Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.0.5)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town on Nintendo Switch (originally released on February 25th 2021 in Japan, March 23rd 2021 in North America, and March 26th 2021 in Europe)!

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Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town – Ver. 1.0.6

  • Release date: late June
  • Patch notes:
  • Adjust the Egg Festival when the player participates alone
  • Adds the ability to change the sounds animals make
  • Other minor bug fixe

Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town – Ver. 1.0.5

  • Release date: June 2021 (North America, Europe) / May 24th 2021 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Changes the functionality of makers to make them easier to use
    • Makers can now be pre-loaded with enough materials to continually make up to 10 items of the same type
  • Adds the ability to sidestep and lock movement in a straight line
    • Hold the L Button or R Button while moving with the Left Stick to lock your movement in left, right, up, or down direction
  • Adds a heart gauge visual during dialogue with marriage candidates
  • Improves some issues that caused lag
  • Removes the need to press the A Button when moving from indoors to outdoors
  • Adjusts some cooking times
  • Adjusts some of the residents’ existing dialogue and adds new dialogue
  • Changes characters’ responses when giving a present, confession, or proposing multiple times in one day
  • Adds new visuals for different meals
  • List of changes:
  • Adjusts some of the residents’ existing dialogue and adds new dialogue
    • Our team is now working on writing new dialogue so that players can enjoy getting to know the residents of Olive Town even more than before.
  • Changes the functionality of all makers 
    • In an effort to improve the functionality of makers, they will be changed so that each maker is able to create multiple items.
    • All makers can now be set to create the same item in succession (up to 10 times)
    • You can now pick up items as soon as they have been made, and you can now add the same materials to the makers while the making process is ongoing
  • Improves visuals during eating scenes
  • Adds the ability to lock movement in a straight line 
    • Holding down the L or R button and moving using the L stick will now allow you to move in only four directions.
  • Adjusts cooking times 
  • Removes the need to press the A Button when moving from indoors to outdoors
  • The friendship level is now displayed on the screen when talking to a potential love interest
  • Changes the effect of giving a gift/confessing/proposing multiple times in a single day
  • Further reduces stuttering
  • Additional notes: release date for Europe and North America still TBA.
  • Source: XSEED / Marvelous

Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town – Ver. 1.0.4

  • Release date: April 5th 2021 (North America) / April 6th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Shortens loading times in general
  • Fixes an animation when making a “Special Prayer” at the shrine
  • Fixes an issue where save data could become corrupted after animals are born
  • Fixes an issue where the game could freeze after the child adoption even
  • Fixes an issue that created infinite items under certain conditions
  • Adds a language settings menu under “Options” in the game’s title screen
  • Other minor bug fixes
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: XSEED

Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town – Ver. 1.0.3

  • Release date: March 16th 2021 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

Bug fixes

  • Reduces loading times in specific areas of the game
  • Improves presentation when entering or exiting facilities
  • Removes and fixes text that obstructed the world view
  • Fixes a bug causing the game to become unplayable if the console is connected to the internet
  • Fixes a bug which, when certain conditions are met, prevents players from progressing in the game if they leave the house after waking up their pet
  • Fixes a bug which, when certain conditions are met, causes players to lose progress if they equip the fishing rod in the mine
  • Fixes various bugs.

Known issues (to be fixed in April)

  • If you save on the same day as the birth of an animal, your save data will be corrupted (workaround: wait until the following day to save)
  • If there’s an event on the first day of a Summer month after your marriage, the game will become unplayable (workaround: go to bed after midnight on the 28th day of the previous month)

Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town – Ver. 1.0.2

  • Release date: February 25th 2021 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Fixes a bug causing the player to become unable to progress if mushrooms were harvested at or above a certain speed
  • Various bug fixes

Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town – Ver. 1.0.1

  • Release date: February 25th 2021 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Reduced image stuttering
  • Adjusted initial position of the cursor for each function
  • Fixed various action / text bugs
  • Various bug fixes

How to download updates for Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town, you have three options:

  • let the console do its thing if you have automatic downloads activated, and didn’t completely turn it off

If not…

  • try to launch the game from the Home Menu while being connected to the internet. You should get a prompt when doing so: simply follow the instructions on screen;

OR

  • select the game > press either + or – to go to the Options page > select Software update > select Via the Internet.

To check that you have the latest version installed, simply select the game on the Home Menu, and press – or + to go to the Options: the version number is displayed just below the game title.


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