Following the news that Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town would be launching in Europe on 10th July for £42.99, XSEED Games has now confirmed it'll be arriving in North America shortly after this date on 14th July. If you preorder a physical copy from the XSEED Games Store or at participating retailers for MSRP $49.99, you'll receive an exclusive Strawberry Cow Pocket Plush.

Digital pre-purchases will be available on the Nintendo Switch eShop at a "later date" and will also support pre-loading. In addition to this, all digital purchases will include Cow Costume DLC as an early bird bonus. This DLC will be made available separately at launch for $1.99. Take a look below:

Cow Costume DLC

As noted in our previous story, this upcoming release is an expanded remake of the popular Game Boy Advance farming/life simulation title Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town, which was released in 2003. Below is a rundown from the PR, and above is the official trailer.

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.


Will you be setting some time aside for farm life this July? Let us know in the comments.