6 Upcoming Switch RPGs – April 2022

The first couple of months of 2022 have been very stacked when it comes to RPG releases. While April appears to be a bit lighter in regards to quantity, the quality should still be there.


Outbreak: Contagious Memories


April 6th

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With an experience meant to emulate ‘90s survival horror, Outbreak: Contagious Memories stars Lydia, who is trying to escape a city infested with the undead. Giving players the choice of switching between retro fixed camera, over-the-shoulder, or first-person views, play the way you want as you experience cheesy voiceovers, mo-cap animations, and more.


Chrono Cross


April 7th

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Chrono Cross has finally landed on the Switch, filled to the brim with updated and new content. From remastered graphics, new illustrations, and the release of Radical Dreamers, there is much for players new and old to experience from this classic RPG.


13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim


April 12th

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Humanity is at risk and it is up to 13 teens to figure out the truth and battle against the kaiju. Switch between the 2D side-scrolling story mode and RTS battles as the secrets of these teens are laid bare.


Defend the Rook


April 14th

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In this roguelike tactics game, defeat invading hordes and protect your territory. Defend the Rook blends together tactics board combat with tower defense elements, resulting in a challenging experience. You will need to upgrade your towers, place down traps, and outsmart your enemy if you wish to remain on top.


Neptunia x Senran Kagura Ninja Wars


April 19th

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The Neptunia and Senran Kagura series join forces in this hack ‘n slash RPG. Choosing from 10 different characters from both series combined, battle in the Super NINJA War to figure out which school is the world’s strongest.


Winter Ember


April 19th

Official Page

You play as Arthur Artorias, a faceless man whose family has been erased from the history books. On the first day of winter, slip into the shadows in this stealth action RPG and take your vengeance. Choose between knocking victims out to slip past, or slaying any who stand in your way. Overcome puzzles, build up your skills using the skill tree with over 70 passive and active skills, and explore the Victorian town of Anargal.


Out of all of the releases, which ones do you guys have your eyes out for? Let us know down below!

About the Author

  • Kierra Lanier

    Writer. A huge fan of SRPGs, JRPGs, simulation games, and visual novels. Loves getting distracted by side quests in huge RPGs and romancing characters in dating sims.

Kierra Lanier

Kierra Lanier

Writer. A huge fan of SRPGs, JRPGs, simulation games, and visual novels. Loves getting distracted by side quests in huge RPGs and romancing characters in dating sims.

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