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Yea once you get through part of the single player you are able to play with friends locally.



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I guess at this point there isn't much to add to this thread. Personally, I don't really have problems finding MP games to play with friends on it, and another one is coming in the form of Kirby.



 

              

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All you really need is Splatoon, Mario Kart and Smash.. well i am happy with that.



Nautilus said:
There is Pokken Tournament, and Mario Tennis Aces and Yoshi are comming

But yeah, they are not the focus as it was in the Wii U.Thank God for that.

Yeah... fuck people playing together in front of the same tv. Isolation, that's where it's at!



AlfredoTurkey said:
Nautilus said:
There is Pokken Tournament, and Mario Tennis Aces and Yoshi are comming

But yeah, they are not the focus as it was in the Wii U.Thank God for that.

Yeah... fuck people playing together in front of the same tv. Isolation, that's where it's at!

He never said anything like that, so stop exaggerating. A prime example is Super Mario 3D World, as that game couldnt stand up to its predacessors due to the llocal multiplayer focus. In that era, they SOLELY focused on those sorts of games.

Now, there is something for everyone. Besides, you have a lot of options for local play. Pokken, Arms, Overcooked, Snipperclips, mariokart, bomberman, rocket league, and mario and rabbids.



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flashfire926 said:
AlfredoTurkey said:

Yeah... fuck people playing together in front of the same tv. Isolation, that's where it's at!

He never said anything like that, so stop exaggerating. A prime example is Super Mario 3D World, as that game couldnt stand up to its predacessors due to the llocal multiplayer focus. In that era, they SOLELY focused on those sorts of games.

Now, there is something for everyone. Besides, you have a lot of options for local play. Pokken, Arms, Overcooked, Snipperclips, mariokart, bomberman, rocket league, and mario and rabbids.

The Wii U didn't solely focus on local. Splatoon, Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Bros... there was a fine mix of everything. 



AlfredoTurkey said:
Nautilus said:
There is Pokken Tournament, and Mario Tennis Aces and Yoshi are comming

But yeah, they are not the focus as it was in the Wii U.Thank God for that.

Yeah... fuck people playing together in front of the same tv. Isolation, that's where it's at!

Yeah, fuck them!!!

 

You know you have been really grumpy as of late, dont you?



Nautilus said:
AlfredoTurkey said:

Yeah... fuck people playing together in front of the same tv. Isolation, that's where it's at!

Yeah, fuck them!!!

 

You know you have been really grumpy as of late, dont you?

I didn't notice, but it's totally not creepy that you're watching me closely enough to attempt to evaluate my mental disposition. 

Not... creepy... at... all. 



JRPGfan said:
Yerm said:

....or maybe there are some other great party games for the Switch that Ive just been blind to, and if so, let me know what they are.

From ResetEra:

Co-Op Games
Games with substantial co-op modes. Some of these games also contain single player content, but not all.

Bloody Zombies     Death Squared    Escapist 2 (also has vs. mode)    Super Beat Sports (also has vs. modes)   Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime    Mario+Rabbids Kingdom Battle (unlocked by playing single player)   Nine Parchments   Overcooked! Special Edition (also has vs. modes)   Putty Pals      Snipperclips/Snipperclips Plus

Single or Co-Op Games
Games that can be played equally well as single player or optional co-op multiplayer.

Aces of the Luftwaffe     Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth +     Bleed      Brawlout     Cave Story+      Caveman Warriors     Crimsonland
Dimension Drive      Enter the Gungeon      Fire Emblem Warriors     GUNBIRD     Guns, Gore and Cannoli      Hammerwatch   Human Fall Flat
Lego City Undercover     Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2     Lego Worlds     Lichtspeer    Mecho Tales    Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition
Moon Hunters    Neon Chrome     Neurovoider     Octodad: Deadliest Catch    Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive (also has vs. mode)
Pic-a-Pix Deluxe   Portal Knights   Rayman Legends   Rive: Ultimate Edition   Robonauts (also has vs. mode)   Rouge Trouper Deluxe    Shovel Knight    Super One More Jump (also has vs. mode)   Tallowmere    Ultra Hyperball    UNO (no 1 vs. 1 with human players on the same Switch)
Uurnog Uurnlimited    VVVVVV   World of Goo    Wulverblade    Xenoraid     Yooka-Laylee

Player vs. Player Games
Games with substantial local vs. modes. Most of these games also contain single player content.

1-2-Switch    Aqua Moto Racing Utopia    ARMS    Astro Bears Party   Astro Duel Deluxe    Beach Buggy Racing     Brawl   Cars 3: Driven to Win
Chess Ultra (only split Joy-Cons)   Conga Master Party!   Crawl   De Mambo   Dragonball Xenoverse 2   Escapist 2 (also has co-op)   Fast RMX
Flip Wars  Floor Kids   FIFA 18    Gear.Club Unlimited   Golf Story   Grand Prix Rock 'N Racing    Infinite Minigolf     Inversus Deluxe
Jackbox Party Pack 1    Jackbox Party Pack 2  Jackbox Party Pack 3    Just Dance 2017    Just Dance 2018   Let's Sing 2018   Mantis Burn Racing
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (also has co-op mode)   Monopoly for Nintendo Switch   NBA 2K18    NBA Playgrounds    The Next Penelope
Ninja Shodown  Oh...Sir! The Hollywood Roast    Oh...Sir! The Insult Simulator   Party Golf   Pinball FX3    Pokken Tournament DX
Puyo Puyo Tetris   Puzzle Box Maker   Riptide GP: Renegade   Rocket League   Rock’N Racing Off Road DX    Rocket Fist  Snow Moto Racing Freedom   Spelunker Party!    Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure    Super Bomberman R (also has co-op story mode)
Super Meat Boy   Super One More Jump (also has vs. mode)   Tachyon Project   Tactical Mind   Tales of the Tine Planet
Tumblestone   Ultra Street fighter II (also has co-op mode)   Use Your Words   Worms W.M.D. WWE 2K18

I dont agree with OP btw.... I think Switch already has too many Local Multiplayer games or just Multiplayer games in general.

Should focus more on quality single player experiances.

Add Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze, Hyrule Warriors Definitive Edition and Kirby Star Allies to "Single or Co-op Games"

That´s a pretty huge list, and with no mention of games that has local wireless multiplayer, like Splatoon 2.   I also don´t agree with the OP



The Switch has a surprise lack of Indie games.
It also has a surprising lack of Japanese developed games.



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