XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., today announced that the critically acclaimed remaster, Rune Factory 4 Special, will be releasing on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows PC via Steam and Microsoft Store on Dec. 7. Just in time for the holidays, the title will be available digitally at launch for $29.99 and can be Wishlisted on Steam starting today.
Following its release on the Nintendo Switch™ system on Feb. 25, 2020, Rune Factory 4 Special arrives on new platforms with improved resolution and performance, while bringing all the farming, life-sim, and RPG adventuring the series is known for. In addition to the visual improvements, the PC, PS4™ system, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One versions of the game include the ‘Another Episode’ DLC at no additional cost! ‘Another Episode’ adds a series of illustrated storybook-style episodes narrated by the game’s 12 marriage candidates and Selphia’s lovable guardian dragon Ventuswill, fully voiced in English and Japanese.
About Rune Factory 4 Special Rune Factory 4 Special opens with a young man or woman falling from an airship and landing in the town of Selphia. Appointed the local regent by mistake, the hero is charged with protecting the town and bettering the lives of its people. As the newly appointed prince or princess, royal duties are fulfilled by issuing orders to help the town prosper, or by taking a more relaxed approach to governance by raising crops and helping townsfolk. Should some dungeon adventuring be on the day’s itinerary, a vast array of weapons along with magic can be crafted or bought for battle against dangerous foes—companions or friendly monsters can also join to aid the player during their travels. And, of course, there’s a huge cast of lovable townsfolk, including 12 potential suitors to woo and marry.
Rune Factory 4 Special is a remastered version of the critically acclaimed RPG simulation title that launched on Nintendo 3DS in 2013. This updated version comes with extra content such as ‘Newlywed Mode,’ self-contained adventures that unlock after marrying one of the game’s eligible candidates, and a “Hell” difficulty level for players seeking a true challenge. Rune Factory 4 Special is also available on the Nintendo Switch™ system.
Developed by Marvelous Inc. and published by XSEED Games, Rune Factory 4 Specialwill launch in North America on December 7 for the PlayStation 4 system, Xbox X|S, Xbox One, and globally on Windows PC via Steam and Microsoft Store. The title be available at launch digitally on all platforms for $29.99, with the ‘Another Episode’ DLC included for free. This game has been rated “T for Teen” by the ESRB.