Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town Now Available on Nintendo Switch

It's finally here.
It's finally here. Nintendo

Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town has finally arrived in Nintendo Switch. This is the latest title to arrive under the Story of Seasons franchise, which had its start back in 1996 under the title Harvest Moon.

In the game, players are taken to Olive Town, a seaside community located at the edge of an untamed frontier. Players inherit from their grandfather a dilapidated farm that they need to build back. Throughout the game, players get to meet a lot of unique characters from the Town.

Features of the game include:

  • Cultivate your farm, cultivate your town
    • Be able to tame the wilderness and build up the farm.
    • Gather and process materials to complete requests and improve the infrastructure of Olive Town.
  • A farm full of possibilities
    • Don’t forget to clear the land, repair old facilities, and then place new ones.
    • Players can level up their farming skills and craft different decorations and facilities.
  • Adventure off the beaten path
    • Players can explore their farmland and find Earth Sprites.
    • Earth Sprites can lead them to mysterious and fantastical lands, including an island in the sky and gardens where seasons never change.
  • Olive Town is bustling
    • Take part in local festivals and watch the town come to life.
    • Get to know more about your neighbors through different events.

In a statement, Game Director Hikaru Nakano shared that it’s not only the game that’s celebrating its 25th anniversary but he is as well, having worked during the early days. He added that he is proud to see the game grow and happy to know just how popular the franchise has become worldwide.

Celebrate 25 Years

With the series celebrating its 25th anniversary, the standalone Expansion Pass for Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town is being offered at 15% until April 12. The pass features extra story content along with characters from previous titles in the franchise and exclusive costumes. Learn more about the Expansion Pass here.

Players can also enjoy the Buffalo Costume and Neil’s Jacket DLC, which can be purchased separately for $1.99.

The standalone version is available for $49.99 while the Premium Edition is priced at $59.99. You can get them both here. Players can get the digital editions of the base game and Expansion Pass Set from the Nintendo eShop here.

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