Update [Wed 15th Jun, 2022 01:25 BST]: Following on from last week's news Stardew Valley would be the next Switch Online trial for Europe, Australia and Japan, it's now gone live in North America as well. As usual, you'll need to be a Switch Online subscriber to participate.

This offer will run from now until 27th June and you'll also receive 20% off the full purchase. In addition to this, you can earn 100 Platinum Points by participating in this trial.

Original story [Wed 8th Jun, 2022 03:30 BST]: Nintendo has revealed its next free trial for Switch Online service subscribers in Europe, Australia and Japan will be the farming, lifestyle and social sim Stardew Valley.

This trial will be available from next week (starting 13th June) and will be playable until the 19th of June. There'll also be a discount on the full version of the title in certain regions.

Stardew Trial

You can enjoy this game solo or with friends in the online multiplayer. Here's a bit of backstory, along with our review:

"You’ve inherited your grandfather’s old farm plot in Stardew Valley. Armed with hand-me-down tools and a few coins, you set out to begin your new life. Can you learn to live off the land and turn these overgrown fields into a thriving home? It won’t be easy. Ever since Joja Corporation came to town, the old ways of life have all but disappeared. The community center, once the town’s most vibrant hub of activity, now lies in shambles. But the valley seems full of opportunity. With a little dedication, you might just be the one to restore Stardew Valley to greatness!"

And for those wondering, the most recent trial in the US was for Dragon Quest Builders 2:

Will you be trying out this latest trial on the Nintendo Switch? What other trials would you like to see? Tell us in the comments.