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[Nintendo Switch] Week of November 20th, 2022 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: 6 days ago

SAMMY THE SOCK!

I am so incredibly proud of Mrs. Switchmania and all her hard work as she brought Sammy the Sock to life! Whether you are a fan of children's rhyming books, have a young one who's ready for an adventure, or just looking for an amazing gift, Sammy the Sock is for you. Grab your softcover or hardcover copy here!

Also, we're making a game! Here's our first teaser trailer to introduce you to Sammy the Sock: A Picturebook Adventure!


ROWAN'S CUSTOM INSTRUCTION BOOKLETS!

Do you wish your 1st Party Nintendo Switch games included an instruction booklet? Then you're in luck because my friend Rowan is here to save the day! Make sure to visit his website here to grab all the instruction booklets he's created as well as follow him to be kept up to date on future releases.


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PRE-ORDERS & NEW RELEASES

Sunday, November 20th

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) ANNO: Mutationem from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($34.99 USD) Link

  • Collector's ($64.99 USD) Link

Open Pre-Orders close on Sunday, November 20th at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical copy of ANNO: Mutationem for Nintendo Switch

  • ANNO: Mutationem Deluxe Edition Box

  • ANNO: Mutationem CD Soundtrack

  • 18" x 24" Poster

  • Keychain

Saturday, November 19th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Drainus from Strictly Limited Games

  • Standard ($29.99 USD) Link - Limited to 3,500 Copies

  • Collector's ($69.99 USD) Link - Limited to 1,500 Copies

Please note that this game will be offered in two batches: Saturday, November 19th at 6 PM EST and Sunday, November 20th at 12 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Game for Nintendo Switch

  • Collector’s Edition Box with magnetic latch

  • Colorful Game Manual 

  • Material Collection Book with an exclusive manga created by Zounose and exclusive developer interview in both English and Japanese, as well as behind-the-scenes material about the development Details: Hardcover, A5 size (14.8 x 21 cm/5.8 x 8.3 in)

  • Drainus Acrylic Hanging Decoration Details: Diameter approx. 14.5 cm/5.7 in

  • DRAINUS Original Soundtrack, 1 CD

  • Textile Patch with the emblem of the Kharlarl Empire Details: Diameter approx. 6 cm/2.36 in

  • DRAINUS Enamel Logo Pin Details: approx. 5 x 3 cm/1.97 x 1.81 in

  • Double-sided Poster Details: A2 size (42 x 59.4 cm/16.53 x 23.39 in) folded to A5 size (14.8 x 21 cm/5.8 x 8.3 in)


Tuesday, November 22nd

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Aztech: Forgotten Gods

  • LRG Exclusive Cover ($39.99 USD) Link

  • Retail Exclusive Cover ($39.99 USD) Amazon, Target, Best Buy, GameStop, Walmart

Pre-Orders open at 12 PM EST and close on Sunday, December 25th at 11:59 PM EST (LRG Website only). This is part of LRG's Distro Line and is not a Numbered release.

(NEW RELEASE) Just Dance 2023

Please note that Just Dance 2023 is a fauxical release (digital code in box; no cartridge) in all regions.


Game Only

Game w/ Pin Set

Game w/ Joy-Con Grips

Game w/ Panda Phone Ring


(NEW RELEASE) Saint Kotar ($34.99) Amazon


Thursday, November 24th

(NEW RELEASE) Binding of Isaac: Repentance (¥4,745) Amazon Japan

This is the JPN physical release with English support. Please note that this is also being offered through the Nicalis website here in a Standard and Leviathan Edition. The JPN edition includes:

  • Box

  • Game

  • Isaac Plush

  • Booklet

(NEW RELEASE) Fushigi no Gensokyo - Lotus Labyrinth R Super Special Price Edition (¥3,600) Amazon Japan

According to Amazon's product page and the JPN eShop, this will support English text.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Mugen Souls from eastasiasoft

  • Standard ($TBD USD) Link - Open Pre-Order

  • Collector's ($69.99 USD) Link - Limited to 3,000 Copies

Pre-Orders open at 10 AM EST. Please note that while the Standard Edition is an open pre-order, the Limited Edition will be limited to 3,000 copies.

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Mugen Souls Collector’s Box

  • Mugen Souls Game (region free)

  • Mugen Souls Original Soundtrack CD

  • Mugen Souls Artbook

  • Mugen Souls Stickersheet

  • Mugen Souls Numbered Certificate

  • Mugen Souls Manual

(NEW RELEASE) Sol Cresta Dramatic Edition

This is for the JPN physical release. As you'll recall, this did receive an ESRB physical release through Limited Run Games. Please note that all 1st Printings will include the following:

  • Very sturdy slipcase

  • Mini Magazine

  • Trading Card

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch version "Sol Cresta Dramatic Edition"

  • Outer box

  • Miniature arcade enclosure

  • Metal figure of the protagonist machine "Yamato"

  • Art Cards

  • Pin Badge

  • Gold and Silver Sol Medals (1 each)

  • Acrylic Figure

  • 2-disc soundtrack CD

  • Composition: Yuzo Ancient


Friday, November 25th

(NEW RELEASE) Aragami 2 ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Kids vs. Parents (£24.99) Amazon UK

To my knowledge, this is a PEGI physical release only with no ESRB physical planned at this time.

(NEW RELEASE) Tetris Effect: Connected ($39.99) Amazon

Please note that this is the same version that Limited Run Games' offered via their website. This is part of their Distro Line.


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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