Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Launches on Nintendo Switch™ and PlayStation®4 within Europe and Australia

A Spoiled Princess Reclaims her Birthright as the Harvest Goddess in Action Platformer and Rice-Farming Simulation Hybrid

London, United Kingdom – 20th November 2020 – Following on from the highly successful launch in Japan, Marvelous Europe Limited are today excited to confirm that action/simulation game Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin is now available physically and digitally for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 within Europe and Australia.

The momentum around Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin continues outside of Japan having received positive reviews from critics, as commented by Marc Melton, General Manager of Marvelous Europe.

“We’re thrilled to see the reaction for Sakuna: of Rice and Ruin in Japan last week. We always knew this was a special title from a passionate and talented indie team and are excited to now bring their huge success to Europe and Australia today. We can’t wait to share the game’s unique combination of beautiful art, unique side-scrolling combat and rice farming to the gaming community in the West, we’re already seeing some incredible review scores from major sites across the continent!”

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin delivers the unforgettable story of Princess Sakuna, a harvest goddess banished to an untamed island with a group of humans, has been brought to life by developer Edelweiss. Acclaimed for their work on the shoot ‘em up Astebreed, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin presents a return to the combat-focused platforming roots of their earlier title Fairy Bloom Freesia, featuring refined action gameplay mixed with unique rice-farming simulation.

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin is available as a physical Collector’s Edition, known as Golden Harvest, for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4, and as a Digital Deluxe Edition on the PlayStation Store for the PlayStation 4.

A standard physical edition of Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 are also available at selected retailers, and digitally from the Nintendo eShop and PlayStation Store, within Europe and Australia with an SRP of £34.99 / €39.99 / $59.95 AUD.

The Golden Harvest Edition of Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin is available to order from selected retailers across Europe and on the Marvelous Games Store for £49.99 / €59.99.

Golden Harvest Edition Contents:

▪ Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Game
▪ 132-page Artbook
▪ 3 Disc Soundtrack CD Collection
▪ Double Sided Poster
▪ Collector’s Box

The Digital Deluxe Edition is exclusive to the PlayStation Store for the PlayStation 4 and is priced at £44.99 / €49,99 / $69.95 AUD.

Digital Deluxe Edition Contents:

▪ Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin PlayStation 4 Game
▪ Digital Soundtrack App with 42 tracks
▪ 4 Exclusive PlayStation 4 Themes
▪ PSN Avatar Set with 9 Avatars

About Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin:
Developed by Edelweiss, the team behind acclaimed indie darling Astebreed, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin combines side-scrolling action with deep crafting and rice cultivation. Players take on the role of Sakuna, a spoiled harvest goddess banished to a dangerous island with a group of outcast humans. As she explores the beautiful yet forbidding environments of the island, she will also find a home in a mountain village, proving herself worthy of her title by harvesting rice and bettering the lives of humanity.

Key Features:

▪ Refined Side-scrolling Platform Action: Using farm tools as weapons, chain together quick, heavy, and special attacks to take down demonic beasts, while mastering the magical “divine raiment” will be essential to grapple distant platforms, evade danger, and overcome powerful enemies.
▪ Detailed 3D Simulation-style Gameplay: Learn the ancient art of agriculture by following detailed steps from planting to harvesting to cultivate the perfect crop. As a harvest goddess, Sakuna’s strength grows with each successful rice crop, with attributes such as aesthetic and flavour directly correlating to her combat abilities.
▪ Creating a Home in the Wilderness: Sakuna’s mortal companions make weapons, armour, and meals for her using the materials and ingredients she gathers on her adventures, and completing quests for them will unlock even more options.
▪ A Fresh Take on Japanese Mythology: The heroine is part of a pantheon of gods and demons inspired by traditional Japanese mythology but featuring many unique twists. The story and world are filled with lovingly rendered details, some familiar and some completely original.

Developed by Edelweiss and to be published by Marvelous Europe Limited for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in Europe and Australia, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin will launch physically and digitally on 20th November 2020. Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin was also released digitally for Windows PC on STEAM via XSEED Games / Marvelous USA, Inc. on the 10th November 2020. This title has been rated PEGI 16, USK 12, ACB PG.

Tame the Wilderness when STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town Launches on 26th March 2021 for Nintendo Switch™

The Newest Pioneering Entry in the STORY OF SEASONS franchise makes its debut on Nintendo Switch!

London, United Kingdom – 28th October 2020 – Marvelous Europe Limited are today excited to announce that STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town will launch on 26th March 2021 for the Nintendo Switch. This latest entry into the beloved STORY OF SEASONS franchise will be distributed physically and digitally within the UK, Europe and Australia, and will feature English, French, German and Spanish text localisation.

STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town is the first entirely new mainline entry to debut on the Nintendo Switch. Players will enjoy a new world filled with exploration, romance, and of course farming, as you work to restore your grandfather’s land to its former glory. Take time to venture into Olive Town and find romance while newly introduced features will see players embrace the farming lifestyle with more freedom than ever before. Reshape the untamed wilderness, discover new animals and crops, and personalise your new home with a level of customisation never-before-seen in the series.

Nintendo fans rejoice as viewers of today’s Nintendo Direct saw the game’s exciting unveil. More information about STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town will be revealed by Marvelous Europe as the title grows closer to launch, and fans can keep their eyes on the newly launched official website: www.storyofseasons.games/olive-town

About Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town:
The brand-new entry in the STORY OF SEASONS franchise is putting down roots on the Nintendo Switch! This long-awaited entry in the original farm/life simulation offers players more freedom than ever before! Embrace the pioneer spirit to shape the untamed wilderness, discover new animals and produce, and help them flourish on your farm. Customise every inch of your new homestead to impress a new cast of marriage candidates from Olive Town, an aspiring tourist hotspot that grows and thrives along with your farm.

Key Features:

* A Wild World of Discovery: Tame the wilderness of the peninsula, discover the flora and fauna that make it their home and unearth the secrets of the world around you. Work with the land to build the farm of your dreams from the ground up. Build facilities wherever you see fit, level up your farming skills and craft everything from fences to sprinklers for crops!


* Cultivate Your Farm, Cultivate Your Town: Gather and process materials to fulfill requests and improve Olive Town’s infrastructure, upgrade tools, or commission new outfits and accessories


* Simple Mechanics, Deep Gameplay: Fledgling farmers can rest easy with the return of Seedling Mode and Normal Mode, with a new request system highlighting the fresh features while you lend a hand to the locals! Veteran players ready to create a bustling farm of their own will find all the core elements of the STORY OF SEASONS series, with new twists on classic gameplay.


* There’s Always Something Going on in Olive Town! Participate in local festivals as the town comes to life with over 200 unique events! Get to know your neighbours better and you may even find love with a special someone among them.

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Digital Limited Edition Details Announced for PlayStation®4

Digital Pre-Orders Available Today on Nintendo eShop and PlayStation Store!

London, United Kingdom – 14th October 2020 – Marvelous Europe Limited are today excited to announce the Digital Limited Edition and Digital Pre-Order details for the upcoming Action/Simulation game developed by Edelweiss, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin, which will launch physically and digitally within Europe and Australia on the 20th November 2020 for the Nintendo Switch™ and PlayStation 4.

Firstly the Digital Limited Edition, known as the Digital Deluxe Edition, will be available exclusively for the PlayStation 4 via the PlayStation Store, with an SRP of £44.99 / €49.99, and come packed with a whole host of digital goodies including four Exclusive PlayStation 4 themes.

Digital Deluxe Edition Contents:

▪ Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin PlayStation 4 Game
▪ Digital Soundtrack App with 42 tracks
▪ 4 Exclusive PlayStation 4 Themes
▪ PSN Avatar Set with 9 Avatars

In addition, digital pre-orders for Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin are now available on the Nintendo eShop, for Nintendo Switch, and PlayStation Store, for PlayStation 4. The standard digital edition is priced at £34.99 / €39.99. Furthermore, those who pre-order digitally on the PlayStation Store, for the PlayStation 4, will also receive access to an additional PlayStation 4 Theme. This theme is exclusive to digital pre-orders and is not included in the Digital Deluxe Edition. Finally, Marvelous Europe Limited have today confirmed that Sakuna: of Rice and Ruin will offer dual-audio support, with the games voice-over being available in English and Japanese, and in-game text localised in English.

As a reminder, the physical Collector’s Edition, known as the Golden Harvest Edition, of Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin is currently available to pre-order for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 from a selection of retailers within Europe and is also now available to pre-order from the Marvelous Games Store for £49.99 / €59.99.

Golden Harvest Edition Contents:

▪ Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Game
▪ 132-page Artbook
▪ 3 Disc Soundtrack CD Collection
▪ Double Sided Poster
▪ Collector’s Box

A standard physical edition of Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 will also be available at selected retailers within Europe and Australia with an SRP of £34.99 / €39.99. A list of retailers stocking Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin can be found on the Marvelous Games website.

About Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin:
Developed by Edelweiss, the team behind acclaimed indie darling Astebreed, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin combines side-scrolling action with deep crafting and rice cultivation. Players take on the role of Sakuna, a spoiled harvest goddess banished to a dangerous island with a group of outcast humans. As she explores the beautiful yet forbidding environments of the island, she will also find a home in a mountain village, proving herself worthy of her title by harvesting rice and bettering the lives of humanity.

Key Features:

▪ Refined Side-scrolling Platform Action: Using farm tools as weapons, chain together quick, heavy, and special attacks to take down demonic beasts, while mastering the magical “divine raiment” will be essential to grapple distant platforms, evade danger, and overcome powerful enemies.
▪ Detailed 3D Simulation-style Gameplay: Learn the ancient art of agriculture by following detailed steps from planting to harvesting to cultivate the perfect crop. As a harvest goddess, Sakuna’s strength grows with each successful rice crop, with attributes such as aesthetic and flavor directly correlating to her combat abilities.
▪ Creating a Home in the Wilderness: Sakuna’s mortal companions make weapons, armor, and meals for her using the materials and ingredients she gathers on her adventures, and completing quests for them will unlock even more options.
▪ A Fresh Take on Japanese Mythology: The heroine is part of a pantheon of gods and demons inspired by traditional Japanese mythology but featuring many unique twists. The story and world are filled with lovingly rendered details, some familiar and some completely original.

Developed by Edelweiss and to be published by Marvelous Europe Limited for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in Europe and Australia, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin will launch physically and digitally on 20th November 2020. Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin will also be released digitally for Windows PC on STEAM via XSEED Games / Marvelous USA, Inc. on the 10th November 2020. This title has been rated PEGI 16, USK 12, ACB PG.

The Stage is Set for a New Adventure; Marvelous Europe to launch Rune Factory 5 in 2021

The Curtain Rises on the First Gameplay Video and Screenshots for Popular Heart warming Simulation RPG Series

London, United Kingdom – 17th September 2020 – Marvelous Europe Limited has today announced that Rune Factory 5, the long-awaited sequel in the beloved simulation RPG series, will launch in 2021 on the Nintendo Switch™ within Europe and Australia.

Most recently, Rune Factory 4 Special released in February 2020 to high critical praise with a Metacritic score of 81. In-game footage of Rune Factory 5 was revealed for the first time in today’s Nintendo Direct Mini, showing off a brand new look at the game’s stylized and vibrant art.

About Rune Factory 5
Set off on a grand adventure in a fantasy world with the latest entry in the Rune Factory simulation RPG series. After losing their memory, the hero lands in a small town blessed by nature. There, they are recruited into a band of peacekeeping rangers, and their new life begins. In addition to their normal duties, the hero can farm the land, cast a line into the nearby river, and so much more! Team up with townsfolk to battle monsters and unleash powerful combination attacks—just one of the features new to the series. The stage is set, and the curtain rises on an exciting new adventure in Rune Factory 5!

Key Features:

▪ Tame monsters or team up with townsfolk to explore a massive world
▪ Defend the frontier and support your community as a peacekeeping ranger
▪ Unleash uniquely powerful combo attacks with your teammates
▪ Cultivate crops in the fields
▪ Find friendship, love, and family with a colourful cast of characters

Developed by Marvelous Inc. and published in Europe and Australia by Marvelous Europe Limited and in North America by XSEED Games / Marvelous USA, Inc., Rune Factory 5 is scheduled to launch in 2021 on the Nintendo Switch. The game will launch in Spring 2021 in Japan. This game has not yet been rated.

In-Development Screenshots

Kandagawa Jet Girls ‘races’ across Europe and Australia today on PlayStation®4

SENRAN KAGURA characters join the fun as Downloadable Content!

London, United Kingdom – 25th August 2020 – Marvelous Europe Limited have today announced that HONEY PARADE GAME’s fast-paced Jet Ski racing adventure Kandagawa Jet Girls is now available digitally on the PlayStation Store for the PlayStation 4 within Europe and Australia. Kandagawa Jet Girls will also be released globally on STEAM for Windows PC on the 25th August 2020 by XSEED Games / Marvelous USA, Inc.

Kandagawa Jet Girls is available to purchase digitally from the PlayStation Store as a standard digital edition at £39.99 / €49.99 and as a Digital Deluxe Edition at £49.99 / €59.99.

Kandagawa Jet Girls – Digital Deluxe Edition Contents:

Kandagawa Jet Girls PlayStation 4 Game
Kandagawa Jet Girls Digital Soundtrack App
Kandagawa Jet Girls Avatar and Theme Pack

In addition to the release of Kandagawa Jet Girls Marvelous Europe Limited are also excited to confirm that the SENRAN KAGURA Character Pass for Kandagawa Jet Girls is now available to purchase from the PlayStation Store across Europe and Australia.

Priced at £24.99 / €29.99 this Character Pass will add Asuka and Yumi, Ikaruga and Yomi, Homura and Hikage, and Murasaki and Mirai, as playable characters to the game.

SENRAN KAGURA Character Pass Contents:

● Playable Characters: Asuka and Yumi*
● Playable Characters: Ikaruga and Yomi*
● Playable Characters: Homura and Hikage*
● Playable Characters: Murasaki and Mirai*

*These Playable Character Packs will also be available to purchase individually from the PlayStation Store for £7.99 / €9.99 with each pack containing two playable characters.

Finally, a selection of additional costumes, with each priced at £2.49 / €2.99, has also been released and are now available to purchase individually for Kandagawa Jet Girls from the PlayStation Store within Europe and Australia. ● Maid Bikini (Lemon Yellow)
● Sailor Bikini (Strawberry Red)
● Bunny Costume (Carrot Orange)
● Japanese Bikini (White Tiger)
● Wedding Bikini (Aqua Blue)

The Windows PC version of Kandagawa Jet Girls, published by XSEED Games / Marvelous USA, Inc, will be available to purchase as a Standard Digital Edition and a Digital Deluxe Edition on STEAM from the 25th August 2020. The Digital Deluxe Edition on Steam includes the base game, the full soundtrack, and the Maid Bikini (Lemon Yellow) and Bunny Costume (Carrot Orange) character outfits. The Maid Bikini and Bunny Costume will also be available to purchase separately at launch. The Standard Digital Edition will be priced at £39.99 / €49.99 and the Digital Deluxe Edition will be priced at £49.99 / €59.99 on STEAM.

About Kandagawa Jet Girls:

Kandagawa Jet Girls follows the journey of Rin Namiki and Misa Aoi as they partake in the popular sporting activity known as Jet Racing. Enjoy the thrill of competitive Jet Racing combined with third-person shooter mechanics that will see you race the waterways of Tokyo in an attempt to be the best at the sport. Feeling competitive? Then test your skill offline and online with a wide-variety of modes including four fun-filled mini-games.

Key Features:
Experience the journey of Jet Racers: Enjoy the story of Rin Namiki and her new-found team-mate Misa Aoi as they learn the thrills of what it means to be a Jet Racer in this harshly competitive world. Encounter new friends, make new rivals but most of all compete to be the best Jet Racer within Japan.

Multiple Playable Characters: Seven teams, seven Jet Skis and fourteen different characters will be playable; with each Character and Jet Ski being interchangeable and selectable in offline and online gameplay modes. Choose your favourite characters and race to victory.

The Fun of Water Guns: SHOOTERS on each team can use one of many different water-based weapons including Dual Handguns, Gatling Gun, Sniper Rifle and Missile Launcher. Each weapon also has its own unique firing style and cool-down; so choose wisely.

In-Depth Customisation: Dress up your character in more than 60 outfits, and customise the Jet Ski with over 50 machine parts, to express your passion for the sport and to gain the attention of your rivals.

Mini-Games Galore: Trying to be the best at Jet Racing can be tiresome; so relax with four fun-filled mini-games that will help train the body and soul.

Ryōbi and Ryōna from SENRAN KAGURA are here: The infamous sisters Ryōbi and Ryōna will be included as playable characters in Kandagawa Jet Girls on the PlayStation 4. Published in Europe and Australia by Marvelous Europe Limited, Kandagawa Jet Girls for the PlayStation 4 is now available digitally on the PlayStation Store. Kandagawa Jet Girls will also be released digitally on STEAM for Windows PC on the 25th August 2020 by XSEED Games / Marvelous USA, Inc. This game has been rated PEGI 16, USK 16 and MA15+.

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Limited Edition Details Announced for Nintendo Switch™ and PlayStation®4

Available 20th November 2020 within Europe and Australia

London, United Kingdom – 13th August 2020 – Marvelous Europe Limited is today excited to announce the Limited Edition details for the upcoming Action/Simulation game developed by Edelweiss, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin, which will launch physically and digitally within Europe and Australia on the 20th November 2020 for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

This Limited Edition, known as Golden Harvest, will be available for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 platforms and will come with a selection of collectable content designed to satisfy any goddess. This Golden Harvest Edition will soon be available to pre-order from the Marvelous Games Store, as well as from selected retailers within Europe, and will have an SRP of £49.99 / €59.99.

Golden Harvest Edition Contents:
* Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Game
* 132-page Artbook
* 3 Disc Soundtrack CD Collection
* Double Sided Poster
* Collector’s Box

A standard physical edition of Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 will also be available at selected retailers within Europe and Australia with an SRP of £34.99 / €39.99. A list of retailers expected to stock Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin can be found on the Marvelous Games website.

About Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin:
Developed by Edelweiss, the two-man team behind acclaimed indie darling Astebreed, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin combines side-scrolling action with deep crafting and farming simulation. Players take on the role of Sakuna, a spoiled harvest goddess banished to a dangerous island with a group of outcast humans. As she explores the beautiful yet forbidding environments of the island, she will also find a home in a mountain village, proving herself worthy of her title by harvesting rice and bettering the lives of humanity.

Key Features:

▪ Refined Side-scrolling Platform Action: Using farm tools as weapons, chain together quick, heavy, and special attacks to take down demonic beasts, while mastering the magical “divine raiment” will be essential to grapple distant platforms, evade danger, and overcome powerful enemies.
▪ Detailed 3D Simulation-style Gameplay: Learn the ancient art of agriculture by following detailed steps from planting to harvesting to cultivate the perfect crop. As a harvest goddess, Sakuna’s strength grows with each successful rice crop, with attributes such as aesthetic and flavour directly correlating to her combat abilities.
▪ Creating a Home in the Wilderness: Sakuna’s mortal companions make weapons, armour, and meals for her using the materials and ingredients she gathers on her adventures, and completing quests for them will unlock even more options.
▪ A Fresh Take on Japanese Mythology: The heroine is part of a pantheon of gods and demons inspired by traditional Japanese mythology but featuring many unique twists. The story and world are filled with lovingly rendered details, some familiar and some completely original.

Developed by Edelweiss and to be published by Marvelous Europe Limited for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in Europe and Australia, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin will launch physically and digitally on 20th November 2020. Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin will also be released digitally for Windows PC on STEAM via XSEED Games / Marvelous USA, Inc. on the 10th November 2020. The title has not yet been rated.

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin to Launch This November on Nintendo Switch™ and PlayStation®4

Limited Edition Announced for Europe and Australia

London, United Kingdom – 20th July 2020 – Marvelous Europe Limited are today excited to announce that the upcoming Action/Simulation game developed by the 2-man team at Edelweiss, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin, will launch physically and digitally within Europe and Australia on the 20th November 2020 for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

In addition, Marvelous Europe Limited has also announced plans for a physical Limited Edition of Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 that will be sold on the Marvelous Games Store and from selected retailers within Europe. This Limited Edition will have an SRP of £49.99 / €59.99 with contents and pre-order availability to be announced at a later date. A standard physical edition for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 will also be available at selected retailers within Europe and Australia with an SRP of £34.99 / €39.99.

The brave heroine, Sakuna, charmed editors and gamers alike at E3 and left PAX fans wanting (and waiting) for confirmation of when they could join her on Hinoe Island. Developer Edelweiss has also been eagerly waiting for this moment, speaking for CG Artist Koichi and himself, Director Nal said:

“We’re elated to finally announce that Sakuna will be available worldwide in just a few months.

So much care has been put into bringing our vision for Sakuna and her world to life. Five years ago it was just the two of us with a dream, then character artist Ryota Murayama-san and composer Hiroyuki Oshima-san joined, and now, we’re in the home stretch thanks to our partners. We are counting down the days until we can introduce you to Sakuna, her friends, the joy and serenity of traditional rice cultivation, and all of the demons she’ll defeat with her farming tools.”

About Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin:
Developed by Edelweiss, the two-man team behind acclaimed indie darling Astebreed, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin combines side-scrolling action with deep crafting and farming simulation. Players take on the role of Sakuna, a spoiled harvest goddess banished to a dangerous island with a group of outcast humans. As she explores the beautiful yet forbidding environments of the island, she will also find a home in a mountain village, proving herself worthy of her title by harvesting rice and bettering the lives of humanity.

Key Features:

▪ Refined Side-scrolling Platform Action: Using farm tools as weapons, chain together quick, heavy, and special attacks to take down demonic beasts while mastering the magical “divine raiment” will be essential to grapple distant platforms, evade danger, and overcome powerful enemies.


▪ Detailed 3D Simulation-style Gameplay: Learn the ancient art of agriculture by following detailed steps from planting to harvesting to cultivate the perfect crop. As a harvest goddess, Sakuna’s strength grows with each successful rice crop, with attributes such as aesthetic and flavour directly correlating to her combat abilities.


▪ Creating a Home in the Wilderness: Sakuna’s mortal companions make weapons, armour, and meals for her using the materials and ingredients she gathers on her adventures, and completing quests for them will unlock even more options.


▪ A Fresh Take on Japanese Mythology: The heroine is part of a pantheon of gods and demons inspired by traditional Japanese mythology but featuring many unique twists. The story and world are filled with lovingly rendered details, some familiar and some completely original.

Developed by Edelweiss and to be published by Marvelous Europe Limited for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in Europe and Australia, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin will launch physically and digitally on 20th November 2020. Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin will also be released digitally for Windows PC on STEAM via XSEED Games / Marvelous USA, Inc. on the 10th November 2020. The title has not yet been rated.

STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town Launches Globally on STEAM for Windows PC

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.

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 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.

Kandagawa Jet Girls ‘races’ digitally to PlayStation®4 this August within Europe and Australia

Jet skis, rivals and new friends await in this brand new adventure from the creators of SENRAN KAGURA

London, United Kingdom – 17th July 2020 – Marvelous Europe Limited have today announced that HONEY PARADE GAME’s fast-paced Jet Ski racing adventure Kandagawa Jet Girls will launch digitally onto the PlayStation Store for the PlayStation 4 within Europe and Australia on the 25th August 2020. Kandagawa Jet Girls will also be released globally on STEAM for Windows PC on the 25th August 2020 by XSEED Games / Marvelous USA, Inc.

Combining fast-paced Jet Ski racing with third-person-shooter mechanics, Kandagawa Jet Girls will see players enter the world of Jet racing, the sport of the future, comprising two contenders on a single Jet Ski that are known as the JETTER and SHOOTER. The JETTER is responsible for driving the Jet Ski through narrow courses while the SHOOTER can shoot at opponents to disable their Jet Skis. It’s a fast and vicious sport that sees rival academies compete against one another to see which has the best team.

In Kandagawa Jet Girls’ Story Mode, players will experience the journey of Rin Namiki, who dreams of becoming a professional JETTER like her mother, and upon arriving in Tokyo she befriends Misa Aoi into forming a Jet Race team at their academy. The unlikely friendship draws attention from the other academies and soon the heated competition to be the best Jet Racing team begins.

Alongside the story-driven-campaign players will find traditional offline racing in Free Mode, such as Time Attack and Quick Race, there are also four fun-filled mini-games and competitive online multiplayer modes for up to four players that would challenge even the most skilful of Jet Racers.

Kandagawa Jet Girls will arrive with tons of customisation options allowing players to choose their own look for their team and machine, including dazzling special effects. The customization is more than skin-deep, allowing players to go under the hood and fine-tune their jet machine’s performance to match their racing style and squeeze out every ounce of power. Players can play through the game solo or take their custom teams and machines online for multiplayer mayhem against up to three opponents in casual or ranked matches

Finally; in addition to the release announcement of Kandagawa Jet Girls for the PlayStation 4 Marvelous Europe Limited has also revealed plans for a Digital Deluxe Edition via the PlayStation Store. Known as Kandagawa Jet Girls – Digital Limited Edition this edition will contain a selection of collectable digital content.

Kandagawa Jet Girls – Digital Limited Edition Contents:
● Kandagawa Jet Girls PlayStation 4 Game
● Kandagawa Jet Girls Digital Soundtrack App
● Kandagawa Jet Girls Avatar and Theme Pack

Both digital editions of Kandagawa Jet Girls will be available to purchase and download from the PlayStation Store on the games release date of 25th August 2020. The standard digital edition is expected to be listed at £39.99 / €49.99 with the Digital Limited Edition listed at £49.99 / €59.99. Exact pricing for each region will be finalised once listed on the PlayStation Store at launch.

The Windows PC version of Kandagawa Jet Girls, published by XSEED Games / Marvelous USA, Inc, will be available to purchase as a Standard Digital Edition and a Digital Deluxe Edition on STEAM from the 25th August 2020. The Digital Deluxe Edition on Steam includes the base game, the full soundtrack, and the Maid Bikini (Lemon Yellow) and Bunny Costume (Carrot Orange) character outfits. The Maid Bikini and Bunny Costume will also be available to purchase separately at launch. The Standard Digital Edition will be priced at £39.99 / €49.99 and the Digital Deluxe Edition will be priced at £49.99 / €59.99 on STEAM.

About Kandagawa Jet Girls:

Kandagawa Jet Girls follows the journey of Rin Namiki and Misa Aoi as they partake in the popular sporting activity known as Jet Racing. Enjoy the thrill of competitive Jet Racing combined with third-person shooter mechanics that will see you race the waterways of Tokyo in an attempt to be the best at the sport. Feeling competitive? Then test your skill offline and online with a wide-variety of modes including four fun-filled mini-games.

Key Features:
Experience the journey of Jet Racers: Enjoy the story of Rin Namiki and her new-found team-mate Misa Aoi as they learn the thrills of what it means to be a Jet Racer in this harshly competitive world. Encounter new friends, make new rivals but most of all compete to be the best Jet Racer within Japan.

Multiple Playable Characters: Seven teams, seven Jet Skis and fourteen different characters will be playable; with each Character and Jet Ski being interchangeable and selectable in offline and online gameplay modes. Choose your favourite characters and race to victory.

The Fun of Water Guns: SHOOTERS on each team can use one of many different water-based weapons including Dual Handguns, Gatling Gun, Sniper Rifle and Missile Launcher. Each weapon also has their own unique firing style and cool-down; so choose wisely.

In-Depth Customisation: Dress up your character in more than 60 outfits, and customise the Jet Ski with over 50 machine parts, to express your passion for the sport and to gain the attention of your rivals.

Mini-Games Galore: Trying to be the best at Jet Racing can be tiresome; so relax with four fun-filled mini-games that will help train the body and soul.

Ryōbi and Ryōna from SENRAN KAGAURA are here: The infamous sisters Ryōbi and Ryōna will be included as playable characters in Kandagawa Jet Girls on the PlayStation 4.

Published in Europe and Australia by Marvelous Europe Limited, Kandagawa Jet Girls will also be released digitally on STEAM for Windows PC on the 25th August 2020 by XSEED Games / Marvelous USA, Inc. This game has been rated PEGI 16, USK 16 and MA15+.

STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town Available Now on Nintendo Switch™ within Europe and Australia

Downloadable Outfits and Comic Book also Available

London, United Kingdom – 10th July 2020 – 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.

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 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.