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Week of May 16th, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: May 21

STEELBOOK TIME!

Take a look at the exclusive SteelBook only available in the Pigeon Dev Games Collection Retro and Deluxe Edition!

SHIPPING NOW! SUPER BLOOD HOCKEY & PIGEON DEV GAMES COLLECTION (PREMIUM EDITION)

You read that right! Super Blood Hockey (limited to 5,000 copies worldwide) and Pigeon Dev Games Collection Premium Edition (limited to 3,000 copies worldwide) are now shipping everywhere!


Grab your copy here:


If you've already ordered, THANK YOU! If you've shared our announcements, THANK YOU! If you have yet to order, now is definitely the time (quantities are getting limited)! I'm so excited for everyone to start their Premium Edition Games collection with us! We've got great games ahead!

Retro Edition” (1,000 available), priced at $59.95 plus shipping, includes:

Deluxe Edition” (1,000 available), priced at $99.95 plus shipping, includes:

THE SWITCH COLLECTOR VOLUME TWO is available to pre-order here.

SUNSHINE MANOR BACKERKIT! We are so honored and excited to be partnering with Fossil Games and HoundPicked for their Sunshine Manor: A Retro Horror Game. The Kickstarter has closed and the Backerkit is now open. So you can still secure your pre-orders here.


Kickstarter Exclusive Premium Edition

Kickstarter Exclusive Sunshine Edition

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


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New Releases/New Preorders


Sunday, May 16th

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Star Wars Republic Commando from Limited Run Games

  • Regular ($29.99) Link

  • Collector's ($89.99) Link

Pre-orders close at 11:59 PM ET for both editions.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Switch Limited Run #103: Star Wars: Republic Commando

  • Individually Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

  • Commemorative Metal Coin

  • Thermal Detonator Enamel Pin

  • Set of Premium Art Cards

  • Reversible 18" x 24" Inch Poster

  • Official Nintendo Switch Sized SteelBook case


Tuesday, May 18th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Cursed Castilla Collector's Edition (49.95€) Abylight

This is for the PEGI physical release. They have confirmed that an ESRB physical release will be made available through Limited Run Games at a future date. I believe this will be a distributed title through LRG and not part of their numbered run.


The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game w/ Reversible Cover

  • Arcade Cut-Out with Lenticular 3D Screen

  • Keychain

  • 36-Pages Making-Of Book

  • Sticker

  • Original Soundtrack

  • 24-Pages Manual

(NEW RELEASE) Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Dry Twice ($44.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

Please note that there has been no mention of an ESRB physical release. Like with the first game, it was only a PEGI physical release.

(NEW RELEASE) Snowrunner ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW PRE-ORDER) West of Dead: Path of the Crow ($34.99) Limited Run Games

This is a distributed title through Limited Run Games and limited to 5,000 copies.



Thursday, May 20th

(NEW RELEASE) Clannad Hikari Mimamoru Sakamichi de

This does support English text. At this time, there is no confirmation of a Western physical release.

  • Amazon Japan (~$36.90) Link

  • Amazon Japan w/ A4 Folder Pre-Order Bonus (~$45.17) Link

  • Playasia ($45.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

A4 Folder Amazon Japan Pre-Order Bonus

(NEW RELEASE) Djungarian Story

Please note that this is a JPN fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). This will support English.

  • Amazon Japan (~$19.29) Link

  • Playasia ($24.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

(NEW RELEASE) INMOST from Super Rare Games

  • Regular ($38.07) Link - Limited to 3,000 copies

  • SteelBook Bundle ($55.70) Link - Limited to 2,000 copies

Sales go up at 1 PM ET. The SteelBook Bundle includes:

  • Slipcover

  • Game

  • SteelBook

(NEW RELEASE) Manifold Garden

This is the JPN physical release. Although the Nintendo JPN eShop page says it supports English, I'm unsure if it'll be removed for the physical release. With that said, iam8bit is releasing this physically in the West and you can pre-order here.

  • Amazon Japan (~$34.41) Link

  • Playasia ($42.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

Please note that the Amazon Japan page says that first printings include a music CD and special masking tape. I'm unsure if Playasia will also include these items.

(NEW RELEASE) Mutazione ($34.99) from iam8bit

This includes:

  • iam8bit Exclusive Edition

  • Reversible Cover Art Design by Mutazione creative director, Nils Deneken

  • 11”x17” Fold-out botanical poster detailing the exotic Flora and Fungi of Mutazione

  • Seed Card containing a code for one of seven random in-game seeds

  • Region Free - Worldwide Compatibility

(NEW RELEASE) Reussir: Code de la Route Nouvelle Edition (€34.99) Amazon France

I believe this will be French language only, much like the first edition of the game (this is a newly updated release).

(NEW RELEASE) The Wanderer: Frankenstein's Creature

  • JPN Standard (~$36.07) Amazon Japan

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

  • ASIA English Standard ($51.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • JPN Limited (~$72.21) Amazon Japan

  • JPN Limited ($97.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

JPN Standard Cover

ASIA English Standard Cover (Not Finalized)

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Switch Game: The Wanderer: Frankenstein's Creature

  • Original Cotton Bag (360 x 370 x 110)

  • Original Notepad A7

  • Original Soundtrack CD

  • Digital Art Book


Friday, May 21st

(NEW RELEASE) Kowloon High School Chronicle

Please note that this is a PEGI physical release and there has been no mention of an ESRB physical release at this time.

  • Regular ($44.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • Exclusive Limited ($56.19) Funstock

The Limited Edition is exclusive to the Funstock store and includes:

  • Acrylic Artwork Standees (60x70mm)

  • Limited edition box

(NEW RELEASE) Miitopia ($49.99) Amazon


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

  • 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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