London, United Kingdom – 28th February 2020 – Marvelous Europe Limited are today excited to announce that Rune Factory 4 Special, the High Definition remastered Nintendo Switch game of the critically acclaimed RPG simulation title that was previously released onto the Nintendo 3DS, is now available digitally and physically within Europe and Australia.
As previously announced Rune Factory 4 Special will feature both English and Japanese audio languages as well as text localisation in English, French and German. In addition to the release of Rune Factory 4 Special the “Another Episode” DLC, which contains 12 new storybook-style episodes narrated by the game’s marriage candidates, is now available to download from the Nintendo eShop for FREE for four weeks. Once this promotional period has ended the “Another Episode” DLC will then be made available to purchase from the Nintendo eShop for £4.49 /€4,99 / $7.50 AUD.
Those looking to commemorate the release of Rune Factory 4 Special can also purchase the definitive version of the critically acclaimed title, known as Rune Factory 4 Special - Archival Edition, from the Marvelous Games store. This edition will contain a variety of memorable content, including an art book commemorating the work on the entire Rune Factory series, as well as a soundtrack CD consisting of 36 tracks.
Rune Factory 4 Special Archival Edition Contents:
▪ Physical copy of Rune Factory 4 Special for Nintendo Switch
▪ 160-page A5 sized art book featuring the works of Minako Iwasaki with an original cover illustration.
▪ Official soundtrack CD consisting of 33 tracks from the original release, plus 3 new tracks
▪ ‘Swimsuit Day’ DLC that adds an option to have characters appear in their swimsuits
▪ Premium custom box with an original illustration by Minako Iwasaki
▪ Published in Europe and Australia by Marvelous Europe Limited, Rune Factory 4 Special
Archival Edition’ for Nintendo Switch is available to purchase from the Marvelous Games Store, while the standard edition is now available physically at selected retailers and digitally from the Nintendo eShop. This game has been rated PEGI 12, USK 6 and PG.
About Rune Factory 4 Special
The curtain rises on a beautiful sunny day, as the hero tumbles from the heavens… After being saved by the dragon Ventuswill, the hero comes to live in the local castle as a newly designated ruler and begins life anew while developing the town, making difficult decisions, and cultivating the soil. While exploring a nearby forest, the hero encounters and defeats a monstrous butterfly. Left in the fallen monster’s place is a mysterious young girl. Seeking the answers as to why, the hero’s search for the truth will lead to a grand adventure that will shake the very foundations of their world...and draw them closer to the secret buried in their own lost memories.
In this standalone story, players choose to play as a male or female hero and will encounter a diverse cast of potential suitors and other loveable townsfolk. As the newly-appointed prince or princess, royal duties are fulfilled by issuing orders to help the town prosper, or by taking a more relaxed approach to governance by raising crops and helping townsfolk. Should some dungeon adventuring be on the day’s itinerary, a vast array of weapons along with magic can be crafted or bought for battle against dangerous foes—companions or friendly monsters can also join to aid the player during their travels.
Published in Europe and Australia by Marvelous Europe Limited, Rune Factory 4 Special ‘Archival Edition’ for Nintendo Switch is available to purchase from the Marvelous Games Store, while the standard edition is now available physically at selected retailers and digitally from the Nintendo eShop. This game has been rated PEGI 12, USK 6 and PG.