Week of May 16th, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders
Updated: May 21, 2021
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“Retro Edition” (1,000 available), priced at $59.95 plus shipping, includes:
“Deluxe Edition” (1,000 available), priced at $99.95 plus shipping, includes:
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New Releases/New Preorders
Sunday, May 16th
(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Star Wars Republic Commando from Limited Run Games
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:
Game w/ Reversible Cover
Arcade Cut-Out with Lenticular 3D Screen
36-Pages Making-Of Book
(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.
(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:
(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.
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
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.
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)
1Print Games - Main Website
Arc System Works - Main Website
Aspyr - Main Website
B-SIDE Games - 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"
Funstock (same link as Rice Digital) - Main Website
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 <--- That's my company!
Red Art Games - Main Website
Rice Digital (same link as Funstock) - 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
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
That's it for this week! What are you getting? Comment on Twitter and tag @JPSWITCHMANIA!
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