Rune Factory 3 Special Coming to North America Exclusive on Nintendo Switch

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If you’re a fan of the Rune Factory series, we have good news for you. Rune Factory 3 Special is coming to North America in 2023 exclusively to Nintendo Switch. This is a remastered and expanded version of Rune Factory 3. This updated version introduces improved visuals and a lot of new features.

For those new to the series, the original title was released in 2010 on Nintendo DS. Rune Factory 3 Special features HD graphics and redesigned 3D character models to breathe new life to a beloved entry in the series. Indeed, it’s time to experience a fantasy life that you didn’t know you wanted.

In Rune Factory 3 Special, players take on the role of Micah, a young man with the power to become a golden sheep-like monster called a wooly. He gets rescued by a young woman after falling headfirst into the town of Sharance. Micah awakens but has no memories of his past. He also finds himself entangled in the longstanding conflict between humans and monsters. Micah now needs to work and build bridges between the races to bring back peace. Along the way, he gets to uncover a shocking secret of his own.

Key features of the game include:

  • Restore the Balance Between Two Worlds
    • Step into the shoes of Micah as he looks for a way for humans and monsters to coexist.
    • He’s a young man with amnesia and the mysterious ability to transform into a wooly.
  • Time-tested RPG Action and Adventure Await
    • Master swords, spears, hammers, and even magic to take on powerful monsters.
    • Recruit townsfolk and monsters alike to explore treacherous dungeons.
  • Sow the Seeds of Your New Life
    • Take a break from adventuring and do activities like farming, fishing, and more.
    • Discover the different varieties of Magic Seeds.
    • These grow into strange crops that can help Micah in his adventure in exciting ways.
  • Find a Beauty for the Beast
    • Meet 11 lovely bachelorettes, the most in the history of the series.
    • Learn more about them through daily interactions, fall in love, then pop the question, and get married.
    • Before Micah knows it, he’ll have a wonderful family to join in on his adventures.

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