XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., today released STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life for Nintendo Switch system in North America. A reimagining of the fan-favorite entry in STORY OF SEASONS (Bokujo Monogatari in Japan), STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life adds modern visuals and design updates to the game to enhance the original experience for seasoned fans while welcoming younger fans to the popular farming/life sim genre. The title is available digitally on all platforms and physically with both standard and premium editions available for consoles.
STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life revisits the tranquil community of Forgotten Valley where the protagonist fulfills their father and his friend Takakura’s dream of running a farm. As the seasons go by, they will find their lifelong partner, raise a child together, and watch them grow up. Will their child carry on the family’s farm legacy or find their calling somewhere else? Only time will tell…
An unforgettable tale of friendship, family, and farming blooms 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, a cornucopia of never-before-seen crops, and even more recipes to cook. Returning fans will find plenty of exciting updates to Forgotten Valley, while newcomers to the series will discover the joys of cozy farm life and the extraordinary characters that make this series shine.
A Familiar Farm for a New Generation ‒ Revisit this iconic community with updated systems, character designs, and visuals that revitalize Forgotten Valley while maintaining the charm that made the original a classic.
Your Story, Your Way ‒ With the option to play as a male, female, or non-binary protagonist, as well as all eligible marriage candidates available for romance regardless of that choice, players can truly be who they want.
Farming Simulation Evolved ‒ The original farming features have been updated, bringing 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 your daily farm work, befriend memorable characters in the valley, help fellow residents with requests, and experience all-new events.
STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life released on the Nintendo Switch system on June 27, 2023. The title is available for purchase digitally on all platforms for a MSRP of $49.99, and physically for console platforms on the XSEED Games Store and participating retailers for a MSRP of $49.99 for the standard edition. A premium edition, including a 3.5” x 4” goat pocket plushie and large 21” x 14” cloth poster, is also available for a MSRP of $59.99.
As an added bonus, players will be able to download the “Mukumuku Costume” DLC for free on July 5, after which it will no longer be available.