Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town out in July in Europe and North America

Marvelous Europe have announced that the long-awaited remake of Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town (originally released on GameBoy Advance), Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town, finally has a release date in Europe: July 10th. XSEED should make an announcement later, but it’s pretty much guaranteed North America will get the game on July 7th. This post will be updated when we do have an announcement from them.

The game will feature the following language options: English, French, German, and Spanish (text-only, since there’s no voice acting).

Here’s a trailer, some details, the list of key features, and some screenshots for the game:

This long-awaited return to one of the most beloved entries in the original farm/life simulation franchise, known in Japan as Bokujo Monogatari, is also the first mainline title in the series to be released for the Nintendo Switch platform. Reimagined with High Definition visuals, and brought to life with improved controls and character engagement, STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town on the Nintendo Switch will let series fans revisit the charming world of Mineral Town, while also introducing it to a new generation of farmers. In this peaceful setting, players will grow crops, take care of animals, and build relationships with villagers.

About STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town:
Originally released for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance in 2003, STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town is a complete remake that will let series fans revisit the charming world of Mineral Town, while also introducing it to a new generation of farmers. In this peaceful setting, players will grow crops, take care of animals, and build relationships with villagers. 

  • Rediscover one of STORY OF SEASONS’ most beloved entries: This Nintendo Switch remake of the classic game preserves the compelling gameplay, colourful characters and rustic charm of the original 2003 Game Boy Advance release. With buttery-smooth HD visuals and a heartwarming reimagining of the iconic locale, series veterans and newcomers will soon find themselves welcomed by the gentle rhythms of Mineral Town.
  • Live the simple life in Mineral Town: Tap into the power of nature as you breathe life back into your grandfather’s farm, tending crops and raising livestock to earn your keep. With more than 20 varieties of crops to grow, and animals ranging from alpacas to angora bunnies, no day is the same as seasons cycle and new skills await.
  • Forge friendships with the townsfolk and win their hearts: Mineral Town is full of friendly faces willing to help you find your feet in your new hometown. Get to know the locals and learn their stories as you go about your daily life, and you might even find love along the way!
  • Activities galore for days off from the farm: Whether it’s high-tailing in horseraces, catching a champion trout or showcasing your culinary creativity, the busy calendar full of festivals means that there’s never a dull day in Mineral Town. If you’re looking for a quieter time, take yourself away to the local hot spring, delve deep into the mines, or seek out the seasonal secrets of the town.

Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town (Switch) comes out on July 7th in North America, and July 10th in Europe. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: Marvelous


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