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Week of February 20th, 2022 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Feb 25

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Sunday, February 20th

(FINAL DAY PRE-ORDER) A Little Golf Journey ($34.99) distributed through Limited Run Games

Open pre-orders begin at 12 PM EST and will close on Sunday, February 20th at 11:59 PM EST.

(FINAL DAY PRE-ORDER) Astalon: Tears of the Earth from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Collector's ($74.99) Link

Pre-Orders close on Sunday, February 20th at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of Astalon: Tears of the Earth for Switch

  • Astalon: Tears of the Earth Art Book

  • Astalon: Tears of the Earth 3-Disc OST (includes 12 Never-heard before bonus tracks)

  • Astalon: Tears of the Earth Magnet Set


Monday, February 21st

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Stellar Interface from VGNYSoft

Pre-Orders for both editions open at 10 AM EST. The physical release includes all DLC & Lost Galaxy Expansion on the cartridge. 200 lucky people who reserve their copy of the game within the first 24 hours will receive an exclusive 1.5" Stellar Interface Ship enamel pin with their order. This is a promotional item only and will not be sold separately.

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Elite ($39.99) Link - Limited to 4,000 copies

The Standard Edition includes:

  • Physical Cartridge

  • Certificate of Authenticity

  • Flier

  • Sticker

The Elite Edition includes:

  • Physical Cartridge

  • Certificate of Authenticity

  • Flier

  • Sticker

  • Metallic Cover

  • Individually Numbered Case

  • 24 Page Booklet


Tuesday, February 22nd

(NEW PRE-ORDER) ExZeus: The Complete Collection ($34.99) distributed through Limited Run Games

Pre-Orders open at 12 PM EST and will close on Sunday, March 20th at 11:59 PM EST. This is a distributed title and not part of LRG's numbered run.

(NEW RELEASE) Monark

The Deluxe Edition (Retail) includes:

  • MONARK game

  • Softcover Art Book

  • Digital Music Sample (download code)

  • Reversible Cover

The Limited Edition includes:

  • MONARK for Nintendo Switch™

  • Collector's Box

  • "The Artwork of MONARK" Hardcover Art Book

  • VANI Limited Soundtrack

  • "Seven Sins" Cloth Poster

  • "Pieces of Ambition" Set of 5 Acrylic Stands

(NEW RELEASE) Youtubers Life 2 ($29.99) Best Buy


Thursday, February 24th

(NEW RELEASE) Autobahn Police Simulator 2 ($39.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "JPSWITCH"

(NEW RELEASE) Dusk Diver 2

This is supposed to support English according to Playasia.

  • JPN Standard (¥4,909) Amazon Japan

  • JPN Standard w/ A4 Folder (¥6,001) Amazon Japan

  • JPN Standard ($47.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "JPSWITCH"

  • Asia Standard ($57.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "JPSWITCH"

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Omen of Sorrow from eastasiasoft

  • Standard Edition ($29.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "JPSWITCH"

  • Limited Edition ($39.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "JPSWITCH"

Pre-orders open at 10 AM EST. Although no set amount was listed for the Standard Edition, the Limited Edition is limited to 2,000 copies. The Limited Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • Manual

  • 2 CD Soundtrack

  • Numbered Certificate

(NEW RELEASE) Taito Milestones

This supports English, but please note that there are plans for a PEGI retail physical in addition to Strictly Limited Games' Partner Store Editions and possibly an ESRB.

(NEW RELEASE) Variable Barricade

Character cards are included inside the case with all first run copies.


Friday, February 25th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Andro Dunos II from Pixelheart

  • Variant Cover Standard (34.90) Link - Limited to 1,000 copies

  • Limited (44.90) Link - Limited to 2,000 copies (only 1,000 on the site)

  • MVS Edition (79.90) Link - Limited to 1,000 copies (only 500 on the site)

The Variant Standard Edition includes:

  • Special Pixelheart Cover

  • Certificate of Authenticity

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Standard Cover

  • Collector's Box

  • FuturePak (Metal Box)

The MVS Edition includes:

  • Standard Cover

  • Anti-Static Pink Bubble Plastic

  • Arcade Headband

  • Art Print

  • Instructions for the game (MVS Version)

  • Reproduction Cardboard Box (MVS)

  • Reproduction of an empty MVS Cartridge used as a box for the game

  • Original Soundtrack CD

(NEW RELEASE) Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream

The Limited Edition includes:

  • North American Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream Game for Nintendo Switch™

  • Japanese Import Atelier Sophie 2 Art Book

  • Japanese Import Bonus Soundtrack

  • Japanese Import Original Art B3 Fabric Poster

  • Japanese Import Sophie's Whale Necklace Keychain

  • North American Pre-Release “My New Look” Costume Download Code

  • North American Collector's Box

(NEW RELEASE) Dark Thrones & Witch Hunter Double Pack ($14.99) GameStop

Please note that this is a fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge).

(NEW RELEASE) Life is Strange: True Colors ($59.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Reverie Knights Tactics ($31.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "JPSWITCH"

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Shadow Man Remastered from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Classic ($64.99) Link

Open pre-orders for both edition begin at 10 AM EST and close on Sunday, March 27th at 11:59 PM EST.

The Classic Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of Shadow Man Remastered for Switch

  • Shadow Man Classic Edition Box

  • Non-function Retro Shadow Man Cartridge- Display Only!

  • 18"x24" Double-Sided Shadow Man Poster

  • Shadow Man Remastered Official Soundtrack


Saturday, February 26th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) 7th Sector from Strictly Limited Games

  • Standard (29.99€) Link - Limited to 2,500 copies

  • Limited (49.99€) Link - Limited to 1,500 copies

There will be two batches for pre-orders. The first is this Saturday at 6 PM EST and the second is Sunday, February 26th at 12 PM EST.

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Game for Nintendo Switch or PlayStation 4

  • Special Limited Edition Box

  • Colourful Game Manual

  • Original Soundtrack

  • 5 Post Cards

  • 2 Sticker

  • 3 Acrylic Art Cards

  • Reversible Poster (DIN A3)

  • Magnet Set of 2


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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