Nintendo of Europe has recently posted a list of the top 15 Switch EU eShop games of January 2018.  It includes a few surprises, so let’s get into this.

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  1. Oxenfree – £3.99 (75% discount Ends on February 6th)

 

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  1. Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition – £19.99Brian’s Unexpected Love For Minecraft

 

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  1. Arcade Archives Vs. SUPER MARIO BROS – £6.29

 

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  1. Stardew Valley – £10.99Switchwatch Review

 

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  1. Rocket League – £15.04Switchwatch Review

 

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  1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – £49.99Switchwatch Video Review

 

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  1. NBA Playgrounds: Enhanced Edition – £17.99

 

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  1. The Escapists 2 – £19.99Switchwatch Review

 

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  1. Enter the Gungeon – £10.99 Switchwatch Review

 

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  1. Super Mario Odyssey – £49.99Switchwatch Review

 

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  1. Celeste – £17.99Switchwatch Review

 

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  1. 1-2 Switch – £39.99

 

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  1. Super Meat Boy – £11.99Switchwatch Review

 

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  1. Sonic Mania – £15.99Switchwatch Video Review

 

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  1. Overcooked Special Edition – £17.99

 

Most of the games on this list are rather unexpected such as Minecraft, Rocket Leage and Mario Odyssey, but I was fairly surprised by a few of the games.

Oxenfree at number one came to me as a pretty big surprise.  It is a somewhat small indie title which beat out the likes of Minecraft, Mario and Stardew Valley most likely thanks to its massive 75% discount.

Another games which surprised me personally was 1-2 Switch.  Considering the game’s mostly negative reception at the launch of the console, I never expected to see the game appearing in the top sales list for any particular months going into the following year.

 

It is great seeing so many small indie games making it onto the list.  Games such as Celeste and Enter the Gungeon are absolutely phenomenal and completely deserve the positive reception and sales they have enjoyed.  Hopefully this trend will continue throughout 2018 because it is wonderful that so many of the little indie games are finding success on the Switch.

 

Do you have any of the games on this list?  If you don’t and missed our reviews, I included links to the reviews we have done.  Check them out and let us know if you are thinking about picking any of the games up!