Rune Factory 4 Special

Rune Factory 5 Still Listed as 2020

Marvelous’ First Quarter Results Presentation for the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2021 still lists Rune Factory 5 as a 2020 release.

Rune Factory 4 Special

Marvelous first announced Rune Factory 5 for Nintendo Switch at the February 2019 Nintendo Direct video presentation alongside a Switch version of Rune Factory 4 Special. Little has been revealed of the game other than a teaser website and a brief promo video (added below). Rune Factory 4 Special released on July 25, 2019 in Japan and in North America on February 25, 2020, as an updated version of the Nintendo 3DS Rune Factory 4 game. The first game in the role-playing simulation game series, Rune Factory: A Fantasy Harvest Moon, originally released for Nintendo DS back in 2006 in Japan, and the following year in North America.

『Rune Factory5』promo video ①
Rune Factory 4 Special/Rune Factory 5 [Nintendo Direct 2019.2.14]

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