Yooka-Laylee on Switch through Limited Run Gammes

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Yooka-Laylee on Switch through Limited Run Gammes

Postby the8thark » Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:04 pm

"This is one that many Switch fans have been waiting for!
@Team17Ltd and @PlaytonicGames' Yooka-Laylee will be getting a physical release on the Nintendo Switch!
It will be available exclusively through us at http://www.limitedrungames.com !"

https://twitter.com/LimitedRunGames/sta ... 03616?s=19

Thank you Playtonic and Team 17 for working hard to make this a reality.
It will be a limited time pre-order so anyone can get this on cart as lnog as you get your pre-order in on time.

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Physical Nintendo Switch release by Limited Run Games!

Postby bjaxx87 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:06 pm

"Limited Run Games", a company that releases digital-only indie games in physical format, will release Yooka-Laylee for Nintendo Switch in August!

So if you are still hoping for a phsyical Switch release, now is your chance! ;)

https://gematsu.com/2018/06/yooka-layle ... -announced

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Re: Physical Nintendo Switch release by Limited Run Games!

Postby bjaxx87 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:07 pm

Alright, the8thark beat me to it.... :D Just delete this!

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Re: Physical Nintendo Switch release by Limited Run Games!

Postby Scrubber » Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:35 pm

Is this all were going to get from playtonics this e3?

Majority of us have had the game ages and couldn't care less about this.

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Re: Physical Nintendo Switch release by Limited Run Games!

Postby ShanPen » Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:46 am

I wonder if the physical Switch version will have the upcoming DLC included on the cart?

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Re: Physical Nintendo Switch release by Limited Run Games!

Postby bjaxx87 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:14 am

I actually was waiting for this to happen (and it was the main reason I was watching Limited Run Games' E3 presentation yesterday). As a day 1 Kickstarter backer I own the physical PC version (which I beat in April 2017) and also received a digital download code for the Switch version. But I gave it away to a friend since I wasn't interested in having it digital-only. I'm happy to pre-order this asap and finally play this again - but this time on a Nintendo console where it belongs and including the many updates that were released since my last playthrough. :)

Here's the original announcement which was broadcasted yesterday on Twitch:
https://youtu.be/9XIJ6uSDP2c?t=1h6m49s

(Since everyone is using my thread which was actually 2 minutes late, maybe someone could merge both threads?)

ShanPen wrote:I wonder if the physical Switch version will have the upcoming DLC included on the cart?

Maybe they'll release some kind of physical "Ultimate Edition" a few years down the line when all patches and DLC have been finished? (WayForward did that for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero)
I wouldn't expect any differences for the "Limited Run" version, though.

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Re: Yooka-Laylee on Switch through Limited Run Gammes

Postby Piet » Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:01 pm

the8thark wrote:"This is one that many Switch fans have been waiting for!
@Team17Ltd and @PlaytonicGames' Yooka-Laylee will be getting a physical release on the Nintendo Switch!
It will be available exclusively through us at http://www.limitedrungames.com !"

https://twitter.com/LimitedRunGames/sta ... 03616?s=19

Thank you Playtonic and Team 17 for working hard to make this a reality.
It will be a limited time pre-order so anyone can get this on cart as lnog as you get your pre-order in on time.

'Limited' is what bothers me tho...
Can I get a physical copy when I live in the Netherlands..?

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Re: Physical Nintendo Switch release by Limited Run Games!

Postby Piet » Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:07 pm

This is cool and all (the 'limited' part bothers me tho), but what about the friggin' DLC and add-ons??
'Soon'...

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Re: Yooka-Laylee on Switch through Limited Run Gammes

Postby the8thark » Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:23 pm

Piet wrote:
the8thark wrote:"This is one that many Switch fans have been waiting for!
@Team17Ltd and @PlaytonicGames' Yooka-Laylee will be getting a physical release on the Nintendo Switch!
It will be available exclusively through us at http://www.limitedrungames.com !"

https://twitter.com/LimitedRunGames/sta ... 03616?s=19

Thank you Playtonic and Team 17 for working hard to make this a reality.
It will be a limited time pre-order so anyone can get this on cart as lnog as you get your pre-order in on time.

'Limited' is what bothers me tho...
Can I get a physical copy when I live in the Netherlands..?

Yes you can. The limited part is the pre-order period is the only time you can get it. Miss that window and you miss it forever.

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Re: Physical Nintendo Switch release by Limited Run Games!

Postby Scrubber » Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:32 pm

Piet wrote:This is cool and all (the 'limited' part bothers me tho), but what about the friggin' DLC and add-ons??
'Soon'...

exactly. How long ago was that now.

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Re: Yooka-Laylee on Switch through Limited Run Gammes

Postby ShanPen » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:48 am

the8thark wrote:Yes you can. The limited part is the pre-order period is the only time you can get it. Miss that window and you miss it forever.


Have you (or anyone else reading this who'd care to comment) bought from them before and/or can confirm the 14 day open pre-order window is definitely how they do things now?
Because I read the FAQ and the "Buying Guide" (https://limitedrungames.com/pages/buying-guide) on their website and that made it sound like they create the limited number of games first and then release them for sale at two set times on one specific day and that's the only chance you get. I'm wondering if that was their old method of selling (or if I just interpreted it wrong) and so just wanted to confirm that they do indeed do open pre-orders now.

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Re: Yooka-Laylee on Switch through Limited Run Gammes

Postby Piet » Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:09 am

ShanPen wrote:
the8thark wrote:Yes you can. The limited part is the pre-order period is the only time you can get it. Miss that window and you miss it forever.


Have you (or anyone else reading this who'd care to comment) bought from them before and/or can confirm the 14 day open pre-order window is definitely how they do things now?
Because I read the FAQ and the "Buying Guide" (https://limitedrungames.com/pages/buying-guide) on their website and that made it sound like they create the limited number of games first and then release them for sale at two set times on one specific day and that's the only chance you get. I'm wondering if that was their old method of selling (or if I just interpreted it wrong) and so just wanted to confirm that they do indeed do open pre-orders now.

^ This.

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Re: Physical Nintendo Switch release by Limited Run Games!

Postby Piet » Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:10 am

Scrubber wrote:
Piet wrote:This is cool and all (the 'limited' part bothers me tho), but what about the friggin' DLC and add-ons??
'Soon'...

exactly. How long ago was that now.

Way more than a month, I think...

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Re: Physical Nintendo Switch release by Limited Run Games!

Postby Scrubber » Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:25 pm

Piet wrote:
Scrubber wrote:
Piet wrote:This is cool and all (the 'limited' part bothers me tho), but what about the friggin' DLC and add-ons??
'Soon'...

exactly. How long ago was that now.

Way more than a month, I think...

It's been over 2 months since they said soon. Im beginning to feel a very strong disliking (i won't say hate yet) towards playtonics use of the word soon. It's pretty much a lie.

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Re: Physical Nintendo Switch release by Limited Run Games!

Postby Piet » Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:13 am

Scrubber wrote:
Piet wrote:
Scrubber wrote: exactly. How long ago was that now.

Way more than a month, I think...

It's been over 2 months since they said soon. Im beginning to feel a very strong disliking (i won't say hate yet) towards playtonics use of the word soon. It's pretty much a lie.

Agree.

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Re: Physical Nintendo Switch release by Limited Run Games!

Postby Rueckkoppler » Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:50 pm

Piet wrote:
Scrubber wrote:
Piet wrote:Way more than a month, I think...

It's been over 2 months since they said soon. Im beginning to feel a very strong disliking (i won't say hate yet) towards playtonics use of the word soon. It's pretty much a lie.

Agree.


Their wording in the latest update definitely suggested that there’s “several news”, didn’t it? So this can’t be it if they’re serious about it...

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Re: Physical Nintendo Switch release by Limited Run Games!

Postby ShanPen » Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:06 pm

Rueckkoppler wrote:
Piet wrote:
Scrubber wrote:It's been over 2 months since they said soon. Im beginning to feel a very strong disliking (i won't say hate yet) towards playtonics use of the word soon. It's pretty much a lie.

Agree.


Their wording in the latest update definitely suggested that there’s “several news”, didn’t it? So this can’t be it if they’re serious about it...


They just announced on Twitter that the Japanese version of the game is releasing in the eShop today, so that's at least two brief bits of news recently.
https://twitter.com/PlaytonicGames/status/1007164334047457280

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Re: Yooka-Laylee on Switch through Limited Run Gammes

Postby ShanPen » Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:18 am

Piet wrote:
ShanPen wrote:
the8thark wrote:Yes you can. The limited part is the pre-order period is the only time you can get it. Miss that window and you miss it forever.


Have you (or anyone else reading this who'd care to comment) bought from them before and/or can confirm the 14 day open pre-order window is definitely how they do things now?
Because I read the FAQ and the "Buying Guide" (https://limitedrungames.com/pages/buying-guide) on their website and that made it sound like they create the limited number of games first and then release them for sale at two set times on one specific day and that's the only chance you get. I'm wondering if that was their old method of selling (or if I just interpreted it wrong) and so just wanted to confirm that they do indeed do open pre-orders now.

^ This.


I found this by Limited Run Games on Twitter saying that all Switch games are sold as open pre-orders, so we should all be right to get physical Switch copies of Yooka-Laylee if we want, assuming they keep up this method of sale. :)
https://twitter.com/LimitedRunGames/status/1007289719980298240

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Re: Yooka-Laylee on Switch through Limited Run Gammes

Postby ShanPen » Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:59 am

There will be a limited edition Yooka-Laylee Switch bundle according to Limited Run Games on Twitter.

https://mobile.twitter.com/LimitedRunGames/status/1016339392091344896

Good news I guess, but not great for people in different time zones, or with slow internet (like the whole of Australia...).

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Re: Physical Nintendo Switch release by Limited Run Games!

Postby dangerousbrian0 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:45 am

The Only thing I hate about this is the fact people were asking for a Physical release & playtonic were like we will see if the Demand is there & how well the Digital release goes. That is why I was holding off buying the Digital version & plus I have in physical form on Xbox One & PS4. Now Playtonic know that the demand is there for a Physical release they cant be bothered to do it themselves & release it just like they did for the Xbox One & PS4 my opinion if they are not going to release it like they did with Xbox One & PS4 don't bother releasing it in physical form at all as now I have to import a physical copy from the U.S. to the U.K. which means I have to try & make sure & hopefully someone is in to accept it just in case there is a surplus charge. Yet if they released it normally people could just go to the shop & pick it up.


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