Rune Factory 4 Special Launches in the West on February 25th

This delightful spin-off franchise makes a comeback on Switch.

01.28.20 - 11:29 PM


XSEED Games has announced that Rune Factory 4 Special will launch for the Nintendo Switch on February 25th, 2020 in the West. Originally released for the Nintendo 3DS way back when, Rune Factory 4 Special brings revamped graphics and other enhancements to the popular farming sim/dungeon crawling adventure.

The standard physical and digital versions of Rune Factory 4 Special will retail for $39.99 USD. There's also a special $59.99 USD "Archival Edition" that comes with some additional goodies, listed below.

Rune Factory 4 Special Screenshot

  • Physical copy of Rune Factory 4 Special for Nintendo Switch

  • 160-page art book measuring 5.8" x 8.2" featuring the works of Minako Iwasaki from Rune Factory 1 through 4, Rune Factory: Frontier, and Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny, as well as promotional and comic art contributed by other artists

  • Official soundtrack CD consisting of 33 tracks from the original release, plus 3 new tracks unique to Rune Factory 4 Special

  • 'Swimsuit Day' DLC, a special in-game Order that will have all marriage candidates appear in their swimsuits

  • Premium custom box with original illustration by Minako Iwasaki

Rune Factory 4 Special Screenshot

Following the game's release, the special "Another Episode Pack" DLC, which contains an additional 12 scenarios for Rune Factory 4's various characters, will be available as a free download for the first four weeks after launch. After that, it will cost $4.99 USD. Still, even without downloading the DLC, players will have access to an Another Episode scenario featuring Ventuswill.

Rune Factory 4 Special Screenshot

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