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The Nintendo Switch is home to some of the biggest names in gaming. From Zelda and Mario to Kirby and Fire Emblem, the platform is brimming with high-quality releases. But the Switch also houses an expansive library of budget games worth checking out. We’ve combed through the chaotic clutter of the Switch eShop to compile a list of the best cheap games under $5 on Switch. If you’ve spent time browsing the eShop, you probably know that it’s not the most user-friendly. Hopefully this list will help you find some gems that can be had for less than the price of a cup of coffee.
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From classics like Dragon Quest to quirky indies like Dojoran, there are plenty of eShop games under $5 worth downloading. Keep in mind that we only included games with list prices of $5 or less – and we didn’t include free games for this list (but check out our roundup of the best free Switch games). Some of these games are under-the-radar gems, while others are ports of notable classic titles. Whether you’re looking for a hilarious side-scroller or a fun soccer sim, here are the best cheap Switch games under $5.