STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town launches on Switch today!
Begin Your Pioneering Adventure Today with STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town on Nintendo Switch™
Available Physically and Digitally across Europe and Australia
London, United Kingdom – 26th March 2021 – Marvelous Europe Limited are today excited to announce that STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town, the highly anticipated newest entry into the STORY OF SEASONS franchise, known in Japan as Bokujo Monogatari, is now available physically and digitally for the Nintendo Switch within Europe and Australia.
To celebrate the launch of STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town Marvelous Europe Limited are proud to unveil the launch trailer which showcases the life of three different farmers and represents the numerous ways that people can enjoy the game.
The launch of STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town helps celebrate 25 years of the Bokujo Monogatari franchise in Japan, previously known as Harvest Moon in the west, with its fresh perspective on the farming and lifestyle simulation genre, while remaining true to the original experience that fans have enjoyed for more than two decades.
In STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town players will enjoy a new world filled with exploration, romance, and of course farming, as you work to restore your grandfather’s land to its former glory. Players can also take a break from the life of a farmer to reshape the untamed wilderness, discover new animals and personalise their new home with a level of customisation never-before-seen in the series.
STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town is available physically as a Standard Edition, with an SRP of £44.99 / €49.99 / $79.95 AUD, and as a Deluxe Edition, with an SRP of £54.99 / €59.99. The Deluxe Edition contains a copy of the standard game, 10 marriage candidate trading cards, an A5 Notebook and a poster featuring exclusive artwork from the series artist, Igusa Matsuyama. A list of retailers offering the physical editions can be found on the official STORY OF SEASONS website.
STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town is also available digitally from the Nintendo eShop as a standard digital edition for £44.99 / €49.99 / $79.95 AUD and as a digital bundle known as the STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town + Expansion Pass Set for £62.99 / €69.99 / $109.95 AUD. The Expansion Pass further expands the world of Olive Town with additional Outfits, Sub-scenarios and Marriage Candidates.
This Expansion Pass for STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town is also available to purchase stand-alone from the Nintendo eShop for £17.99/€19.99 with a 15% launch discount being offered for the first three weeks of release. Those who purchase the Expansion Pass, either stand-alone or as part of the bundle, will also receive immediate access to three costume sets inspired by outfits from past STORY OF SEASONS games. Additional details for the Expansion Pass can be found on the Marvelous Games website.
The Fox Costume, which was previously only made available as a pre-order bonus for digital pre-orders on the Nintendo eShop, is also now available to purchase from the Nintendo eShop within Europe and Australia for £1.79 / €1.99 / $3.00 AUD. This Fox Costume is not included as part of the Expansion Pass and can only be purchased separately from the Nintendo eShop.
Developed by Marvelous Inc. and published by Marvelous Europe Limited in Europe and Australia STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town is now available physically and digitally for the Nintendo Switch. This title has been rated PEGI 7, USK 0, and ACB G.
About Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town: The brand-new entry in the STORY OF SEASONS franchise is putting down roots on the Nintendo Switch! This long-awaited entry in the original farm/life simulation offers players more freedom than ever before! Embrace the pioneer spirit to shape the untamed wilderness, discover new animals and produce, and help them flourish on your farm. Customise every inch of your new homestead to impress a new cast of marriage candidates from Olive Town, an aspiring tourist hotspot that grows and thrives along with your farm.
Key Features: * A Wild World of Discovery: Tame the wilderness of the peninsula, discover the flora and fauna that make it their home and unearth the secrets of the world around you. Work with the land to build the farm of your dreams from the ground up. Build facilities wherever you see fit, level up your farming skills and craft everything from fences to sprinklers for crops! * Cultivate Your Farm, Cultivate Your Town: Gather and process materials to fulfil requests and improve Olive Town’s infrastructure, upgrade tools, or commission new outfits and accessories * Simple Mechanics, Deep Gameplay: Fledgling farmers can rest easy with the return of Seedling Mode and Normal Mode, with a new request system highlighting the fresh features while you lend a hand to the locals! Veteran players ready to create a bustling farm of their own will find all the core elements of the STORY OF SEASONS series, with new twists on classic gameplay. * There’s Always Something Going on in Olive Town! Participate in local festivals as the town comes to life with events that are new to the series! Get to know your neighbours better and you may even find love with a special someone among them.
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