Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town Remake Announced for Switch

Get back to the roots of classic Harvest Moon with Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town. This remake of a fan-favorite entry will feature all the laid-back gameplay that made the series so beloved to begin with, now in HD for the first time. It will be released for Nintendo Switch in Japan on October 17, with info on a specific western release to come later.
Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town Remake Announced for Switch

Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town Remake Announced for Switch

A remake on one of the most beloved Harvest Moon titles is coming to Nintendo Switch, XSEED Games announced today.

Officially titled Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town, this project is a high definition recreation of the original Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town. Of course, this will include new HD visuals, revamped character designs, and remastered music. Other changes or enhancements have not been detailed at this time. Although there have been other Harvest Moon games on Switch, it will be the first mainline Story of Seasons title to release for Nintendo’s console. 

XSEED has provided the following information about the remake:

Originally released for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance in 2003, STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town is a complete remake that will let series fans revisit the charming world of Mineral Town, while also introducing it to a new generation of farmers. In this peaceful setting, players will grow crops, take care of animals, and build relationships with villagers.

For an early look at the game in action, see the Japanese announcement trailer below.

Nintendo Switch『牧場物語 再会のミネラルタウン』紹介映像 第1弾

The game has already been confirmed to release on October 17 in Japan and Asia. Meanwhile, XSEED has only stated that info on the western release will come at a later time.

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