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Top 7 Best Post Apocalyptic Games To Play On Switch (2022)

Nintendo Switch right now falls under one of the most portable and user-friendly devices to play high-quality video games on the go. And due to the enormous library of games, it brings with it, users tend to love the Switch as their Go-To device.

A specific category from the millions of different types of video games is usually the post-apocalyptic genre. This genre of games is widely popular to the games for its brutality, borderline horror story and never-ending exploration capabilities which make the game even more interactive and engaging.

Essentially, the hardcore style of the post-apocalyptic games is extremely loved by avid gamers. So let’s check out this article to see which are the best Post Apocalyptic games that you can play on Nintendo Switch in 2022.


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Starting off the list we have Metro: Last Light Redux. It’s essentially the sequel to Metro 2033. Metro: Last Light is a post-apocalyptic-themed, first-person shooter video game with stealth and survival horror elements.

It was developed by Ukrainian studio 4A Games and published by Deep Silver for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in May 2013. A sequel to the video game Metro 2033, its story follows Artyom, a young soldier living in the Moscow Metro after a devastating nuclear war.

Tasked with finding the mysterious Dark Ones, Artyom must venture to different parts of the metro system, and the surface filled with radiated gases, and fight against different factions and mutated monsters. The game improves on various gameplay mechanics of 2033 and introduces elements such as weapon customization.

Dying Light 2- Staying Human

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Dying Light 2 is the sequel to Dying Light. Although the game features a new protagonist, the action RPG is still a zombie-apocalyptic world survival horror game. Travel to the City of Villedor in search of your sister Mia and end up saving the city from destruction.

That is the plot of this game as you survive to be human and complete the objectives. With more than 3000 different types of parkour moves to perform and countless number of choices that overall frame how you will save the city and which sect of people you shall help completely lies at your disposal.

The game although has not been released on Switch yet, the arrival is not far off and you will enjoy it once it comes on Switch.


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DEADCRAFT is the newest deadly and daring game from Marvelous’ First Studio, creators of DAEMON X MACHINA. The story begins when a hail of meteors reduces earth to a barren wasteland & a mysterious virus that resurrected the dead is released to torment the living.

Ravaged by fire from the sky and the dead below, only a fraction of the human population remains, largely clustered into small outposts where power-hungry opportunists capitalize on the chaos.

A rare survivor of exposure to the virus, part-zombie Reid is captured by the twisted Nebron, leader of Ark. After escaping from the torture table into the surrounding wasteland, Reid is determined to return to the city and exact justice.

Through Deadcraft you can stare in wild wonder as the half-human, half-zombie protagonist Reid slices through foes on a quest for righteous vengeance! Wield his inhuman zombie powers to fend off enemies while searching the wasteland for answers to what happened to the only man he could trust.

You also have the option to build fantastical new armaments, conjure curious concoctions, or even grow and harvest zombie soldiers to stand by Reid’s side against whatever the apocalypse throws at him. It’s a dangerous world, and in order to stay alive, YOU must take full advantage of the dead!  



Set in a post-apocalyptic world strewn with cast-off machines, Primordia tells the story of Horatio Nullbuilt, a stoic robot who values his solitude and independence. Horatio spends his days studying the Book of Man, sparring with his droid companion Crispin, and tinkering with the airship they call home.

It’s a peaceful existence that becomes threatened when a rogue robot steals the energy source that the pair needs to survive. When Horatio and Crispin’s search for energy brings them to the dazzling city of Metropol, the simple quest to recover their stolen power core leads to unexpected discoveries about Horatio’s origins and a new understanding of the legendary humans who walked the earth before him.



Metro 2033 Redux is the definitive version of the cult classic ‘Metro 2033’, rebuilt in the latest and greatest iteration of the 4A Engine for Next Gen for SWITCH. Fans of the original game will find the unique world of Metro transformed with incredible lighting, physics and dynamic weather effects.

Newcomers will get the chance to experience one of the finest story-driven shooters of all time; an epic adventure combining gripping survival horror, exploration and tactical combat and stealth.

As for the story, In 2013 the world was devastated by an apocalyptic event, annihilating almost all mankind and turning the Earth’s surface into a poisonous wasteland. A handful of survivors took refuge in the depths of the Moscow underground, and human civilization entered a new Dark Age.

The year is 2033. An entire generation has been born and raised underground, and their besieged Metro Station Cities struggle for survival, with each other, and the mutant horrors that await outside. You are Artyom, born in the last days before the fire, but raised underground.

Having never ventured beyond the city limits, one fateful event sparks a desperate mission to the heart of the Metro system, to warn the remnants of mankind of a terrible impending threat. Your journey takes you from the forgotten catacombs beneath the subway to the desolate wastelands above, where your actions will determine the fate of mankind.

FAR: Changing Tides

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This game is an atmospheric vehicle adventure that follows the emotional journey of a boy and his ship as he embarks on a voyage to find a new home. You sail through stormy waters, dive into unknown depths, and explore forgotten ruins in a beautifully realized, flooded world.

The setting expands on the desolate seen in FAR: Lone Sails, Changing Tides swaps sun-scorched, dusty plains for stormy skies and high seas. With new environments, puzzles and ship mechanics, the world of FAR: Changing Tides brings an exciting experience to fans of this beloved series and new players alike with a bigger, deeper challenge.

ATOM RPG: Post-apocalyptic indie game

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ATOM RPG is a post-apocalyptic indie game, inspired by classic CRPGs: Fallout, Wasteland, System Shock, Deus Ex, Baldur’s Gate and many others. In the game, the story takes off in 1986 when both the Soviet Union and the Western Bloc were destroyed in mutual nuclear bombings.

You are one of the survivors of the nuclear Holocaust. Your mission is to explore the wild and wondrous world of the Soviet Wasteland. To earn your place under the sun. And to investigate a shadowy conspiracy, aimed at destroying all that is left of life on Earth.

So those were the best games I could recommend you as an avid gamer to play on your Nintendo Switch. And if any of them sounds good to you, go give them a shot !!!

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Written by
Ratul Bhattacharya

Hello, I am a highschooler student currently mastering video editing and content creation through YouTube and future gaming. Games have always been my keenest point of interest due to which I love my work.

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