10 of the best Nintendo Switch soundtracks

Video game music is a topic we are passionate about here in Nintendo Life, and we are certainly not alone. Last year, we conducted an interview and featured season-wide on this topic. This is one of the themes that always inspires enthusiasm in the office.

That’s not really amazing. Great music, wherever you are, has a way to carry you and evoke memories of long sleep. And many video games spend hours absorbing audio. It’s no wonder that the best melody comes to mind.

Nintendo Switch has a wide variety of game catalogs, as well as a wide variety of great music. For this feature (and the nice Felix accompanying video above), we’ve selected only 10 Switch games that seem to have a particularly nice soundtrack.It’s 10 of Not the best the Switch’s 10 best soundtracks!

Obviously, with so much auditory affection for this hybrid console, we could have continued forever. If you enjoy this list and Felix videos, please be sure to let us know. There is nothing more than turning this into “Part 1” of the ongoing series.

So come with us now so that we don’t get hooked on music, trapped or turned back.Sit down and have fun-in no particular order-some Absolute banger.. ..

Cuphead (Switch eShop)

the publisher: Studio MDHR / / Developer: Studio MDHR

release date: April 18, 2019 (USA). / / April 18, 2019 (UK / EU).

Cuphead Is a truly aesthetically pleasing game, with a beautiful transition from classic cartoon takes to visuals and gameplay. The soundtrack is also a big part of the experience, with live performances and jazzy beats capturing the action beautifully. The composition has a real feel, and even after defeating various enemies in this game, some of the tracks can still loop in your head.

Undertale (Switch eShop)Undertale (Switch eShop)

the publisher: 8-4 / / Developer: 8-4

release date: September 18, 2018 (USA). / / September 18, 2018 (UK / EU).

When it comes to indie games that really influenced and shaped the game scene, Undertale It’s right there. It’s visually interesting, and the RPG genre and approach to storytelling capture a lot of imagination. Like many of the games, the soundtrack was created by Toby Fox and is so much loved and respected that, for example, we’re making a piece of mainline Pokemon title.

Even if you’ve never played Undertale, you’ve probably heard the music anyway.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch)The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch)

the publisher: Nintendo / / Developer: Nintendo SPD

release date: March 3, 2017 (USA). / / March 3, 2017 (UK / EU).

The inclusion of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild soundtrack was probably unlikely when the game started. Not all appreciated the understated piano-driven music and environmental composition for all the praise directed at the game. As a series famous for its iconic melodies and high-intensity arrangements, the approach here was completely different.

However, over the years, the technical approach to in-game music and its beauty have grown in popularity. If you want to hear the perfect soundtrack for your game, start here.

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The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt-Complete Edition (Switch)The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt-Complete Edition (Switch)

the publisher: CD Projekt Red / / Developer: CD Projekt Red

release date: October 15, 2019 (USA). / / October 15, 2019 (UK / EU).

The Witcher game trilogy is an incredible achievement, but for many the source of great focus and inspiration is The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt. Playing with a small switch is a huge RPG with a really crazy scale and a big budget effort to achieve a true “triple A” scope.

The soundtrack also benefited from attention to detail and focus on performance. Featuring great composition by a live orchestra, it is an important part of the adventure.

Hollow Knight (Switch eShop)Hollow Knight (Switch eShop)

the publisher: Team Cherry / / Developer: Team Cherry

release date: June 12, 2018 (USA). / / June 12, 2018 (UK / EU).

Hollow Knight is one of the most iconic indie games of the last five years and has been carefully crafted. Metroidvania With impressive aesthetics and world design. Many people fall in love with different parts of the world, and powerful enemy designs are also key to their immersive nature.

The music is also outstanding, and it is of very high quality not only in melody but also in production. Incredibly considering the indie status of the game, it’s an easily unforgettable and beautiful soundtrack.

Splatoon 2 (Switch)Splatoon 2 (Switch)

the publisher: Nintendo / / Developer: Nintendo Software Technology

release date: July 21, 2017 (USA). / / July 21, 2017 (UK / EU).

Splatoon is not only one of Nintendo’s greatest successes as a new IP in the last decade, but it is also completely distinctive in the industry.A sequel to a shooting game where you get more rewards for controlling your territory than to scatter your enemies. Splatoon 2 Continued Switch’s legacy with fun campaigns and great online play.

But one of Nintendo’s biggest wins in this series is music. It has a quirky sound that perfectly matches the tradition of the game and is very popular, especially in Japan. Live concerts and album presses are common in this series.

Short hike (Switch eShop)Short hike (Switch eShop)

the publisher: Whip Are Will / / Developer: Adam Robinson-Yu

release date: August 18, 2020 (USA). / / August 18, 2020 (UK / EU).

Short hike It’s not just a wonderful experience, it’s a kind of game that will remain in your memory for a long time. Although short in theory, it’s a transformational and opportunity-filled title to explore, with writing and world-building that encourages you to raid the entire world.

Its dreamy visuals are brilliantly accompanied by a soundtrack full of soothing summer tones. There are many variations on the nice main theme, and guitar and piano-led songs set up an important aspect of gameplay perfectly.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

the publisher: Nintendo / / Developer: Nintendo

release date: March 20, 2020 (USA). / / March 20, 2020 (UK / EU).

Animal Crossing: New Horizons became the Capture the zeitgeist in the 2020 game, a year of unique challenges. A blend of island life, sociable and unmistakable charm, has won millions of switch owners, and many of us are still playing to this day.

The music continues to be appreciated. From the main theme to seasonal events to the full suite of KK Slider’s unique tracks, it’s packed with great tracks.

Celeste (Switch eShop)Celeste (Switch eShop)

the publisher: Matt makes a game / / Developer: Matt makes a game

release date: January 25, 2018 (USA). / / January 25, 2018 (UK / EU).

Celeste It is one of the most influential indie games in recent years.The visual will be arrested soon, but for those seeking credit and again all Those extras. Also, when looking for the top of the mountain, the story is deep, and the enthusiastic and inspiring storytelling has won many fans.

Lena Raine’s soundtrack is, of course, the key to the storybeat, and its tone is a perfect match for the settings and visuals. This is the perfect game to really enjoy with headphones.

Super Mario 3D All Stars (Switch)Super Mario 3D All Stars (Switch)

the publisher: Nintendo / / Developer: Nintendo

release date: September 18, 2020 (USA). / / September 18, 2020 (UK / EU).

Unfortunately, this collection, which is no longer on the market, includes three great games: Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy. Everything offers a very different take to the classic 3D Mario formula, with a soundtrack that also serves as a reflection of each era.

Super Mario 64 has a lot of similar tracks atmosphere It adds new depth to the sound of previously introduced 2D platformers, but thanks to the features of the Nintendo 64. Super Mario Sunshine went all-in in a tropical island setting and raised stakes on meeting bosses. Super Mario Galaxy memorably saw Nintendo take a step towards fully orchestrated music and set new standards in production and composition.

So you are! Please let us know below what you enjoy most of these game soundtracks and what games you would like to see featured in the potential “Part Deux” …

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