A while back we reported that Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns 3D was on its way to PAL regions, which seemed more than likely considering the support that Rising Star Games had shown for localising the franchise in previous years. This well-known secret has now been confirmed through a press release, for Europe anyway, so fans can start to breath easy.

It's confirmed that the 3DS release will make use of StreetPass to trade messages and gifts, but those with a DS will also have a version to call their own. It promises to provide all of the expected farming and resource management alongside an adventure focused on two feuding villages. Check out the press release below for details.

Acclaimed video games publisher Rising Star Games is pleased to announce Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns for Nintendo 3DS and DS will begin to ship throughout Europe from June 29 2012.

Developed by Natsume and Marvelous AQL, Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns offers the perfect mix of farming and adventure, and fans of the series can immerse themselves in eye-popping 3D graphics and gameplay on the Nintendo 3DS.

As the first Harvest Moon game for the 3DS, Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns will also make exciting use of the Street Pass feature. When your 3DS detects other 3DS players in the area who own the game, players will receive a message and gift during their next play session.

For those without a 3DS the Nintendo DS version will give players an epic, detailed and splendid gaming experience.

German fans eagerly anticipating the release of Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns and Rune Factory Oceans can expect to hear news on their respective local release dates very soon.

For more information on all RSG titles, please visit the official site: www.risingstargames.com.

So, are any of you Europeans interested in picking this one up?