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[Nintendo Switch] Week of November 27th, 2022 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Dec 2, 2022

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PRE-ORDERS & NEW RELEASES

Tuesday, November 29th

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

This was previously released through Limited Run Games' website. This does have a variant cover from the one originally on LRG's website.

(NEW RELEASE) Double Dragon Neon ($29.99) Best Buy

This was previously released through Limited Run Games' website.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Humongous Collection distributed through Limited Run Games

Pre-Orders open at 12 PM EST and close on Sunday, January 1st at 11:59 PM EST. Please note that this is a Distributed Title and not part of LRG's Numbered Run. Additionally, this will be going up at Amazon in the near future. This collection includes the following SIX games:

  • Pajama Sam: No Need to Hide When It's Dark Outside

  • Pajama Sam 2: Thunder And Lightning Aren't So Frightening

  • Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell

  • Putt-Putt Saves The Zoo, Putt-Putt Travels Through Time

  • Spy Fox in "Dry Cereal"

(NEW RELEASE) Quake ($29.99) Best Buy

This was previously released through Limited Run Games' website.

(NEW RELEASE) Super Meat Boy Forever ($34.99) Best Buy

This was previously released through Limited Run Games' website. This does have a variant cover from the one originally on LRG's website.

(NEW RELEASE) Windjammers 2 ($34.99) Best Buy

This was previously released through Limited Run Games' website. This does have a variant cover from the one originally on LRG's website.

(NEW RELEASE) Zombies Ate My Neighbors & Ghoul Patrol ($34.99) Best Buy

This was previously released through Limited Run Games' website. This does have a variant cover from the one originally on LRG's website.


Wednesday, November 30th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Front Mission 1st: Remake from Forever Limited

  • Unlimited (44.99 EUR) Link

  • Limited (64.99 EUR) Link - Limited to 2,000 pieces

  • Exclusive ($44.99) Link - Limited to 500 copies

The Unlimited Version includes:

  • Classic case: a plastic box containing a double-sided cover and game cartridge for Nintendo Switch (global).

  • Numbered certificate: a card with a unique number that gives the set an additional collector value.

  • Guidebook: 16-page compendium of knowledge about the world of Front Mission. Familiarize yourself with the game mechanics and the characters you will encounter during the gameplay.

  • Sealing foil: a film protecting your box with the game and extras during shipment.

  • Fun and big smile comes free of charge with every set 😉

The Limited Version includes:

  • Collector's box: a cardboard box with a unique artwork, which contains rarities that no fan could resist! Box dimensions are standardized across all Forever Limited releases.The size of the box can be found in the specification.

  • Metal case: a highly collectible metal packaging.

  • 3 Metal Pins: metal pins set.

  • Classic case: a plastic box containing a double-sided cover and game cartridge for Nintendo Switch (global)

  • Numbered certificate:a card with a unique number that gives the set an additional collector value.

  • Guidebook: 16-page compendium of knowledge about the world of Front Mission. Familiarize yourself with the game mechanics and the characters you will encounter during the gameplay.

  • Sealing foil: a film protecting your box with the game and extras during shipment.

  • Fun and big smile comes free of charge with every set 😉

The Exclusive Version includes:

  • Exclusive collector’s box: Outstanding box that imitates a military supply box, detailed with a metal plate on the front – an absolute rarity that will stand out from other editions and will make a great decoration for your home.

  • Diorama: High-quality resin cast, perfect for hand painting on a 17 cm x 10 cm base, showing a Wanzer battlefield in great detail.

  • Classic case: a plastic box containing a double-sided cover and game cartridge for Nintendo Switch (global).

  • Numbered certificate: a card with a unique number that gives the set an additional collector value.

  • Guidebook: 16-page compendium of knowledge about the world of Front Mission. Familiarize yourself with the game mechanics and the characters you will encounter during the gameplay.

  • Sealing foil: a film protecting your box with the game and extras during shipment.

  • Fun and big smile comes free of charge with every set 😉

(NEW RELEASE) Let's Get Fit! ($44.99) Playasia

This is an Asia English physical release. Please note this did get a PEGI physical release previously, but with different cover art.


Thursday, December 1st

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Inscryption from Special Reserve Games

  • Switch Single ($34.99) Link

  • Switch Reserve ($49.99) Link

Pre-Orders for both editions open up at 1 PM EST.

The Switch Single Edition includes:

  • SWITCH CARTRIDGE Includes critical updates, patches, and DLC at the time of manufacture

  • REVERSIBLE JACKET ARTWORK

  • INSTRUCTION BOOKLET Inside the shrink-wrapped game packaging

The Switch Reserve Edition includes:

  • SWITCH CARTRIDGE Includes critical updates, patches, and DLC at the time of manufacture

  • SEQUENTIALLY NUMBERED GAME PACKAGING

  • REVERSIBLE JACKET ARTWORK

  • SHIPS IN A SPECIAL RESERVE BOX Makes a great shelf display and protects your game!

  • SPECIAL RESERVE ART CARD Exclusive Reserve-only art card Metallic paper (4" x 6") with foil treatment

  • INSTRUCTION BOOKLET Inside the shrink-wrapped game packaging

(NEW RELEASE) Let's Play! Oink Games (¥3,436) Amazon Japan

This is a JPN physical release with English support. To my knowledge, there is no Western physical release planned.

(NEW RELEASE) Lovers Pretend

Please note that it appears the CD is packaged outside the Standard game case from the Aksys store.

(NEW RELEASE) River City Girls 1 & 2 Collection (¥4,318) Amazon Japan

This is a JPN physical release with English support. In the U.S., this released as two separate releases through Limited Run Games.

(NEW RELEASE) River City Girls 2 ($32.99) Playasia

This is an Asia English physical release. Please note that an ESRB physical release was made available through Limited Run Games.

(NEW RELEASE) Romancing SaGa: Minstrel Song ($39.99) Playasia

This is for the Asia English w/ English support physical release. At this time, there is no ESRB/PEGI physical planned.

(NEW RELEASE) Samurai Maiden

This is a JPN & ASIA physical release with English support. To my knowledge, there is no Western physical release planned at this time.


JPN Cover

ASIA Cover

(NEW RELEASE) Windstorm: The Collection

This is a JPN & ASIA physical release with English support. To my knowledge, there is no Western physical release planned for this 2-in-1 edition. The two games included are:

  • Windstorm: The Start of a Great Friendship

  • Windstorm: An Unexpected Arrival

JPN Cover

ASIA Cover



Friday, December 2nd

(NEW RELEASE) Astronite ($34.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Crysis 2 Remastered ($39.99) Amazon

Please note that this was previously offered through Limited Run Games' website via their Distro program. This is the same edition, but if you missed your chance initially to snag this one, now you can while supplies last!

(NEW RELEASE) Crysis 3 Remastered ($39.99) Amazon

Please note that this was previously offered through Limited Run Games' website via their Distro program. This is the same edition, but if you missed your chance initially to snag this one, now you can while supplies last!

(NEW RELEASE) Cube Video Game (£34.99) Amazon UK Exclusive

This is a PEGI physical release that is exclusive to Amazon UK. To my knowledge, there is no ESRB physical release planned.

(NEW RELEASE) New Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja - T-Rex Edition (£34.99) Amazon UK

This is for the PEGI physical release. This is getting an ESRB physical release on 12/13/2022. To my knowledge, the T-Rex Edition is the only retail version available.


The T-Rex Edition includes:

  • Game

  • 2 x Sticker Sheet

  • 3D Keychain

  • Trading Card

(NEW RELEASE) Othercide ($44.99) Amazon

Please note that this was previously offered through Limited Run Games' website via their Distro program. This is the same edition, but if you missed your chance initially to snag this one, now you can while supplies last!

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Tempest 4000 ($34.99) from Limited Run Games

Pre-Orders open at 10 AM EST and close on Sunday, January 1st at 11:59 PM EST.


Saturday, December 3rd

(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)



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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