List of Nintendo Switch Demos Available on the eShop

List of Nintendo Switch Demos Available on the eShop

Looking for some games to try out on Nintendo Switch? How about downloading some game demos, which are available for free on the Nintendo eShop.

Over here, you will find a list of Nintendo Switch demos available for download on all regional Nintendo eShops. Bookmark this page to check back regularly for the latest updates.

Here are a few things you need to know about demos on the Switch:

  1. Unlike Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch demos don’t have a play limit. You can play as many times as you like
  2. Every region has their own list of exclusive eShop games

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If there’s a game from another eShop (for example, Japan) that you want to try, you can create a new Nintendo Account with its country set to Japan. For instructions on making a new Nintendo Account and linking it to your Switch, click here.

A download link is provided for every demo available on the list, so if your Nintendo Account is currently logged in on your PC or smartphone, you can conveniently initiate a download onto your Switch. Click “Download”, which will redirect you to the official website. Then, click “Download demo/体験版ダウンロード” on the official website. The account must match the correct region to work.

Alternatively, you can access the Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo Switch, find the game’s page, and press “Download Demo/体験版ダウンロード”.

Without further ado, here’s the complete list of demos. Slide the table to the left or right to view the other columns.

TitleJapanese TitlePublisherAmericasEuropeJapanFile SizeNotes
Blaster Master Zeroブラスターマスター ゼロInti-CreatesDownloadDownloadDownload95.5MB
Disgaea 5 Complete-NIS AmericaDownloadDownloadN/A1GBSave file transferable to full game
Dragon Quest Heroes I・II for Nintendo SwitchドラゴンクエストヒーローズI・II for Nintendo SwitchSquare-EnixN/AN/ADownload1GBJapanese only
Just Dance 2017-UbisoftDownloadDownloadN/A901MB
Spelunker Party!みんなでワイワイ!スペランカーSquare-EnixDownloadDownloadDownload371MB (JP), 363MB (NA/EU)
Puyo Puyo TetrisぷよぷよテトリスSSEGADownloadDownloadDownload693MBJapanese version comes with additional modes
Snipperclips: Cut it out, together!いっしょにチョキッと スニッパーズNintendoDownloadDownloadDownload266MB
Plantera DXプランテラ ガーデンライフ DXエディションRainy FrogN/AN/ADownload62.9MBPlayable in English and other languages (language change available in options menu of game)
Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver.モンスターハンターダブルクロス Nintendo Switch Ver. CapcomN/AN/ADownload1.7GBJapanese only
Rayman Legends Definitive Edition-UbisoftDownloadDownloadN/A
Pokken Tournament DXポッ拳 POKKÉN TOURNAMENT DXNintendoDownloadDownloadDownload765MB
VOEZVOEZFlyhigh WorksDownloadDownloadDownload141MB
project OCTOPATH TRAVELER project OCTOPATH TRAVELER Square-EnixDownloadDownloadDownload687MB
Lost SphearLost SphearSquare-EnixOnly on eShopOnly on eShopDownload793MBJapanese, English, German, French
Oceanhornオーシャンホーン - 未知の海にひそむかい物FDG EntertainmentDownloadDownloadDownload
Just Dance 2018Just Dance 2018UbisoftDownloadDownloadN/A444MB
Sonic ForcesソニックフォースSEGAN/AN/AOnly on eShop573MB
Piczle Lines DXピクセルラインDXRainy FrogDownloadDownloadDownloadPlayable in English
Super Beat SportsHarmonixN/ADownloadOnly on eShop859MBPlayable in multiple languages
Heroes of the Monkey TavernMonkey StoriesDownloadDownloadN/A
Sumikko Gurashi: Welcome to Sumikko Parkすみっコぐらし すみっコパークへようこそNippon ColumbiaN/AN/ADownloadPlayable in Japanese only
Nine ParchmentsFrozenbyteDownloadDownloadN/A
Max: The Curse Of BrotherhoodComing soonComing soonN/A
Embers of MirrimCreative BytesDownloadDownload
Pic-a-Pix DeluxeLightwood GamesDownloadDownloadN/A
Mighty Gunvolt Burstマイティガンヴォルト バーストInti CreatesDownloadDownloadDownload
Death SquaredSMG StudioN/ADownloadN/A
Dark Witch Music Episode: RudymicalFlyhigh WorksDownloadDownloadN/A
Dragon Quest BuildersドラゴンクエストビルダーズSquare EnixDownloadDownloadDownload
ImplosionFlyhigh WorksDownloadDownloadDownload
Inversus DeluxeHypersectDownloadDownloadDownload
Max: The Curse of Brotherhood Stage Clear StudiosDownloadDownloadN/A
Order LandPoisoftN/AN/AOnly on eShop
RobonautsQubic GamesDownloadDownload