(Updated) Week of March 17th, 2019 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Preorders
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(Updated) Week of March 17th, 2019 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Preorders

Updated: Mar 21, 2019


03/21/2019 Updates

  • Added link for STAY through Red Art Games' website

  • Added link for The Messenger through Special Reserve Games' website

  • Added link for The Messenger through Limited Run Games' website

  • Added links and information for Death Road to Canada through Playasia's website

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You've made it one of the biggest import weeks so far for 2019! Plus, the very first Switch release from Special Reserve Games, The Messenger, will be going live for preorders this week! So what's coming out, where can you buy these, and what else do you need to know? Read on and happy collecting!

Tuesday, March 19th

1. American Ninja Warrior ($39.99) - Amazon link

2. The Messenger from Special Reserve Games

  • The Messenger from Special Reserve Games ($34.99) - Link

This is an open preorder (limit to 2 per customer) that will run until 04/02/2019 @ 11:59 PM CST. Every Special Reserve of The Messenger features:

  • EXCLUSIVE PHYSICAL SWITCH CARTRIDGE - Includes critical updates and patches

  • SEQUENTIALLY NUMBERED PACKAGING

  • REVERSIBLE JACKET ARTWORK - Original art created for this Reserve

  • 24 PAGE INSTRUCTION BOOKLET + STICKERS - Inside the shrink-wrapped game packaging

  • SPECIAL RESERVE BOX - Honoring the tradition of physical games, all of our reserves ship in a tribute product box that includes a collectible hardcover instruction booklet.

  • The Messenger from Limited Run Games ($34.99)- Link here

Limited Run Games will also be selling The Messenger from Special Reserve Games on their website, but with a special variant cover. PREORDERS CLOSE APRIL 2ND AT 11:59PM EASTERN TIME! This is an open pre-order for a limited time! This release includes:

  • Limited Run Games exclusive cover art

  • Full-color interior art

  • 24-page booklet.

This release is not published by Limited Run Games and is not a part of our numbered Nintendo Switch collection. It was published by Special Reserve Games and is also available through their website with their own unique cover art.

3. Fate/EXTELLA Link

  • Fate/EXTELLA Regular Edition ($49.99) - Amazon Link

  • Fate/EXTELLA Fleeting Glory Limited Edition ($79.99) - Amazon Link

Included in the Limited Edition set are the following:

  • Game

  • 10 collectible cards depicting new Servants

  • Cloth poster

  • DLC key to download exclusive costumes for Scathach & Nameless

  • Acrylic diorama

  • Custom box

Wednesday, March 20th

4. Choboco's Mystery Dungeon: EVERY BUDDY! (Japanese version support English)

  • Playasia ($44.99) link

  • Amazon Japan (~$38.93) link

  • Amazon Japan w/ DLC "Buddy Chocobo Alpha" and "Buddy Chocobo Dragon Knight" (~$46.50) link

5. Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 Scarlet (both Japan & Asia versions support English)

  • Playasia (Japan Version) Regular Edition ($69.99) link

  • Playasia (Japan Version) Collector's Edition ($N/A) link

  • Playasia (Asia Version) Regular Edition ($74.99) link

  • Playasia (Asia Version) Collector's Edition ($/NA) link

  • Amazon Japan Regular Edition (~$63.41) link

  • Amazon Japan Regular Edition w/ PC wallpaper (~$75.60) link

  • Amazon Japan Collector's Edition (~$122.40) link

  • Amazon Japan Collector's Edition w/ PC wallpaper (~$124.06) link

Currently, Playasia only has the Japanese & Asia regular edition in stock. Amazon Japan has both the Japanese regular and collector's edition in stock. Included in the collector's edition are the following:

  • Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Scarlet“Extreme Sexy Costume S” set (11 costumes)

  • Venus Collection photo book

  • Scarlet Special-Make “Forbidden Swimsuit” cards (two cards)

  • Misaki extreme 3D mouse pad

6. Super Robot War T (only Asia version supports English)

  • Playasia ($69.99) - Link here

Thursday, March 21st

7. Death Road to Canada from eastasiasoft

  • Regular Edition ($29.99) - Link here

  • Collector's Edition ($39.99) - Link here

Preorders go live at 11:00 AM EST. Please note that with Death Road to Canada, all preorders will include a minicase keychain. The regular edition is limited to 2,500 copies and the collector's edition is limited to 2,500 copies and will be available until sold out. Included in the Collector's Edition are the following:

  • Collector’s Box

  • Game Card (region free)

  • Game Manual

  • 2-CD Original Soundtrack

  • Numbered Certificate


8. STAY from RED ART GAMES (~$34.00) - Link here

PREORDERS GO LIVE AT 12 PM EST. This is RED ART GAMES's 2nd Nintendo Switch physical release. There is no collector's edition for it and this is limited to 3,000 copies. There is no CE for this release. However, included in this release are the following:

  • DLC with Exclusive Content

  • Digital Soundtrack to Download

  • Booklet with pixel art sprite sheets and concept art

  • Special Surprise goodie

9. Fairune Collection from Super Rare Games - Link here

FINAL BATCH - 100 COPIES ONLY!

If you want to learn more about Super Rare Games, check out our Spotlight episode on them available here.

Preorders open for the final 100 copies on 3/21 at 2:00 PM EST.

Friday, March 22nd

10. Caveman Warriors Deluxe Edition (~$30.62) - Amazon Spain link

Despite this being called a "Deluxe" edition, I am not aware of a regular edition. Included in the deluxe edition are the following:

  • Game

  • Music C.D.

  • Artbook

  • Sticker Set

11. Unravel Two (~$33.28) - Amazon UK link

Limited releases still available to preorder / purchase

1. Old Man's Journey from RED ART GAMES (~$34.00) - Link here

This is RED ART GAMES's 1st Nintendo Switch physical release. There is no collector's edition for it and this is limited to 3,000 copies. There is no CE for this release.

2. RXN -RAIJIN Limited Edition from Plasyasia ($49.99) - Link here.

The limited edition is limited to 3,000 copies and will be available until sold out. The limited edition includes:

  • Collector’s Box

  • Steelbook

  • Game Manual

  • Artbook

  • Numbered Certificate

3. SHIKHONDO: Soul Eater from Playasia

  • Regular Edition ($24.99) - Link here

  • Collector's Edition ($34.99) - Link here

Please note that with SHIKHONDO: Soul Eater, the regular edition is limited to 2,000 copies and the collector's edition is limited to 3,000 copies and will be available until sold out. Included in the Collector's Edition are the following:

  • Collector’s Box

  • Game Card (region free)

  • Game Manual

  • Original Soundtrack

  • Numbered Certificate

4. Reverie: Sweet As Edition Limited Edition from Playasia ($39.99) - Link here

LESS THAN 100 COPIES LEFT!!! Please note that with Reverie: Sweet As Edition, the limited edition is limited to 3,000 copies and will be available until sold out. Included in the Collector's Edition are the following:

  • Collector’s Box

  • Game Card (region free)

  • Collection Game Manual

  • Collection Original Soundtrack

  • Collection Numbered Certificate

  • Yo-Yo

5. Oniken + Odallus Collection from Playasia

  • Regular Edition ($29.99) - Link here

  • Collector's Edition ($39.99) - Link here

Please note that with Oniken + Odallus Collection, the regular edition is limited to 2,000 copies and the collector's edition is limited to 3,000 copies and will be available until sold out. Included in the Collector's Edition are the following:

  • Collector’s Box

  • Game Card (region free)

  • Collection Game Manual

  • Collection 2CD Original Soundtrack

  • Collection Numbered Certificate

6. Pato Box from Playasia

  • Regular Edition ($29.99) - Link here

  • Collector's Edition ($39.99) - Link here

Please note that with Pato Box, the regular edition is limited to 2,000 copies and the collector's edition is limited to 3,000 copies and will be available until sold out. Included in the Collector's Edition are the following:

  • Collector’s Box

  • Game Card (region free)

  • Game Manual

  • 2-CD Original Soundtrack

  • Numbered Certificate

7. N++ from Super Rare Games (~$32.99) - Link here

If you want to learn more about Super Rare Games, check out our Spotlight episode on them available here.

At the time of this posting, there is only 5% left. Don't miss out as there will be no reprints!

8. Q.U.B.E. 2 from Super Rare Games (~$33.00) - Link here

If you want to learn more about Super Rare Games, check out our Spotlight episode on them available here.

At the time of this posting, there is only 6% left. Don't miss out as there will be no reprints!

9. Velocity 2X from Strictly Limited Games

  • Regular Edition (~$34.36 MSRP) - Link here

  • Collector's Edition (~$57.28 MSRP) - Link here

Please note that with Velocity 2X, the regular edition is limited to 2,500 copies and the collector's edition is limited to 1,500 copies. At this time, there is 4% remaining stock of the regular edition and ~0% remaining stock of the collector's edition. Included in the Collector's Edition are the following:

  • Collector’s Box

  • Game Card (region free)

  • Soundtrack CD

  • Artbook

  • Poster


10. ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove from Limited Run Games Regular Edition ($34.99) - Link here

If you want to learn more about Limited Run Games, check out our Spotlight episode on them available here.

The regular edition is an open-preorder on their site for 45 days, beginning 02/15/2019. Preorders will close on 03/30 between 6:00 PM - 11:59 PM EST . At 6:00 PM EST on 03/30, the stock will switch over to whatever quantity gets LRG to the nearest 1,000. The regular edition will include a groovin' reversible cover and a full-color booklet. Additionally, there are plans for Best Buy to receive copies of this game with an alternate cover art. However, that order is not finalized yet, so don't hold out just in case.

11. Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon from Limited Run Games Regular Edition ($29.99) link here

If you want to learn more about Limited Run Games, check out our Spotlight episode on them available here.


The regular edition will be an open preorder for 2 weeks. Preorders will close on 03/29 between 6:00 PM - 11:59 PM EST . At 6:00 PM EST on 03/29, the stock will switch over to whatever quantity gets LRG to the nearest 1,000.

12. Pankapu from Warned Collectors (~$34.00) - Link here

Shipping begins 4/24 and this is limited to 3,000 copies.

13. Dungeon Rushers from Warned Collectors (~$34.00) - Link here.

Shipping begins 5/15 and this is limited to 6,000 copies.

14. Zombie Night Terror from Warned Collectors (~$34.00) - Link here.

Shipping begins 06/05 and this is limited to 6,000 copies.

That's it for this week! What are you buying/preordering? Let us know!

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