XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., has announced today that STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town, the expanded remake of the popular Game Boy Advance farming/life simulation title released in 2003, will launch in North America for the Nintendo Switch on July 14. The title is currently available for retail pre-purchase at the XSEED Games Store and participating retailers for a MSRP of $49.99. All retail pre-purchases from the XSEED Games Store will include an adorable “Strawberry Hanako” pocket plushie based on the in-game Strawberry Cow animal. The pocket plushie is also being offered by participating retailers but only while supplies last. The publisher has confirmed that digital pre-purchase for the title on the Nintendo eShop will be available at a later date and will support pre-loading for eager farmers, while all digital pre-purchases will include a Cow Costume DLC as an early bird bonus. The Cow Costume DLC will also be available for purchase separately at launch for $1.99.
The popular farming/life simulation returns with its first release on the Nintendo Switch, revitalizing a beloved classic with improved visuals and expanded content for a new generation of farmers. STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town is a complete remake of the original title jam-packed with charming characters, relaxing activities, and heartwarming stories to delight both veteran and new farmers alike. Whether it’s raising livestock, harvesting crops, falling in love, or helping out a neighbor in need, Mineral Town will offer players the opportunity to become a part of this lovely community.