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Can you play Roblox on a Nintendo Switch?

There are a lot of other ways to play Roblox.

Published onMarch 24, 2023

Alongside Fortnite and Minecraft, Roblox is considered one of the kings of “evergreen” gaming — it’s not so much as game in itself as a platform that others build off of. But can you play it on the Nintendo Switch?


No, there is no official support for Roblox on the Switch. It's theoretically possible to find workarounds, but these carry risks that aren't worth the tradeoff, especially if you have other devices that run the game.


Can you play Roblox on a Nintendo Switch?

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No, at least not yet. While the game currently runs on Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and Xbox, the Switch is one of two conspicuous gaps, the other being PlayStation. There are unauthorized methods that can allow Switch play, but these involve some technical skill and risks. You might even end up unable to play any Switch games online.

Is Roblox coming to the Nintendo Switch?

There are no announced plans so far. In fact, with rumors of a new Nintendo console being revealed in 2023 or 2024, it’s increasingly likely that Roblox fans will have to wait. It wouldn’t make much sense to develop for current Switch specs when next-gen hardware might be less than a year away.

It’s not clear why Roblox has been missing in action. Its creators would, of course, have to put in the time and money to build a Switch version, but more likely obstacles are figuring out cross-platform play and how to handle microtransactions.

Read more: Here’s what else you should buy when you get a Nintendo Switch

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