STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life Now Available on Console and PC in North America, Welcoming Everyone to Forgotten Valley

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STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life Now Available on Console and PC in North America, Welcoming Everyone to Forgotten Valley

XSEED Games Releases Modern Reimagining of Farming/Life Sim for Fans of All Generations

TORRANCE, Calif. — June 27, 2023 — XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., today released STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life for PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, and the Nintendo Switch™ system in North America and Windows PC via Steam worldwide. 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.

It has been an honor to work on this reimagining of such a beloved classic like STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life,” said Rika Hoshina, Director for STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life, “Everyone on the development team has poured their hearts into recapturing the magic that charmed so many of us when the original game released. We hope that STORY OF SEASONS fans around the world, old and new, enjoy their time in Forgotten Valley, where everyone is welcome.

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…

Click the image above to watch the Launch trailer for STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life

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 Windows PC via Steam, PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, and 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 all platforms through July 5, after which it will no longer be available.

The game is published in North America by XSEED Games and in Europe by Marvelous Europe. This title has been rated “E for Everyone” by the ESRB.

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About XSEED Games

XSEED Games is the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Marvelous Inc., which is a publicly traded company listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Formed in 2004 by a small group of industry veterans, XSEED Games is headquartered in Torrance, California and publishes video games on PC and consoles in North America. The publisher’s diverse portfolio of over 100 titles includes releases from Marvelous Inc. including STORY OF SEASONS (Bokujo Monogatari), Rune Factory, and DAEMON X MACHINA, titles from third-party partners including AKIBA’S TRIP, Corpse Party, and Granblue Fantasy: Versus, and titles from independent developers including Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin, Potionomics and Cuisineer. XSEED Games has grown its reputation among global gamers with its critically acclaimed localizations and commitment to fans, remaining ever dedicated to its “indie spirit, player-first” approach for quality games.


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