Pokemon Legends Arceus preorder guide – where to buy & preorder bonuses

Pokemon Legends: Arceus artworkGame Freak / The Pokemon Company

Pokemon Legends Arceus is officially launching on the Nintendo Switch in January 2022. Here is where you can pre-order the Sinnoh origin title, including bonuses.

Game Freak surprised Pokemon fans in February 2021 when they revealed that their next project, Pokemon Legends Arceus, is a semi-open world RPG similar to Monster Hunter.

The Japanese developer gave players another shock when they announced the game would actually make its debut on January 28, 2022. Here is everything you need to know about pre-ordering the title.


Pokemon Legends: Arceus box art pre-orderGame Freak / The Pokemon Company
The open-world Pokemon title releases on January 28, 2022.

Where to pre-order Pokemon Legends Arceus

Like previous Pokemon titles, players will have many options for where they can purchase Legends Arceus before its release date on Friday, January 28, 2022.

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Nintendo will offer the game digitally through the eShop, and almost every major retailer now sells digital codes which can be redeemed on the console.

Those that prefer the physical edition will want to get the best deal on the title. Below we will break down every place taking pre-orders for the wildly anticipated release.

Pokemon Legends Arceus digital pre-orders:



Pokemon Legends Arceus physical pre-orders:



pokemon legends arceus uk preorder bonusNintendo Store
UK players can get this Arceus statue and steelbook by preordering from the Nintendo Store.

Pokemon Legends Arceus preorder bonuses

There are multiple preorder bonus options for Pokemon Legends Arceus, both in the United States and the UK. The retailers and bonuses are listed below:


  • Sitting Cuties Arceus plush – Pokemon Center ($59.99)
  • Art card set – GameStop ($59.99)
  • In-game Garchomp Kimono Set – Amazon ($59.99)


  • Steelbook and Poke Ball figurine – Amazon (£49.99)
  • Steelbook and sticker sheet – ShopTo (£42.85)
  • Steelbook and Arceus figurine – Nintendo Store (£49.99)
  • Steelbook – GAME (£49.99)