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Week of December 12th, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Dec 17, 2021

PREMIUM EDITION GAMES SERIES 3 FINAL WEEK FOR PRE-ORDERS!

This is the final week (Thursday, December 16th at 11:59 PM EST to be exact) to secure your Series 3 pre-orders! All the details are below, but make sure to take a look at what we're bringing physically in the coming months and then head on over to our website to pre-order your physical copies right now!


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FINAL WEEK! Premium Edition Games Series 3 Pre-Orders

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Cathedral from Premium Edition Games

  • Standard Premium Edition ($39.95) Link - 4 Week Open Pre-Order

  • Retro Edition (SOLD OUT) Link - Limited to 500 copies on the website

Pre-Orders open at 12 PM EST and will remain open until Thursday, December 16th at 11:59 PM EST. Please note that the Standard Premium Editions are an open pre-order, but the Retro Editions are limited to 500 copies on our website and may sell out before December 16th.


The Standard 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!

  • A hand-drawn Full Color Glossy Slipcase by legendary artist Paul E. Niemeyer of Mortal Kombat Fame!

  • and a Bonus Premium Item!

The Retro Edition includes:

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

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

  • NES-Style Retro Box with art by Nick Huddleston

  • Mini Hand-Drawn Guide by Phillip Summers

  • CD Jewel Case Official Soundtrack

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Mighty Fight Federation from Premium Edition Games

  • Standard Premium Edition ($39.95) Link - 4 Week Open Pre-Order

  • Retro Edition ($59.95) Link - Limited to 500 copies on the website

Pre-Orders open at 12 PM EST and will remain open until Thursday, December 16th at 11:59 PM EST. Please note that the Standard Premium Editions are an open pre-order, but the Retro Editions are limited to 500 copies on our website and may sell out before December 16th.


The Standard 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!

  • and a Bonus Preorder Item!

The Retro Edition includes:

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

  • NES-Style Retro Box with art

  • CD Jewel Case Official Soundtrack

  • Old School Trading Card Pack (Extra Packs Available Separately)

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Phoenotopia: Awakening from Premium Edition Games

  • Standard Premium Edition ($39.95) Link - 4 Week Open Pre-Order

  • Retro Edition (SOLD OUT) Link - Limited to 500 copies on the website

Pre-Orders open at 12 PM EST and will remain open until Thursday, December 16th at 11:59 PM EST. Please note that the Standard Premium Editions are an open pre-order, but the Retro Editions are limited to 500 copies on our website and may sell out before December 16th.


The Standard Premium Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game

  • Double-sided Insert

  • Full Color Manual

  • A Numbered Challenge Card with exclusive art by Nenohi Yu where you can earn a limited Challenge Patch!

  • Full Color Glossy Slipcase by artist Thuy Ngan Nguy

  • 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 art by the Developers

  • 2-Disc Jewel Case CD Official Soundtrack

  • Mini Chibi Keychain with art by Niitsu Kentaro


Sunday, December 12th

(FINAL DAY PRE-ORDER) BlazBlue Central Fiction distributed through Limited Run Games

Pre-Orders close at 11:59 PM EST. This is a distributed title and not part of their numbered run.

(FINAL DAY PRE-ORDER) Narita Boy from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($39.99) Link

  • Collector's ($74.99) Link

Pre-Orders for both editions close at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical copy of Narita Boy for Switch

  • Narita Boy Cassette Soundtrack

  • 18x24 Poster

  • Techno-Sword Pin

  • Floppy Disk

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Rising Hell from Strictly Limited Games

  • Standard (29.99€) Link - Limited to 2,200 copies

  • Special Limited Edition (49.99€) Link - Limited to 1,800 copies

These will be offered in two batches. The first is on Saturday at 6 PM EST and the second is on Sunday at 12 PM EST.

The Special Limited Edition includes:

  • Game for Nintendo Switch

  • Special Limited Edition box

  • Colourful game manual

  • Original graphic novel

  • Original heavy-metal soundtrack on CD

  • Art booklet

  • Poster (A3)

  • 4 character cards

  • Logo sticker


Tuesday, December 14th

(NEW RELEASE) Alwa's Collection ($29.99) Amazon

This is for the standard retail release. There was an exclusive CE (ESRB) distributed through Limited Run Games previously and available for pre-order at that time.

(NEW RELEASE) Among Us: Crewmate Edition (£27.99) Amazon UK

This is for the PEGI physical release. The ESRB physical release is scheduled to release on December 21st. There are currently two other physical editions planned, but will not be releasing until later in 2022.


The Crewmate Edition includes:

  • Among Us base game and all DLC items: Airship, Polus and MIRA HQ Skins, along with the Hamster Pet, Bedcrab Pet, Brainslug Pet, Stickmin Pet and Mini Crewmate bundles

  • Retail Exclusive Downloadable Content

  • 3D Lenticular Case

  • Impostor Syndrome Sticker Sheet by Alyssa Herman

  • 1 of 12 Special Mira HQ Holographic Access Cards by Hannako Lambert and PuffballsUnited

  • Folded Skeld Map Poster by Cannon Kissane

  • Redeemable Code for 6 PC/Phone Wallpapers by Amy Liu

(NEW RELEASE) Carrion ($29.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) My Universe: Doctors and Nurses ($29.99) Amazon


Wednedsay, December 15th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Aliisha: The Oblivion of Twin Goddesses Collector's Edition ($73.30) Funstock Exclusive

There is a retail ESRB and PEGI planned, but this listing is for the Funstock exclusive CE. The game will come packaged outside the CE.


The CE includes:

  • Physical game (choose from ESRB or PEGI)

  • Set of 4 Art Cards (A6 size)

  • 126 Piece Juigsaw Puzzle

  • Test Tube packaging for Jigsaw Puzzle

  • 52 Page Artbook

  • Collector's Edition Box


Thursday, December 16th

(NEW RELEASE) Deathsmiles I & II

  • JPN Standard ($49.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • JPN Special Edition ($88.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • Chinese Standard ($42.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • JPN Special Edition ($88.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

Both the JPN and Chinese physical releases support English. Please note that there is an EU edition up for pre-order through Strictly Limited Games.

The Special Edition includes:

  • Switch Game: Deathsmiles I & II

  • Soundtrack CD

  • DLC Maiden Set (While supplies last)

(NEW RELEASE) Hashihime of the Old Book Town ($59.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is a JPN physical release with English support.

(NEW RELEASE) Livestream: Escape from Hotel Izanami ($59.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is an Asia English physical release.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Lumote: The Mastermote Chronicles (£24.99) Wired Production Store

This is for the PEGI physical release. No official word on an ESRB physical release, but they have been parterning with LRG for their ESRB titles, so there is a chance it might come through their Distribution Program.


The release includes:

  • Double sided A3 Poster of our squishy hero.

  • A Reversible sleeve, but who is on the other side?

  • A Sticker sheet for you to bring that luminescent magic into the real world

  • Lumote Crochet Pattern Download for you to build your own army of Lumotes

(NEW RELEASE) Pui Pui Molcar: Let's! Molcar Party!

  • JPN Standard ($54.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • ASIA English Standard ($55.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • ASIA English Collector's ($69.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • Plushie

(NEW RELEASE) Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth

  • JPN Standard ($35.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • JPN Standard w/ Book & CD (¥3,255) Amazon Japan

  • JPN Standard w/ Book & CD & Pre-Order Non-Woven Book Cover (¥3,980) Amazon Japan

Please note that Red Art Games currently has this up for pre-order through their site (PEGI) and through Video Games Plus (ESRB). If you pre-order from their Red Art Games website by January 1st, you'll receive the Artbook and CD while stocks last. This art book and CD are included with Amazon JPN purchases, but unclear if Playasia will include them.


Friday, December 17th

(NEW RELEASE) Colonists ($37.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is for an Asia English physical release.

(NEW RELEASE) Crown Trick Collector's Edition ($69.99 CAD) Video Games Plus

This is for a PEGI physical release. To my knowledge, there is no ESRB physical release planned and no standard edition.


The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Crown Trick physical game

  • Collector's Box

  • Original Soundtrack CD format

  • Album - 10 postcards of characters from the game

Contains access to “Requiem of Elements” DLC which includes:

  • 26 new weapons

  • More relics, skills, familiars and trophies

  • New Dungeons of the Deep game mode

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Monster Sanctuary from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Collector's ($64.99) Link

Both editions are an open pre-order that begin at 10 AM EST and close on January 16th, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of Monster Sanctuary on Switch

  • Monster Sanctuary Collector's Edition Box

  • Monster Sanctuary 2-Disc OST

  • Monster Journal Artbook

(NEW RELEASE) The Wild at heart ($29.99) Amazon

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Windjammers 1 & 2 from Pix'n Love

  • Windjammers 1 Standard (20,75 €) Link

  • Windjammers 1 Collector's (39,92 €) Link

  • Windjammers 2 Standard (24,08 €) Link

  • Windjammers 2 Collector's (56,58) Link

  • Windjammers 1 & 2 Flying Power Edition (96,58) Link

The Windjammers 1 Collector's Edition includes:

  • The Windjammers (physical edition) for Nintendo Switch™.

  • An exclusive "shockbox" with reversible cover.

  • The game manuel fully illustrated and in color.

  • The OST in CD format.

  • 6 double-sided lithographs featuring artwork from Windjammers.

The Windjammers 2 Collector's Edition includes:

  • The Windjammers 2 game (physical edition) for Nintendo Switch™

  • A numbered "shockbox" with reversible cover.

  • The game manual illustrated in full color.

  • The game's OST in CD format.

  • Ten double-sided lithographs.

The Windjammers 1 & 2 Flying Power Edition includes:

  • The games Windjammers and Windjammers 2 (physical edition) for Nintendo Switch™.

  • A cardboard box with Pantone color and hot stamping gathering the numbered Collector's Editions of Windjammers & Windjammers 2 with their respective "shockbox".

  • A 120-page hardcover artbook with design documents and unpublished illustrations.

  • The game manual in color and fully illustrated.

  • Windjammers and Windjammers 2 OST in CD format.

  • 16 double-sided lithographs featuring artwork from Windjammers.

  • A Windjammers frisbee offered with any pre-order of the Flying Power Edition box set!

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Windjammers 2 distributed through Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Collector's ($69.99) Link

Both editions are an open pre-order that begin at 10 AM EST and close on January 16th, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST. Please note that this is a Distributed Title and not part of their numbered release.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical copy of Windjammers 2 for Switch

  • MVS-Style Box with Limited Edition Art O-Sleeve

  • 10 Character Art Cards

  • Replica Of Klaus Wessel's Mustache (Wearable)

  • Windjammers 2 Original Soundtrack


Saturday, December 18th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Aaero Complete Edition from Strictly Limited Games

  • Standard (29.99€) Link - Limited to 2,200 copies

  • Collector's (49.99€) Link - Limited to 1,800 copies

Pre-orders will be available in two batches: Saturday at 6 PM EST and Sunday at 12 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Nintendo Switch game

  • Special Limited Edition Box

  • Colourful Game Manual

  • Stylish spaceship acrylic standee

  • EDM-festival-style wristband

  • EDM-festival-style ticket (replica, individually numbered)

  • EDM-concert-style poster (DIN A3)

  • Aaero logo fabric patch

  • Bottle opener


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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