Many gamers are familiar with the Harvest Moon series. A few years back the rights to the franchise moved around and (long story short) Story of Seasons is the new moniker for the team that originally created the Harvest Moon games. Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town is a complete remake of the GBA game that came out back in 2003. This Switch title will feature brand new graphics, updated gameplay, and more. It will be released at retail on July 14, 2020. Check out the new trailer below and the official press release for more information!
XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., has announced today that STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town, the expanded remake of the popular Game Boy Advance farming/life simulation title released in 2003, will launch in North America on the Nintendo Switch™ system on July 14. The title is currently available for retail pre-purchase at the XSEED Games Store and participating retailers for a MSRP of $49.99. All retail pre-purchases from the XSEED Games Store will include an adorable “Strawberry Hanako” pocket plushie based on the in-game Strawberry Cow animal. The pocket plushie is also being offered by participating retailers but only while supplies last. The publisher has confirmed that digital pre-purchase for the title on the Nintendo eShop will be available at a later date and will support pre-loading for eager farmers, while all digital pre-purchases will include a Cow Costume DLC as an early bird bonus. The Cow Costume DLC will also be available for purchase separately at launch for $1.99.
The popular farming/life simulation returns with its first release on the Nintendo Switch™, revitalizing a beloved classic with improved visuals and expanded content for a new generation of farmers. STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town is a complete remake of the original title jam-packed with charming characters, relaxing activities, and heartwarming stories to delight both veteran and new farmers alike. Whether it’s raising livestock, harvesting crops, falling in love, or helping out a neighbor in need, Mineral Townwill offer players the opportunity to become a part of this lovely community.