Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life launching for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series and PC via Steam alongside the previously announced Switch version, Western publishers XSEED Games and Marvelous Europe have announced.
In Europe, the game will be available in both standard and limited editions for all consoles. The limited edition contains a collector’s box, sticker sheet, A5 notebook and A3 poster.
Here’s an overview of the game, via the publishers:
Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life returns to the quiet community of Forgotten Valley, where the protagonist fulfills their father and his friend Takakura’s dream of running a farm. As the seasons pass, they will find their lifelong partner, raise a child together and watch them grow up. Will their child continue the family’s farming heritage or find their calling elsewhere? Time will tell…
An unforgettable story of friendship, family and farming is brought back to life for a new generation. Originally released for the Nintendo GameCube (and later the PlayStation 2), the Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life remake introduces a plethora of new events, enhanced festivals, an abundance of never-before-seen crops, and even more recipes for cooking. Returning fans will find plenty of exciting updates to Forgotten Valley, while newcomers to the series will discover the joys of farm life and the extraordinary characters that make this series shine.
Most important features:
- Befriending the residents of Forgotten Valley – Find new friends among the charming characters in the quiet town of Forgotten Valley and get to know them through all-new events!
- Establish your home – Live a carefree life on the farm growing crops and raising animals. Grow even cuter animals, create new hybrid crops, and build upgradeable facilities.
- Your story, your way ‒ With the option to play as a male, female, or non-binary protagonist, as well as all the eligible suitors available for romance, regardless of that choice, you can really be whoever you want to be.
- Fall in love, start a family and build precious memories – Watch your child grow up as the years go by! Will they inherit the farm? Or do they find their calling elsewhere?
- A beautiful life for a new generation – Relive a beloved story like never before, with redesigned visuals, animations and additional updates to bring A beautiful life to a new generation.
Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life will be released for Switch on January 26, 2023 in Japan, and for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, Switch and PC via Steam in the summer of 2023 in the west. It is currently unknown whether the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, and PC versions will launch in Japan at the same time as the Switch version.
Watch a new trailer below.