The Best Driving simulation Games for Nintendo Switch

Update : Expeditions: A MudRunner Game added at rank #8.
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SnowRunner (2020)

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Mac OS Android Xbox Series X Xbox One Playstation 5 Playstation 4 PC Windows Nintendo Switch

Experience the thrill of conquering extreme off-road environments in SnowRunner! Drive over 40 powerful vehicles from top brands and customize them with upgrades and accessories. Take on challenging missions across an untamed open world filled with mud, water, snow, and frozen lakes. Play solo or with up to 4 players in co-op mode and expand your experience with community mods. Get your adrenaline pumping and leave your mark in SnowRunner!

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What we like:
  • Realistic driving mechanics
  • Huge map with lots of missions and cargo to transport
  • Variety of vehicles and upgrades
  • Co-op multiplayer adds a fun team dynamic
  • Time-consuming gameplay is enjoyable
What could be improved:
  • Some frustrating bugs, especially in hard mode
  • DLC releases feel rushed without fixing basic issues first
  • Multiplayer connectivity issues
  • Slow-paced gameplay may not be for everyone
  • Vehicles prone to getting stuck or flipped

  • truck
  • simulation
  • vehicle
  • driving
  • off-road
  • physics
  • sandbox
  • open-world
  • cooperative
  • trucking

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CarX Drift Racing Online (2017)

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Android Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Xbox One PC Windows

CarX Drift Racing Online is your chance to immerse yourself in the real world of drifting. Get together with friends, tune your car and burn some tires!

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  • racing
  • driving
  • simulation
  • auto
  • multiplayer
  • sport
  • realistic
  • physics

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MudRunner (2017)

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Android IOS iPhone Xbox One PC Windows Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

MudRunner is the ultimate off-road experience putting the players in the driver seat and dares them to take charge of incredible all-terrain vehicles, venturing across extreme Siberian landscapes with only a map and compass as guides!

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  • off-road
  • simulation
  • truck
  • driving
  • vehicle
  • physics
  • sandbox

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Bus Driver Simulator Countryside (2021)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4

Try on the role of a driver of a passenger bus. Take a ride in a real city, strictly following the schedule.

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  • auto
  • driving
  • simulation
  • cloud

5

Forklift Extreme (2022)

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PC Windows Xbox One IOS iPhone Android Nintendo Switch

Get ready to rev your engines and stack your way to glory in Forklift Extreme Deluxe Edition simulator! Master unique forklifts in hyper-realistic warehouse environments. Multiple camera angles, challenging missions, DLCs, and gameplay modes make it the ultimate forklift simulation experience.


  • simulation
  • physics
  • driving
  • 3d
  • isometric
  • auto
  • precision
  • transportation
  • platform
  • customization

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Thief Simulator 2 (2023)

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Android Playstation 5 PC Windows Nintendo Switch j Xbox Series X

The door to your robber’s career is waiting! Just crowbar the lock off and force your way through the threshold. Learn skills, collect tools and become a master of the thieving trade!

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  • simulation
  • heist
  • stealth
  • crime
  • roam
  • hacking
  • walking-simulator
  • driving
  • free
  • open-world
  • sandbox
  • first-person
  • atmospheric
  • easy-to-learn
  • single-player

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Rush Rally 3 (2019)

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Android Nintendo Switch PC Windows IOS iPhone

Indie smash hit Rush Rally 3 is a Simulation-style rally driving game created by just one person. Take on the challenge of rallies, rallycross and hill climbs, across 11 countries, with over 20 different cars. All of which can all be upgraded, tuned and customised to your liking.


  • racing
  • auto
  • simulation
  • driving
  • sport
  • multiplayer
  • off-road
  • pvp
  • offline.real-time
  • 1990s
  • rally
  • physics
  • asynchronous
  • 1980s
  • realistic

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Expeditions: A MudRunner Game (2024)

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Nintendo Switch Xbox Series X Xbox One Playstation 5 Playstation 4 PC Windows Xbox Series X/s

Embark on scientific expeditions with this new off-road adventure from the creators of MudRunner and SnowRunner. Lead research missions as you drive a variety of all-terrain vehicles, using high-tech tools and managing your camp and crew to ensure your success in the wild.


  • off-road
  • driving
  • simulation
  • vehicle
  • truck
  • moddable
  • open-world
  • physics
  • transportation
  • science
  • nature
  • auto

9

WRC Generations (2022)

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PC Windows Xbox Series X Xbox Series X/s Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

Rise to all the challenges of the most comprehensive, realistic and demanding rally simulation ever developed. Dive into the heart of the action and drive the cars from the 2022 WRC championship, including the new hybrid models.


  • rally
  • racing
  • driving
  • simulation
  • management

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Lawn Mowing Simulator (2021)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Playstation 5 Xbox One Xbox Series X

Experience the beauty and detail of mowing the Great British countryside in Lawn Mowing Simulator, the only simulator that allows you to ride an authentic and expansive roster of real-world licensed lawn mowers from prestigious manufacturers; Toro, SCAG and STIGA as you manage your business.


  • simulation
  • agriculture
  • immersive
  • management
  • relaxing
  • auto
  • driving
  • realistic
  • farming
  • time-management
  • nature
  • economy

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