Rune Factory 5 has been postponed here in the west to early 2022

XSEED Games brings unfortunate news to everyone who was looking forward to playing the next game in the long-running Rune Factory series here in the west. The company announced that Rune Factory 5 for Nintendo Switch has been postponed from this year’s release and will be coming west in 2022. Rune Factory 5 is available for purchase in Japan and you can expect from a sim game:

“With the latest entry in the Rune Factory simulation RPG series, embark on an epic adventure in a fantasy world. After losing your memory, the protagonist lands in a small town blessed with nature, where they are peacekeepers. Hired by the band, their new life begins. In addition to their usual work, heroes can cultivate land and throw fishing threads into nearby rivers. Collaborate with townspeople to fight monsters and start their new lives. Unleash a powerful combination attack. This is just one of the new features in the series. The stage is set and the exciting new adventure at Rune Factory 5 is about to begin! “