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Week of April 10th, 2022 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Apr 15

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ASIA ENGLISH PRE-ORDERS

Below are some new and upcoming Asia English physical releases. I think you're going to really enjoy these! Save 5% with code "JPSWITCH" at Playasia.

  • Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition - $39.99 - Releases April 28th - Playasia

  • SaGa Scarlet Grace: Ambitions - $45.99 - Releases April 21st - Playasia

  • Star Melody: Yumemi Dreamer - $57.99 - Releases April 30th - Playasia

  • The Hong Kong Massacre - $39.99 - Releases June 30th - Playasia

  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R - $59.99 - Releases September 30th - Playasia


PRE-ORDERS & NEW RELEASES

Sunday, April 10th

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights distributed through Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($39.99) Link

  • Collector's ($64.99) Link

Open Pre-Orders close on Sunday, April 10th at 11:59 PM EST. This is a distributed title and not part of LRG's numbered run.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of ENDER LILIES: Quietus of the Knights for Switch

  • ENDER LILIES: Quietus of the Knights Original Soundtrack

  • 18"x 24" Reversible ENDER LILIES: Quietus of the Knights Poster

  • ENDER LILIES: Quietus of the Knights Enamel Pin

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Phantom Breaker: Omnia from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($49.99) Link

  • Collector's ($99.99) Link

Open Pre-Orders close on Sunday, April 10th at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of Phantom Breaker: Omnia for Switch

  • Phantom Breaker: Omnia Collector's Edition Box

  • Phantom Breaker: Omnia Original Soundtrack

  • Artbook

  • Acrylic Standee

  • M's Bunny Plus

  • Character Enamel Pin Set


Tuesday, April 12th

(NEW RELEASE) 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim ($59.99) Amazon

1st Printings include a 2.5" x 3.5" card set.

(NEW RELEASE) Epic Chef ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Super Bullet Break Day 1 Edition from Funstock

The Day 1 Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • Blackcat's Bullet Book: 100-page Official Artbook


Thursday, April 14th

(NEW RELEASE) Archvale ($37.78) Super Rare Games

Sales go up at 1 PM EST and will be limited to 4,000 copies.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Rush Rally Collection from eastasiasoft

  • Standard ($TBD) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHJP"

  • Limited ($39.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHJP"

Pre-Orders open at 11 AM EST and the Limited Edition is limited to 2,000 copies. This collection includes Rush Rally 3 and Rush Rally Origins on the same cartridge.

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Rush Rally Collection Collector’s Box

  • Rush Rally Collection Game (region free)

  • Rush Rally Collection Manual

  • Rush Rally Collection Sound Test CD

  • Rush Rally Collection Numbered Certificate

(NEW RELEASE) Skul: The Hero Slayer

This listing is for the JPN physical release which supports English. Please note that there is a standard ESRB/PEGI physical release that came out last week as well as a PEGI Signature Edition.

According to Amazon Japan, the Standard Edition comes with an Art Book.

The Deluxe Edition includes:

  • Base Game

  • Artbook

  • Original Soundtrack

  • Metal Pin Badge


Friday, April 15th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) As Far As The Eye from Red Art Games

  • Standard (€29.99) Link - Limited to 2,900 copies

  • Collector's (€79.99) Link - Limited to 950 copies

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • As Far As The Eye Standard Edition

  • Double LPs of the game’s soundtrack (22 tracks)

  • One lithography signed by ZeratoR

  • A collector box

(NEW RELEASE) Bishoujo Battle: Double Strike! (£24.99) Funbox Media - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This release includes a stylus.

(NEW RELEASE) IKAI ($34.99) Best Buy

Launch Editions include Postcard and Sticker.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Star Wars: The Force Unleashed from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Premium ($89.99) Link

  • Master ($174.99) Link

Open Pre-Orders open at 10 AM EST and close on Sunday, May 29th at 11:59 PM EST.

The Premium Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of STAR WARS: The Force Unleashed for Switch

  • Premium Edition Foil Stamped Box

  • STAR WARS: The Force Unleashed SteelBook

  • STAR WARS: The Force Unleashed 18" x 24" Reversible Poster

  • Character Concept Art Cards

  • STAR WARS: The Force Unleashed Commemorative Coin

  • Proxy Enamel Pin

  • Certificate of Authenticity

The Master Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of STAR WARS: The Force Unleashed for Switch

  • Premium Edition Foil Stamped Box

  • Premium Foil Hard Cover Strategy Guide

  • STAR WARS: The Force Unleashed SteelBook

  • Light-Up Holocron Replica

  • STAR WARS: The Force Unleashed 18" x 24" Reversible Poster

  • Character Concept Art Cards

  • Concept Art Lithographs

  • STAR WARS: The Force Unleashed Commemorative Coin

  • Starkiller Miniature Hilt Replica

  • Proxy Enamel Pin

  • Certificate of Authenticity

(NEW RELEASE) Taito Milestones ($39.99) Amazon

There is also a JPN/ASIA physical release with a different cover as well as a Strictly Limited Games' Partner Store variant cover and exclusive CE. The Strictly Limited Games' version is coming out at a later date.

(NEW RELEASE) Tormented Souls

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game (can select ESRB or PEGI) - Will come packaged outside the CE box

  • Sun & Moon Coin

  • Exclusive Hospital Map


Saturday, April 16th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Epics of Hammerwatch: Heroes Editions from Strictly Limited Games

Standard ($34.99) Link - Limited to 2,500 copies

Special Limited ($54.99) Link - Limited to 1,500 copies

Pre-Orders will be made in two batches. The first is 6:00 PM EST on Saturday, April 16th and the second batch is at 12:00 PM EST on Sunday, April 17th.

The Special Limited Edition includes:

  • Game for Nintendo Switch or PlayStation 4

  • Special Limited Edition Box

  • Colorful Game Manual

  • Character Sticker Sheet

  • A3 Double-sided Poster

  • Original Soundtrack

  • Game Logo Patch

  • 4 Background Art Post Cards


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

  • Physicality Games (Website still offering Mastiff titles, but not publishing titles under their Physicality brand) - Main Website

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


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