Marvelous have announced two new Rune Factory titles: Project Dragon and Rune Factory 6. These new Rune Factory titles were briefly highlighted during the Marvelous Game Showcase 2023 event. Platforms and release dates for these new games have not been revealed.
Rune Factory: Project Dragon is a new spinoff RPG set in fictional Japanese-inspired lands, which is referred to as the “Land of the East.” Project Dragon is one of two titles built around the central theme of “East and West” according to Rune Factory series director Shiro Maekawa. The new RPG is themed around the importance of dragons and Earthmates in an intertwined destiny. Additionally, the game will dive into lore and concepts that have been referenced throughout the entire Rune Factory franchise.
Marvelous also confirmed that Rune Factory 6, the next mainline title in the long-running RPG series, is in development. This new mainline title completes the theme of East and West by taking place in the western continent of Adonea. Further details were not revealed about Rune Factory 6, but Maekawa hopes fans look forward to these titles.
Here’s an overview of the new Rune Factory announcements, courtesy of XSEED Games and Marvelous:
Rune Factory Series Announcements
Rune Factory series director Shiro Maekawa joined Sato-san (Marvelous Inc. President and CEO Suminobu Sato) to reveal the first footage of a new spinoff in the Rune Factory series, Project Dragon. Building upon the central theme of “East and West”, Project Dragon is set in the “Land of the East,” which has long been referenced but never shown in the series, where Earthmates will explore new lands and communities with Japanese-styled design influences. Additionally, Maekawa-san confirmed that Rune Factory 6 is also in development and will take place in the western continent of Adonea, with both upcoming titles representing the East and West.
Catch up on Marvelous Games Showcase 2023 below, via XSEED Games: