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[Nintendo Switch] Week of December 4th, 2022 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

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PRE-ORDERS & NEW RELEASES

Sunday, December 4th

(LAST CHANCE PRE-ORDER) Always Sometimes Monsters

  • Limited Run Games ($29.99) Link - Pre-Orders closing at 11:59 PM EST.

  • Amazon ($29.99) Link - Pre-Orders will remain open at this time.

Please note that pre-orders on LRG's website will be closing at 11:59 PM EST and pre-orders on Amazon will remain open at this time. This is a Distributed Title and not part of LRG's Numbered Line.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Dezatopia & Mecha Ritz from Strictly Limited Games

  • Veloce Standard Edition Cover ($39.99) Link - Limited to 999 copies

  • Momoko Standard Edition Cover ($39.99) Link - Limited to 999 copies

  • Veloce Special Edition Cover ($59.99) Link - Limited to 500 copies

  • Momoko Standard Edition Cover ($39.99) Link - Limited to 500 copies

Pre-Orders will be offered in two batches: Saturday, December 3rd at 6 PM EST and Sunday, December 4th at 12 PM EST.


Veloce Cover

Momoko Cover

The Veloce Special Edition includes:

  • Game for Nintendo Switch with Veloce cover & reversible cover

  • Special Limited Edition Box

  • Colorful Game Manual

  • Staff Book containing developer insights for both games. More Info: Softcover, approx. 80 pages, 13 cm x 17 cm/5,1 in x 6,7 in

  • 2 CD Original Soundtrack for both games

  • Double-Sided Key Visual Poster More Info: A3 Size (29.7 cm x 42 cm/11.7 in x 16.5 in)

The Momoko Special Edition includes:

  • Game for Nintendo Switch with Momoko cover & reversible cover

  • Special Limited Edition Box

  • Colorful Game Manual

  • Staff Book containing developer insights for both games. More Info: Softcover, approx. 80 pages, 13 cm x 17 cm/5,1 in x 6,7 in

  • 2 CD Original Soundtrack for both games

  • Double-Sided Key Visual Poster More Info: A3 Size (29.7 cm x 42 cm/11.7 in x 16.5 in)


Tuesday, December 6th

(NEW RELEASE) Axiom Verge 2 ($34.99) Best Buy

This title was previously available on LRG's website and is now being made available at Best Buy with a variant cover.

(NEW RELEASE) Bloodrayne 2: Revamped ($34.99) Best Buy

This title was previously available on LRG's website and is now being made available at Best Buy with a variant cover.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Bullets Per Minute distributed through Limited Run Games

  • Limited Run Games Exclusive Cover ($39.99) Link

  • Amazon Exclusive Cover ($39.99) Link Not Yet Available

Pre-Orders open at 12 PM EST and close on Sunday, January 8th at 11:59 PM EST. This is a Distributed Title and not part of LRG's Numbered Line. This will have an exclusive LRG cover and exclusive Amazon cover.

(NEW RELEASE/PRE-ORDERS) Cuphead

  • Standard ($39.99) Amazon - this is releasing on 12/6/2022

  • Pix'n Love Standard Exclusive ($46.65) Pix'n Love - this should be releasing Winter 2022

  • iam8bit Collector's ($199.99) iam8bit Store Exclusive - this is still a pre-order and releasing Q1 2023

The Retail Standard includes:

  • Game

  • 6 x Collectible Cuphead Funnies Cards

  • Cuphead Club Membership Card

  • Exclusive Interior Art by Studio MDHR

The Pix'n Love Standard Exclusive includes:

  • The Cuphead game (physical edition) for Nintendo Switch™ and its various bonuses (included in the box).

  • An exclusive cardboard sleeve with hot foil stamping and soft touch lamination.

  • A portfolio containing 3 celluloid overlays to recreate the game's title screen.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • iam8bit Exclusive Collector’s Edition

  • IT’S COMPLETE!! This is the original Cuphead game plus The Delicious Last Course DLC on a single disc/cart.

  • WOW WOW WOW!! An ~8" Tall Handcrafted Cuphead Marionette - Fully Puppetable, Crafted by the Legendary Artisans at Rici Marionettes in Prague

  • Tunes… for Toons!? A Marvelous, Mechanical, Hand-Crank Music Box

  • Like to Laugh? Enjoy Six (6) Original "Cuphead Funnies”

  • It’s Official!! The Cuphead Club Membership Card - Individually Numbered!

  • For Map Lovers!! A Foldout Inkwell Isles Poster

  • Dress Up Your Game Case - with a Classy O-Sleeve

  • What’s That!? Sensational Interior Artwork!? Don’t mind if I Do!

  • AND OH MY!! A Premium, Transforming Outer Box featuring the Infamous Asbestos Safety Curtain, Perfect for Displaying your Cuphead Marionette

(NEW RELEASE) Kukoos: Lost Pets ($29.99) Amazon

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime distributed through Limited Run Games

  • Limited Run Games Exclusive Cover ($29.99) Link

  • Retail Exclusive Cover ($29.99) Links Not Yet Available

Pre-Orders open at 12 PM EST and close on Sunday, January 8th at 11:59 PM EST. This is a Distributed Title and not part of LRG's Numbered Line. This will have an exclusive LRG cover and Retail (Amazon, GameStop, Best Buy, Target, and Walmart) cover.

(NEW RELEASE) Moving Out ($14.99) Amazon

Please note that this already did release at GameStop 1-2 weeks ago, but is now coming out at Amazon. Additionally, this is a fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). However, an actual physical release with a cartridge was released in the past.

(NEW RELEASE) Overcooked! 2 ($14.99) Amazon

Please note that this already did release at GameStop 1-2 weeks ago, but is now coming out at Amazon. Additionally, this is a fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). However, an actual physical release with a cartridge was released in the past.

(NEW RELEASE) Redout 2: Deluxe Edition ($44.99) Amazon


Thursday, December 8th

(NEW RELEASE) Horgihugh and Friends + Enryuu Seiken Xiao-Mei (¥3,418) Amazon Japan

This is a JPN physical release. Although Horgihugh and Friends received a standalone ESRB physical release, Enryuu Seiken Xiao-Mei did not. Additionally, while I'm not sure this release supports English, the screenshots on Amazon Japan are showing English text in-game.

(NEW RELEASE) Rumble Fish 2

This is for the JPN physical release. There is an ESRB physical release currently up for pre-order through Limited Run's Distribution Program at U.S. retailers and there is also a PEGI physical release up for pre-order on U.K. sites through Clear River Games. Those releases will be coming at a later date.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Switch Game: The Rumble Fish 2

  • Limited DLC Code to Download the Original Arcade Version of "The Rumble Fish"

  • Art + Settings Book, Soundtrack etc.

  • Exclusive Box Illustrated by YUKINARI

(NEW RELEASE) Witch on the Holy Night

This is for the JPN physical release with English support. There is an ESRB physical release coming out on January 27, 2023.

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Switch Game: Witch on the Holy Night

  • Special Illustrated Box

  • Artbook

(NEW RELEASE) WRC Generations (TBD) Amazon UK

This is a PEGI physical release. The ESRB physical release comes out on December 15, 2022.


Friday, December 9th

(NEW RELEASE) 8Doors: Arum's Afterlife Adventure from Red Art Games

ESRB Cover

PEGI Cover

(NEW RELEASE) Adventure Academia: The Fractured Continent ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Death's Door

  • Retail Standard ($29.99) Amazon

  • Retail Ultimate Edition ($49.99) Amazon

Few things to note:

  • There was a Special Reserve Edition previously made available through their website.

  • The PEGI Ultimate Edition does include an actual CD and not a digital code like in the ESRB release.

The Retail Ultimate Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • Art Book

  • Digital OST Voucher

(NEW RELEASE) Dragon Quest Treasure ($59.99) Amazon


Limited/Indie Physical Publishers

Please note that due to the constantly changing availability and releases, I have decided to just provide links to the limited/indie publishers' sites. I encourage you all to visit their sites, see what they have, and support their continued efforts to help bring digital only games physically!


If I am missing any companies, please let me know so I can have them added.


Companies (Listed Alphabetically)

Companies No Longer in Physical Publishing

  • B-SIDE Games (Closed Shop on 8/31) - Main Website

  • Dispatch Games (Published a few games, but then never shipped out the next wave of pre-orders. Currently, they've put out a message on Twitter saying they are still producing, but I'm leaving it here for now) - Main Website

  • Physicality Games (Website still offering Mastiff titles, but not publishing titles under their Physicality brand) - Website no longer active

  • Warned Collectors (Never published a game, but stole people's money) - Main Website


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