Rune Factory 5 is set to release exclusively for Nintendo Switch on March 22. The latest entry in a series of RPG/farming sims, Rune Factory 5 puts you in the shoes of a ranger in the peacekeeping organization SEED. Your job is split between protecting the small town of Rigbarth from monsters, and helping the citizens farm, plan festivals, and more.
The game is available to preorder now from a handful out retailers (see it at Amazon). It comes in two editions, so if you’re wondering which one to pick up, keep on reading to see what comes in each one.
Rune Factory 5: Earthmate Edition
The Earthmate edition of Rune Factory 5 comes with the game itself, plus the following extras, per the publisher:
- Custom outer box featuring artwork from series illustrator Minako Iwasaki
- Exclusive steelbook case
- 5.8” x 8.2” softcover artbook with over 70 pages of character illustrations, concept art, and more
- ‘Melodies of Norad’ soundtrack CD featuring 15 songs specially selected from across the entire Rune Factory series
- 13 exclusive in-game costumes based on the marriage candidates (+ Dolce’s ghostly companion Pico) from Rune Factory 4
Rune Factory 5 (Standard Edition)
If you’re not wild about those extras, you can preorder the standard edition. It just comes with the game, but honestly that’s all you really need, isn’t it?
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