Experience the joys of life on the farm in this reimagining of a timeless Story of Seasons classic! Your farming life begins in Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town from XSEED Games for the Nintendo Switch. You've returned to Mineral Town after many years to restore your late grandfather's farm to its former glory.
Originally released for the Game Boy Advance in 2003, one of the most beloved entries in the 20+ year history of the farm/life simulation series now known as STORY OF SEASONS in the West gets a complete reimagining to bring the charming and occasionally mysterious world of Mineral Town back to life! The graphics have been recreated to modern-day standards, while core features such as multi-floor mining and the fan-favorite horse racing have been refined and improved upon.
Newcomers to the series will discover the compelling farming gameplay and complex characters that made this series the standard in the genre, and veterans will be able to enjoy a return to a wonderful world with updated systems, character designs, and a completely new translation.
One day, a special letter arrives from someone who introduces himself as the mayor of a certain little town. The letter is an invitation to visit the farm that your grandfather once owned, a place where you spent idyllic summers as a child. You Pack up your things and head for the train Station, buying the first ticket to mineral town! Once there, the kindly mayor Thomas asks you to take over your grandfather’s farm, which has fallen into disrepair after his passing.
The childhood memories of your visits to this place come rushing back, and you immediately pick up your tools and set to work to restore the fields to their former glory. Here in your new home, you’ll learn how to tend the land, become a part of a bustling rural community, and maybe even find romance.
Tend to the Farm
A menagerie of fruits, veggies, and livestock are waiting for you. Raise them all with love and care, and you'll have plenty of products to harvest, sell, or cook with!
Stroll Down Memory Lane
Mineral Town is full of friendly faces, both old and new! Head into town, give gifts, and learn all about your neighbors as you befriend them.
Fall in Love
Mineral Town is home to several eligible bachelors and bachelorettes. Get to know the boy or girl of your dreams, and you might be able to date them, get married, and even start a family!
There's More to Explore
Go fishing, cook fresh meals, and when your work's all said and done, take a dip in the local hot spring. Experience the farmer's life like never before!
Care for crops, livestock, and more as your very own story of seasons unfolds! The work won’t be easy, but with each passing day you’ll grow and improve on a journey to become a world-class farmer!
Make Friends and More Than Friends - Mineral Town is jam-packed with interesting characters to meet, befriend, and even romance. Learn their stories, help them in their times of need, and become an integral part of this lovely community.
Each Season is Eventful - Beyond farming, fishing, and raising livestock, enjoy seasonal events such as animal contests, a fetch competition with your beloved pet, mochi making, and more! Each event requires different skills and will bring you closer to your fellow townsfolk.
Refined Farming Simulation - Returning to the simulation style that put the series on the map, Friends of Mineral Town features detailed farm management by individual squares of land, while also introducing smooth, modernized controls to make managing tools and items fun and easy.
A World of Possibilities - Once the crops are watered and livestock brushed, explore Mineral Town and its natural surroundings at your leisure. Try to catch a bucket of fish at the river, delve deep into a local mine for ore, or just take a relaxing dip in the hot spring - the days are filled with endless things to do!