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Week of May 1st, 2022 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: May 3

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ASIA ENGLISH PRE-ORDERS

Below are some new and upcoming Asia English physical releases. I think you're going to really enjoy these! Save 5% with code "SWITCHJP" at Playasia.

  • The Hong Kong Massacre - $39.99 - Releases June 30th - Playasia

  • Star Melody: Yumemi Dreamer - $57.99 - Releases May 31st - Playasia

  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R - $59.99 - Releases September 30th - Playasia


PRE-ORDERS & NEW RELEASES

Sunday, May 1st

(LAST CHANCE PRE-ORDER) Cat Girl Without Sald: Amuse-Bouche from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Collector's ($84.99) Link

Open Pre-Orders for both editions close on Sunday, May 1st at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of Cat Girl Without Salad: Amuse-Bouche for Switch

  • 3 Cat Girl Without Salad: Amuse-Bouche Reversible Covers

  • Cat Girl Without Salad: Amuse-Bouche Soundtrack

  • Squiddie Plush

  • Temporary Tattoos

  • Stickers

  • Space Bounty Hunter License

  • Space Bucks

  • Hand-Signed Autographed Card by Game Directors Adam Tierney and James Montagna

  • Bonus: Cat Girl Without Salad: Amuse-Bouche North American Digital Download Code

(LAST CHANCE PRE-ORDER) Unpacking ($34.99) distributed through Limited Run Games

This is a distributed release and not part of LRG's numbered run. Open pre-orders close on Sunday, May 1st at 11:59 PM EST. This also includes a Collector's Sleeve.


Tuesday, May 3rd

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Baldo: The Guardian Owls - The Three Fairies Edition from Pix'n Love

  • Standard ($36.70) Link - 1st Edition Limited to 3,000 Copies

  • Collector's ($73.54) Link TBD - Limited to 1,500 Copies

Pre-Orders open at 11 AM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • The game Baldo: The Guardian Owls (in physical edition) for Nintendo® Switch or PlayStation 4™ with its reversible cover.

  • A numbered certificate of authenticity (1500 copies for Nintendo® Switch and 1000 copies for PlayStation 4™).

  • 80-page artbook with exclusive interview of the developers.

  • Original soundtrack on CD.

  • Three double-sided lithographs.

  • Cardboard with Pantone gold.


Thursday, May 5th

(NEW RELEASE) Superliminal from Super Rare Games

Please note that the Standard Edition released quite some time ago. The Imposter and Ejected Editions are now releasing today.

  • Standard ($36.44) Link - Limited to 3,000 Copies

  • SteelBook Bundle ($52.14) Link - Limited to 500 Copies

  • Collector's Edition ($97.37) Link - Limited to 1,250 Copies

The Standard Edition includes:

  • Fully assembled Nintendo Switch game with cartridge

  • Interior art

  • Full-colour manual

  • Exclusive sticker

  • Set of 3 card trading card pack

The SteelBook Bundle includes:

  • Fully assembled Nintendo Switch game with cartridge

  • Exclusive Steelbook

  • Postcard

  • Interior art

  • Full-colour manual

  • Exclusive sticker

  • 3 card trading card pack

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Fully assembled Nintendo Switch game with cartridge

  • Exclusive Steelbook with postcard and sleeve

  • 32-page hardback miniature museum guidebook

  • Superliminal pawn chess piece

  • 3 apple dice

  • An optical illusion fridge magnet, all in a collector’s edition box with a lenticular lid.


Friday, May 6th

(NEW RELEASE) Among Us

Please note that the Standard Edition released quite some time ago. The Imposter and Ejected Editions are now releasing today.

  • Imposter ($49.99) Link

  • Ejected ($89.99) Link

The Imposter Edition includes:

  • Among Us base game and all of the DLC items: Airship, Polus and MIRA HQ Skins, and Hamster Pet, Bedcrab Pet, Brainslug Pet, Stickmin Pet, and Mini Crewmate bundles;

  • Retail Exclusive "Innersloth Cosmicube” featuring cosmetics from prototypes we made that never became full-fledged games, this cube holds all the secrets of the Innersloth team

  • 3D Lenticular Case by Hannako Lambert at Dual Wield Studio

  • Impostor Syndrome Sticker Sheet by Alyssa Herman

  • 1 of 12 Special Mira HQ Holographic Access Cards by Hannako Lambert at Dual Wield Studio

  • Folded Skeld Map Poster designed by Cannon Kissane

  • Redeemable Code for 6 PC/Phone Wallpapers by Amy Liu at Innersloth

  • Crewmate vs Impostor Lanyard by Hannako Lambert at Dual Wield Studio

  • Purple Crewmate Plush by Hannako Lambert at Dual Wield Studio

  • Spinning Into Space Enamel Spinner Pin by Cynthia Her

  • Limited Edition Impostor Box

The Ejected Edition includes:

  • Among Us base game and all of the DLC items: Airship, Polus and MIRA HQ Skins, and Hamster Pet, Bedcrab Pet, Brainslug Pet, Stickmin Pet, and Mini Crewmate bundles

  • Retail Exclusive "Innersloth Cosmicube” featuring cosmetics from prototypes we made that never became full-fledged games, this cube holds all the secrets of the Innersloth team

  • Limited Edition SteelBook by Hannako Lambert at Dual Wield Studio

  • Impostor Syndrome Sticker Sheet by Alyssa Herman; 1 of 12 Special Mira HQ Holographic Access Cards by Hannako Lambert at Dual Wield Studio

  • Folded Skeld Map Poster designed by Cannon Kissane

  • Redeemable Code for 6 PC/Phone Wallpapers by Amy Liu at Innersloth

  • Crewmate vs Impostor Lanyard by Hannako Lambert at Dual Wield Studio

  • Purple Crewmate Plush by Hannako Lambert at Dual Wield Studio

  • Spinning Into Space Enamel Spinner Pin by Cynthia Her

  • Crewmate Fleece Blanket by Hannako Lambert at Dual Wield Studio

  • Red Impostor Beanie by Hannako Lambert at Dual Wield Studio

  • Limited Edition Ejected Edition Box.


(NEW PRE-ORDER) Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Collector's ($79.99) Link

Open Pre-Orders for both editions close on Sunday, June 5th at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical copy of Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space for Switch

  • Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space Bonus Feature DVD

  • Friendly Demon Song Mini CD

  • Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space Episode Postcards

  • "Autopsy" Mini Print

  • 1 of 8 Random Time Cards

  • Jurgen Rave Flier

  • Tiny Tiki Drink Coaster

  • Case File Envelope

  • Soul Train Subway Token

  • Banang Sticker


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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