XSEED Games and Marvelous Europe have confirmed that Rune Factory 5 will likely be releasing on March twenty second 2022 in North America for the Nintendo Switch. It will arrive in Europe on March twenty fifth 2022. The motion RPG/farming sim was slated to launch this yr however confronted a delay.
In a brand new publish focusing on the English localization, XSEED revealed that English localization truly started in March 2020 after it shifted to a work-from-home mannequin. It additional revealed that same-sex marriage can be coming to the title with its Western launch, permitting protagonists Ares or Alice to marry any of the 12 companions in the sport. Though it’s not at the moment obtainable in the Japanese model, same-sex marriages will likely be added in a future patch.
XSEED additionally clarified that including the function didn’t delay the Western launch. “We at all times deliberate to launch the sport properly after Japan as a result of period of time required to translate it into French and German from English, in addition to the provision of the event crew for high quality assurance testing. Implementing this new function did take time, however we adjusted our total schedule in order that it didn’t have an effect on our launch date.”
Rune Factory 5 will likely be unique to the Switch when it launches for the West in 2022. In the meantime, Rune Factory 4 Special launches for PS4, Xbox One and PC this Fall. A remaster of the 2012 Nintendo 3DS basic, it options HD visuals, new cutscenes through Newlywed Mode and Veteran Mode for much more content material. Stay tuned for a correct launch date in the approaching weeks.