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Nintendo Switch game engines

List of video game engines compatible with the Nintendo Switch (and by nature cross-platform)
Nintendo Switch supportFirst Switch gameNintendo Switch gamesProgramming LanguageOpen sourceFree planPriceNotesWebsiteSources
Unity3DMar. 31st 2017 Mar. 3rd 2017 I Am Setsuna, Overcooked, Super Bomberman RC#No ProprietaryYes Revenue lower than $100K /year$ 40 /
Unreal EngineFeb. 15th 2017 Nov. 14th 2017 Rocket League, Yoshi's Crafted WorldC++- Source available with copyrightYes Revenue lower than $3000 /3months$ 150 (5% royalty)
MonoGameAug. 25th 2017 Oct. 4th 2017 Stardew Valley, Axiom Verge, Celeste, TowerFallC#Yes Microsoft Public LicenseYes$
Castle Game EngineMar. 23rd 2019 Aug. 16th 2019 Escape from the Universe, The Unholy Society (2020)Object PascalYes LGPL+Yes$
Godot EngineOct. 2nd 2019 Resolutiion, Spooky Ghosts Dot ComC++, C#, GDScript...Yes MIT licenseYes$
GameMaker StudioOct. 2nd 2018 Sep. 15th 2018 UndertaleGMLNoYes 30 days$ 799 /year$1500/year to target all
Nintendo Dev Interface (official SDK)Jan. 13th 2017 Mar. 3rd 2017 C++NoNo$ 450Registered developers
MT FrameworkFeb. 18th 2017 May 26th 2017 Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers, Monster Hunter XX, Resident Evil Revelations 1+2C++NoNoInternal tool (no public release)
Retro Engine (Star Engine)Jan. 13th 2017 Aug. 14th 2017 Sonic
id TechSep. 13th 2017 Nov. 10th 2017 Doom, Wolfinstein 2: The New ColossusC++NoNoInternal
SnowdropJul. 26th 2017 Aug. 29th 2017 Mario + Rabbids Kingdom BattleC++NoNoInternal tool (no public release)
UbiArt FrameworkJul. 26th 2017 Sep. 12th 2017 Rayman LegendsC++NoNoNo public release & no evolution
Diesel Engine 2.0Feb. 23rd 2018 Payday 2C++ and LuaNoNoInternal tool
Omega EngineMar. 3rd 2017 Dragon Quest Heroes I + II, Fire Emblem Warriors, Attack on Titan 2NoNoOmega Force (Koei Tecmo) internal
Vblank EngineAug. 3rd 2017 Retro City Rampage, Shakedown HawaiiNoNoInternal tool (no public release)
Crystal ToolsSep. 21st 2017 Dragon Quest XNoNoInternal
Hedgehog Engine 2Nov. 7th 2017 Sonic ForcesNoNoInternal
Telltale ToolMinecraft Story, Batman, Guardians of the GalaxyNoNoAbandoned since
Bedrock EngineMinecraft
2K EngineNBA2K 18, WWE 18NoNoInternal tool
Creation EngineSkyrim
EA Switch CustomFIFA 18, 19 & 20NoNoInternal tool
AnvilNext 1.0Jan. 28th 2019 May 21st 2019 Assassin's Creed III Remastered, Assassin’s Creed: The Rebel Collection (IV Black Flag + Rogue)NoNoInternal
AnvilNext 2.0Oct. 5th 2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey (cloud-based game available in japan only), Steep (cancelled)NoNoNever ported on Nintendo Switch!
List of video game engines compatible with the Nintendo Switch
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