Another Limited Run Games release sells out quick-time

Quite literally selling like hot cakes…

Collector’s Editions of Limited Run Games sold out in minutes when they went on sale on Friday, making it their third Switch limited-edition bundle to do so.

PixelJunk Monsters 2 followed in the footsteps of Thimbleweed Park (LRG#001) and the Mercenary Kings / Flinthook double-pack (LRG#002 and #003) to become just about impossible to purchase in its collector’s edition form after less than ten minutes on sale.

Switch players have been clamouring to get hold of the titles, knowing that chances are extremely limited given how quickly they get snapped up.

None of the games have yet been produced, however, with LRG contacting buyers today to reassure them that Thimbleweed Park is expected to arrive in July.

“Nintendo confirmed with us earlier today that the Thimbleweed Park cartridges have been assigned a pick-up date of 5/31,” they wrote. “This means that the cartridges will be ready for our freight forwarder to pick them up at the Japanese airport on 5/31 to begin their transit to us.

The standard edition of PixelJunk Monsters 2 is still available, but won’t be for long…

“This is our first release, so we don’t know how long it will take for those to get from Japan to our assembly facility in Texas. We are hopeful that we can begin shipping several weeks earlier than anticipated. There is a possibility that shipping from Japan could take longer than expected, so please don’t count on shipment in June until we’ve confirmed it happening.

“Our original estimate was July and we will safely hit that in the worst case scenario.

“Flinthook and Mercenary Kings builds have been certified and approved by Nintendo. We are working on getting access to the products from our Nintendo account so that we can place the physical product order. Once we are able to place that order and it has been confirmed by Nintendo, it will take 20-30 days for them to manufacture the cartridges. Our next update for these products will be when we have a pick-up date locked in from Nintendo.

PixelJunk Monsters 2 is coming to Switch physically thanks to Limited Run Games.

“Thank you for your patience! We are still well on track for our projected August ship date.”

If you want a physical copy of Thimbleweed Park, Mercenary Kings or Flinthook, and you haven’t pre-ordered by now, you’re out of luck; the only chance of getting them is likely to be through the scalpers now.

Limited Run Games’ exclusive physical release of Saturday Morning RPG will go on sale next Friday at 3pm UK time.

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