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Week of August 28th, 2022 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Sep 1

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PAX WEST EXCLUSIVES (Friday, September 2nd - Monday, September 5th)

Limited Run Games

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PRE-ORDERS & NEW RELEASES

Sunday, August 28th

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($39.99) Link

  • Collector's ($79.99) Link

Open Pre-Orders begin at 12 PM EST and close on Sunday, August 28th at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 for Nintendo Switch

  • Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 2-Disc Official Soundtrack

  • Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 Official Artbook

  • Dogvolt Keychain

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Vesper: Zero Light Edition from Strictly Limited Games

Standard ($29.99) Link - Limited to 4,500 copies

Special Limited ($49.99) Link - Limited to 2,500 copies


Pre-orders will be offered in two batches. This is the second batch going up at 12 PM EST.

The Special Limited Edition includes:

  • Game for Nintendo Switch Vesper: Zero Light Edition on cartridge in a game case with an exclusive and limited cover sheet

  • Special Limited Edition Box Box in outstanding art style of Vesper to collect the game and all of the Special Limited Edition’s items. Details: Special Limited Edition Box – approx. 15.3cm x 18.1cm x 4.5cm / 6 x 7.1 x 1.8 in

  • Colorful Game Manual Manual with game instructions and some further insights and art. Details: Manual, included in and size fitting to Nintendo Switch game case

  • Companion Book “The Age of Zero Light” Book showing stunning background art and detailing the backstory of Zero Light through every log found in the game. Details: Softcover book with 192 pages – approx. 17cm x 10cm/6.69 x 3.94 in

  • Original Soundtrack by Francesco Gagliardi Soundtrack setting the perfect ambience for your adventures in the world of Aryish. Details: 1 CD in Jewel Case featuring beautiful concept art

  • 5 Magnetic Buttons Magnetic buttons showing a variety of sigils featured within the game. Details: Rubber with magnetic back

  • Double-sided poster featuring main visuals of the game Details: A3 size, folded to A5

  • Fluorescent Character Window Sticker Features artwork of the main character Seven in front of a beautiful backdrop of the game’s artwork Details: fluorescent, removable; 10 x 5,2cm/3.94 x 2.05 in


Tuesday, August 30th

(NEW RELEASE) Dusk Diver 2 Launch Edition

  • Amazon ($49.99 USD) Link

  • Video Games Plus ($64.99 CAD) Link

The Launch Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • OST w/ 17 Tracks

  • 44 Page Softcover Art Book

(NEW RELEASE) Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 3: La Pucelle: Ragnarok / Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure

The Deluxe Edition includes:

  • Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 3 GAME

  • Anthology Official CD Soundtrack

  • Compendium Softcover Art Book

  • Collector’s Box

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 3: La Pucelle: Ragnarok / Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure game for Nintendo Switch™

  • “NIS Classics Vol. 3 Compendium” Hardcover Art Book

  • “NIS Classics Vol. 3 Anthology” Original Soundtrack

  • La Pucelle: Ragnarok Acrylic Stand with Collector’s Coin

  • Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure Acrylic Stand with Collector’s Coin

  • Collector's Box

(NEW RELEASE) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Full physical copy of the game

  • Cloth poster

  • Multi-layer acrylic diorama

  • Enamel pin set

  • Set of 12 translucent character trading cards

  • Full color 180 page artbook


Wednesday, August 31st

(NEW RELEASE) Final Vendetta ($44.99) Amazon

Please note that this is a Distro Title previously offered through Limited Run Games' website. There was a Collector's and Super Limited Edition exclusively offered through Limited Run Games' (ESRB). There was also a PEGI physical release available at UK/EU retailers.


Thursday, September 1st

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Inked: A Tale of Love (€29.99) from Red Art Games - Limited to 2,900 copies

Pre-Orders open at 11 AM EST. The first 1000 orders will receive an exclusive A6 notebook. The game will have a reversible cover.


Friday, September 2nd

(NEW RELEASE) Bugsnax

  • Fangamer ($39.00 USD) Link

  • Best Buy ($39.99 USD) Link

  • Video Games Plus ($49.99 CAD) Link

(NEW PRE-ORDER) DoDonPachi Resurrection from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($39.99) Link

  • Switch Arcade Peripheral ($39.99) Link

  • SteelBook ($59.99) Link

  • Collector's ($84.99) Link

Open Pre-Orders begin at 10 AM EST and close on Sunday, October 2nd at 11:59 PM EST. Save $5 off any bundle that also includes the Switch Arcade Peripheral by adding them both to cart.

The Switch Arcade Peripheral includes:

  • Notched design that allows you to easily insert and remove your Switch

  • Power cable slot to keep your Switch charged as you play

  • Left-side speaker holes

The SteelBook Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of DoDonPachi Resurrection for Nintendo Switch

  • DoDonPachi Resurrection Slipcover

  • DoDonPachi Resurrection SteelBook

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of DoDonPachi Resurrection for Nintendo Switch

  • DoDonPachi Resurrection Slipcover

  • DoDonPachi Resurrection SteelBook

  • DoDonPachi Resurrection Chiptune Arrangement Album

  • 18" x 24" Poster

(NEW RELEASE) JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R

The U.S. Collector's Bundle includes:

  • Game

  • 10in Statue: Grandista series - Jolyne Cujoh Special Color Ver.

  • Deluxe Edition Bonus: The Animation Special Event Color Set (5 Types)

The U.K. Collector's Bundle includes:

  • The Game : A physical copy of the game

  • Figurine : Serie Grandista Jolyne Cujoh - Special colour (26cm)

  • Prison Plate: A prison plate representing the convict number of Jolyne Cujoh incarcerated at the Green Dolphin Street Prison.

  • Deluxe Edition Bonus: The animation Special Event Color Set (5 types), an exclusive coloring set from the animation special event.

  • Season Pass: 4 characters will be included in this Season Pass, the owners will be granted with an early access on those characters.

  • Season Pass Bonus : An exclusive costumes for the 2 of the most iconic characters.

  • Collector Box: An exclusive collector box representing Jolyne and the other JOJO heroes.

(NEW RELEASE) LEGO Brawls

  • Amazon ($39.99 USD) Link

  • Video Games Plus ($54.99 CAD) Link

(NEW RELEASE) Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • 24" x 36" commemorative movie-sized cloth poster featuring new exclusive art by Kinema Citrus, the team behind the Made in Abyss anime

  • Your very own Cave-Raiding Notebook, containing pictures and information about primeval creatures, Relics, and Whistles, as well as space to take your own notes while diving into the netherworld.

  • Collector's Edition outer box!

(NEW RELEASE) Super Bullet Break: Day 1 Edition

The Day 1 Edition (only edition coming out as of now) includes:

  • Physical Nintendo Switch Game

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

  • Collector’s Box


Saturday, September 3rd

(NEW PRE-ORDER) The Journey Down Trilogy from Strictly Limited Games

  • Standard (39,99€) Link - Limited to 2,000 Copies

  • Special Limited (59,99€) Link - Limited to 999 Copies

Pre-Orders will be offered in two batches: Saturday, September 3rd at 6:00 PM EST and Sunday, September 4th at 12 PM EST.

The Special Limited Edition includes:

  • Game for Nintendo Switch or PlayStation 4

  • Special Limited Edition Box

  • Colorful Game Manual

  • Wooden Pearl Necklace: A wooden necklace inspired by traditional jewelry featuring Bwana’s mask/face.

  • Art and Riddle Booklet: Booklet featuring concept art and behind-the-scenes info straight from the developers as well riddles inspired by the game. Details: Softcover, 50 + pages, approx. 17cm x 10cm

  • The Great Asili Tree Map: Poster sized map of the Asili Tree Area as found in chapter 3 of the game. Details: A3 size (29.7 x 42 cm/11.7 x 16.5 in) folded to A6 (10.5 x 14.8 cm/4.1 x 5.8 in)

  • 3 Disc Soundtrack : Contains the soundtrack for all three episodes on 3 CDs in a gorgeous digipack.

  • Fish-curry recipe card: Recipe card for the fish-curry appearing on multiple occasions in the game. Details: A6 size (10.5 x 14.8 cm/4.1 x 5.8 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

  • 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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