XSEED reveals the Earthmate version of Rune Factory 5

Marvelous USA Inc.’s independent publishing brand XSEED Games today launched a limited retail version of “Rune Factory 5” “Earth Companion Edition”, which will be launched on the Nintendo Switch system on March 22, 2022. The company is pleased to confirm that pre-orders for the “Earth Companion Edition” will soon be available through the XSEED game store and participating retailers.

The suggested retail price of Rune Factory 5 “Earth Companion Edition” is $79.99 and includes the following:

  • Customized outer box featuring the work of series illustrator Minako Iwasaki
  • Rune Factory 5 Nintendo Switch™ game card is housed in an exclusive SteelBook® case
  • A large paperback art book of 5.8 inches x 8.2 inches, containing more than 70 pages of character illustrations, concept art, etc.
  • The original soundtrack CD of’Melodies of Norad’ contains 15 songs specially selected from the entire Rune Factory series
  • 13 exclusive game costumes based on “Rune Factory 4” marriage candidates (+ Dolce’s ghost companion Pico)

The base game will be available in retail and digital ways, with a suggested retail price of US$59.99, while the Digital Deluxe Edition includes the same 13 pieces of Rune Factory 4 in-game clothing as the “Earth Companion Edition”, and is priced at US$69.99 on the Nintendo eShop.

Use Rune Factory to simulate the latest works of the RPG series and embark on a big adventure in the fantasy world. After losing his memory, the hero landed in a small town blessed by nature. There, they were recruited to a peacekeeping ranger organization called SEED, and their new life began. In addition to the normal duties of helping villagers, investigating rune-related mysteries, and rounding up noisy monsters, leisure activities also bring just as much excitement. Whether it’s spending time growing crops on the dragon’s back, going fishing, exploring the mountains for ore, or participating in local festivals, after a hard day’s adventures, there are countless ways for Earth partners to relax.

The relationship established between players and citizens provides additional depth to combat new link attacks or use the newly introduced cooperative cooking feature at home. As players get closer to one of the twelve eligible marriage candidates and learn more about them, they can propose to their true love and build their own family. Love knows no borders. For the first time, people on Earth can choose from twelve eligible marriage candidates, regardless of gender. The stage is set, and the exciting new adventure of Rune Factory 5 is about to begin!

“Rune Factory 5” was developed by Marvelous Inc. and released in North America by XSEED Games. It will be released on Nintendo Switch™ in North America on March 22, 2022. The limited retail version of “Earth Partner Edition” will soon be pre-ordered at the XSEED game store and participating retailers at a suggested retail price of $79.99.The standard physical and digital versions will be available at participating retailers and Nintendo eShop at a suggested retail price of US$59.99, The Digital Deluxe Edition will be available on the Nintendo eShop at a suggested retail price of $69.99. This game has been rated “T for Teen” by ESRB.

Source: XSEED Games