XSEED announced that the farming sim adventure Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town will launch on Nintendo Switch this Summer in North America, the game will launch on July 10 in Europe.
The retail version in North America will come with a pocket plushie based on the in-game animal Strawberry Hanako, an adorable cow. The plushie will be available as a pre-order bonus while supplies last. This plushie was not confirmed to be released in Europe.
Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town is a remake of the 2003 Game Boy Advance title of the same name. The game is being labeled as a complete remake of the original, which will include everything fans loved about that release as well as some new quality-of-life features. During gameplay, players will grow crops, take care of their animals, and build relationships with the villagers.
Additionally, the publisher released a gameplay trailer showing the updated systems. The game retains much of its retro 3D appeal, along with character illustrations for characters during dialog. Additionally, the trailer gives players a look at the relationships, farming, and various places you can go to. The trailer also shows that players will be able to participate in a same-sex marriage, which is a feature that has been requested by fans for quite some time.
You can check out the new trailer and the plushie below:
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