Week of September 13th, 2020 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Preorders
Updated: Sep 15
BIG & BIGGER NEWS! Jeffrey, Barry and I started a Nintendo Switch physical publishing company! Enter: Premium Edition Games! Our first release, Super Blood Hockey, is available to pre-order right now!
We've also partnered with Video Games Plus to offer super affordable shipping worldwide! Read all about it here.
Super Blood Hockey ($39.95)
Our first release is an open-preorder that will be active until Tuesday, September 22nd at 11:59 PM ET. Included are the following:
Nintendo Switch Physical Case and Game
Full Color Manual
A "Special" Trading Card
A Logo Sticker
First Prints of the game will have a hand-drawn Full Color Glossy Slipcase by legendary artist Paul E. Niemeyer of Mortal Kombat Fame!
If you haven't yet, make sure to watch our Direct below and then head on over to our site here to pre-order our first game...Super Blood Hockey!
GIVEAWAY #1: Premium Editions and Video Games Plus have teamed up for an awesome giveaway. Win either the Grand Prize (Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing Console - JPN Edition, a physical copy of Super Blood Hockey and Tokyo School Life) or be one of the two runner up winners (a physical copy of Super Blood Hockey and Tokyo School Life). Enter here and ends September 22nd.
THE SWITCH COLLECTOR VOLUME ONE! That's right! You can purchase Volume One (Year One) right now....right here.
PLAYCAST! Jeffrey, Barry and I talk about the game of the week, our latest pick-ups, The Switch Collector, and more! Check us out here.
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New Releases/New Preorders
Sunday, September 13th
(LAST DAY) Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time ($49.99) Limited Run Games
Pre-Orders close at 11:59 PM ET.
Tuesday, September 15th
(LAST DAY) Among the Sleep ($29.99) Limited Run Games
Reminder that this is a distributed title and not part of their numbered run. This game did receive a retail release, but this is the Alternate Cover Version.
This is for the EU/PEGI release. ININ's website is showing a 10/20/20 physical release date for the US/ESRB, but I have yet to see any retailer listing this. Stay tuned.
Regular (£21.85) Base
Regular w/ Steelbook (€39.99) Strictly Limited Games
Collector's Edition (€59.99) Strictly Limited Games
The Strictly Limited Games' Regular w/ Steelbook includes an exclusive cover along with an exclusive Steelbook. These are individually numbered and limited to 3,000 copies. Currently expected to release in October/November.
The Strictly Limited Games' Collector's Edition is individually numbered and limited to 2,000 copies. Currently expected to release in October/November. This includes:
CrossCode with reversible cover (NSW)
Hardcover CE Box with magnetic lock
Original 2-Disc Soundtrack composed by Deniz Akbulut
Hardcover CrossCode Art Book
Lea 'Hi' Keychain
(RESTOCK) Mary Skelter 2 ($49.99) from Idea Factory
Pre-Orders go up at 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET. The expected ship date is September 21st and there will be limited quantities. This is just a reprint so if you originally purchased this from Limited Run Games, this is the same version.
No Straight Roads
The Collector's Edition includes:
Double-Sided 12" LP
Full-Sized Drumstick Set
64 Page Artbook
Samurai Shodown NEOGEO Collection
Regular ($44.99) Shop4MegaStore
Limited Collector's Edition (89,90 €) Pix'n Love Publishing - Appears to be sold out
Includes the following games on one cart:
Samurai Shodown II
Samurai Shodown III
Samurai Shodown IV
Samurai Shodown V
Samurai Shodown V Special
Samurai Shodown V Perfect!
The Limited Collector's Edition includes:
The Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection game (physical edition) for Nintendo Switch™.
An official NeoGeo box numbered at 1800 copies.
An 104-page artbook featuring previously unpublished design documents and illustrations.
Two exclusive CDs to plunge back into the atypical sound universe of the Samurai Shodown series.
Seven lithographs in the colours of the Samurai Shodown saga.
Thursday, September 17th
This game does support English.
Freedom Finger (~$34.53) Super Rare Games
Opens up for sale at 1:00 PM ET and will be limited to 4,000 copies.
Moero Crystal H from eastasiasoft
Although it's sold out, the Limited Edition includes:
A physical copy of the game (region free)
A full-color printed manual
An original soundtrack CD
A sticker set
An individually numbered collector’s certificate
A collector’s box (with a beautifully embossed logo)
Playasia Minicase Keychain
Ruiner (JPN EDITION) (~$37.23) Amazon Japan
Although the eShop states it supports English, we were informed that the physical would not include English. However, I'm leaving it up here just in case. Buy at your own risk.
This physical release includes:
Original Embroidery Patch
High Quality Art Card
Truck Driver (£38.85) Base
This is the EU/PEGI release. A US/ESRB physical release is coming out on October 16th.
Friday, September 18th
Beholder Collector's Edition ($45.49) Shop4MegaStore
There are multiple release dates across a few retailers. I will continue to monitor and update this if the date turns out not to be September 18th.
(NEWLY ADDED) Death Squared ($34.99) from 1PrintGames
This went on sale on September 14th with an expected ship date of September 18th. This is limited to 1,500 and includes the following:
Death Squared Physical Game for Nintendo Switch
Death Squared Inner Cover Artwork
Death Squared Bots Acrylic Keychain
Death Squared Testing Manual
Death Squared Numbered Authenticity Card
Death Squared Logo Sticker
(LAST DAY) Ruiner ($39.99) Special Reserve Games
Pre-Orders close at 1:00 PM ET. This set includes:
SEQUENTIALLY NUMBERED GAME PACKAGING
REVERSIBLE JACKET ARTWORK
SHIPS IN A SPECIAL RESERVE BOX
40 PAGE INSTRUCTION BOOKLET
102 PAGE ART BOOK
Super Mario 3D All-Stars ($59.99)
Amazon - No pre-order bonus
GameStop - exclusive console/controller skins
Target - exclusive magnet set
Walmart - Exclusive sticker set
GameStop Pre-Order Bonus (might be in store only - check with your local stores)
Target Pre-Order Bonus (might be in store only - check with your local stores)
Walmart Pre-Order Bonus
Void Bastards ($29.99) Amazon
Please note that Best Buy is showing a release date for 9/29.
WWE 2K Battlegrounds ($39.99) 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
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
Funbox Media - Main Website - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"
GameFairy - Main Website
Idea Factory - Main Website
Koei Tecmo EU - Main Website
NGDEV - Main Website
Nicalis - Main Website
NISA - Main Website
Omake Games - Main Website
Physicality 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 - Main Website
Signature Edition Games - Main Website
Skybound - Main Website
Special Reserve Games - Main Website
Super Rare Games - Main Website
Ultra Collectors - Main Website
VBlank - Main Website
VGNYSoft - Main Website
Wired Production - Main Website
Companies to Stay Away From (DO NOT BUY FROM!!!)
Warned Collectors - Main Website
That's it for this week! What are you getting? Comment on Twitter and tag @JPSWITCHMANIA!
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