Pre-Order Rune Factory 5 from participating retailers to receive an exclusive 8cm Wooly Plush Bag Tag
London, United Kingdom – 7th October 2021 – Marvelous Europe Limited are today excited to announce that Rune Factory 5, the long-awaited sequel in the beloved simulation RPG series, will receive an exclusive physical Limited Edition alongside the standard and digital editions when it launches on 25th March 2022 for the Nintendo Switch within Europe and Australia.
This physical Limited Edition of Rune Factory 5 will have an RRP of £64.99 / €79,99 and contain a physical copy of the game alongside a whole host of collectable content. As part of this collectable content, fans will receive a glorious Steelbook case, a softback art book featuring artwork from the game, and the “Melodies of Norad” soundtrack CD consisting of music from the Rune Factory franchise. In addition to the physical collectable content, this Limited Edition will also contain exclusive in-game content in the form of additional costumes for the player character. This limited edition will be available at participating retailers within Europe and is exclusive to GAME in the UK. Further details will be available through the newly launched Rune Factory Website, Rune Factory Europe Twitter channel, and on the Marvelous Games website.
In addition, Marvelous Europe Limited have today also confirmed that physical pre-orders at participating retailers, for both the Limited Edition and Standard Edition, will receive an adorable 8cm Wooly Plush Bag Tag as a pre-order bonus. This Wooly Plush is inspired by the iconic, and beloved, Wooly character from the Rune Factory franchise and will only be available with pre-orders while supplies last at participating retailers across Europe and Australia. In the UK the Wooly Plush Bag Tag will be exclusive to pre-orders at GAME.
In Rune Factory 5 players will choose between male and female protagonists, Ares and Alice, and embark on an adventure from the town of Rigbarth in a quest to recover their lost memories and restore peace within the town, as part of the peacekeeping force known as Seed. As part of this adventure, players will be able to explore vast dungeons, defeat vicious monsters, nurture nearby farmland and develop relationships with various characters to find true peace and happiness within the town of Rigbarth.
Newcomers and fans alike will be able to experience refined action-RPG combat, with eight different weapons, including Dual Blades, Spear and Axe, available to master, alongside iconic features such as farm management, town quests and festivals. For a series first, Rune Factory 5 will also feature same-sex relationships so that fans can pursue their own romantic adventure. Whether you decide to fight off monsters around town, aid the townspeople with their troubles, or embrace your green-thumb dreams, Rune Factory 5 will offer an adventure like no other when it launches on Nintendo Switch.
About Rune Factory 5
In the sleepy border town of Rigbarth, a shift is happening. Mysterious events are unfolding, affecting the runes that govern the balance between humanity and nature…
As the newest recruit for the peacekeeping organisation, SEED, you play an important role in maintaining harmony in the threatened Norad Kingdom.
With no memories of your past and with little to show for your experience, you must earn your stripes. Work with the people of Rigbarth to help the town flourish, forging friendships and making your mark as you go.
As the balance of peace begins to shift, it’s time to prove yourself. With your new friends from Rigbarth at your side, set off on a grand adventure in this fantasy world to unravel the mystery befalling the land, embracing your inner-power to halt the descent into chaos.
● Fast-paced action RPG combat: Venture into the vast, vibrant wilderness with friends from Rigbarth by your side to unlock powerful and stylish link attacks that encourage teamwork and strategy.
● Forge friendships and find love: Forge friendships, fall in love and even marry the townsfolk who live and work alongside you in Rigbarth, including same-sex marriage for the first time in the series.
● Relaxing life simulation gameplay: Take time out of your adventure to enjoy the gentler pace of town life. Compete in cooking, crafting, and fishing contests or invite your sweetheart to join you for stargazing during one of Rigbarth’s many seasonal festivals.
● Fantasy Farming Taken to New Heights: Grow a wide variety of crops in the field or on a dragon’s back and tame monsters to serve as your helpful farmhands.
Developed by Marvelous, Inc. and published in Europe and Australia by Marvelous Europe Limited, Rune Factory 5 is scheduled to launch physically and digitally on 25th March 2022 on the Nintendo Switch. This game has not yet been rated.