Five animal-themed costumes also available
London, United Kingdom – 16th July 2020 – Marvelous Europe Limited, In partnership with XSEED Games / Marvelous USA, Inc., are delighted to announce that STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town is now available globally on STEAM for Windows PC. This marks the first time that a STORY OF SEASONS game, known in Japan as Bokujou Monogatari, has been released onto the platform.
The expanded remake of the beloved 2003 Game Boy Advance farming/life simulation title is available digitally on Windows PC via Steam for £42.99 / €49.99 / $49.99. Five adorable Animal Costume DLC items are also available for purchase separately for £1.79 / €1.99 / $1.99 each.
To commemorate the launch, Director Hikaru Nakano sent a message through his Mineral Town Influencer and fan fav, Hanako:
“I’m delighted to welcome western Story of Seasons fans to Mineral Towntoday,” said Hikaru Nakano, Story of Seasons Director at Marvelous. “It’s been a long wait and we’re so happy to finally share this very special instalment of the Bokujo series with both PC and Nintendo Switch players. We dedicated a lot of energy towards including updates and additions that fans, new, or returning will enjoy and hope they’ll be living their best farm life soon!”
STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town is also available for the Nintendo Switch™ physically from selected retailers, and digitally from Nintendo eShop, within Europe and Australia with an SRP of £42.99 / €49.99 / $79.95 AUD. In North America STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town is published by XSEED Games onto the Nintendo Switch™ and is also available physically from selected retailers and the XSEED Games Store, as well as digitally from the Nintendo eShop with an SRP of $49.99. Further information on STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town can be found on the official website.
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 is also published in North America for the Nintendo Switch™ and globally on STEAM by XSEED Games / Marvelous USA, Inc. This game has been rated PEGI 12, USK 0 and PG.