XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., has announced that Rune Factory 3 Special, the remade and expanded version of the classic RPG/life sim, will launch on the Nintendo Switch 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.
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.