Story of Season: A Wonderful Life Coming to Nintendo Switch in Summer 2023

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The Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life is coming to North America on Nintendo Switch in the summer of 2023. The game offers an unforgettable tale of friendship, family, and farming blooms.

The game was first released to the region on Nintendo GameCube, and later on PlayStation 2, then titled Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life. Longtime fans of the series can look forward to the updates done to Forgotten Valley. Meanwhile, new players can experience the joys of cozy farm life and interactions with the extraordinary characters that made the series shine.

Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life brings everyone back to the tranquil community of Forgotten Valley. Here, the protagonist tries to fulfill their father’s dream of running a farm. As the seasons pass, players can find their lifelong partner, raise a child together, and even watch them grow up. The question is whether the child will carry the family farm legacy or find their calling elsewhere.

Key features of the game are:

  • A Familiar Farm for a New Generation
    • Revisit this iconic community with updated systems, character designs, and visuals that revitalize Forgotten Valley.
    • Even with all the changes, it still maintains the charm that made the original a classic.
  • Your Story, Your Way
    • Players can choose to play as male, female, or non-binary protagonists.
    • They can also do the same for all eligible marriage candidates available for romance regardless of choice.
    • In the game, players can truly be who they want.
  • Farming Simulation Evolved
    • The original farming features have been updated to bring new excitement to the carefree life of growing crops and raising animals.
  • ​Living a Wonderful Life is More Than Just Farming
    • While taking a break from their daily farm work, players can:
      • Befriend memorable characters in the valley.
      • Help fellow residents with requests.
      • Experience all-new events.

Story of Seasons is an agricultural simulation role-playing video game series, where the goal is to rebuild a dilapidated old farm and turn it into a successful one. In addition to tending to crops and livestock, players can also interact with the nearby townsfolk, marry, and start a family. The first game of the series was released in 1996.

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