Digital Pre-Order Bonus and New Website Content Announced.

London, United Kingdom – 15th May 2020 – Marvelous Europe Limited are today happy to announce that STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town, which is a complete remake of the Game Boy™ Advance classic, FRIENDS OF MINERAL TOWN, is now available to pre-order digitally from the Nintendo eShop as well as physically from selected retailers across Europe and Australia.

STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town will launch physically and digitally within Europe and Australia on the 10th July 2020 and from today Nintendo Switch™ owners will be able to pre-purchase the game from the Nintendo eShop for £42.99 / €49.99 / $79.95 AUD. Those who pre-purchase STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town digitally from the Nintendo eShop will also receive the Cow Costume Outfit as a digital pre-order bonus.

Those who purchase the physical edition of STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town will receive an exclusive set of stickers featuring various characters from the game. This sticker set will be included with all new physical copies and is not exclusive to a specific retailer. Those wishing to pre-order the physical version of STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town can find a list of retailers on the official STORY OF SEASONS website.

This Cow Costume Outfit included with digital pre-purchase on the Nintendo eShop will also be released separately and will be available to purchase from the Nintendo eShop on the games launch date of 10th July 2020. In addition, a selection of additional animal-themed outfits will also be made available for purchase from the Nintendo eShop. These outfits can be worn by your character and will allow you to further embrace the cute and wonderful farming lifestyle found within STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town.

In addition to the digital pre-order availability Marvelous Europe Limited have also announced that the official STORY OF SEASONS website has been updated and will be regularly updated with new and exciting content; so be sure to check back often.

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.

Key Features:

▪ 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 available to pre-order physically from selected retailers as well as digitally from the Nintendo eShop, with further information available through the official website. This game has been rated PEGI 12, USK 0 and PG. Nintendo Switch is a trademark of Nintendo.

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