• JP

Week of December 5th, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Jan 18

PREMIUM EDITION GAMES SERIES 3 DIRECT!

Did you watch our Series 3 Direct? If so, watch it again below! If not, you're in for a treat! 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 copy right now!


SAMMY THE SOCK IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR SALE!

I am so incredibly proud of Mrs. Switchmania and all her hard work as she brought Sammy the Sock to life! Whether you are a fan of children's rhyming books, have a young one who's ready for an adventure, or just looking for an amazing holiday gift, Sammy the Sock is for you. Grab your softcover or hardcover copy here!


SAVE MONEY! Too many Switch games coming out? Wish you could save some money while collecting? Well now you can!


PLAYCAST! Jeffrey, Barry and I talk about the game of the week, our latest pick-ups, The Switch Collector, and more! Check us out here.


Follow JP'S SWITCHMANIA

Website/Twitter/Facebook/Instagram/YouTube/Playcast


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 5th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) The First Tree from Strictly Limited Games

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

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

There will be two batches of pre-orders. The first goes up at 6 PM EST and the second goes up on Sunday at 12 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Game for Nintendo Switch

  • Special Limited Edition Box

  • Colourful Game Manual

  • Acrylic Standee (16 cm)

  • Large reversible Poster (DIN A3, 29,7cm x 42cm)

  • Original Soundtrack on CD

  • Notepad (DIN A6, 10,5cm x 14,8cm)

  • The First Tree Sticker (7,4 cm x 7,4 cm)

  • Art Print Set (DIN A6, 10,5cm x 14,8cm)

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Redout: Space Assault ($29.99) from Limited Run Games

Pre-Orders close on Sunday, December 4th at 11:59 PM EST.


Monday, December 6th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Neversong

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Game

  • Enamel Pin

  • Original Soundtrack by Thomas Brush

  • Skateboard Keychain

  • 24 Character Card Deck

  • Redwind Field Music Score

  • Art Printed Poster

  • Collector's Case


Tuesday, December 7th

(NEW RELEASE) Beyond a Steel Sky

  • SteelBook Edition (£44.99) Link

  • Utopia Edition (£129.99) Link

This is for the PEGI physical release. This is getting an ESRB physical release that will come out on December 21st.


The SteelBook Edition (unsure if there is a game case or if the cartridge just comes in the SteelBook) includes:

  • Game

  • Original soundtrack (Digital)

  • Stickers

  • Exclusive SteelBook featuring comic artwork from Dave Gibbons

The Utopia Edition includes:

  • Game (case)

  • Collector's Box

  • Exclusive Hologram Lamp

  • Enamel Pin

  • Stickers

  • 50 Page Mini Artbook

  • Original Game Soundtrack (digital)

  • Exchangeable Dog Tags (keychain & necklace)

  • 5 Holo-ad Cards

  • 2 XXL Premium Stickers

  • Exclusive SteelBook featuring comic artwork from Dave Gibbons

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Crysis 3 Remastered ($39.99) distributed from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Deluxe ($59.99) Link

Pre-Orders open at 12 PM EST and will close on Sunday, January 23rd. This is not a numbered LRG release.

The Deluxe Edition includes:

  • Crysis 3 Remastered Physical Game for Switch

  • Crysis 3 Remastered SteelBook

  • Crysis 3 Remastered Outer Box

  • Crysis 3 Remastered Art Card


(NEW RELEASE) Gang Beasts ($34.99) Amazon


Wednesday, December 8th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Arcade Paradise (£24.99) from Wired Production

This is a pre-order for the PEGI version. They did confirm an ESRB physical release is planned through one of their distribution partners at a future date. This release includes:

  • King Wash reversible inlay sleeve

  • Kick-ass folded double sided A3 poster for your wall.

  • 90's graffiti style 'dope' sticker sheet

  • An Exclusive Arcade Paradise EP digital download


Thursday, December 9th

(NEW RELEASE) Alba Wildlife Adventure

This is for the Japanese physical release, which contains English. I am not aware of an ESRB or PEGI physical release planned at this time.

  • Amazon Japan (¥3,418) Link

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

(NEW RELEASE) Battle Cats Unite! ($36.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is for the Asia English physical release.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Calico (€29.99) from Red Art Games

Pre-Orders open at 11 AM EST and is limited to 2,800 copies.

(NEW RELEASE) Caveblazers ($35.73) from Super Rare Games

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

(NEW RELEASE) Demon Gaze Extra ($59.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is for the Asia English physical release.

(NEW RELEASE) Fit Boxing 2 with Joy-Con Accessory Bundle

This is for the Japanese physical release, which contains English. This game did release globally under the name "Fitness Boxing 2", but this bundle with the accessory appears to be a Japanese exclusive at this time.

  • Amazon Japan (¥7,218) Link

  • Playasia ($78.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Loop Hero ($35.73) from Special Reserve Games

  • Switch Single Edition ($29.99) Link

  • Switch Reserve Edition ($44.99) Link

Pre-Orders open at 1 PM EST and will be an open pre-order until January 21st.


The Switch Single Edition includes:

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

  • SEQUENTIALLY NUMBERED GAME PACKAGING

  • REVERSIBLE JACKET ARTWORK

  • INSTRUCTION BOOKLET - Inside the shrink-wrapped game packaging

The Switch Reserve Edition includes:

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

  • SEQUENTIALLY NUMBERED GAME PACKAGING

  • REVERSIBLE JACKET ARTWORK

  • SHIPS IN A SPECIAL RESERVE BOX - Makes a great shelf display and protects your game!

  • INSTRUCTION BOOKLET - Inside the shrink-wrapped game packaging

(NEW RELEASE) Monopoly for Nintendo Switch + Monopoly Madness ($49.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Monopoly Madness (Code in a Box) ($34.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is a PEGI fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge).

(NEW RELEASE) Rico London ($49.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Terra Tech (¥3,318) Amazon Japan

This supports English and as of now, I have not heard of a planned physical for the West.

(NEW RELEASE) Youtubers Life 2

This is for the Japanese physical release, which contains English. Please note that the ESRB and PEGI physical releases are scheduled for February 2022.

  • Amazon Japan (¥4,164) Link

  • Playasia ($39.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"


Friday, December 10th

(NEW RELEASE) Hentai vs. Evil

This is for the PEGI physical release. I have not heard of this coming to ESRB at this time.

  • Funbox Media (£24.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • Playasia ($32.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

(NEW PRE-ORDER) There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension from Strictly Limited Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Collector's ($74.99) Link

Pre-Orders open at 10 AM EST and will be an open pre-order for both editions. Pre-Orders close on Sunday, January 2nd.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical copy of There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension for Switch

  • There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension OST

  • Mini Crunchy Cardboard Box

  • There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension 18" x 24" Poster

  • Gigi's Song Cards

  • Unique Round Enamel Screwdriver

(NEW RELEASE) World Quiz

This is for the PEGI fauxical (digital code in case; no cartridge) release. There is an ESRB (appears to be a true physical) up for pre-order at various U.S. retailers for a later date.

  • Funbox Media (£24.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • Playasia ($14.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"


Saturday, December 11th

(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


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


That's it for this week! What are you getting? Comment on Twitter and tag @JPSWITCHMANIA!

Follow JP'S SWITCHMANIA

Website/Twitter/Facebook/Instagram/YouTube/Playcast

550 views0 comments