Rune Factory 4 Special ‘Archival Edition’ Announced for European & North American Release

Marvelous Europe and XSEED Games have announced that the European and North American versions of Rune Factory 4 Special will not only be released physically and digitally across both regions BUT that a Limited Edition variation of the game, known as the Archival Edition, will also be released in limited numbers.

Known as Rune Factory 4 Special Archival Edition and scheduled for release at the same time as the standard game, which currently has a Winter release window, Rune Factory 4 fans will receive a Limited Edition release that recreates the elements found within the Japanese Limited Edition.

This ‘Archival 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 original illustration by Minako Iwasaki

The Archival Edition of Rune Factory 4 Special will be exclusive to the Marvelous Games Store within Europe and Australia while XSEED’s North American release of Rune Factory 4 Special Archival Edition will be available from the XSEED Store and selective retailers. A Standard edition will also be released at selective retailers; with pre-orders expected to open soon for both versions of the game.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

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