A Remade Classic, Rune Factory 3 Special, Launches on Nintendo Switch and PC in North America on Sept. 5
Make Golden Memories in Expanded Version of Classic RPG/Life Sim This Fall
TORRANCE, Calif. — March 9, 2023 — XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., today announced that Rune Factory 3 Special, the remade and expanded version of the classic RPG/life sim, will launch on the Nintendo Switch™ system and Windows PC via Steam in North America on Sept. 5. More details on retail and digital availability will be shared at a later date.
Click the image above to view the new trailer for Rune Factory 3 Special
Rune Factory 3 Special returns after more than a decade following its original release on Nintendo DS! The remastered version of the popular entry in the Rune Factory series is being developed with remastered HD graphics and redesigned 3D character models that improve upon the original designs while retaining their unique appeal. These improved visuals are bolstered by new features including Newlywed Mode, standalone adventures unlocked after marriage to each of the game’s 11 eligible bachelorettes and a “Hell” difficulty level to challenge even veteran players!
Restore the Balance Between Two Worlds ‒ Step into the shoes of Micah, a young man with amnesia and the mysterious ability to transform into a wooly, as he searches for a way for humans and monsters to coexist.
Time-tested RPG Action and Adventure Await ‒ Master magic, swords, spears, hammers, and more to take on powerful monsters. Recruit townsfolk and monsters alike to explore treacherous dungeons.
Sow the Seeds of Your New Life ‒ Take a break from adventuring with activities like farming, fishing, and more. Discover the many varieties of Magic Seeds, which grow into strange crops that aid in Micah’s adventure in exciting ways!
Find That Special Someone ‒ Meet 11 lovely bachelorettes, the most in series history! Learn more about them through daily interactions, fall in love, then pop the question and get married. Before Micah knows it, he’ll have a wonderful family to join in on his adventures.
Published in North America by XSEED Games, Rune Factory 3 Special is scheduled for release on the Nintendo Switch™ and Windows PC via Steam on Sept. 5, 2023. The game will also be published in Europe by Marvelous Europe. This title is rated “T for Teen” by the ESRB.
More information about Rune Factory 3 Special can be found on the official Twitter or onwww.xseedgames.com. Fans can also follow XSEED Games on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Twitch, get in depth info from their developer blog, and join the discussion on their Discord server at: http://discord.gg/XSEEDGames.
About XSEED Games
XSEED Games is the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Marvelous Inc., which is a publicly traded company listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Formed in 2004 and located in Torrance, California, XSEED Games publishes interactive entertainment content for PC and consoles from the Marvelous portfolio as well as from a variety of third-party partners and independent developers. The company’s portfolio of published games and series’ include STORY OF SEASONS (Bokujo Monogatari), SENRAN KAGURA, and Rune Factory, No More Heroes, Corpse Party, AKIBA’S TRIP, and Granblue Fantasy: Versus; along with new titles from independent developers that have been funded by XSEED Games including Potionomics and Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories. XSEED Games has grown its reputation among global gamers with its critically acclaimed localizations and commitment to fans, remaining ever dedicated to its “indie spirit, player-first” approach for quality games.
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