG inspired by the greatest classic titles of the genre, take on an adventurous journey, meet a whole lot of unique characters, and immerse yourself in an engaging storyline to seize victory in a world torn apart by darkness and war. Recruit up to 14 characters, each with their own unique abilities, and defeat your worst nightmare as you unveil a dark and mature story focused on the relationship between two lost souls trying to discover the meaning of their lives, as they fight side by side. Build your perfect army while crafting the right materials to develop your arsenal.
Seize your destiny in Rise Eterna, on sale now!
Dog Duty – £1.00* (till Jan 12)
Can a band of total misfits like this really stand up against the big bad Octopus Commander and make it out alive? ONLY ONE WAY TO FIND OUT! Take control of this ragtag group of unlikely heroes in this fun, fast-paced Real-Time Tactics game, using guerrilla warfare to eliminate all the octo-scum in your way! Fight on top of your moving vehicle from island to island to liberate outposts, defeat wicked bosses, and totally wreck those squids up and save the world! This should be a walk in the park… right?
Get ready for one wild ride in Dog Duty, on sale now!
Defunct – £1.00* (till Jan 12)
You are a broken robot that has accidentally fallen out of a giant cargo ship onto a post-apocalyptic human Earth, now inhabited by… more robots! But you have to get back to your ship as soon as possible! Equipped with a Gravitize engine, you must use it to create a separate gravity around yourself and build speed to get across this broken, dangerous world. You can also pick up different speed boosts such as Enerjuice to go faster up and downhill to avoid danger and obstacles.
It’s all about speed in Defunct, on sale now!
Solo: Islands of the Heart – £1.49* (till Jan 13)
Love is a universal feeling, but each of us experiences it in a different way. Solo: Islands of the Heart explores the many ways we do in an introspective and insightful way, allowing players to identify and reflect on their own experiences. The world is divided into archipelagos, with each island representing a unique puzzle that must be solved to receive a Sleeping Totem and awaken them to answer a question about love and relationships. Using boxes, players can build their own paths to the Sleeping Totems on each island, and the world allows the player to engage with nature and appreciate the finer things in life.
Experience a beautiful journey of love, friendship, and true happiness in Solo: Islands of the Heart, on sale now.
Caveblazers – £1.19* (till Jan 13)
In this action-focused platforming roguelike set in a fantasy world, enter a series of procedurally generated levels to explore and conquer! As you delve deeper into the cave, you’ll discover new areas to explore, new weapons, and new monsters to try them out on. Throughout your journey, you’ll experience a variety of different AI characters, some friendly, some hostile, and have to tangle with Roguelike and RPG elements like permanent death, randomized potion identities, an inventory system, and even more. With fun, fluid combat, deep character customization, and epic boss encounters, there’s no shortage of fun to be had!
Don’t miss your chance to own Caveblazers today while its cheap!
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