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Week of August 7th, 2022 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: 2 hours ago

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PRE-ORDERS & NEW RELEASES

Sunday, August 7th

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Blade Runner Enhanced Edition from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Collector's ($89.99) Link

  • Ultimate ($174.99) Link

Open pre-orders close on Sunday, August 7 at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition for Nintendo Switch

  • Blade Runner Enhanced Edition Movie Style Poster

  • SteelBook

  • Voight-Kampff Lenticular Pin

  • Art Cards

The Ultimate Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition for Nintendo Switch

  • Lithograph

  • Blade Runner Enhanced Edition Movie Style Poster

  • 1:1Ratio Replica Blaster in a Shadow Box

  • Blaster is non-removable

  • Replica Badge

  • SteelBook

  • Lenticular Voight-Kampff Pin

  • Art Cards

  • Tyrell Patch

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Dreamscaper from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Collector's ($74.99) Link

Open Pre-Orders close on Sunday, August 7th at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of Dreamscaper for Nintendo Switch

  • Dreamscaper Original Soundtrack

  • 18 x 24 Reversible Poster

  • Dreamscaper Artbook

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) RPGolf Legends distributed through Limited Run Games

  • Game Only ($29.99) Link

  • Game + CD Bundle ($44.99) Link - Use the dropdown on the product page

Open Pre-Orders close on Sunday, August 7th at 11:59 PM EST. Please note that this is a Distro Title and not part of LRG's numbered run.


Tuesday, August 9th

(NEW RELEASE) Castlevania Anniversary Collection ($34.99) Best Buy

This was previously offered through Limited Run Games' website through their Numbered Line. This does have a variant cover to that of the original release.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Rack N Ruin from Premium Edition Games

  • Premium ($44.95) Link

  • Retro ($59.95) Link

Pre-Orders begin at 12 PM EST. This will be available to pre-order at Video Games Plus. Details on exact quantities to follow.


The Premium Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game

  • Double-sided Insert

  • Full Color Manual

  • A Numbered Challenge Card where you can earn a limited Challenge Patch

  • Full Color Glossy Slipcase by legendary artist Paul E. Niemeyer!

  • and a Bonus Preorder Item!

The Retro Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game w/ double sided insert, challenge card & full color manual

  • NES-Style Retro Box with a SNES-inspired design

  • Jewel Case CD Official Soundtrack (with a familiar design!)

  • Mini Comic Book by legendary artist Shawn Daley

(NEW RELEASE) RWBY: Grimm Eclipse ($39.99) Best Buy

This was previously offered through Limited Run Games' website through their Numbered Line. This does have a variant cover to that of the original release.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Tiny Troopers: Global Ops

  • Limited Run Games Exclusive Cover ($29.99) Link

  • Retail Cover ($29.99) Links Not Yet Available

Pre-orders open at 12 PM EST and will be limited on LRG's site to 2,000 copies. This is a Distro Title and not part of their numbered run. Additionally, a retail cover edition will also be made available at Amazon, Target, Walmart and GameStop.


All editions will include:

  • Physical Copy of Tiny Troopers: Global Ops for Nintendo Switch

  • Reversible Sleeves

  • EP Download

  • Sticker Sheet

(NEW RELEASE) Two Point Campus: Enrollment - Launch Edition

  • Amazon ($39.99 USD) Link

  • Video Games Plus ($54.99 CAD) Link

The Launch Edition includes:

  • Exclusive Packaging

  • Fold Out Campus Map

  • University Prospectus

  • Bonus DLC Pack


Thursday, August 11th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Cult of the Lamb from Special Reserve Games

  • Switch Single ($34.99) Link

  • Switch Reserve ($49.99) Link

Pre-Orders start at 1:00 PM EST. Please note that there will be retail editions at a later date and Special Reserve has provided a chart (see below) showing the differences across every version.


The Switch Single 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 includes:

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

  • SEQUENTIALLY NUMBERED GAME PACKAGING

  • SIGNED BY THE DEVELOPERS

  • 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

  • ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK: Digital download via Steam code

  • INSTRUCTION BOOKLET: Inside the shrink-wrapped game packaging

Chart Explaining the Various Versions


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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