Jobs can be a chore in the real world, but they can be pretty fun in video games! It can be a blast to find the perfect job for every character in your party, or a Job/Sub-Job combination that lets you do incredible things. If you’re searching for Nintendo Switch games with job systems, any of these 10 titles would be a safe bet.

Disgaea 5 Complete

If you like job systems, and you’re also a fan of grinding, you really can’t go wrong with a Disgaea game. Disgaea 5 Complete has an impressive 25 generic classes, 21 monster classes, plus unique classes for story characters. Every job has six tiers, allowing you to make your characters more and more powerful. Disgaea also has a reincarnation system, allowing you to reincarnate characters as a different class.

Disgaea 5 is also available on PC and PlayStation 4. If you’ve played this game, and you’re looking for more Disgaea, you can try Disgaea 1 Complete, Disgaea 4 Complete, or the hotly anticipated Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny, which is due out on June 29.


Tangledeep is a beautiful 16-bit dungeon crawler that feels like a forgotten Super Nintendo classic. The game takes place deep beneath the world. In order to discover what’s above the surface, you’ll need to make your way through a dangerous labyrinth. Not only are there 12 unique jobs, but each one of these jobs is incredibly customizable, with more than 100 skills to choose from.

Tangledeep is also available on PC.

Bravely Default II

Bravely Default II grind job points

Bravely Default II is an old-school turn-based JRPG that’s all about party composition. As you play through the game, you’ll collect asterisks, which allow you to change the jobs of your party members. Not only will you need to find the right combination of jobs for your characters, but you’ll need to choose the perfect sub-job as well. With 24 jobs in total, you’ll be busy collecting asterisks for a long time.

If you’re a fan of Bravely Default II and you still have a 3DS, make sure you check out Bravely Default and Bravely Second: End Layer as well.

Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark

If you’ve been looking for a spiritual successor to the original Final Fantasy Tactics, Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark might be the game you’ve been searching for. Not only does it have a story filled with political intrigue, but it has deep job system with more than 30 jobs and 300 abilities. You can even customize the appearance of your troops by selecting their outfit, colors, and portrait.

Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark is also available on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Whether you’re a long-time fan of Fire Emblem or new to the series, you won’t want to miss out on Fire Emblem: Three Houses. In this strategy RPG, you’ll take on the role of a professor who is invited to teach at one of the three houses of a prestigious military school. After choosing your house, you’ll be able to train your students and recruit new ones. As long as your students are able to pass the certification exam, you can assign them the job of your choosing.

While Fire Emblem: Three Houses is a Nintendo Switch exclusive, there are plenty of Fire Emblem games available for the 3DS and older Nintendo systems.

Langrisser I & II

Originally released as Warsong on the Sega Genesis, Langrisser I & II allows you to experience two classic strategy RPGs for the price of one. Not only do these games allow you to upgrade your characters to more powerful classes, but each character is able to hire up to 8 troops to fight alongside them in battle. These games also feature branching storylines, which means they offer plenty of replayability.

Langrisser I & II is also available on PC and PlayStation 4.

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

This remastered version of Final Fantasy XII features the International Zodiac Job System, allowing characters to be assigned one of 12 different classes, each one based on the sign of a Zodiac. In the original game, there was no way to change the job you selected, but in this version, you have the option to reset your license board and choose a new class. On top of that, you’ll eventually unlock a second job, allowing you to come up with the perfect combination of classes.

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age is also available on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia

Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia isn’t a title for those who want something simple. This is an incredibly deep war simulation game with a branching job system. There are also monster units that can be recruited or captured in battle. If your characters fall in battle, their monsters will leave the field as well, which means protecting your units is crucial.

Currently, Brigandine is only available on the Nintendo Switch. If you’re curious about this title and want to give it a try, there’s a free demo in the Nintendo eShop.

Octopath Traveler

At the start of Octopath Traveler, you’ll be asked to step into the shoes of one of eight characters, each with a unique story and job. For example, the Cleric has healing magic, holy attacks, and support spells. The Thief can steal items from foes. While you can’t change a character’s original job, you can unlock secondary jobs, giving you more control over how each character plays.

Octopath Traveler is also available on PC and Xbox One. Not only is there a free demo, but Game Pass members can play it for free.

God Wars: Future Past

In God Wars: Future Past, every character can be assigned three different jobs. There are unique jobs, which can’t be changed and provide access to specialized skills. There are main jobs, which determine stat growth and the weapons you can equip. There are also sub-jobs, which allow you to learn skills related to another job. With so much character customization, God Wars provides an incredibly addictive strategy RPG experience.

God Wars: Future Past is also available on PC and PlayStation 4.

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