The classic Gameboy game has been remade and it’s available in Europe right now! You can read the full press release below.
We’re really looking forward to getting our hands on this one.
STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town
Marvelous Europe Limited is today thrilled to announce that STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town, a complete remake of the Game Boy™ Advance classic, FRIENDS OF MINERAL TOWN, is now available physically from selected retailers, and digitally from Nintendo eShop, for the Nintendo Switch™ within Europe and Australia with an SRP of £42.99 / €49.99 / $79.95 AUD.
STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town, the long-awaited return to one of the most beloved entries in the original farm/life simulation franchise, known in Japan as Bokujo Monogatari, is reimagined with High Definition visuals, and brought to life with improved controls and character engagement. 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.
In addition to the release of STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town on the Nintendo Switch™ Marvelous Europe Limited has also announced that additional downloadable content, in the form of animal-themed outfits, are now available to purchase from the Nintendo eShop.
Additional outfits in the form of Cow, Chicken, Dog, Chick and Sheep can be purchased separately from the Nintendo eShop with each outfit priced at £1.79 / €1.99 / $3.00 AUD.
Finally Marvelous Europe Limited has also announced that the official STORY OF SEASONS website has been updated with fresh new content, including an English localised comic book showcasing a typical day of life on the farm in Mineral Town.
About STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town
Originally released for the 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.
Published in Europe and Australia by Marvelous Europe Limited, STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town for the Nintendo Switch™ is now available physically from selected retailers as well as digitally from the Nintendo eShop, with further information available through the official website. STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town will also be released digitally on STEAM for Windows PC on the 14th July 2020 by XSEED Games / Marvelous USA, Inc.. This game has been rated PEGI 12, USK 0 and PG.