London, United Kingdom – 15th October 2021.
Marvelous Europe Limited is today thrilled to announce that “STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town”, a remake of the classic Game Boy™ Advance title, “Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town”, is now available physically from participating retailers, and digitally from the PlayStation Store and Microsoft Store for Xbox, for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One within Europe and Australia.
STORY OF SEASONS, known in Japan as Bokujo Monogatari and previously known as Harvest Moon in the west, makes its PlayStation 4 and Xbox One debut with STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town featuring high definition visuals, updated controls, enhanced character engagement and support for Trophies and Achievements.
STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town 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 all while restoring their grandfather’s farm to its former glory.
In addition to the release of STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Marvelous Europe Limited has announced that the Cow Costume Outfit will be available as a FREE download from the representative digital storefront.
Additional outfits in the form of a Chicken, Dog, Chick and Sheep will also be made available to purchase individually alongside the Cow Costume Outfit on both the PlayStation Store and Microsoft Store for Xbox at launch.
About STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town
Originally released for the Game Boy Advance in 2003 as Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town, STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town will let series fans revisit nostalgic locales and encounter familiar faces. Reimagined with HD visuals, the heartwarming graphics and addictive gameplay are sure to inspire a whole new generation of farmers.
● Rediscover one of STORY OF SEASONS’ most beloved entries: STORY OF SEASONS: FRIENDS OF MINERAL TOWN 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 the 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 horse races, 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.
Published in Europe and Australia by Marvelous Europe Limited, STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One is now available physically from participating retailers as well as digitally from the PlayStation Store and Microsoft Store for Xbox. Further information is available through the official website. STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town is also available for the Nintendo Switch™ and is available digitally on Steam for Windows PC. This game has been rated PEGI 12, USK 0 and PG.
About Marvelous Europe
Founded in April 2012, Marvelous Europe Limited is the European arm of Marvelous Inc. a publicly listed entertainment company based in Tokyo. Marvelous is both a game developer and publisher with our popular PC and console titles including Story of Seasons and Rune Factory, in addition to third-party acquisitions such as Granblue Fantasy Versus and Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin.
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Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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