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Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town

Starting today, Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town players can get their hands on the game’s fourth piece of DLC. It includes “The Legendary Sprite Dance” sub-scenario and new Yukata Set outfits for protagonists and the ten original marriage candidates.

Below is some additional information, along with a trailer:

XSEED and Marvelous are now offering the latest update for Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town. Version 1.0.6 should be live in both North America and Europe.

In case you missed it, below are the full patch notes:

Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town will be receiving its version 1.0.5 update on June 26, XSEED has confirmed. 

The longer-than-expected wait “was due to the large volume of additional text that had to be localized into English, French, German, and Spanish.” On top of that, XSEED has “run into issues with certification that affect the North American version.” 

In other news, we also have details regarding the next update. Read about what’s included in version 1.0.6 below.

XSEED has announced the release of the third DLC drop for Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town. Players can obtain the Terracotta Oasis Expansion Pack, which takes players to a desert village where four familiar characters (including two marriage candidates) from Story of Seasons (3DS) reside.

Here’s some additional information and a trailer:

Marvelous prepared a 1.0.5 update for the Japanese version of Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town a few weeks ago. While it’s not out in the west soon, the good news is that it’s coming soon. XSEED has confirmed that it will be ready to go later in June.

To recap, version 1.0.5 contains the following:

XSEED Games and Marvelous today announced the release of the second wave of Expansion Pass DLC for Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town. The Windswept Falls Expansion Pack features old friends Dunhill, Felicia, Hina, and Neil from a previous entry in the series, with Felicia and Neil available as new marriage candidates. The ‘School Uniforms’ set has also been made available.

Here’s a full rundown of the new DLC plus a trailer:

Update: This post has been updated to clarify that it’s currently live in Japan only at the moment. The North American/European version will receive this patch sometime in the future.


Original: A new update is now live for Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town in Japan, bringing the version number up to 1.0.5. Various improvements have been made due to feedback, with quality of life adjustments as well graphical and performance changes. Check out the patch notes below.

XSEED Games just announced that Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town is now the company’s fastest-selling title. Over 200,000 copies have been sold in North America on Switch.

Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town previously held the fastest-selling record for XSEED. That title took five months to reach 200,000 units sold (currently at over 250,000 since launching last July) whereas Pioneers of Olive Town took just two months.

Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town has been receiving regular updates since launch to improve the player experience, with more improvements planned in the future. Additional content will also continue to be made available through the Expansion Pass.

Source: XSEED PR

With some games that first launch in Japan, there can be a delay for when it finally reaches fans in North America and Europe. Story of Seasons has been one example of this, but thankfully the gap is decreasing dramatically. It took almost a year for Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town to head west after its Japanese debut, but with Pioneers of Olive Town, the title was made available in the west just one month later.

Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town director Hikaru Nakano and producer Dai Takemura spoke about the need for worldwide simultaneous launches in an interview with Dengeki Online. We’ve included our full translation of their comments below. 

Starting today, Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town players in North America and Europe can get their hands on the game’s first wave of paid DLC. It can be obtained as part of the Expansion Pass for $19.99 or the Expansion Pass Set with the main title for $69.99.

The first DLC drop includes: