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Week of October 23rd, 2022 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Oct 26

SAMMY THE SOCK!

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PRE-ORDERS & NEW RELEASES

Sunday, October 23rd

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Dariusburst CS Core +Taito/Sega Pack from Strictly Limited Games

  • Standard ($29.99 USD) Link - Limited to 3,000 Copies

  • Limited ($59.99 USD) Link - Limited to 2,000 Copies


Pre-Orders are offered in two batches: Saturday, October 22nd at 6 PM EST and Sunday, October 23rd at 12 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Game

  • Special Limited Edition Box

  • Colorful Game Manual 

  • Acrylic Standee of the Silver Hawk Next

  • Dog Tag

  • Patch

  • Pin

  • Acrylic Artcards

  • OST of Dariusbust CS

  • Reversible A2 Poster

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Enclave HD from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Collector's ($84.99 USD) Link

Open Pre-Orders for both editions close on Sunday, October 23rd at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of Enclave HD for Nintendo Switch with Reversible Cover

  • Enclave HD Collector's Edition Box

  • 18' x 24" Reversible Poster

  • Enclave HD 2-Disc Soundtrack with Original & Expanded Tracklist

  • Metal Magnet

  • Full Deck of Playing Cards

  • Acrylic Standee

  • Enclave HD Sticker

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) River City Girls 2 from Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($39.99 USD) Link

  • Classic ($64.99 USD) Link

  • Ultimate ($99.99 USD) Link

  • Slipcover (no games included) ($9.99 USD) Link

Open Pre-Orders for all editions close on Sunday, October 23rd at 11:59 PM EST.

The Classic Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of River City Girls 2 for Nintendo Switch

  • River City Girls 2 Retro-Styled Box

  • 2 Disc Official River City Girls 2 Soundtrack

  • Reversible Poster - Reverse Side Features World Map!

The Ultimate Edition includes:

  • Physical Copy of River City Girls 2 for Nintendo Switch

  • River City Girls 2 Digital Download Code

  • River City Girls 2 Retro-Styled Box

  • River City Girls Ultimate Edition Collector's Box

  • 2 Disc Official River City Girls 2 Soundtrack

  • Group Polaroid

  • Reversible Poster - Reverse Side Features World Map!

  • Sticker Pack

  • Beeboo Plush - Squeeze it and it talks!

  • Vampire Puncher 2 Retro Cart Keychain

  • Kozuki's Press Pass

  • Skullmageddon Coupon

  • Ken's Boss Emblem Enamel Pin

The Slipcover will hold your copies of River City Girls Zero, River City Girls and River City Girls 2. Please note you are purchasing the slipcover only; no games are included.


Tuesday, October 25th

(NEW RELEASE) Life in Willowdale: Farm Adventures

  • Amazon ($39.99 USD) Link

  • Video Games Plus ($49.99 CAD) Link

(NEW RELEASE) Miraculous: Rise of the Sphinx

  • Amazon ($49.99 USD) Link

  • Video Games Plus ($49.99 CAD) Link

(NEW RELEASE) Yomawari: Lost in the Dark

  • Deluxe Edition ($49.99 USD) Amazon

  • Deluxe Edition ($69.99 CAD) Video Games Plus

  • Limited Edition ($99.99 USD) NISA Store Exclusive

The Deluxe Edition includes:

  • Game

  • Digital Soundtrack (download code on a paper voucher)

  • Softcover Art Book

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Yomawari: Lost in the Dark Deluxe Edition for Nintendo Switch™

  • Yomawari Series Soundtrack

  • Yomawari: Lost in the Dark "Faces of the Night" Pin Set (Set of 10)

  • Yomawari: Lost in the Dark Art Card Collection (Set of 5)

  • Collector's Box


Thursday, October 27th

(NEW RELEASE) Ace Angler: Fishing Spirits

  • JPN w/ English Standard (¥5,673) Amazon Japan

  • JPN w/ English Standard ($45.99) Playasia

  • JPN w/ English Rod Controller Bundle (TBD) Amazon Japan

  • ASIA w/ English Standard ($49.99) Playasia

  • ASIA w/ English Rod Controller Bundle ($69.99) Playasia

Please note that according to Playasia, the JPN edition supports English. However, this was on the Nintendo JPN eShop page for me to verify so buyer beware.


JPN Standard Cover

ASIA Standard Cover

JPN Bundle

ASIA Bundle

(NEW RELEASE) Advent Calendar (€24.99) Amazon Germany

This is for the USK physical release. Although this already came out in the U.S. and UK, I'm including it here because the cover is different, and I love variants!

(NEW RELEASE) Asterix & Obelix XXXL: The Ram from Hibernia

This is a PEGI physical release only at this time. I am not aware of an ESRB version planned.


The Limited Edition includes:

  • Switch Game: Asterix & Obelix XXXL: The Ram From Hibernia

  • Two sticker sheets

  • 3 lithographs

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Switch Game: Asterix & Obelix XXXL: The Ram From Hibernia

  • Collector’s Box

  • Obelix figurine 18cm tall

  • Two sticker sheets

  • 3 lithographs

(NEW RELEASE) Dead by Daylight: Sadako Rising Edition (¥3,773) Link

This is for the JPN physical release with English support. Please note that an ESRB and PEGI physical release are planned.

(NEW RELEASE) Grapple Dog from Super Rare Games

  • Standard ($32.63 USD) Link - Limited to 5,000 Copies

  • SteelBook Bundle ($46.70 USD) Link - Limited to 750 Copies

  • Collector's Edition ($73.14 USD) Link - Limited to 1,250 Copies

Sales begin at 1 PM EST.

The SteelBook Edition includes:

  • Game

  • SteelBook

  • Slipcover

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • SteelBook

  • Slipcover

  • OST CD

  • Keychain

  • Full card set

  • Sticker Sheet

(NEW RELEASE) Paradigm Paradox

The Aksys Store Exclusive includes:

  • Game

  • CD (packaged outside the game)

(NEW RELEASE) Needy Girl Overdose (¥3,582) Amazon Japan

This is for the JPN physical release with English support. Please note that an ESRB and PEGI physical release are planned. This also includes an A4 Fan Art Book and CD.

(NEW RELEASE) Signalis (¥4,378) Amazon Japan

This is for the JPN physical release with English support. Please note that an ESRB and PEGI physical release are planned.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Twin Blades of the Three Kingdoms from eastasiasoft

  • Standard ($32.63 USD) Playasia - Currently an open pre-order

  • Limited ($46.70 USD) Link - Limited to 2,000 Copies

Pre-Orders begin at 11 AM EST.

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Twin Blades of the Three Kingdoms Collector’s Box

  • Twin Blades of the Three Kingdoms Game (region free)

  • Twin Blades of the Three Kingdoms Manual

  • Twin Blades of the Three Kingdoms Original Soundtrack CD

  • Twin Blades of the Three Kingdoms Numbered Certificate


Friday, October 28th

(NEW RELEASE) 80 Days & Overboard!

Please note that the Strictly Limited Games' Partner Store is also offering a Standard Edition with a variant cover as well as an exclusive Collector's Edition for pre-order here.

(NEW RELEASE) Alphadia Genesis 1 & 2 ($39.99 USD) Amazon

This is a Limited Run Games' Distro Title previously only available through their website. This is now available through their Amazon store.

(NEW RELEASE) Arcade Paradise ($29.99 USD) Amazon

This is a Limited Run Games' Distro Title that you can also purchase through their website here.


This release includes:

  • Game

  • Double Sided A3 Poster

  • Arcade Paradise EP Download

  • Sticker Sheet

(NEW RELEASE) Asdivine Collection ($49.99 USD) Amazon

This is a Limited Run Games' Distro Title previously only available through their website. This is now available through their Amazon store.

(NEW RELEASE) Baldo: The Guardian Owls - Three Fairies Edition ($39.99 USD) Best Buy

Although Amazon had previously shown it with an earlier release date, other retailers are showing 11/28. So we shall see. Don't forget that Pix'n Love is putting out an exclusive Collector's Edition through their site.

(NEW RELEASE) Bayonetta 3

The Trinity Masquerade Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • Alternate Art Covers for all 3 games

  • Art Book

(NEW RELEASE) Blacksmith of the Sand Kingdom ($34.99 USD) Amazon

This is a Limited Run Games' Distro Title previously only available through their website. This is now available through their Amazon store.

(NEW RELEASE) Charon's Staircase ($34.99 USD) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Citizens Unite!: Earth x Space ($39.99 USD) Amazon

This is a Limited Run Games' Distro Title previously only available through their website. This is now available through their Amazon store.

(NEW RELEASE) CoComelon: Play with JJ

(NEW RELEASE) Horse Club Adventures 2: Hazelwood Stories ($39.99 USD) Best Buy

Although Amazon had previously shown it with an earlier release date, other retailers are showing 11/28. So we shall see.

(NEW RELEASE) OlliOlli World (14.99£) Game UK

This is a PEGI fauxical (digital code in box; no cartridge) release. Currently, there are no plans for an ESRB version and/or physical version in general.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Outbreak: Contagious Memories

  • LRG Exclusive Cover ($39.99 USD) Link - Limited to 2,000 Copies

  • Amazon Exclusive Cover ($39.99 USD) Link Not Yet Available

(NEW RELEASE) Slime Rancher: Plortable Edition

This release includes:

  • Game

  • Travel Ticket

  • Sticker

  • Map/Poster


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

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


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