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Rune Factory 3 Special

Rune Factory 3 Special gameplay

Rune Factory 3 Special has received new gameplay offering up a look at the updated DS game on Switch. Following its previous Japan launch, it came to the west this week.

Further information can be found in the following overview:

Rune Factory 3 Special launch trailer

A final launch trailer has emerged for Rune Factory 3 Special to promote this week’s western launch. The sim RPG originally appeared on DS but is now on Switch with updated visuals and new features.

Additional details are available in the following overview:

Rune Factory 3 Special Golden Memories Edition

Original (3/31): XSEED Games today revealed the special Golden Memories Edition for Rune Factory 3 Special.

All copies include a custom outer box featuring an original illustration based on the game’s anime opening, the game card and case, an acrylic standee featuring protagonists from Rune Factory 3 Special, Rune Factory 4 Special, and Rune Factory 5 measuring 6” wide and 4” tall, an original soundtrack CD, a custom 5” by 8” planner containing in-game seasons in addition to a real world calendar, and an exclusive “Swimsuit Mode” DLC allowing for characters to appear in their swimsuits year-round. The whole package costs $79.99. Most major retailers should be carrying the Rune Factory 3 Special Golden Memories Edition.

Rune Factory 3 Special release date

XSEED Games and Marvelous have nailed down a release date for the English version of Rune Factory 3 Special in the west. In both North America and Europe, the RPG / life sim arrives on September 5, 2023.

Rune Factory 3 Special just came out last week in Japan. It’s a redone version of the DS original with HD visuals and some new features.

Below is an overview of the game:

Rune Factory 3 Special overview trailer

Marvelous has provided a new look at Rune Factory 3 Special with a new trailer that just went live. This is a general overview of the game that shows off features and more.

If you need a recap on Rune Factory 3 Special, read the following overview:

Rune Factory 3 Special opening movie

Marvelous has issued the official opening movie for Rune Factory 3 Special. This is what players will see before starting the game, and it shows off the various characters they’ll encounter along the way.

Rune Factory 3 Special is the updated version of the DS title for Switch. You can read more about it below.

We seem to know when Rune Factory 3 Special will launch on Switch – at least in Japan. Thanks to retailer listings, it’s confirmed that the game will launch on March 2, 2023.

In Japan, Marvelous will offer a “Dream Collection” special edition for 10,780 yen. It includes a copy of the game, special box featuring an illustration by Minako Iwasaki, “all-star” drama CD featuring a “mass gathering” of protagonists, “classified private CD,” memorial diorama acrylic stand, and download code for the additional content “Everyone Wears Swimsuits Mode.”

Rune Factory 3 Special was previously announced during the last Nintendo Direct in September. We know it’s on track for 2023 in North America and Europe, but a specific date hasn’t been provided.


Rune Factory 3 Special

Rune Factory 3 Special is heading to Switch, XSEED and Marvelous announced today. Look for it in 2023.

Rune Factory 3 originally launched for DS. This new version has HD visuals and redesigned character models.

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