As part of its latest Indie World video presentation, Nintendo shared this list of the best-selling independent games, which includes some truly wonderful titles such as Spelunky 2, Unpacking, Axiom Verge 2, Cyber Shadow, Tetris Effect: Connected, and many more.
The games themselves are not ranked, so we don’t know which of the 15 indie games sold the most copies, but it does provide players around the world with a glimpse into what games resonated the most with Switch owners in 2022, according to Nintendo.
The following is the complete list of the best-selling indie games on the Nintendo Switch in 2021:
• Axiom Verge 2
• Curse of the Dead Gods
• Cyber Shadow
• Doki Doki Literature Club
• Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights
• Islanders: Console Edition
• Road 96
• Slime Rancher: Plortable Edition
• Spelunky 2
• Stick Fight: The Game
• Subnautica + Subnautica: Below Zero
• Tetris Effect: Connected
People already have a good idea of some of the games that will be competing for this award in 2022, thanks to the Indie World Showcase that took place in December 2021, which showcased some of the experiences that will be available on Switch the following year, including Sea of Stars, River City Girls, Omori, AfterLove EP, OlliOlli World, and more.