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1Fight Anywhere

Super Smash Bros Ultimate (1)

With its detachable Joy-Con controllers, the Nintendo Switch is great for fighting games.

You can literally pick a fight with someone anywhere with the switch. You just pop out the stand, remove the Joy-Cons, and away you go. Granted, the Joy-Con controllers aren’t the best way to play, but they’re good enough for a quick blast of fun.

The best way to play fighting games on Switch is of course with a fighting stick. And failing that, even a Pro Controller does the job. But what fighting games should you play?

While the Switch is missing many of the best fighting games currently available on other consoles, it still has a fair few to tackle. All of the fighting games on this list will keep you entertained in their own way, and they can all be played online, too. Go on, pick one or two of them up and show your family/friends/random strangers what you’re made of.

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Editor in Chief // An avid gamer since discovering the wonders of the Acorn Electron in the '80s, Rich has nearly played more games than he's had hot dinners. Not one to put all his eggs in one basket, Rich is happy to play games of all genres, but he particularly enjoys racing games and anything that's full of non-stop action, especially if it includes a good dose of humour, horror or crudeness!