Press release

RELOADED. REIMAGINED. REBORN. Contra: Operation Galuga comes to Limited Run Games this Month!

The newest entry in the legendary run ‘n’ gun series gets physical with premium collector’s editions and more!

Apex, North Carolina — February 21st, 2024 — Limited Run Games, in collaboration with WayForward and KONAMI Digital Entertainment, is excited to announce the North American physical release of Contra: Operation Galuga, the latest entry in a legendary KONAMI franchise. The physical release, Collector’s Editions, and merch go up for pre-order on March 1st, 2024 and will be open through April 14th, 2024. Limited Run will publish the game physically on Nintendo Switch, Xbox, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. 

Contra: Operation Galuga is a thorough reimagining of the classic run 'n' gun NES/arcade game from the 1980s, featuring timeless gameplay, iconic weapons, and intense co-op combat! Limited Run worked to match this energy with physical editions that celebrate the high-octane action and timeless legacy of Contra.

Limited Run’s physical editions offer both a Classic upgrade, with silver retro KONAMI-style boxes and throwback collectibles to boot, and an ultimate Collector’s Edition that includes a full arsenal of premium Contra goods, like an art book, full soundtrack and exclusive Bill and Lance action figures.

Contra fans can also pre-order exclusive new merchandise from Limited Run Games throughout the pre-order period, including a t-shirt, key chain, skate deck, and a premium 24” x 36” poster.


About the Contra: Operation Galuga Physical Editions:


Standard Edition (Switch, Xbox, PS4 & PS5):

  • Physical copy of Contra: Operation Galuga
  • Manual

Classic Edition (Switch, Xbox, PS4 & PS5):

  • Standard Edition of Contra: Operation Galuga
  • Silver retro box
  • CD soundtrack selection 
  • NES dust jacket
  • Double-sided poster

Collector’s Edition (Switch, Xbox, PS4 & PS5):

  • Classic Edition
  • Artbook
  • Stickers
  • Patch
  • Pin
  • Dog tags
  • SteelBook
  • Full CD soundtrack,
  • Bill & Lance action figure set

Assets for Contra: Operation Galuga can be accessed here

About Limited Run Games:

Limited Run Games is the industry leader in producing and distributing premium physical video games. Founded in 2015, they have published over 1,000 physical games and soundtracks in addition to winning several awards for their bespoke Collector’s Editions. Limited Run is the gold standard in bringing digital games to physical form for casual fans and collectors alike. Visit for the latest offerings, or follow the brand on your social media platform of choice for all LRG-related updates: @limitedrungames.

About WayForward:

Founded in 1990 by Voldi Way, WayForward has become one of the biggest independent developers in the video game industry and home to some of the finest talent in the business.  Getting their start during the PC, Super NES, and Genesis era of gaming, they rode the educational CD-ROM wave through the '90s, and eventually found their way back onto handhelds and consoles. They’ve built their reputation on solid gaming fundamentals, feature-quality character animation, and the ability to faithfully turn any brand into interactive entertainment.

About Konami Digital Entertainment:

Konami Digital Entertainment, which is the core company of Konami Group, develops entertaining content for mobile, console, and card games. The company is known for global franchises such as eFootball™, Metal Gear, SILENT HILL, Castlevania, and Contra, as well as the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game series.