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Title: Best non physical Switch rpg
Post by: Zool on July 24, 2018, 05:16:50 PM
Because there are only a few physical rpg and lots of download rpg. Can anyone suggest the best or one of the best downloadable only Switch rpg's
Title: Re: Best non physical Switch rpg
Post by: Rook on July 24, 2018, 07:10:37 PM
yes, its Xenoblade Chronicles 2
Title: Re: Best non physical Switch rpg
Post by: Grainofariver on July 25, 2018, 12:55:55 AM
yes, its Xenoblade Chronicles 2

Considering I own a physical copy of Xenoblade Chronicles 2, I'd say that doesn't qualify.

I'm not sure what titles are download only. Is there a specific reason you need that?
Title: Re: Best non physical Switch rpg
Post by: Aeolus on July 25, 2018, 01:39:14 AM
Romancing SaGa 2.


I'm not sure what titles are download only. Is there a specific reason you need that?

I think he's looking for Indie/VC JRPGs.

Alternatively a metaphysical RPG. But that's like, all of them.
Title: Re: Best non physical Switch rpg
Post by: Zool on July 25, 2018, 03:22:07 PM
yes, its Xenoblade Chronicles 2

There are so few physical games and I have either played them or they were not for me.

I don't download games as a rule, but there is nothing new physical so I was hoping for some suggestions.
Title: Re: Best non physical Switch rpg
Post by: Agent D. on July 25, 2018, 03:23:06 PM
yes, its Xenoblade Chronicles 2
Title: Re: Best non physical Switch rpg
Post by: Arvis on July 25, 2018, 04:07:07 PM
I have played exactly zero Switch games but everyone who has the console should be playing Octopath right now, so...
Title: Re: Best non physical Switch rpg
Post by: Rook on July 25, 2018, 06:35:24 PM
got mixed up and thought you said physical copy. well you can download XBC2 and the upcoming prequel.

as far as downloadable. golf story is supposed to be good.
Title: Re: Best non physical Switch rpg
Post by: Grainofariver on July 25, 2018, 08:17:47 PM
I have played exactly zero Switch games but everyone who has the console should be playing Octopath right now, so...
Dunkey said Octopath was bad, so it's just a dumb game for anime kids.
Actually Octopath just doesn't appeal to what I'm looking for in a JRPG, both with its separate character stories and the heavy call-backs to Squaresoft's style of JRPG (which I've never particularly enjoyed). I think it's definitely taking the right approach in making a retro-styled game. Contrary to something like I Am Setsuna, it's using the older style as a jumping-off point rather than feeling trapped by it. I think I mentioned once that a game based around trying to emulate an older game has already missed the point, since older games weren't trying to emulate anything. Octopath may have similarities to retro games, but based on what I played of the demo, it's very much its own thing. To that end, I'd still suggest it over something like I Am Setsuna or Lost Sphear (both download only I think?) if that's your cup of tea.

As to the original post, sorry, but indie/lesser known games aren't my area of knowledge. I checked Metacritic, and the highest rated RPGs are Stardew Valley (?), Crypt of the Necrodancer, West of Loathing, and Darkest Dungeon, which are coincidentally all downloadable titles. Can't speak to any of them personally, but it might be a starting point if nothing else has stood out.
Title: Re: Best non physical Switch rpg
Post by: Arvis on July 26, 2018, 09:34:09 AM
I checked Metacritic, and the highest rated RPGs are Stardew Valley (?)...

Oh yes, if someone out there still has yet to play this, they should correct that ASAP.  It was my 2016 GOTY.
Title: Re: Best non physical Switch rpg
Post by: Ramza on July 26, 2018, 03:11:15 PM
Romancing SaGa 2.

I have my biases. To that end, I totally agree with this statement. ^_^
Title: Re: Best non physical Switch rpg
Post by: farley2k on July 31, 2018, 02:39:31 PM
West of Loathing

http://westofloathing.com/


Very fun, downloadable only.
Title: Re: Best non physical Switch rpg
Post by: Ex on August 02, 2018, 11:27:01 AM
"Best" is always subjective, but you might enjoy Earthlock (https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/earthlock-switch).