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Rune Factory 5

Nintendo™ Switch – JAPAN & WEST

During the Nintendo Direct Mini: Partners Showcase, the publishers Marvelous, XSEED Games, and Marvelous Europe have revealed Rune Factory 5 is launching for the Nintendo Switch in Spring 2021 in Japan and 2021 in the Western regions.

Along with the announcement of the release time frame, the said publishers have also dropped a gameplay trailer.

Watch the gameplay trailer below.

Game Overview

In February 2019, Marvelous announced Rune Factory 5, and it was scheduled for 2020 release. However, the game was delayed for the 2021 release. So, are you ready for this upcoming RPG soon?

Here’s the official game description from Nintendo below. 

A new stage, a new adventure… The curtain rises on the next chapter in the Rune Factory series.

Set off on a grand adventure in a fantasy world with the latest entry in the Rune Factory simulation RPG series. After losing their memory, the hero lands in a small town blessed by nature. There, they are recruited into a band of peacekeeping rangers, and their new life begins. In addition to their normal duties, the hero can farm the land, cast a line into the nearby river, and so much more! Team up with townsfolk to battle monsters and unleash powerful combination attacks—just one of the features new to the series. The stage is set, and the curtain rises on an exciting new adventure in Rune Factory 5!


Are you ready for Rune Factory 5? Please wait for the pre-orders here at Playasia! We will update you once it’s open!

Thanks, Gematsu!  



  • Tame monsters or team up with townsfolk to explore a massive world
  • Defend the frontier and support your community as a member of a peacekeeping ranger
  • Unleash uniquely powerful combo attacks with your teammates 
  • Cultivate crops in the fields
  • Find friendship, love, and family with a colorful cast of characters


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