We are today excited to announce the digital pre-order details for the highly anticipated STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town on the Nintendo Switch™ as well as unveil the first details for the game’s Expansion Pass.
Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year the Bokujo Monogatari franchise, previously known in the west as Harvest Moon, debuted in 1996 on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The latest, and all-new entry, into the franchise, STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town, launches on the 26th March 2021 for the Nintendo Switch and is now available to pre-order digitally on the Nintendo eShop for £44.99 / €49.99 / $79.95 AUD within Europe and Australia.
Those who pre-order STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town digitally on the Nintendo eShop will also receive the exclusive Fox Costume Outfit as a pre-order bonus. This Fox Costume outfit will be exclusive to digital pre-orders on the Nintendo eShop within Europe and Australia.
If the news of being able to pre-order STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town from the Nintendo eShop, and receive an exclusive Fox Costume as a pre-order bonus, wasn’t exciting enough then we are also today unveiling the first details surrounding the games newly announced Expansion Pass.
Available to purchase on the same day as the base game, with content due to be released throughout the year, this Expansion Pass will add additional Outfits, Sub-scenarios and Marriage Candidates to the world of Olive Town.
Expansion Pass Details:
Part 1 - April 2021
- ‘Animal Attire’ costumes for the protagonists and marriage candidates.
- ‘Olive Town Mystery Files’ sub-scenario - Join Mikey and Cindy to discover the cause of strange incidents occurring across Olive Town in the very first mystery scenario in the STORY OF SEASONS series!
Part 2 - May 2021
- ‘Windswept Falls Expansion Pack’ - Explore a refreshing, brand-new area home to four characters from a past entry on the Nintendo 3DS™ system (includes two marriage candidates).
Part 3 - June 2021
- School Uniforms’ costume set for the protagonists and marriage candidates.
- ‘Terracotta Oasis Expansion Pack’ - Discover an exotic oasis home to four characters from STORY OF SEASONS for Nintendo 3DS (includes two marriage candidates).
Part 4 - July 2021
- ‘Yukata Set’ costumes for the protagonists and marriage candidates.
- ‘The Legendary Sprite Dance’ sub-scenario - The Earth Sprite Village is livelier than ever, and the sprites are determined to revive their legendary dance and hold a feast…with or without Boss Sprite’s permission!
Part 5 - August 2021
- ‘Twilight Isle Expansion Pack’ - Sail to an island bathed in twilight and meet the four characters from STORY OF SEASONS: Trio of Towns that have made it their new home (includes two marriage candidates).
‘Expansion Pass’ Purchase Bonus DLC – The following costume sets will be available to owners of the ‘Expansion Pass’ at the game’s launch on March 26.
- ‘Pete and Claire’s Overalls’ costumes from STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town
- ‘Yuto and Naomi’s Hoodies’ costumes from STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town
- ‘Henry and Holly’s Western Attire’ costumes from STORY OF SEASONS: Trio of Towns
Specific release dates and additional details about all of the DLC arriving in STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town will be confirmed at a later time.
This Expansion Pass for STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town will be available to purchase from the Nintendo eShop on the 26th March 2021 and will be priced at £17.99/€19.99. A 15% launch discount will also be offered for three weeks after release.
Those wishing to have the complete STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town experience will also be able to pre-order a digital Bundle Pack containing both the base game and today’s newly announced Expansion Pass.
This Bundle Pack Set will be available to pre-order at a later date on the Nintendo eShop for £62.99 / €69.99 and will be offered with a 10% Discount until the games release date.
A physical standard edition, and a physical Limited Deluxe Edition, will also be released and are available to pre-order from a variety of retailers across Europe. The Deluxe Edition contains a copy of the game, an A5 Notebook, ten trading cards that feature character bios, and an A3 poster featuring exclusive artwork from Igusa Matsuyama.
Those who pre-order the game physically from participating/selected retailers will also receive a buffalo plush toy while supplies last. Further information can be found on the official website.
STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town will launch physically and digitally on the 26th March 2021 within Europe and Australia on the Nintendo Switch and will feature English, French, German and Spanish text localisation.