XSEED Games Brings the Charming Farm/Life Sim to New Platforms, Sharing the Endearing World with a Fresh Crop of Prospective Farmers
XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., today announced that the farm/life sim game, STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town, has launched on PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One with both physical and digital editions available for an MSRP of $39.99. All retail purchases from the XSEED Games Store and participating retailers will include the previously out-of-stock “Strawberry Hanako” pocket plushie based on the in-game Strawberry Cow animal. As a purchase bonus for both retail and digital versions, the Strawberry Cow-inspired Cow Costume DLC is available for free download for the PS4™ and Xbox One versions of the game. Those who have purchased the PC and Nintendo Switch ™ system versions of the game also receive the Cow Costume DLC for free. Those who have purchased the Steam and Nintendo Switch™ system versions of the game can download the standard Cow Costume DLC for free.
The beloved STORY OF SEASONS series is celebrating its 25th anniversary and Friends of Mineral Town marks the series debut on the PS4™ and Xbox One, bringing the best-selling game to new platforms following its record-breaking launch on Nintendo Switch and PC in 2020. Critics and fans alike praised the reimagining of one of the most beloved entries in the long-running series:
“Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town combines the best aspects of the original games with new protagonists, pets, livestock, and festivals, alongside some much-wanted quality of life and graphical updates.” – 5/5, TheGamer
Diving into the world surrounding Mineral Town will make the hours pass quicker than you thought possible.” – 9/10, GamerEscape
“Heartwarming character interactions, easy to grasp farming mechanics, and a nice variety of side activities prove to make this release a potent and worthwhile entry in this long-running series.”
– 8/10, Nintendo Life
Take on the role of a city-slicker turned world class farmer in STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town as you bring your late grandfather’s farm back to its former glory while getting to know the inhabitants of the charming and sometimes mysterious world of Mineral Town. The complete remake of the beloved Game Boy Advance title includes core STORY OF SEASONS features like multi-floor mining and fan-favorite events like horse racing along with updated gameplay, graphics, and characters.
- Tend to the Farm — A menagerie of fruits, veggies, and livestock are waiting for you. Raise them all with love and care, and you’ll have plenty of products to harvest, sell, or cook with.
- Stroll Down Memory Lane — Mineral Town is full of friendly faces, both old and new! Head into town, give gifts, and learn all about your neighbors as you befriend them.
- Fall in Love — Mineral Town is home to several eligible bachelors and bachelorettes. Get to know them and you might be able to date them, get married, and even start a family.
- There’s More to Explore — Go fishing, cook fresh meals, and when your work is all said and done, take a dip in the local hot spring. Experience the farmer’s life like never before.
- PS4, Xbox One features— 60fps, additional language support:
- PS4: ENG / FR / GER / SP
- Xbox One: ENG / FR / GER / SP / JP / KR / SCH / TCH
STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town is developed by Marvelous Inc. and published by XSEED Games in North America. The game is rated “E10+ for Everyone 10 and older” by the ESRB for all platforms.
About XSEED Games
XSEED Games is the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Marvelous Inc., which is a publicly traded company listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Formed in 2004 and located in Torrance, California, XSEED Games publishes interactive entertainment content for PC and consoles from the Marvelous portfolio as well as from a wide variety of third-party partners. Whether it’s Marvelous properties such as STORY OF SEASONS (Bokujo Monogatari), SENRAN KAGURA, and Rune Factory, or third-party titles such as the Corpse Party and AKIBA’S TRIP series or Granblue Fantasy: Versus, XSEED Games has grown its reputation among gamers with its critically acclaimed localizations and commitment to fans, remaining ever dedicated to its “indie spirit, player-first” approach.