Sports and Games – Nintendo Switch Sports Wiki Guide

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Nintendo Switch Sports currently offers six different sports to choose from. This page lists all games included in Nintendo Switch Sports with basic information such as maximum number of players, game modes, Joy-Con required, etc.

If you’re looking for more detail, be sure to check out our individual sports guides below which cover the controls, rules, and handy tips and tricks you can use to defeat your opponents. Also see the Online and Multiplayer page.

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Click through the slideshow below for a quick overview of each sport in Nintendo Switch Sports.

Nintendo Switch Sports Screenshots

List of sports

Golf, the seventh sport, will be added to Nintendo Switch Sports in the fall.

Soccer

Practice on your own or compete in 1v1 or 4v4 football matches. Run across a pitch and use motion controls to kick the ball into the opponent’s goal in classic games, or use the accessory Leg Strap to kick (literally) instead.

Football in brief
Local Online with friends
Up to 2 players Up to 8 players (4 vs 4)
Online in Random Matchmaking Joy-Con required per player
Up to 8 players (4 vs 4) 2

Volleyball

You only need one Joy-Con to play volleyball. Prevent the Volleyball from hitting the ground on your side of the net, while hitting it and throwing it over the net on your opponent’s side.

Volleyball at a glance
Local Online with friends
Up to 4 players Up to 4 players (2 vs 2)
Online in Random Matchmaking Joy-Con required per player
Up to 4 players (2 vs 2) 1

Bowling

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Roll a ball and knock down as many pins at once while avoiding the gutters on either side of the lane. In Bowling, if each player has their own Joy-Con, they can all play at the same time. Otherwise, you can still take turns with up to 4 players locally.

Bowling at a glance
Local Online with friends
Up to 4 players Up to 8 players
Online in Random Matchmaking Joy-Con required per player
Up to 16 players (free for all) 1

Tennis

Use the Joy-Con like a racket to hit the ball over the net. If there are three of you, you can still play a 2v2 match in Nintendo Switch Sports Tennis. A player can control two characters with two Joy-Con.

Tennis in brief
Local Online with friends
Up to 4 players Up to 4 players (2 vs 2)
Online in Random Matchmaking Joy-Con required per player
Up to 4 players (2 vs 2) 1

Badminton

Unlike in tennis, you cannot let the ball touch the ground on your side at all in badminton.

Badminton in a nutshell
Local Online with friends
Up to 2 players Up to 2 players (1 vs 1)
Online in Random Matchmaking Joy-Con required per player
Up to 2 players (1 vs 1 1

Chambara

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Use the Joy-Con as a sword, or two Joy-Con for two swords, and fight to push your opponent off the platform.

Chambara in brief
Local Online with friends
Up to 2 players Up to 2 players (1 vs 1)
Online in Random Matchmaking Joy-Con required per player
Up to 2 players (1 vs 1) 1 (a pair)

Golf

Golf will be added to Nintendo Switch Sports in Fall 2022! More information to come.

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