Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Reaps an Abundant Fall Harvest with 500,000 Copies Sold Across Multiple Platforms

Torrance, Calif. – November 25, 2020 – XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., in conjunction with Marvelous Inc. and Marvelous Europe Limited, today announced that Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin has sold over 500,000 copies globally. The game’s performance at launch is one of the bestsellers for the company, and the celebrated success reflects digital sales and sell-in figures for retail product which is largely sold out. The action platformer and rice cultivation title from indie developer Edelweiss launched in North America on November 10, in Japan on November 12, and in Europe on November 20 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Nintendo Switch™ system, and Windows PC via Steam.

We’ve known that Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin was a special game and would have broad appeal since our first meeting with Edelweiss,” said Kenji Hosoi, Executive Vice President at XSEED Games, “The game has been in development for many years, and we’re beyond excited at the reception it has received globally from critics and consumers alike. Thank you to everyone who has accompanied Sakuna and her companions on their journey!”

Developed by Edelweiss and published for the Nintendo Switch™ system and PS4™ system in North America and globally on Windows PC by XSEED Games, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin launched on November 10. The title is available with a standard digital edition on the Nintendo eShopPlayStation®Store and PC via Steam for $39.99, and with digital deluxe version on the PlayStation®Store and Steam available for $49.99 and $54.99 respectively. The retail versions on the PS4™ system and Switch™ system are also available for purchase in a standard and limited “Divine Edition” for $39.99 and $59.99, respectively, on the XSEED Games Store and participating retailers. The title has received an ESRB rating of “T for Teen” by the ESRB for all platforms. 

Check out the localized versions of developer blogs by Nal and Koichi on the XSEED Games website.

Retail editions

The retail game is available in a standard and limited “Divine Edition” for $39.99 and $59.99, respectively, on the XSEED Games Store and participating retailers. The Divine Edition includes:

  • Retail edition of the game
  • Custom box with exclusive art
  • 8.2” x 5.8” artbook with over 130 pages of  illustrations and concept art from the title
  • Official soundtrack of 42 songs on 3 CDs
  • 2” x 3” Japanese omamori charm to bring owners good luck in combat and farming

Digital editions

The Nintendo Switch™ version is available in a standard edition for $39.99 via the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch, for PS4™ system on the PlayStation®Store, and PC via Steam. Digital deluxe editions are available on PS4™ and PC for $49.99 and $54.99, respectively.

The digital deluxe edition for PS4™ includes:

  • Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin game
  • 42-track digital soundtrack
  • 4 exclusive PS4™ system themes
  • Set of 9 avatars

The digital deluxe edition for Steam includes:

  • Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin game
  • Digital version of the artbook
  • 42-track digital soundtrack