A New Frontier Awaits; STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town Blazes a Trail onto PC Today

25th Anniversary Celebrations with Free Sakuna Costume for PC and Nintendo Switch™ Versions


London, United Kingdom – 15th September 2021 – Marvelous Europe Limited, in partnership with XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., has announced that the farm/life sim game, STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town, is sprouting up on a new platform today with its release for Windows PC via Steam. Previously released on the Nintendo Switch™ system in North America on 23rd March 2021 and in Europe on 26th March 2021, both the Nintendo Switch™ system and Windows PC versions have also unveiled the ‘Princess Sakuna’s Heavenly Garb’ costume DLC, which will be available for free download until 30th March 2022.


STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town arrives on PC today with visual updates and customization options familiar to PC gamers, and includes all available post-launch patches from the Nintendo Switch™ version. The title is currently available with a standard edition priced at £34.99 / €39.99 / $39.99 and an ‘Expansion Pass Set’ bundling the game with the ‘Expansion Pass’ priced at £52.98 / €59.98 / $59.99, both with a 10% launch week discount. The ‘Expansion Pass’, which grants access to 14 DLC sets with new costumes, characters and mini-scenarios, is available separately for £17.99 / €19.99 / $19.99. The PC version also releases with additional DLC costumes including the Buffalo, Fox, and Panda costumes as well as ‘Neil’s Jacket’—allowing you to dress up as everyone’s favorite anti-social marriage candidate—priced at £1.79 / €1.99 / $1.99 each.


STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town is a brand-new adventure in the original farming simulation series that drops eager explorers in Olive Town, a charming seaside community on the edge of the untamed frontier, where they will work to breathe life back into their grandfather’s dilapidated farm. Though it may at first appear to be a sleepy burg, Olive Town is home to dozens of unique characters to befriend when players are ready to take a break from building their dream farm—a farm where further exploration can yield magical lands where seasons never change, an island in the sky and even a unicorn(?) to ride!


Features:


  • Tame the wilderness of the peninsula and build your farm from the ground up! — Gather and process materials to fulfil requests and improve Olive Town’s infrastructure, upgrade tools, or commission new outfits and accessories

  • A Farm of Endless Possibilities — Clear the land, repair old facilities, and place new buildings wherever you see fit and level up farming skills to craft a variety of decorations and facilities, from fences and automatic feeders for livestock to sprinklers for crops

  • Participate in local festivals as the town comes to life with over 200 unique events!— Get to know your neighbours better and you may even find love with a special someone among them

  • Simple Mechanics, Deep Gameplay — Greenhorn farmers can rest easy with the return of Seedling Mode and Normal Mode while veteran players will find familiar features and facilities with new twists on classic gameplay elements


Developed by Marvelous Inc. and published by XSEED Games globally on Windows PC via Steam, STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town launched for PC on 15th September 2021, and on Nintendo Switch™ in North America on 23rd March 2021 and published by Marvelous Europe Limited In Europe and Australia on 26th March 2021. The title has been rated “E for Everyone” by the ESRB for both platforms and is also rated PEGI 3, USK 0, and ACB G.



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About Marvelous Europe Founded in April 2012, Marvelous Europe Limited is the European arm of Marvelous Inc. a publicly listed entertainment company based in Tokyo. Marvelous is both a game developer and publisher with our popular PC and console titles including Story of Seasons and Rune Factory, in addition to third-party acquisitions such as Granblue Fantasy Versus and Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin.


For more information about Marvelous Europe products, please visit www.marvelousgames.com. We can also be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/marvelousgames and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/marvelous_games


About XSEED Games XSEED Games is the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marvelous Inc., which is a publicly-traded company listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Formed in 2004 and located in Torrance, California, XSEED Games publishes interactive entertainment content for PC and consoles from the Marvelous portfolio as well as from a wide variety of third-party partners. Whether it’s Marvelous properties such as STORY OF SEASONS (Bokujo Monogatari), SENRAN KAGURA, and Rune Factory, or third-party titles such as the Corpse Party and AKIBA’S TRIP series or Granblue Fantasy: Versus, XSEED Games has grown its reputation among gamers with its critically acclaimed localizations and commitment to fans, remaining ever dedicated to its “indie spirit, player-first” approach.


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