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Week of October 24th, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Oct 28

SAMMY THE SOCK IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR SALE!

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LOW INVENTORY! SUPER BLOOD HOCKEY RETRO UPGRADE BUNDLE (NO GAME) & PIGEON DEV GAMES COLLECTION (ALL EDITIONS)

You read that right! Super Blood Hockey Retro Upgrade Bundle and Pigeon Dev Games Collection Premium Edition are almost sold out on our website! Grab your copies here before they are gone.


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Sunday, October 24th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Cotton 100% from Strictly Limited Games

  • Standard (29.99€) Link - Limited to 2,500 copies

  • Collector's (64.99€) Link - Limited to 1,500 copies

Pre-orders will be in two batches: Saturday at 6 PM EST and Sunday at 12 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition contains:

  • Collector's Edition Box

  • Nintendo Switch Game

  • Kokeshi

  • Tenugui

  • 6 Character Cards

  • Yunomi Cup

  • Bonus Card

  • Sticker

  • Shikishi

  • A2 Poster

  • OST

  • Manual

(LAST DAY PRE-ORDER) Ikenfall ($34.99) from Limited Run Games

Pre-orders close at 11:59 PM EST.

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Panorama Cotton from Strictly Limited Games

  • Standard (29.99€) Link - Limited to 2,500 copies

  • Collector's (64.99€) Link - Limited to 1,500 copies

Pre-orders will be in two batches: Saturday at 6 PM EST and Sunday at 12 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition contains:

  • Collector's Edition Box

  • Nintendo Switch Game

  • Kokeshi

  • Tenugui

  • 6 Character Cards

  • Yunomi Cup

  • Bonus Card

  • Sticker

  • Shikishi

  • A2 Poster

  • OST

  • Manual


Tuesday, October 26th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) #DRIVE from PM Studios and distributed through Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($29.99) Link - Limited to 2,900 copies

  • SteelBook Bundle ($39.99) Link - Limited to 2,000 copies

Pre-orders open at 10 AM EST and close once sold out (I didn't see an end date/time). Both editions come with a Car Air Freshener and the SteelBook Bundle includes a Collector's Box, Game Case w/ Cartridge and SteelBook.


(NEW RELEASE) 6-in-1 Time Management Game Collection ($29.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Angry Alligator ($29.99) Amazon

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Cyandite & Happiness: Freakpocalypse (Episode 1) from Serenity Forge and distributed through Limited Run Games

  • Standard ($34.99) Link

  • Collector's ($99.99) Link

Pre-orders open at 10 AM EST and close on Sunday, November 28th at 11:59 PM EST. This is a distributed title and not part of LRG's numbered run.


The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Physical copy of Cyanide & Happiness - Freakpocalypse (Episode 1) for Nintendo Switch

  • Coop's notebook filled with his doodles, prom rejections, life goals and more

  • Exclusive Joking Hazard cards

  • Ted Bear talking plushie with survival dumpster and functional compass (Ted speaks one of ten random lines whenever you squeeze his stomach)

  • Acrylic standee figure set featuring 13 characters from the game, including background display and a large mushroom cloud

  • Floaty pen with Coop suspended in green goo

  • Eyeball trauma kit with foam eyeball, joke popsicle sticks and blood slime

  • Enamel pins set

  • Souvenir laminated hall pass

  • 18”x 24” double-sided poster

  • Collector's Edition box with exclusive artwork

(NEW RELEASE) Gas Guzzlers Extreme ($49.99) GameStop Exclusive

In the U.S., this is being made exclusive through GameStop. Overseas, it appears to be readily available at multiple retailers.

(NEW RELEASE) L.O.L. Surprise! Movie Night

  • Amazon ($39.99) Link

  • Target w/ exclusive cards ($39.99) Link

  • Walmart w/ exclusive pictures charm ($39.99) Link

Target Exclusive

Walmart Exclusive

(NEW RELEASE) Minecraft Dungeons Ultimate Edition ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Stubbs the Zombie ($29.99) GameStop Exclusive

In the U.S., this is being made exclusive through GameStop. Overseas, it appears to be readily available at multiple retailers. Please note that there was a Collector's Edition made available previously exclusively through Aspyr's website. It has since been sold out.


Thursday, October 28th

(NEW RELEASE) Abarembo Tengu & Zombie Nation (~$52.70) Amazon Japan

Please note that this is the JPN physical release. This should support English and is also getting a limited release through Strictly Limited Games.


This release includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • CD Soundtrack

  • Variant Cover Sheet

  • Collection of Setting Materials

  • "Prototype" Download Code

(NEW RELEASE) Animal Kart Racer ($19.54) Shop4MegaStore

This is a fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). Please note that this did get an actual physical release previously in Germany under the name, Renzo Racer.

(NEW RELEASE) Dogworld ($37.15) Super Rare Games

Sales open at 1 PM EST and limited to 3,000 copies.

(NEW RELEASE) Endless Puzzle Fun Collection (£14.99) Amazon UK

This is a fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). The two games included are: Candy 2048 Challenge & Yum Yum Line.

(NEW RELEASE) Fatal Frame ($49.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

Please note that this is the JPN physical release. This will support English, but only through a download patch. English is not on the cartridge!


JPN Release

ASIA Release

(NEW RELEASE) Match 3 Adventure Collection ($19.63) Shop4MegaStore

This is a fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). The two games included are: Match 3 - Pirates! Heir to Davy Jones and Gems of Magic - Lost Family.

(NEW RELEASE) Speed 3 Grand Prix ($19.54) Shop4MegaStore

This is a fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). Please note that this did get an actual physical release previously in ESRB and PEGI format.

(NEW RELEASE) Super Robot Wars 30

Both editions below support English.

  • JPN Standard ($79.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • ASIA Standard ($69.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"


JPN Release

ASIA Release

(NEW RELEASE) Toaplan Arcade Garage: Kyukyoku Tiger-Heli

  • Amazon Japan (~$53.91) Link

  • Amazon Japan w/ exclusive variant cover sheet pre-order bonus (~$65.92) Link

  • Playasia ($64.99) Link - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

Amazon Japan Pre-Order Bonus Cover Sheet

(NEW RELEASE) Undernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi Switch ($59.99) Amazon


Friday, October 29th

(NEW RELEASE) Carrion (£29.99) Amazon UK

This is for the PEGI physical release. This will also be getting an ESRB release on November 9th.

(NEW RELEASE) Dollhouse ($29.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Huntdown ($29.99) Amazon

Please note that there was an Collector's Edition made available previously exclusively through Limited Run Games. It has since been sold out.

(NEW RELEASE) Ion Fury (£17.99) Amazon UK

This is a fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). Please note that this did get an actual physical release previously.

(NEW RELEASE) Just Die Already ($29.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Mario Party Superstars ($59.99) Amazon

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Mushihimesama from Limited Run Games

Standard ($39.99) Link

Mini Arcade (No Game) ($39.99) Link

Standard w/ Mini Arcade ($74.99) Link - Save $5 when you buy the bundle

Collector's ($69.99) Link

Collector's w/ Mini Arcade ($104.99) Link - Save $5 when you buy the bundle


Open Pre-Orders on all editions begin at 10 AM EST and close on Sunday, November 28th at 11:59 PM EST.


The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Switch Limited Run #125: Mushihimesama

  • Mushihimesama SteelBook

  • Chirashi

  • Kiniro Keychain

(NEW RELEASE) PJ Masks: Heroes of the Night ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Tails of Iron ($39.99) Best Buy

While Best Buy and GameStop are showing a 10/29 release date, Amazon is now showing a November 19th release date. So we shall see...

(NEW RELEASE) Ty the Tasmanian Tiger HD ($37.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is for the PEGI physical release. The ESRB release is coming out on November 12th.

(NEW RELEASE) Ty the Tasmanian Tiger HD + Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue HD Bundle ($59.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is for the PEGI physical release. The ESRB release is coming out on November 12th. Please note that Ty 2 is a digital download code in the case and only Ty 1 is on the cartridge. Additionally, this comes with a boomerang USB stick with some additional digital goodies.


Friday, October 30th

(NEW RELEASE) Gefragt Gejagt (£39.99) Saturn DE

While I don't believe this game supports English, I'm leaving it here as it is a new release.


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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