Best Nintendo Switch 3D platformers 2022

Yoshi's Crafted World
Yoshi's Crafted World (Image credit: iMore)

Nintendo consoles have been a long time home for platform games, and the best Switch 3D platformers will show you that it's no different today. The Mario games are an obvious choice, but not the only choice! See what 3D platformers you should be picking up for your Nintendo Switch.

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This game style is all about jumping, so hopefully, this list of our best Switch 3D platformers will help you jump into a new adventure you love. More and more games are coming out on the Switch all the time, so we're sure there's many more to come for this list. Although many of these are still in the Mario universe, some variations exist on the same old, same old, and even some outside options!

A Hat in Time is a cute way to get out of the usual and try something different for a new story. The design is adorable and the hats are fun to create and discover. To get something a little more familiar but still a different story than you've played before, you may enjoy Yoshi's Crafted World as you have the known Yoshi characters and adventure style with a crafty twist. What 3D platformers are your favorite?

Alex Huebner

Alex has been working with iMore as a Freelance Gaming Writer for three years. You can also find a few articles of hers on Android Central and Windows Central. She regularly covers Nintendo Switch games and accessories as well as iOS game apps. In addition to the Nintendo Switch, you may also find her playing on the PlayStation and PC. When she doesn’t have a controller in hand she likes to spend her time with her husband, son, and dogs, exploring new places, or hiding away with a book (or comic book). A few of her favorite games include the Zelda franchise, Little Nightmares, and Animal Crossing.