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Week of September 26th, 2021 Nintendo Switch Physical Releases & Limited Pre-Orders

Updated: Oct 1

THE SWITCH COLLECTOR VOLUME ONE REPRINT PRE-ORDERS ARE LIVE AND LIMITED TO 500 COPIES!

The Switch Collector: Volume One ($49.95) at Premium Edition Games

Back by popular demand, The Switch Collector: Volume One is getting a limited reprint. 500 copies will be made available to pre-order beginning at 11:00 AM EST.

SUPER BLOOD HOCKEY PREMIUM EDITION IS SOLD OUT!

It's honestly humbling that our very first Nintendo Switch physical release is sold out on our website! It means the world to all of us for the strong community support. We hope you enjoy our release and don't forget to pick up Pigeon Dev Games Collection!

SHIPPING NOW! It's Pigeon Dev Games Collection Deluxe Edition

With less than half of the remaining copies still available on our site, don't miss out on our very first Deluxe Edition here!

SUPER BLOOD HOCKEY RETRO UPGRADE - LESS THAN 20 LEFT!

Limited Quantities Available! Grab your bundle of physical goodies here.


What is this Retro Upgrade you ask? Let me explain! First and foremost, you DO NOT need to rebuy the game! For the low price of $19.95 + shipping, we're offering a way to enhance your current copy of Super Blood Hockey. Included in this Retro Upgrade are the following items:

  • NES-Inspired Retro Box

  • Exclusive Mini-Prequel Comic drawn by Shawn Daley

  • OST CD with Unreleased Tracks

STILL AVAILABLE! 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 now shipping everywhere! Grab your copies here.

Retro Edition” (1,000 available), priced at $59.95 plus shipping, includes:


SAVE MONEY! Too many Switch games coming out? Wish you could save some money while collecting? Well now you can!


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New Releases/New Preorders


Monday, September 27th

(NEW RELEASE) NISA RESTOCK at NISA

At 1:00 PM EST, NISA is putting up some restock of previously sold out titles. As of now, we know Disgaea 4 and Ys VIII will be among the titles. The rest will be revealed once the sale goes live.


Tuesday, September 28th

(NEW RELEASE) Crysis Remastered ($39.99) Best Buy

Includes bonus art card inside the case.

(NEW RELEASE) Escapists 2 (£12.99) Amazon UK

This is a PEGI fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). Please note this did get a physical release previously. Additionally, this fauxical release is coming to the US on October 12th. You can pre-order it at GameStop here.

(NEW RELEASE) Golf With Your Friends (£12.99) Amazon UK

This is a PEGI fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). Additionally, this fauxical release is coming to the US on October 12th. You can pre-order it at GameStop here.

(NEW RELEASE) Knockout Home Fitness ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Overcooked! Special Edition (£12.99) Amazon UK

This is a PEGI fauxical release (digital code in case; no cartridge). Please note this did get a physical release previously. Additionally, this fauxical release is coming to the US on October 12th. You can pre-order it at GameStop here.

(NEW RELEASE) Streets of Rage 4 Anniversary Edition ($39.99) Amazon


Thursday, September 30th

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Butcher from Red Art Games

Pre-orders open at 11:00 AM EST and limited to 2,900 copies.

(NEW RELEASE) Cabela's The Hunt: Tournament Edition ($19.99) GameStop

This released previously, so unclear if it's just a reprint, has a new cover, new version on the cartridge, etc.? We shall see!

(NEW RELEASE) ConnecTank ($34.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This release is for the ASIA English edition. This is getting an ESRB release that appears to be a GameStop exclusive at this time on 10/28. You can pre-odrer that version here. Additionally, Strictly Limited Games is offering a pre-order of this title with a variant cover and an exclusive Noble Limited Edition through their Partner store here.

(NEW RELEASE) Cotton Guardian Force Saturn Tribute

  • Standard ($45.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

  • Special Edition ($76.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is for the Japanese physical release that will support English. Additionally, ININ Games did recently state that this will be coming to other regions. The games included are:

  • Cotton 2

  • Cotton Boomerang

  • Guardian Force

The Special Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • Game

  • Reprint Instruction Card

  • Booklet

  • Soundtrack CD

(NEW RELEASE) Darksiders III ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Hot Wheels Unleashed

The Challenge Accepted Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box

  • SteelBook Case with Cartridge

  • Street Beasts Pack

  • 2-Sided Poster

  • Bone Shaker Diecast with Exclusive Livery

The PEGI Day One Edition includes 2 additional vehicles in-game.

(NEW RELEASE) Mary Skelter Finale

The Limited Edition includes:

  • Mary Skelter Finale Game (included outside the Collector's Box)

  • Collector's Box

  • Steel Game Case

  • Official Hardcover Art Book

  • 3 Disc OST (Includes tracks from the entire Mary Skelter trilogy!)

  • Hardcover Novel Box Set (Includes 3 novels!) (included outside the Collector's Box)

  • Poster

  • Exclusive Trading Card (located in Collector's Box)

(NEW RELEASE) Melty Blood: Type Lumina

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

  • Archives Edition ($TBD) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is the Japanese physical release that supports English. The Archives Edition includes:

  • Collector's Box (Takashi Takeuchi illustrated box)

  • Game

  • 96 page artbook

  • 3 Disc Sound Collection

(NEW RELEASE) My Little Riding Champion (£12.99) Game UK

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

(NEW RELEASE) Party Arcade ($19.99) GameStop

This released previously, so unclear if it's just a reprint, has a new cover, new version on the cartridge, etc.? We shall see!

(NEW RELEASE) Sword of the Necromancer

The Ultra Collector's Edition includes:

  • Ultra Collector's Edition Box

  • Game w/ DLC Content

  • Certificate

  • Artbook

  • 7 x IR Cards

  • Instruction Booklet

  • CD Original Soundtrack

(NEW RELEASE) Unicorn Princess (£12.99) Game UK

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

(NEW RELEASE) V-Rally 4 (£12.99) Game UK

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


Friday, October 1st

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Axiom Verge 1 + 2 Double Pack (both games on 1 cart)

Pre-orders open at 10:00 AM EST and will be an open pre-order until Sunday, October 31st at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Switch Limited Run #123: Axiom Verge 1 & 2 Double Pack with reversible cover art

  • Axiom Verge 2 Pixel Art Shadow Box

  • Axiom Verge 1 Original Soundtrack CD

  • Axiom Verge 2 Original Soundtrack CD

  • Axiom Verge 1 Art and Interview Book

  • Axiom Verge 2 Art and Interview Book

  • 4x Chirashi Mini-posters

  • Carded Trace Action Figure

  • Carded Indra Action Figure

  • Carded Nano Indra Action Figure

  • 2 Enamel Pins

  • 4x Art Cards

  • Official Nintendo Switch Sized SteelBook

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Axiom Verge 2

Pre-orders open at 10:00 AM EST and will be an open pre-order until Sunday, October 31st at 11:59 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Switch Limited Run #123: Axiom Verge 2 with reversible cover art

  • Axiom Verge 2 Pixel Art Shadow Box

  • Axiom Verge 2 Soundtrack set

  • Axiom Verge 2 Art and Interview Book

  • 2x Chirashi Mini-posters

  • Carded Action Figure

  • Light-up Enamel Pin

  • Official G2 Sized SteelBook Case

(NEW RELEASE) Blaze and the Monster Machines: Axle City Racers ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Carto ($34.99) Best Buy

This previously released on the iam8bit website, but this is the retail edition.

(NEW RELEASE) Effie: Garland's Edition (£24.99) Amazon UK

Includes: Slipcase, Game, Poster, and Concept Artbook

(NEW RELEASE) FIFA 22: Legacy Edition ($39.99) Amazon

(NEW RELEASE) Grandia HD Collection ($47.99) Playasia - Save 5% with code "SWITCHMANIA"

This is for the Asia English physical release. Previously, this was only available through Limited Run Games.

(NEW RELEASE) No More Heroes ($34.99) Best Buy

This is a Limited Run Games retail release exclusive to Best Buy with a variant cover different than the one previously offered on their website.

(NEW RELEASE) No More Heroes 2 ($34.99) Best Buy

This is a Limited Run Games retail release exclusive to Best Buy with a variant cover different than the one previously offered on their website.


Saturday, October 2nd

(NEW PRE-ORDER) Wild Guns Reloaded from Strictly Limited Games

  • Standard (29.99€) Link - Limited to 2,000 copies

  • Collector's (69.99) Link - Limited to 1,500 copies

These will be offered in two batches. The first batch goes up on Saturday, October 2nd at 6:00 PM EST. The second batch goes up on Sunday, October 3rd at 12:00 PM EST.

The Collector's Edition includes:

  • Collector's Edition Box

  • Nintendo Switch Game

  • Reversible Large Poster

  • Four Character Cards

  • Four Pixelart Postcards

  • Stickersheet

  • Wild Guns Reloaded OST

  • Metal Necklace with Engraved Bullet

  • Bullet the Dog Acrylic Keychain

  • Character Fridge Magnet

  • Boss Fight Acrylic Diorama

  • Extended Manual


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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