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GameStop’s Black Friday 2020 ad is in, which reveals various deals the retailer has in store for later this month.

GameStop highlighted what Nintendo already announced earlier today – the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bundle with a three-month Nintendo Switch Online subscription for $299.99 plus various games at $39.99 including Zelda: Link’s Awakening and Luigi’s Mansion 3. On top of that, here are some other highlights for Switch:

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light

Update (11/4): At this time, there are no new U.S. pre-orders. However, Amazon Canada has opened pre-orders here.

Update: This is back up on GameStop here, but may not last long.

Original (10/22): Earlier today, Nintendo announced that Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light is getting its first English release. As part of that, the Fire Emblem 30th Anniversary Edition will be offered at retail.

GameStop is among the first to have opened pre-orders for the Fire Emblem 30th Anniversary Edition. You can reserve a copy here. This post will be updated with more retailers as they come in.

The Fire Emblem 30th Anniversary Edition is slated for December 4.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

GameStop has revealed an exclusive pre-order bonus for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. By reserving the game, you’ll receive the Guardian keychain pictured above.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity launches for Switch on November 20. You can pre-order a copy on GameStop here.


Monster Hunter Rise amiibo

GameStop has opened pre-orders for all of the new Monster Hunter Rise amiibo. If interested, you can reserve them here. Remember that these are GameStop exclusive in the United States.

Pricing for the amiibo is now officially confirmed. Magnamalo is the most expensive at $24.99, followed by Palico and Palamute at $19.99 each.

The Monster Hunter Rise amiibo launch alongside the main game on March 26, 2021.

Monster Hunter Rise Collector's Edition

Update (9/22): GameStop has sold out, but Best Buy has just opened pre-orders here.

Original (9/18): Pre-orders for the Monster Hunter Rise Collector’s Edition have started to open. GameStop currently has it here. When other retailers follow up, we’ll add them to this post.

The Monster Hunter Rise Collector’s Edition includes the Deluxe Edition (which goes for $70) plus a few goodies. The extras include the Magnamalo amiibo, enamel pin, and sticker pack.

Monster Hunter Rise launches for Switch on March 26, 2021.

GameStop has revealed its own purchase bonus for Super Mario 3D All-Stars. If you buy the game, you’ll receive the Joy-Con covers pictured above.

Super Mario 3D All-Stars is planned for a September 18 release. Pre-order the game here.


Pikmin 3 Deluxe

Update: The Nintendo UK store has Pikmin 3 Deluxe here.

Pre-orders for Pikmin 3 Deluxe have opened at major retailers. You can reserve it on Amazon, Best Buy, or GameStop.

Pikmin 3 Deluxe launches for Switch on October 30.

Those looking to do business at GameStop locations across the United States will soon be required to wear a mask. Starting July 27, the retailer will be requiring a face covering before entering stores to help avoid the spread of the coronavirus. People with “concerns, or health-related issues in wearing a face covering” are advised to shop at GameStop online.

GameStop CEO George Sherman said in a statement:


Nintendo Switch

An image is starting to make the rounds of what looks to be a photo taken from GameStop’s internal database. Four mystery titles are listed for Switch, each one with the name “Available SKU”. They all have a tentative December 31 release date and $59.99 price point.

Here’s a look:


Re:Zero - Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne

Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne is due out on Switch this winter. When it does arrive, it’ll be accompanied by a collector’s edition. Copies include four exclusive, limited run only original pins in a display box, a full-color art book, a steelbook case, official soundtrack containing original music from the game, and outer box.

Retailers have started taking pre-orders for the collector’s edition. Amazon has it here while GameStop’s listing is here.

For more on Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne, check out our previous coverage here.

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