Nintendo Switch - Playable Female Characters
There are a lot of games on the Nintendo Switch that have a playable female character, most of them are ports of older games.
This will eventually be a list of all games with female protagonists.

A PARTIAL tag means the games has a female playable character, but you play as multiple characters, as a party, or they are only available in a different mode, like multiplayer etc..
A FULL tag means the game has a female character you play though the entire game as.
An EXCLUSIVE tag means the game is a Nintendo Switch exclusive.

A Hat in Time as Hat Kid full%20stamp%20Resized.png
Not released for the Switch yet.

Alwa's Awakening as Zoe full%20stamp%20Resized.png
In Alwa's Awakening you play as Zoe, a heroine sent from another world to bring peace to the land of Alwa.
Equipped only with a magic staff she awakens in a distant land and must set out to help the people.

More info: Nintendo
Alwa's Awakening gameplay

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Fighting. Six of the fighters in the game are female.

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Create your own member of the survey corps and play through the story of attack on titan. A 3d action game that has you swinging through levels on 3d maneuvering gear.
Aot2 character creator Aot2 character creator

Battle Chasers: Nightwar as Gully & Monika Partial%20stamp%20Resized.png
RPG. Battle Chasers: Nightwar is inspired by the classic console greats, featuring deep dungeon diving,
turn-based combat presented in a classic JRPG format, and a rich story driven by exploration of the world.
Build your adventuring party by choosing three of six available heroes from the classic Battle Chasers comic series,
each with unique abilities, perks, items and dungeon skills.

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Battle Chasers: Nightwar Gully Battle Chasers: Nightwar Gameplay

Battle Chef Brigade as Mina Partial%20stamp%20Resized.png
Take down monsters and turn them into beautiful cuisine. Play as Thrash and Mina as they Fight in a tournament against other chefs to earn their way into the elite battle chef brigade.
 Battle Chef Gameplay Battle Chef Gameplay2

Battle Princess Madelyn as Madelyn full%20stamp%20Resized.png
A 2d action game inspired by super ghost n' ghouls.
Battle Princess Gameplay Battle Princess Gameplay

Bayonetta 2 as Bayonetta full%20stamp%20Resized.png
Hack and Slash. Bayonetta is a butt-kicking, havoc-wreaking witch who wields sweet weapons like pistols, whips, hammers, flamethrowers, and poison bows.
Bayonetta is deadly but sleek, with moves like Witch Time that slows down time itself.
Bayonetta 2 also features a two player coop mode.

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Bayonetta 2 Gameplay Bayonetta 2 Screenshot Bayonetta 2 Switch version

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Fighter. Blade Strangers is a hardcore old-school fighting game.
Many female characters in the roster.

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Blade Strangers gameplay Blade Strangers Roster Selection

Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King as Lily full%20stamp%20Resized.png
Blossom Tales: The sleeping King is a 2d Action Adventure game. You play as Lily, a knight of the rose who must save the kingdom of blossom from an evil wizard.
Blossom Tales Cover Blossom tales Gameplay

Broken Age (2015) as Vella Partial%20stamp%20Resized.png
Broken Age Vella gameplay Broken Age Vella Screenshot

Child of Light Ultimate Edition as Aurora full%20stamp%20Resized.png
Child of Light is a 2D side-scrolling role-playing game inspired by the art style of Studio Ghibli.

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Child of Light Child of Light Gameplay

Cosmic Star Heroine as Alyssa Partial%20stamp%20Resized.png
cosmic star heroine is a science fiction RPG. The protagonist is Alyssa, and you join her and her various party members as they fight against a galatic threat.
Cosmic Star Cover Cosmic Star Gameplay Cosmic Star Gameplay 2

Dandara as Dandara full%20stamp%20Resized.png
Dandara is a 2D platformer and Metroidvania game.
Dandara Cover Dandara Gameplay

Dark Souls Remastered (2018) as Chosen Undead full%20stamp%20Resized.png
RPG. Character creation.
Beautifully remastered, return to Lordran in stunning high-definition detail. You will face countless murderous traps,
countless darkly grotesque mobs and several gargantuan, supremely powerful demons and dragons bosses.

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Dark Souls character customization

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Character creation

Disgaea 1 Complete as Flonne, and Etna full%20stamp%20Resized.png
Tactical RPG.
Remake of Disgaea: Hour of Darkness, with the bonus Etna mode.
Take control of Prince Laharl as he conquers the Netherworld to become the Overlord in this zany story.
As you progress though the game you add female characters to your party.
Level up anything from characters to items to shops.

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Disgaea 1 Complete screenshot

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A sandbox action RPG. Your created Character is awoken after a long slumber by a god to rebuild civilization after the ability to "create" was lost.
DQB character creator DQB Gameplay DQB Gameplay 2

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MMORPG Character creation. Has not received a western release yet.
Dragon Quest X screenshot Dragon Quest X gameplay

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim as Dragonborn full%20stamp%20Resized.png
RPG. Character creation. Based on the Special Edition.
Play any type of character you can imagine, and do whatever you want; the legendary freedom of choice, storytelling, and adventure of The Elder Scrolls is realized like never before.
Choose from hundreds of weapons, spells, and abilities. The new character system allows you to play any way you want and define yourself through your actions.

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Skyrim character creation Skyrim gameplay

Fairune Collection

Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition
Not released
Choice of avatars race and gender

More info: Nintendo

Final Fantasy VII Rerelease (2015) as Tifa
RPG. Re-Release of the 1997 classic on the PS1.
What begins as a rebellion against an evil corporation becomes much more. And what erupts goes beyond imagination.


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Choose between multiple characters

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Fire Emblem Warriors Azura_Diva Anna Caeda Celica Lyn Tiki

Gone Home
Mystery. Gone Home is a first person interactive exploration simulator, aka walking simulator.
Interrogate every detail of a seemingly normal house to discover the story of the people who live there.

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An emotional 2D platformer.
Gris Cover Gris Gameplay 1 Gris Gameplay 2

Harvest Moon Light of Hope Special Edition full%20stamp%20Resized.png
Choose between male of female character

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Light of Hope screenshot

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition as Impa, Lana, Zelda etc. Partial%20stamp%20Resized.png Exclusive%20stamp%20resized.png
Start out playing as Link, then unlock characters as you progress. Huge roster of all the classic Zelda female characters.

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Hyrule Warriors Lana Hyrule Warriors Agitha Hyrule Warriors Roster Warrior Selection

I Am Setsuna as Setsuna Partial%20stamp%20Resized.png
The player controls a party of characters

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Little Dragons Café as Rin Partial%20stamp%20Resized.png
Sim. Play as Rin or her twin brother Ren who help their mother manage a small café.

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Little Dragons Cafe screenshot Little Dragons Cafe Rin

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Partial%20stamp%20Resized.png Exclusive%20stamp%20resized.png
Racing. You can choose from many classic Nintendo female characters such as: Princess Peach, Princess Daisy, Rosalina, etc.

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Mario Kart 8 Peach

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Sports. Again, all the classic Nintendo girls: Princess Peach, Princess Daisy, Rosalina, (Birdo DLC), and Toadette.
There are alternative costumes in the game but not for any of the female characters.

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Not released yet

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Missing: JJ Macenfield and the Island of Memories, The as JJ full%20stamp%20Resized.png
An emotional 2d platformer where you damage your body to solve puzzles and move forward.
The missing cover The Missing Gameplay

Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate as Female hunter full%20stamp%20Resized.png
Character creation

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Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate gameplay Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate screenshot Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate Character Creation

My Riding Stables - Life with Horses full%20stamp%20Resized.png
Simulation. Character creation. Manage a stable and ride horses.
My Riding Stables - Life with Horses gameplay My Riding Stables - Life with Horses screenshot My Riding Stables - Life with Horses Character Creation

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe as Princess Peach / Peachette Partial%20stamp%20Resized.png Exclusive%20stamp%20resized.png
Not Released
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New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe Princess Peach gameplay New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe Peachette screenshot

Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon as 'Three Beautiful Maidens' full%20stamp%20Resized.png
Hack and Slash. Play as a knight protector named Alushe and her two childhood friends: Liliana, a kind-hearted priestess, and Ruhenheid, a holy knight of the Lourdes Order.

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Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon gameplay Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon screenshot

Octopath Traveler as H’aanit (Hunter), Ophilia (Cleric), Primrose (Dancer), or Tressa (Merchant) Exclusive%20stamp%20resized.png
You have the choice between 8 characters at the start of the game.
Octopath Traveler gameplay Octopath Traveler Ophilia

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There are a few female chefs you can unlock and play as.
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Overcooked 2 gameplay

Pokemon Let's Go Evee/Pikachu full%20stamp%20Resized.png Exclusive%20stamp%20resized.png
RPG. Play as your created character Pokemon trainer and travel through the Kanto Region capturing Pokemon.
Pokemon Character creator Pokemon Gameplay

Shining Resonance Refrain as Yuma Ilvern Partial%20stamp%20Resized.png
RPG / Hack and Slash.
Play as Yuma Ilvern and stop the Empire from exploiting the power of the ancient dragons, including the soul of the Shining Dragon within you.
In the original game, previously released only in Japan, Imperial Princess Excella was an unplayable character,
but in the new “Refrain Mode” in Shining Resonance Refrain, both she and Dragonslayer Jinas can be added as party members for a new experience.

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Shining Resonance Refrain gameplay Shining Resonance Refrain screenshot Shining Resonance Refrain

SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy full%20stamp%20Resized.png
Fighting. Choose and customize different fighters from the all female roster.
Although the DLC character, Skullo Mania, was a man transformed into a woman..
SNK Heroines is a 2-on-2 tag team fighter with simple controls.
Spend in game money from your fights to buy accessories and outfits. Customize your favorite heroines for battle or a photoshoot!
SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy gameplay SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy screenshot SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy MUI MUI SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy Roster

Splatoon 2 Partial%20stamp%20Resized.png Exclusive%20stamp%20resized.png
Shooter. Choose between various female characters

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Splatoon 2 gameplay Splatoon 2 screenshot Splatoon 2 Roster

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Hand Drawn Metroidvania.
Sundered Gameplay Sundered Gameplay 2 Sundered Gameplay 3

Super Mario Party as Princess Peach, Princess Daisy, or Rosalina Partial%20stamp%20Resized.png Exclusive%20stamp%20resized.png

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as Various characters Partial%20stamp%20Resized.png Exclusive%20stamp%20resized.png
Available December 7th.

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Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition Partial%20stamp%20Resized.png
Switch between party members

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ARPG. Choose between male or female character
The Titans have escaped their eternal prison, wreaking havoc upon the earth.
The gods seek a hero who can turn the tide in an epic struggle that will determine the fate of both men and gods. Are you ready for the quest?
Highly Customizable Characters. Build and customize your characters with 28 classes and over 1000 pieces of unique and legendary items to create the ultimate champion.

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Titan Quest gameplay Titan Quest screenshot

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Transistor gameplay Transistor screenshot

Undertale as Frisk full%20stamp%20Resized.png
In this RPG, you control a human who falls underground into the world of monsters. Now you must find your way out… or stay trapped forever.
Undertale gameplay Undertale screenshot

Valkyria Chronicles 4 Partial%20stamp%20Resized.png
Can switch to female characters.
Commander Claude Wallace and his childhood friends set out to fight in a desperate war,
but bone-chilling blizzards, waves of imperial soldiers, and the godlike powers of the Valkyria stand between them and victory.
Valkyria Chronicles 4 gameplay Valkyria Chronicles 4 screenshot Valkyria Chronicles 4 Riley

Warriors Orochi 4
Hack and slash.
A dream collaboration starring heroes from DYNASTY WARRIORS and SAMURAI WARRIORS!
Heroes from across the Warring States period of Japan and the Three Kingdoms era of China successfully defeat the evil Orochi and end his reign.
Warriors Orochi 4 has 170 playable characters, many of which are female.
Warriors Orochi 4 gameplay Warriors Orochi 4 Screenshot Warriors Orochi 4 Character Selection Roster

Wasteland 2: Directors Cut Partial%20stamp%20Resized.png
RPG. You can make female characters for the party, or choose pre-made characters.
The Wasteland's hellish landscape is waiting for you to make your mark… or die trying.
With over 80 hours of gameplay, you will deck out your Desert Ranger squad with the most devastating weaponry this side of the fallout zone,
test the limits of your strategy skills, and bring justice to the wasteland.
Wasteland 2: Directors Cut gameplay Wasteland 2: Directors Cut Character Window Wasteland 2: Directors Cut Party

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RPG. Character creation

Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles as Hero of Gemea full%20stamp%20Resized.png
Character creation

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana as Dana Partial%20stamp%20Resized.png
RPG. You can switch between characters
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana screenshot Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana gameplay

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