XSEED Games announced its E3 2021 plans will include Rune Factory 5. Its tease noted that there will be a Future Games Show appearance at 4pm PT/7pm ET on June 13, 2021. It will also show streams for Akiba’s Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed and Shadowverse during E3 proper. The reveals also included an image hinting that three new XSEED games will be announced in the coming days. An image accompanying the reveal assigned Rune Factory 5 an early 2022 launch window.
Things kick off on June 13, 2021. That’s when Rune Factory 5 and some new XSEED Games will show up during the E3 2021 Future Games Show. This could mean a mix of announcements regarding games and new trailers.
The other two focused streams will be available at the XSEED E3 2021 booth and on Twitch. At 5pm PT/8pm ET on June 14, 2021, people will be able to see Akiba’s Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed. The June 15, 2021 stream will feature Shadowverse: Champion’s Battle for the Switch. Joe Zieja, who voiced Rowen, will be present at that 5pm PT/8pm ET presentation. XSEED didn’t mention if there will be any special virtual booth events connected to the other new games.
Akiba’s Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed will come to the Switch, PS4, and PC in North America on July 20, 2021 in North America and on July 23, 2021 in Europe. Shadowverse: Champion’s Battle will come to the Switch outside Japan in Summer 2021. Rune Factory 5 will come to the Switch in early 2022. All three games are already available in Japan.