By Jenae R / June 23rd, 2021
XSEED Games has announced that Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin has officially hit 1 million copies sold worldwide. They mention that sales have far surpassed what the game’s developer, Edelweiss, expected and that the game was one of the 10 highest ranked JRPGs on Metacritic in 2020.
In addition to the news of the game hitting 1 million sales, XSEED has also announced that the game has received a new update. This update has added a few different things. First, language support for Latin American Spanish and Simplified Chinese has been added. Second, Edelweiss has added in a feature where you can hold both your dog and cat together at one time. Plus, your dog will now run to greet you when you return home. And finally, XSEED says that a variety of balancing adjustments and improvements were made to keep seasoned players coming back for more. Oh and one more thing, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin has just been released on the Epic Games Store. And in celebration of the 1 million copies the game has already sold in its various forms, the game is now 30% off for PC worldwide, and in the eShop and PlayStation Store for North America, Europe and Japan.
If you aren’t one of the many people who have already picked up Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin but you’re interested in knowing more, feel free to either watch the old gameplay trailer down below or visit the game’s official website. And below the trailer you’ll also find a statement about today’s news, made by XSEED’s Executive Vice President.
“We’re thrilled that so many people have experienced Princess Sakuna’s many adventures, from the relationships she forms with her human and animal companions to the unique charms of traditional Japanese rice cultivation,” said XSEED Games Executive Vice President and rice enthusiast Kenji Hosoi. “We hope adding support for more languages and new storefronts, as well as fun additions from Edelweiss such as new ways of interacting with your pets, will entice more players around the world to experience her journey and the learn about the power of rice!”
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