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Week of December 19th, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Dec 23, 2021

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Sunday, December 19th

(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

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Angry Video Game Nerd 1 & 2 Deluxe ($34.99)

  • Limited Run Games Link

  • Screenwave Media Link

This title is being sold directly through Screenwave's website or through Limited Run Games Distribution program. I am posting this here because pre-orders are closing on LRG's website on Sunday at 11:59 PM EST. However, it might still remain up at Screenwave Media's website.

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Citizens Unite!: Earth x Space ($39.99) Limited Run Games

Pre-orders close at 11:59 PM EST and is a Distributed Title through Limited Run Games. This is not part of their numbered run.

(LAST DAY NEW RELEASE/PRE-ORDER) Crysis 2 Remastered distributed through Limited Run Games

This closes on Sunday, December 19th at 11:59 PM EST.

The Deluxe Edition includes:

  • Crysis 2 Remastered Physical Game for Switch

  • SteelBook

  • Slip Cover

  • Art Card

The Slipcover is designed to hold all three Crysis Remastered games in standard Nintendo Switch cases. No game is included with this slipcover.


Tuesday, December 21st

(NEW RELEASE) Among Us: Crewmate Edition ($29.99) Amazon

Includes:

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

  • Retail Exclusive "Innersloth Cosmicube” featuring cosmetics from prototypes we made that never became full-fledged games, this cube holds all the secrets of the Innersloth team

  • 3D Lenticular Case by Hannako Lambert at Dual Wield Studio

  • Impostor Syndrome Sticker Sheet by Alyssa Herman

  • 1 of 12 Special Mira HQ Holographic Access Cards by Hannako Lambert at Dual Wield Studio

  • Folded Skeld Map Poster designed by Cannon Kissane

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

(NEW RELEASE) Beyond a Steel Sky

  • SteelBook Edition ($49.99) Link

  • Utopia Edition ($149.99) Link

At least through Amazon, you get a 50 page digital artbook and 2 digital comics from Dave Gibbons by pre-ordering.


The SteelBook Edition includes:

  • Base Game

  • Limited Edition SteelBook

  • Sticker Sheet

  • Digital Original Soundtrack

The Utopia Edition includes:

  • Base Game

  • Collector's Box

  • Exclusive SteelBook

  • 5 Holo-ad Cards

  • 2 XXL Premium Stickers

  • Sticker Sheet

  • Enamel Pin

  • Hologram Lamp

  • 50-page Mini Artbook

  • Interchangeable Dog Tags (Keychain and Necklace)

  • Digital Original Soundtrack

(NEW RELEASE) Etherborn ($34.99) Best Buy

(NEW RELEASE) Ever Forward ($39.99) Best Buy

(NEW RELEASE) Gear Club 2: Definitive Edition ($39.99) Amazon

From what I saw from the PEGI physical release, this is all complete on cart.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Guts 'N Goals distributed through Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($29.99) Link - Limited to 3,800 copies

  • Limited ($49.99) Link - Limited to 1,000 copies

Pre-Orders open at 10 AM EST and will be available for a limited time and/or sold out. This is a distributed release and not part of their numbered run.


The Standard Edition includes:

  • Game (different cover art than the LE)

  • Stickers

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Game (different cover art than the Standard)

  • Limited Edition Outer Box

  • Guts 'N Goals Original Soundtrack

  • Stickers

  • Keychain

  • 38 page full-color Artbook

(NEW RELEASE) Manifold Garden ($34.99) Best Buy

(NEW RELEASE) Mutazione ($34.99) Best Buy


Wednesday, December 22nd

(NEW PRE-ORDER) .HACK//G.U. Last Recode - Begins Edition ($59.99) Bandai Namco Store Exclusive

There should be a standard edition of the game offered at retail from what I've been hearing. However, The Begins Edition includes:

  • Official Soundtrack

  • Manga + Art Concept


Thursday, December 23rd

(NEW RELEASE) Cotton Rock N Roll

  • Standard (¥5,508) Amazon

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

  • Special Edition (¥10,780) Amazon

  • Special Edition ($89.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

The Special Edition includes:

  • Switch Game: Cotton Rock 'n' Roll

  • Nata de Cotton Nendoroid

  • Cotton Complete Works book

  • Cotton Rock ‘n’ Roll original soundtrack CD

(NEW RELEASE) Romancing SaGa 2 ($39.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is an Asia English physical release.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Warlocks II: God Slayers (€29.99) Red Art Games - Limited to 2800 copies

Pre-Orders open at 11 AM EST.


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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