Rune Factory 5 to Launch 2021 on Nintendo Switch

As part of the Nintendo Direct Mini stream earlier today Marvelous announced that Rune Factory 5, the fifth mainline entry into the RPG simulation franchise, will launch in 2021 for the Nintendo Switch as well as debuted brand new footage from the game.

About Rune Factory 5: 
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!

Key Features:

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

Rune Factory 5 will be released by Marvelous Europe Limited (in Europe), XSEED Games/Marvelous USA, Inc (in North America) and Marvelous Inc (in Japan), with the game planned for release in 2021. Additional details will be shared at a later date, but in the meantime footage shown from the English and Japanese Nintendo Direct Streams can be found below:

English Trailer:

Japanese Trailer:

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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