Rune Factory 3 Special announced to release ‘Golden Memories Edition’ in North America, pre-orders available soon

The 'Golden Memories Edition' of Rune Factory 3 Special will be available in North America for $79.99.
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Image: XSEED Games

Rune Factory 3 Special is an upcoming farming sim role-playing game by Marvelous Games and publisher XSEED Games. It is a remaster of the 2009 Rune Factory 3: A Fantasy Harvest Moon that is released for the Nintendo DS. As with the original version, players in Rune Factory 3 Special will take on the role of a young adventurer who settles down in an idyllic fantasy town with a monstrous secret.

Rune Factory 3 Special boasts new features that are not available in the original, including Newlywed Mode, standalone adventures unlocked after marriage to each of the game’s 11 eligible bachelorettes, and a “Hell” difficulty level to challenge even veteran players.

Recently, XSEED has revealed to release the limited ‘Golden Memories Edition’ of Rune Factory 3 Special in North America. It is priced at $79.99, and will include the following content:

  • Custom outer box featuring an original illustration based on the game’s anime opening
  • Rune Factory 3 Special Nintendo Switch™ game card and case
  • An acrylic standee featuring protagonists from Rune Factory 3 SpecialRune 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
  • Exclusive “Swimsuit Mode” DLC allowing for characters to appear in their swimsuits year-round

The ‘Golden Memories Edition’ will be available for pre-order soon via the XSEED Games Store and participating retailers. For an extra $5, all physical pre-orders made through the XSEED Games Store will have the option to package the game with a Golden Wooly key chain modeled like Micah’s sheep form.

At this time, Rune Factory 3 Special is only available in Japan, but it is scheduled to be released in North America and Europe on September 5 for Switch and PC through Steam.

Shemiah Ruina

Shemiah Ruina

Shemiah is a gaming niche writer and an Electronics Engineering graduate at the Technological University of the Philippines. She plays a lot of RPGs and FPS games. She also enjoys watching movies and anime.

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