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Harvest Moon: One World was originally on track to launch this fall. Unfortunately, that will no longer be happening, as the game has been delayed.

We should now be seeing Harvest Moon: One World on March 5, 2021. Referring to the COVID-19 pandemic, Natsume CEO Hiro Maekawa said that “the current events have delayed the launch”, though the company is “working hard every day to create a great game that introduces players to a whole new world and promises Serious Fun.”

Here’s some information about Harvest Moon: One World:

The new Pocky & Rocky game announced for Switch earlier this week is getting a western release. Natsume Atari and Natsume confirmed that Pocky & Rocky 2021 (tentative title) will arrive next year.

Today’s announcement notes that “Pocky & Rocky 2021 is a multi-directional scrolling shooter in the classic 16-bit style with improved graphics, sound, and fun”. This will be the third installment of the original shrine maiden shooting series. It’s being made by the original development team, Tengo Project.

We have the following comments regarding today’s announcement:

Natsume and Lucid Dreams Studio are bringing the action adventure game Legends of Ethernal to Switch this month, according to an eShop listing. It will release on September 24.

Here’s an overview of the game:

Natsume has teamed up with NIS America to produce a limited edition for Harvest Moon: One World. Aside from a physical copy of the game, it comes with several goodies.

The full lineup of items included is as follows:

GameStop has added in a listing for Harvest Moon: One World, providing more information about the game’s release.

Those who pre-order the game will receive a plushie – we have a couple of images showing it off in this post. Harvest Moon: One World will be slightly lower in price than the usual release, as it’s priced at $49.99. Finally, GameStop shows a November 3 release date.

You can pre-order Harvest Moon: One World on GameStop here.

Natsume and Fiery Squirrel have updated Cosmic Defenders to version 1.0.2. It includes a number of improvements as well as bug fixes.

Below are the full patch notes:

During the New Game+ Expo broadcast, first gameplay was shown from Legends of Ethernal, the Lucid Dreams Studio-made action-adventure title under the Natsume Indie Program banner. Check out the recording below.

Legends of Ethernal is due out on Switch this fall.

Natsume has issued the first trailer for Harvest Moon: One World, its upcoming simulation game for Switch. View it below.

Harvest Moon: One World launches on Switch this fall.

Natsume has announced the second addition to its indies program. Legends of Ethernal, an action-adventure game from Lucid Dreams Studios, is heading to Switch.

Here’s an overview of Legends of Ethernal, along with a trailer:

Natsume and Fiery Squirrel have shared a new trailer for Cosmic Defenders, the upcoming fast-paced revolving shooter for Switch. Watch it below.

Cosmic Defenders is due out for Switch via the eShop on June 11.