Week of February 13th, 2022 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders
Updated: Feb 18, 2022
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Sunday, February 13th
(FINAL DAY PRE-ORDER) Blacksmith of the Sand Kingdom distributed through Limited Run Games
Pre-Orders for both options close on February 13th at 11:59 PM EST.
(FINAL DAY PRE-ORDER) Monster Sanctuary from Limited Run Games
Both editions' pre-orders close on February 13th, 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
Tuesday, February 15th
(NEW PRE-ORDER) Baba is You ($34.00) Fangamer
This release includes:
Soundtrack Download Card
(NEW RELEASE) Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires
The PEGI 20th Anniversary Box includes:
DYNASTY WARRIORS 9 Empires Game Software
20th Anniversary Character Artbook
94 Character Cards With Display Stand
(NEW PRE-ORDER) Grim Fandango Remastered ($34.99) iam8bit
This is for the iam8bit physical release. There will be a standard release offered at retail as well. The iam8bit edition includes:
Premium Reversible Cover by Holly Rothrock
Exclusive O-Sleeve Cover by Peter Chan
Golden Train Ticket
Matchbook Notebook from the Calavera Cafe
(NEW PRE-ORDER) Othercide ($44.99) distributed through Limited Run Games
Open pre-orders begin at 12 PM EST and close on Sunday, March 13th at 11:59 PM EST. This is a distributed title and not part of LRG's numbered run.
Thursday, February 17th
(NEW PRE-ORDER) Absolute Drift: Zen Edition
3D Lenticular Card
(NEW RELEASE) Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection ($39.99) Amazon
Please note that only Assassin's Creed II is on the cartridge. The remaining games/DLC/movies are digital content to download. Included are:
Assassin's Creed II
Assassin's Creed Brotherhood w/ Copernicus Conspiracy & The Da Vinci Disappearance DLC
Assassin's Creed Revelations w/ The Lost Archive DLC
Assassin's Creed Embers (short film)
Assassin's Creed Lineage (short film)
(NEW RELEASE) Book of Demons ($39.30) from Super Rare Games
Limited to 4,000 copies and sales open up at 1 PM EST.
(NEW PRE-ORDER) Ganryu 2 (29,99€) Pixelheart
Please note that although there will be a retail release (PEGI at this time), this edition is for a variant cover and limited to 1,000 copies. Included are:
Certificate of Authenticity
(NEW RELEASE) The Table Game Deluxe Pack (Simple Series Volume 1)
This game does support English.
Friday, February 18th
(NEW RELEASE) Astroneer ($39.99) Best Buy
(NEW RELEASE) Infernax ($35.00) Signature Edition Games
This release is for the PEGI physical edition. There was an ESRB physical release that was up for pre-order previously and have since ended pre-orders for this title. This release includes a booklet and stickers.
(NEW RELEASE) Table Top Racing ($12.99/$19.99) Amazon
This is the fauxical (digital code in case; no cartridge) version. Previously, an actual physical cartridge release came out in the U.S. exclusive to GameStop. Additionally, although other retailers are showing a 2/18 release date, it appears Amazon is already selling it and had a release date for 2/8.
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)
1Print Games - Main Website
Arc System Works - Main Website
Aspyr - Main Website
Dispatch Games - Main Website
eastasiasoft - Main Website - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"
Fangamer - Main Website
First Press Games - Main Website
Flyhigh - Main Website
Forever Limited - Main Website
Funbox Media - Main Website - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"
GameFairy - Main Website
Idea Factory - Main Website
Koei Tecmo EU - Main Website
Maximum Games - Main Website
NGDEV - Main Website
Nicalis - Main Website
NISA - Main Website
Numskull Games - Main Website
Omake Games - Main Website
Pix'n Love - Main Website
Pixelheart - Main Website
PM Studios - Main Website
Premium Edition Games - Main Website
Red Art Games - Main Website
Rice Digital (same link as Funstock) - Main Website
Serenity Forge - Main Website
Signature Edition Games - Main Website
Skybound - Main Website
Special Reserve Games - Main Website
Super Rare Games - Main Website
Thunderful Games - Main Website
Ultra Collectors - Main Website
VBlank - Main Website
VGNYSoft - Main Website
Video Games Plus - Main Website
Wired Production - Main Website
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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