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Rune Factory 5 - PC Release Date, Gameplay, Features, Specs

The fast-paced ARPG Rune Factory 5 is finally headed to PC. Here's when it releases, gameplay, features, system specs, and more.
Rune Factory 5 - PC Release Date, Gameplay, Features, Specs

Rune Factory 5 is the latest installment from Japanese developers Hakama to the popular Rune Factory franchise. Initially launched in Japan on the Nintendo Switch in 2021 before expanding to North American markets this year, publisher XSEED Games confirmed that the Rune Factory 5 would finally be heading to PC.

As a grand new adventure in Rigbarth opens for eager PC players, we've detailed everything you need to know about Rune Factory 5 on PC, including the game’s release date, trailers, gameplay, features, PC system requirements, and more.

Rune Factory 5 - Release Date And Price 

Rune Factory 5 will release for Microsoft Windows PC globally on 13th July 2022 via Steam, retailing for $59.99. According to the developer's official press release, the PC port will include visual updates and new customization options for the platform.

The developers are currently running a special 15%-off pre-purchase promotion until 13th July 2022, meaning players can get Rune Factory 5 for $50.99. This promotion extends to the Nintendo Store for the Nintendo Switch version of the game.

Players can also pre-purchase Rune Factory 5 Digital Deluxe Edition, featuring 13 exclusive outfits inspired by the marriage candidates of Rune Factory 4, available via Steam for $69.99 with the same discounts as the standard edition.

Rune Factory 5 - Gameplay And Features

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Work together with your friends to take down enemies. (Picture: XSEED Games)

Rune Factory 5 is a fantasy RPG simulation where players start as the newest ranger of a peacekeeping organization called SEED. They must then work together to protect their community from rowdy monsters invading Rigbarth. Finally, players will embark on special missions while cultivating their farms, making new friends, and unraveling rune-related mysteries.

Fast-paced action RPG combat

Venture into the vast, vibrant wilderness with friends from Rigbarth by your side to unlock powerful and stylish link attacks that encourage teamwork and strategy.

Fantasy farming taken to new heights

Tame monsters to serve as your helpful farmhands as you grow various crops on the backs of dragons!

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When not on a mission, players must work with the people of Rigbarth to help the town flourish. (Picture: XSEED Games)

Relax in your new home

Take time out of your adventure to enjoy the gentler pace of town life. Compete in cooking, crafting, and fishing contests, or invite your sweetheart to join you for stargazing during one of Rigbarth’s many seasonal festivals.

Find your special someone

Forge friendships and get to know the eligible marriage candidates of Rigbarth by completing their unique storyline. Fall in love, pop the question, and even start a family!

Rune Factory 5 - PC System Requirements

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Here are the minimum and recommended PC specs for Rune Factory 5. (Picture: XSEED Games)

Since Rune Factory 5 was initially developed for the Nintendo Switch, it shouldn't be surprising that the PC version can run on most modern gaming systems. Notably, the game will require a 64-bit operating system and CPU to run.

Minimum Specifications

  • OS: Windows 8.1 or later (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-6500
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 660 Ti
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 9 GB available space

Recommended Specifications

  • OS: Windows 8.1 or later (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-9400
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 9 GB available space

And that's all. Rune Factory 5 will launch on Microsoft Windows PC on 13th July 2022 via Steam.

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Featured image courtesy of XSEED Games.