Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town due out this summer in North America, pre-order bonus revealed
Marvelous has already committed to a July 10 launch for Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town in Europe. As for North America, we unfortunately don’t have an exact date just yet. XSEED Games followed up with the latest information today, but will only say that the stateside release is planned for this summer.
Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town will be sold both physically and digitally. A “pocket plushie” based on the in-game animal, “Strawberry Hanako,” will be available as a pre-order bonus item while supplies last at participating retailers and the XSEED Games Store.
Here’s an overview of Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town, along with a trailer:
Summoned by Mayor Thomas to visit the farm once owned by their late grandfather, a young city-slicker returns to Mineral Town to find the once lush farmland has fallen into disrepair. Memories of idyllic summers spent in Mineral Town come rushing back and they immediately pick up their tools, vowing to restore the fields to their former glory. In their new hometown, they’ll tend the land and become part of the bustling rural community. Along the way to becoming a world class farmer, they’ll befriend townsfolk and, perhaps, even find romance.
Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town is a complete remake, re-envisioning the charming and occasionally mysterious world of Mineral Town with updated gameplay, graphics, and characters for the modern day. Core features of the STORY OF SEASONS series also make their return, with multi-floor mining and fan-favorite events like horse racing.
Returning the series to the simulation style that put it on the map, Friends of Mineral Town features detailed farm management by individual squares of land, while also introducing smooth, modernized controls to make managing tools and items fun and easy. Once the crops and livestock are tended to, players can spend their days catching fish in the river, mining for ore, or taking a relaxing break in the hot spring.
Seasons bring new events and Mineral Town is chock full of them! Local festivities bring townsfolk together, giving more opportunities to build relationships during events including animal contests, pet fetch competitions, mochi making, and more. Mineral Town is jam-packed with interesting characters to meet, befriend, and even romance. Learn their stories, help them in their times of need, and become an integral part of this lovely community.
Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town will cost $49.99 both physically and digitally.
Source: XSEED PR