Nintendo Hid Japan’s Hottest Live Switch Game Today

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The most engaging game on today’s Nintendo Direct Mini could have been the farming platform and action game (!) Sakuna: of rice and ruinBut you wouldn’t have seen it if you were watching the North American version of Direct. It wasn’t there. In Japan, however, the presentation began. It is unclear why this is so, because the beautiful-looking game will also be released in North America this year.

According to a Xseed editorial press release, Sakuna It will be released on November 10 worldwide on PC and on that date in North America for Switch and PS4. A Japanese console version will follow on 12 and will be released in Europe on 20.

Sakuna combines farming and platforms with RPG elements and was shown for the first time back at E3 2017. This is how Xseed describes the settings and the game world.

Players take on the role of Sakuna, a spoiled harvest goddess banished to a dangerous island with a group of marginalized humans. As you explore the beautiful but forbidding surroundings of the island, you will also find a home in a mountain village, proving yourself worthy of your title by harvesting rice and improving the lives of humanity. “

Sakuna: of rice and ruin has been in development for five years, and after a delayIt seems that players will soon be able to farm, jump, and fight like a goddess later this year.