New RPG from ‘Rune Factory’ creator coming to Switch next month

Red Art Games recently announced that Elrentaros Wanderings, the new RPG from Rune Factory creator Yoshifumi Hashimoto, will come digitally to the Switch on August 16, 2024.

Developed by Marvelous subsidiary HAKAMA, the game combines life-sim elements with action-RPG gameplay, while featuring gorgeous, colorful visuals not unlike those of Square Enix. Brave series.

There are also some nice physical editions if digital isn’t your thing, and these are launching later this year on October 11, 2024. First off, the €49.99 Deluxe Edition includes a copy of the game, an exclusive case, a keychain, a sticker sheet, a 30-page artbook, and an acrylic stand. These are limited to 500 PEGI-rated units.

The €69.99 Collector’s Edition, meanwhile, includes the game, a steelbook case, a pin set, a double-sided poster, a keychain and a sticker sheet. These will be slightly more plentiful, with 1000 PEGI-rated units.

In addition to the Rune Factory series, Yoshifumi Hashimoto has also been heavily involved with the Story of Seasons franchise. HAKAMA Inc. was founded in 2018 with Hashimoto leading development.

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Image: Red Art Games

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