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Week of March 12th, 2023 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Mar 17

SAMMY THE SOCK!

STEAM PAGE COMING SOON! 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 gift, Sammy the Sock is for you. Grab your softcover or hardcover copy here!

Also, we're making a game! Here's our first teaser trailer to introduce you to Sammy the Sock: A Picturebook Adventure!


ROWAN'S CUSTOM INSTRUCTION BOOKLETS!

Do you wish your 1st Party Nintendo Switch games included an instruction booklet? Then you're in luck because my friend Rowan is here to save the day! Make sure to visit his website here to grab all the instruction booklets he's created as well as follow him to be kept up to date on future releases.


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PRE-ORDERS & NEW RELEASES

Sunday, March 12th

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) RWBY: Arrowfell from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Collector's ($74.99) Link

Open pre-orders close on Sunday, March 12th at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of RWBY: Arrowfell for Nintendo Switch

  • RWBY: Arrowfell Collector's Edition Box

  • RWBY: Arrowfell Original Soundtrack

  • 18" x 24" Reversible Poster & Game Map

  • Team BRIR Acrylic Standee

  • Challenge Coin

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Xtreme Sports ($34.99) from Limited Run Games

Open pre-orders close on Sunday, March 12th at 11:59 PM EST.

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Vengeful Guardian Moonrider distributed by Limited Run Games

The listings below are for the ESRB version. There is a PEGI version through Pix'n Love.

Open pre-orders close on Sunday, March 12th at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider for Nintendo Switch

  • Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider Retro Box

  • Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider Soundtrack

  • Poster

  • Pin


Tuesday, March 14th

(NEW RELEASE) Legend of Heroes: Trails to Azure

The Limited Edition includes:

  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails to Azure Deluxe Edition for Nintendo Switch™

  • "Azure Archives" Hardcover Art Book

  • "Anthems of Crossbell Part II" Official Soundtrack (10 Select Tracks)

  • "New Recruits" Acrylic Stand

  • SteelBook®

  • "United as One" Cloth Poster (17" x 24")

  • Collector's Box


(NEW PRE-ORDER) Monster Train ($34.99) distributed by Limited Run Games

Open pre-orders begin at 12 PM EST and close on Sunday, April 16th at 11:59 PM EST. Please note that this is a Distributed Title and not part of Limited Run Games' Numbered Line.



Thursday, March 16th

(NEW RELEASE) Alice Gear Aegis CS: Concerto of Simulatrix ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Sixtar Gate: STARTRAIL

This is a JPN physical release with English support. To my knowledge, there is no Western physical release planned at this time.

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Switch Game: Sixtar Gate: STARTRAIL

  • Special Illustrated Box

  • Artbook

  • Original Soundtrack

  • Acrylic Stand

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Vernal Edge from Red Art Games

PEGI Cover

ESRB Cover


Friday, March 17th

(NEW RELEASE) Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon ($59.99) Amazon

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Kung Fury: Street Rage - Ultimate Edition ($34.99) from Limited Run Games

Open pre-orders begin at 12 PM EST and close on Sunday, April 16th at 11:59 PM EST. You can choose between purchasing the game only or the game + CD bundle for $49.99.

(NEW RELEASE) Lost Words: Beyond the Page ($29.99) Amazon

This is a Distributed Title by Limited Run Games currently only available at retail. It has not been made available on Limited Run Games' website at this time.

(NEW RELEASE) Peppa Pig World Adventures ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Windstorm: An Unexpected Arrival (£29.99) Amazon UK

This is for the PEGI physical release. An ESRB physical release is planned, but right now U.S. retailers are showing a generic 12/31/2023 release date.


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

  • Dispatch Games (Published a few games, but then never shipped out the next wave of pre-orders. Currently, they've put out a message on Twitter saying they are still producing, but I'm leaving it here for now) - Main Website

  • Physicality Games (Website still offering Mastiff titles, but not publishing titles under their Physicality brand) - Website no longer active

  • Ultra Collectors (Liquidated their remaining inventory and do not plan to continue physical publishing) - Main Website

  • Warned Collectors (Never published a game, but stole people's money) - Main Website


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