Rune Factory 4 Special brings the full experience of the Nintendo 3DS came to modern consoles and PC. This isn’t just a direct port either, the game has been enhanced, and new features are added in for veteran players who have already spent dozens of hours in the town of Selphia.

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How is Rune Factory 4 Special different?

There are four big changes in Rune Factory 4 Special, but the story and core mechanics stay the same. The extra content is simply there to add to the pre-existing lore and give fans a better experience.

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Here is what has been added and changed in Rune Factory 4 Special:

  • Hell mode
  • Newlywed Mode
  • Slice of Married Life DLC
  • Updated audio and visuals

Hell mode is a harder difficulty, specifically made to challenge veteran players who enjoyed the combat. To go along with this, the audio and visuals have been remasted to give the game a cleaner look and sound on current-gen hardware.

What is Newlywed Mode and the Slice of Married Life DLC About?

Newlywed Mode is similar to an interactive visual novel in the way it plays out. You can choose a scenario of any character you played in-game and will play through a special scenario with them. The Slice of Life or Another Episode DLC is a standard visual novel involving the marriage candidates.

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