Nintendo Switch OLED: 10 best games

Therefore, you have opened the novel Nintendo Switch OLED box and hope to see a return on your investment. Which games will really show the enhancements of the new model? This problem is surprisingly tricky!

The problem with the OLED screen is that although its performance will be better than that of the LCD screen, in some cases, the difference will be more pronounced than in others. Very colorful games, or games with ultra-high contrast, will definitely pop up on the OLED screen, while games with more realistic or soft aesthetics will not look much different on the old LCD screen.

To this end, we have planned a series of games that best demonstrate the strength of the OLED model Nintendo Switch.

Metroid fear

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We will start with the obvious. Metroid Fear Launched together with OLED, may be the best display of new hardware features. fearThe combination of extremely dark shadows and bright neon laser explosions makes the display of the new screen stunning. (Try it fear Handheld mode, and then switch to docking mode on a non-OLED TV, the difference will be obvious. )

Mario Kart 8 Luxury

Mario Kart 8-Mario and Luigi Racing

Mario Kart 8
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The best-selling Switch game of all time, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Edition, Is also an excellent showcase for OLED Switch. The colorful characters and levels of the game are more vivid on the OLED screen.Even something as simple as Mario’s hat will make you wonder if you have real I knew the color of Mario’s hat before that.

although Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Edition Show Mario in the best way, basically all Mushroom Kingdom games look great on OLED, so don’t forget to start Odyssey, Bowser’s Fury, Or any game Super Mario 3D All-Star (If you buy it in time).

Hollow Knight

Hollow Knight

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The surprise released for Nintendo Switch in 2018, Hollow Knight Still one of the best games on the platform and one of the best Metroidvanias ever. It is also very suitable for showcasing the powerful functions of OLED, thanks to its 2D artwork, which emphasizes the hard black lines around most characters and the environment that constantly plays with light and shadow. If you have been waiting for a reason to choose this game, then OLED is a very good excuse.

Tetris Effect connection

Tetris Effect-Journey Mode

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How do you improve Tetris Nearly 40 years later? Somehow, Tetris effect Find a way through its psychedelic visual effects and satisfactory core gameplay. It took a while for the game to land on Switch, but now it’s the latest version, Tetris effect connection, here. Many levels start with a pure black background. As you complete the lines, this visual feast looks amazing on OLED. As you complete the decagon, watching the dolphins gallop in the galaxy is a sight worth seeing.


Hades runs on Nintendo Switch

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No matter which platform you play on, the 2020 game of the year selected by Polygon is always amazing.but Hades It is also very suitable for the enhanced functions of OLED models. The artistic style of the game uses colorful cel shadow characters, surrounded by a hard black outline, so everything becomes popular. Whether this will make the gods of the underworld more popular is a question you have to answer yourself.

Diablo 2 Resurrection

Fight the demons in Diablo 2

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A remake of one of the most successful hack-‘n-slash RPGs of all time looks stable on the OLED screen, although it does take some time to reach the best performing areas (especially the darker, torch-lit areas in the game) Dungeon). We included it on this list mainly because of the larger screen size of the OLED model. In the handheld mode on a normal Switch or Switch Lite, Diablo 2The text and UI elements are easily lost and confused.Although the screen of OLED Switch is not That Larger and increased size make this game more playable.


TOEM's cabin

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This cute indie game about taking pictures is completely black and white. Did you know that the function of OLED is really good? Contrast, of course! What is more contrasting than black and white?This also helps OEMThe simple graphic style allows the game to run at native 720 resolution, which makes the whole picture super clear and clear.

Spelunky HD & Spelunky 2

If you can tolerate some intense platform difficulty, Mysterious HD with Cave exploration 2It was only released on Switch a few months ago, and they are all lovely demos of OLED screens. The colorful 2D sprites of both games are shining on the OLED, but if you really want to be impressed, please keep playing until you reach a terrible level of darkness. These areas are almost completely black, but are occasionally illuminated by flashlights and glowing bugs. OMG, talk about the perfect storm of OLED models!

Iron tail

If you have ever wanted to play a powerful game similar to 2D Souls, but hope it features a group of rats and frogs fighting in a medieval environment (voiced by the person playing Geralt in the Witcher game!), Iron tail It’s for you. It looks incredible on OLED Switch due to its hand-painted 2D artwork, which is one of the best works we have seen in recent memory. Please note: Although the mouse is cute in clothes, this game can quickly become severe.

Cruis’n Blast

A helicopter hits a car at Cruis'n Blast

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This weird arcade racing game turned into a console game with huge underground snowmen and playable hammerhead sharks. Cruis’n Blast It’s so outrageous and excessive that the traditional concept of “good graphics” doesn’t really apply here. The game basically throws all the color tastes at you, which seem to happen at the same time, which will definitely make your OLED Switch (and your eyes) exercise. Few racers on the Switch can match its vitality. Fortunately, it works well in handheld mode, so you can really use it as a showcase for OLED screens.