Best Nintendo Switch JRPG games to play while on quarantine

The Nintendo Switch has become a haven for JRPGs. Play the best ones and burn some time while the quarantine is still up.

It has been a while since the coronavirus pandemic started. People are still wondering when this will stop but one thing is for sure – the quarantine will be long and boring.

The Japanese Role-Playing Games (JRPG) have long interesting story lines, they are the most ideal games to play during these difficult times. Since its release, the Nintendo Switch has shown huge potential as a console for the most diverse role-playing games.

There are a lot of creative indies and eye-popping western RPGs available on the console. However, JPRGs still prove that they are the most robust. Take a look at the Nintendo Switch’s best JRPGs of all time:

Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition

The definitive edition of Tales of Vesperia is a compilation of re-releases on the Xbox 360 that features exclusive content that were never released outside of Japan. According to reviews, this title is the best among the Tales game franchise – a series that was popular in Japan but never made that much in the US.

Tales of Vesperia features a light colorful gameplay that resembles Japan’s anime tradition. However, the game is far from a kiddy delight. The game is complex to its core which talks about the struggles caused by politics, morality, ethics and personal identity. It deals with mature themes such as dealing with the consequences of an action.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2

Regarded as one of the most legendary, massive open-world RPGs to originate from Japan. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 features an unforgettable experience like no other.

The game features a massive open arena and blends it with an irresistible story line. In addition, it also contains a really rewarding battle system and is engaging than the original title.

Octopath Traveler

Octopath Traveler is the product of Square Enix’s desire to bring back the classic Final Fantasy style of the past on the Nintendo Switch.

The game introduces players to eight various characters who live separates lives but were destined to meet each other. Every chapter, players will switch from character to character which allows them to play each of their story arcs.

Octopath Traveler’s unique high definition 2D animation is this lengthy JRPG game’s best feature. The animation takes players to breathtaking scenes with glorious effects and a soothing soundtrack. This game has been rated to be one of the best games available on the Nintendo Switch.

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