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Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin arrives on Switch November 10 in North America, November 12 in Japan, and November 20 in Europe and Australia. An update has arrived to the Japanese official website with information on the game’s cooking and farm tool creation elements. You can see the videos below as well as information and screenshots as rounded up by Gematsu after the break:

Thanks to IGN, we have a new look at Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin. Footage coming out of Gamescom 2020 offers up the first nine minutes. Check it out below.

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin launches for Switch on November 10.

Marvelous Japan has updated the website for Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin to detail all the specifics of the action gameplay and combat. There are videos for specific fighting moves that will be integral to the game as well as small explanations for each. 

Also included are a few screenshots of the map and UI of the game, giving details on such things as a Day and Night cycle, searching for objectives, and difficulty selection. 

You can check out the full list of details below, courtesy of Gematsu, as well as the videos that go along with them. 

XSEED previously announced a Divine Edition for Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin in North America. Marvelous has now followed up with news for Europe, revealing the Golden Harvest Edition.

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin’s Golden Harvest Edition contains most of the same contents as the Divine Edition. Buyers in Europe will receive a copy of the game, 132-page art book, 3-disc soundtrack CD collection, double sided poster, and collector’s box. The poster is new here, replacing the Japanese omamori charm from the Divine Edition. Pricing is set at £49.99 / €59.99.

Standard physical copies will also be available. The regular retail version will go for £34.99 / €39.99.

Source: Marvelous PR

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin publisher Marvelous has updated their Japanese site to give an overview for the title’s rice farming mechanics. Check out a translation, courtesy of Gematsu, and videos below:

Amazon has opened pre-orders for the Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin – Divine Edition. You can reserve it here.

The Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin – Divine Edition comes with the game, a 3-disc soundtrack, a 130-page art book, and a Japanese omamori charm, all packaged within a custom box with exclusive illustration. It’ll be out alongside the main game on November 10.

Now that Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin has a release date, advertising for the game is starting to pick up. We have a few Japanese web commercials below.

After many years in development, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin has finally secured a release date. The game will launch on November 10 in North America and November 20 in Europe/Australia, XSEED, Marvelous, and Edelweiss have revealed.

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin will be sold physically and digitally on Switch. A “Divine Edition” is planned for retail, which features the game, a 130-page art book, a three-CD soundtrack set, and a small charm featuring the Harvest Goddess herself.

XSEED Games announced today that it will release a special retail edition for the action-simulation game Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin.

Fans will be able to purchase a “Divine Edition” for $59.99, which is wrapped in a custom outer box with exclusive artwork. It’ll also include a large 8.2” x 5.8” art book with over 130 pages of illustrations and concept art from the title, a full OST of 42 songs on 3 CDs, and a special 2” x 3” Japanese omamori charm to bring owners good luck in combat and farming.

Those looking for something a bit simpler can also buy a standard retail copy. That one costs just $39.99.

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin launches later in 2020.

Source: XSEED Games PR

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin will not release this winter as originally planned. Publisher XSEED Games and developer Edelweiss have delayed the game, and it will now arrive in 2020.

Regarding the delay, Edelweiss director Nal said in a statement: