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Rune Factory 4 Special (ルーンファクトリー4スペシャル, Rūn Fakutorī 4 Supesharu) is a game[4] in the Rune Factory series. The game was released on July 25, 2019[5] in Japan, December 5, 2019 in China and Korea, February 25, 2020 for North America, and February 28, 2020 in Europe and Australia for Nintendo Switch. Age Rating was changed E10+ to Teen. This is only Rune Factory to have Teen Rating. At E3 2021, the game was announced to be coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam in Fall 2021.


  • HD Graphics
  • Newlywed Mode
  • Hell Difficulty
  • Additional Movies
  • Another Episode DLC
  • Swimsuit Day DLC

Version Differences

  • Many Town Events are now prioritized if requirements have been met. This includes Memories, which unlocks the last story arc and the events required for marriage.
  • The map has been moved to the main screen and can be removed and resized with the press of a button (the Switch has only one screen) or by using the touch screen icon.
  • The teleport spell has been mapped to a dedicated button. It can still be used from the touch screen.
  • You can now change the voice acting language between English and Japanese.
  • Many bug fixes.


During the February Nintendo Direct in 2019, it was announced that Rune Factory 4 Special was in development.

Special Edition

The Rune Factory 4 Special Memorial Box (メモリアルボックス, Memoriaru Bokkusu) was announced on April 2, 2019[6]. On September 9th, 2019 the Rune Factory 4 Special Archival edition was confirmed for America, Europe, and Australia[7]. The box contains 5 things:

  • 1: A specially animated box
  • 2: A compilation book of character art
  • 3: A drama CD (JP only)
  • 3: Original soundtrack (US & EU only)
  • A special event download code
  • Rune Factory 4 Special

Opening Song

Opening Song Rune Factory 4 Special (ルーンファクトリー4スペシャル, Rūn Fakutorī 4 Supesharu) was performed by Joe Rinoie with Anzai Miki (ジョー・リノイエ with 安西美品) by title Kono Omoi wo Nosete (この想いをのせて)

Newlywed Mode




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  1. XSeed Games
  2. Siliconera
  3. [1]
  4. Youtube
  5. Official Website
  6. Twitter @RuneFactory_PR
  7. Gematsu - Rune Factory 4 Special ‘Archival Edition’ announced for the west