When it comes to playing with other people, online, you probably don’t want to wait around for the other player to make their moves, just sitting there staring at your screen. Luckily for you, there are plenty of online multiplayer games that allow you to play, in real-time, with your friends using the internet.

It’s worth mentioning that you may need a Nintendo Online subscription to actually play through your internet with other people, not in your house, but many of these games will also have a local-player mode to enjoy too. This list of online multiplayer games for the Nintendo Switch covers a bunch of different genres, so there is something for everyone, as long as one of your friends has these games to play along with you!

In a world where games connect with each other, it's fun to be playing alongside your friends and enjoy it. Let’s get into the top 5 best real-time online multiplayer games for the Nintendo Switch.