Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, and Rising Star Games, European video game publisher and long-standing partner of Natsume, have announced that its upcoming title, Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition will have four DLC packs released following the game’s launch on PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and Nintendo Switch™ on May 29. Harvest Moon: Light of Hope SE Season Pass grants access to all four upcoming DLC packs at a discounted price. The season pass is $9.99 and will be available digitally day of launch. Harvest Moon: Light of Hope SE Bundle is available through the PlayStation® Store and Nintendo eShop that includes the full game and the Season Pass for $49.99.
Pre-order/Pre-purchase the Harvest Moon: Light of Hope SE Bundle in North and South America now and save 10% – basically getting the Season Pass at half off!
The four DLC packs are as follows:
- Decorations & Tool Upgrade Pack
Release Date: May 29th| Retail Price: $1.99
Completely customize and beautify your farm with 7 different decorative fence sets and 2 statues. You will also be able to upgrade your Hoe and Watering Can two additional levels, making growing crops easier and faster!
- New Marriageable Characters Pack
Release Date: June 19th| Retail Price: $5.99
Expand your experience with new and exciting content! Two new eligible residents have moved into Beacon Town! Shirlock, a fledgling journalist and self-proclaimed detective who is studying under the tutelage of Naomi, and Michelle, Doc’s research partner.
- Doc’s and Melanie’s Special Episodes
Release Date: July 10th| Retail Price: $5.99
Help out Melanie and Doc in two side stories that will unlock new shops! Melanie is in a designing slump, and needs your help for inspiration! Meanwhile, Doc is having trouble in the romance department! Can you help him out? And what rewards will they give you?
- Divine Marriageable Characters Pack
Release Date: July 31st| Retail Price: $3.99
Ever wonder what it’d be like to woo the Harvest Goddess or Gorgan? Well, now you can! Get to know the Harvest Goddess and Gorgan on a deeper level and marry them!
In Harvest Moon: Light of Hope, players begin the game as they set out looking for a fresh start and new surroundings. During their voyage, their ship is hit by a storm and goes down. As they drift into a small harbor town, now in a shambles from the storm, it will be up to the player to help rebuild the town and save the lighthouse… but it won’t be easy! Nevertheless, with some hard work growing crops, tending livestock, and gathering materials for repairs, players will be able to make new friends, start a family, revive the lighthouse, and save the town!
About Harvest Moon
2017 marked the 20th Anniversary of the beloved farming/life 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 31 games released in the series. A full history of the games in the franchise can be seen here: http://www.natsume.com/current_game/games/hm20th/index.html
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About Natsume Inc.
Natsume Inc. is a worldwide developer and publisher that specialize in unique and family-oriented interactive entertainment software for a variety of platforms. Most known for publishing Reel Fishing and Harvest Moon, Natsume is dedicated to producing quality video games. For more information about Natsume Inc. visit www.natsume.com.
About Rising Star Games
Rising Star Games is a privately held video games publisher with a global reach. With operating offices in Europe and USA the company publishes video game entertainment across all gaming platforms from Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and via Steam. With decades of combined experience and a genuine passion for interactive entertainment, Rising Star Games is proud of its ever-expanding and enormously diverse catalog of over 130 titles. www.risingstargames.com
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