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RPG Maker MZ Pre-Orders Available Now

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The latest entry in the long-running RPG Maker series is nearly upon us! Not only that, but RPG Maker MZ is now available to pre-order with discounts and various bundles!

Before we get into the details, here is a new trailer detailing the features introduced in RPG Maker MZ:

Pre-ordering RPG Maker MZ can net you multiple discounts! Before the game releases on August 20th, the game is available to pre-order for 10% off the normal price ($71.99 USD, normally $79.99 USD). However, if you own the previous entry in the series, RPG Maker MV, you earn an extra 10% off, placing the game at $63.99 USD.

Pre-ordering RPG Maker MZ also grants you the following bonus DLC:

Character Generator Pack
This pack will give you even more component pieces to use in the RPG Maker MZ Character Generator! With the theme of children and the elderly, this pack will add many new possible looks to your generated characters

MV and MZ Remix Music Pack
This pack contains 26 Remixes of select songs from RPG Maker MV and MZ! It also includes 4 additional new songs, for a total number of 30 extra tracks.

Not only do you get the DLC, but you will also receive a free copy of RPG Maker MV!

However, if that’s not enough content to create your dream RPG, don’t fret! There are two bundles of RPG Maker MZ that comes with additional content:

RPG Maker MZ Bundle Contents
RPG Maker MZ, MZ Cover Art Characters Pack, MV Trinity Resource Pack, 3D Particle Effect Pack

RPG Maker MZ Bundle included DLC:

MZ Cover Art Characters Pack (Retail Price: $11.99)
The 16 characters of the Cover Art by ccR, brought to life with resources for your game. Comes with a Walking Graphic, SV Battler, faceset, bust, & full body picture for each character! Additional BGM will also be included.

MV Trinity Resource Pack (Retail Price: $34.99)
Get the resources from RPG Maker MV Trinity! Never available on PC before, this set features more full character sets, more tiles, more battlers, more backgrounds, more music, just more. This pack has everything you need to make an entire game.

3D Particle Effect Pack (Retail Price $14.99)
This set contains 100 new 3D particle animation effects to enhance your games skills and magic. Nearly double your variety of MZ animations with just this one pack.

RPG Maker MZ Bundle S
RPG Maker MZ, MZ Cover Art Characters Pack, MV Trinity Resource Pack, 3D Particle Effect Pack, Dark Fantasy Resource Pack, Essentials Set Z

RPG Maker MZ Bundle S Included DLC:

Dark Fantasy Resource Pack (Retail Price $19.99)
Tilesets, BGM, character sets, all with the theme of Dark Fantasy. Perfect for creating a project with a bit of a different atmosphere. Bring the dark and brooding heroes and villains to your game.

Essential Set Z (Retail Price: $24.99)
The Essential Set Z features new heroes, new enemies, and a collection of tilesets to enhance the RPG Maker MZ Medieval Fantasy resources!

The DLC in each bundle can be purchased separately.

Here are the operating system requirements for the game on PC:

  • OS: Windows 8.1/10 (64bit) or macOS 10.13 or later
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-4340 or higher (2013 4th generation)
  • Memory: 8GB or more
  • HDD: Free space 8GB or more
  • Graphic card : OpenGL compatible VRAM 1 GB or more

RPG Maker MZ releases for Steam and PC on August 20th. In the mean time, stay tuned to RPGFan for all of your RPG Maker news!

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Tyler Trosper

Tyler Trosper

Tyler Trosper is a news writer for RPGFan. He has an unhealthy obsession with the Xeno franchise, especially Xenosaga. He runs a podcast about the series in his free time and sometimes works on fan projects. Tyler would die happy if Xenosaga Episode IV was announced. Besides Xeno, Tyler enjoys watching anime, his favorite being Neon Genesis Evangelion.

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