Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, yesterday announced that Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life Special Edition is now available for the PlayStation 4. Continuing in a series of surprises celebrating the series’ 20th anniversary, the new edition of the popular PlayStation 2 game, now digitally available on the PS4, will feature trophies, enhanced graphics, and more. Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life Special Edition is available starting today, digitally for the PlayStation 4 in both North America and Europe. This unique and story driven favorite isn’t all Natsume has in store for the 20th anniversary – classic delights, special announcements, and more are still yet to come throughout 2017!
“We have always been proud supporters of programs like the Classics on the PlayStation Network that allows players to visit, or revisit, classic titles, including many Harvest Moon games,” said Hiro Maekawa, President & CEO of Natsume. “Whether you have been a fan for many years or are new to the franchise, we love giving back to our loyal Harvest Moon community and giving them the opportunity to experience their favorite games all over again or for the very first time!”
Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life Special Edition spans a lifetime on the farm, and follows the drama that goes with it. Not only must players build and successfully run a farm, but they must also build a successful life with family and friends! What sort of life will you live?
- Cultivate your own seed varieties into the best produce available!
- Pick out the right friends — the ones you keep into adulthood will influence your child’s career and future!
- Find, choose, and charm potential bachelorettes for marriage!
- Create hybrid vegetables, raise cattle and sheep, and build a money-making ranch!
- Upgraded graphics and trophies found only on PS4!
As part of the year-long 20th anniversary celebration, Natsume has also unveiled a new site dedicated to the many games of the Harvest Moon series. With official release dates, artwork, box art, and quirky trivia, it’s a treasure trove for Harvest Moon lore aficionados along with those looking to learn a little more about the series: http://www.natsume.com/current_game/games/hm20th/index.html.
Have you been keeping up to date on the Natsume Instagram? We’re celebrating a Throwback Thursday weekly, with more to come like classic magazine scans, localization documents, and plenty of news about new games as well! Find it all at https://www.instagram.com/natsume.inc/.
About Harvest Moon
This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the beloved farming simulation franchise, Harvest Moon. The game first released in North America in 1997, and has continued to see a steady rise of popularity and players, making it one of today’s most beloved franchises. Harvest Moon is revered for being a non-violent, family oriented game for everyone, and there have been more than 30 games released in the series. #HarvestMoon20
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