Rune Factory 5 Gets a New Japanese Trailer, Still No English Release Date

Story and Gameplay Footage

Rune Factory 5 has received a new trailer in Japan. While the trailer may be in Japanese, we can still take a look at some of the new gameplay aspects shown in the almost 3-minute video.

The first minute of the trailer appears to focus on the game’s story, with a series of in-game cutscenes and dialogue. Afterward we get into some of the core gameplay with footage of the game’s farming, fishing, shopping, festivals, and blacksmith mini-game.

The game’s lovable bachelors are also shown off, giving you an idea of your future husband/wife.

While the character designs do look great, the monster designs look even better as the trailer highlights some of the fearsome foes you’ll have to face, in addition to some combat gameplay footage.

The trailer ends with an image of the game’s premium edition which features a special box, visual book, Memorial Soundtrack Selection, and a “Rune Factory 4 Bachelorette / Bachelor Costume Set” DLC.

Rune Factory 5 is making its way to Nintendo Switch in Japan on May 20, 2021 –however a release date has not been given for the English version of the game outside of a general 2021 window.

You can check out the latest trailer right here:

For those unaware of the game, you can find an official description as well as some key features below:

“Set off on a grand adventure in a fantasy world with the latest entry in the Rune Factory simulation RPG series. After losing their memory, the hero lands in a small town blessed by nature. There, they are recruited into a band of peacekeeping rangers, and their new life begins.

In addition to their normal duties, the hero can farm the land, cast a line into the nearby river, and so much more! Team up with townsfolk to battle monsters and unleash powerful combination attacks—just one of the features new to the series. The stage is set, and the curtain rises on an exciting new adventure in Rune Factory 5!”

Key Features

  • Tame monsters or team up with townsfolk to explore a massive world
  • Defend the frontier and support your community as a peacekeeping ranger
  • Unleash uniquely powerful combo attacks with your teammates
  • Cultivate crops in the fields
  • Find friendship, love, and family with a colorful cast of characters