Publisher XSEED Games and developer Marvelous announced Rune Factory 5 is coming to PC next month.
Rune Factory 5 is launching for PC (via Steam) on July 13th, for $59.99. A launch discount for 10% off will be available, as well as preorders netting you another 15% off. A digital deluxe edition will be available with 13 bonus outfits inspired by the previous game. All of the game’s post-launch DLC will also be available.
Rune Factory 5 was originally released for back in May 2021 for Japan and overseas in March 2022 for Nintendo Switch. In case you missed it – you can find our thorough review for Rune Factory 5 here.
The PC version of Rune Factory 5 is supposed to address the visual and performance issues we found our original review for the Switch version, and will also have new customization options and both English and Japanese audio.
Here’s a new trailer:
Here’s a rundown on the port:
Sow seeds of a new life in Rigbarth as you embark on a grand Rune Factory adventure!
In the sleepy border town of Rigbarth, mysterious events are unfolding, affecting the runes that govern the balance between humanity and nature…
As the newest ranger for the peacekeeping organization, SEED, protect the frontier town by rounding up rowdy monsters with your official SEED-issued spell seal. When not on a mission, work with the people of Rigbarth to help the town flourish through farming, festivals, and friendships!
As the balance of peace begins to shift, however, it comes time to prove yourself. Team up with townsfolk and embark on a grand adventure to unravel the mystery befalling the land, embracing your inner-power to halt the descent into chaos.
- Fast-paced action RPG combat – Venture into the vast, vibrant wilderness with friends from Rigbarth by your side to unlock powerful and stylish link attacks that encourage teamwork and strategy.
- Fantasy farming taken to new heights – Tame monsters to serve as your helpful farmhands as you grow a wide variety of crops on the backs of dragons!
- Relax in your new home – Take time out of your adventure to enjoy the gentler pace of town life. Compete in cooking, crafting, and fishing contests or invite your sweetheart to join you for stargazing during one of Rigbarth’s many seasonal festivals.
- Find your special someone – Forge friendships and get to know the eligible marriage candidates of Rigbarth by completing their unique storyline. Fall in love, pop the question and even start a family!