Natsume has published a new post on their official website titled “Happy New Year to our worldwide fans!” While the post opens with an expression of sympathy for those facing pandemic-related issues before continuing to talk about the company’s fortunately good years, much of the post addresses games from Harvest Moon franchise. This includes information about the upcoming game, including an announcement that one Harvest Moon: One World Xbox One release is scheduled in the US.
In particular, the company claims it Harvest Moon: One World becomes the largest Harvest Moon games to date, with “wide areas and exciting villages to explore while experiencing an agricultural life.”
Natsume also mentioned it Harvest Moon: Light of Hope‘s Special Edition, which was released in 2018, and Harvest Moon: Light of Hope’s Complete Edition, released in 2019, has “maintained very strong sales.” It is currently the best-selling title in the series’ history. Harvest Moon: Light of Hope the shadow fell back in september 2020 for the Xbox One.
Harvest Moon: One World, which was delayed from the fall 2020 release, is expected to launch on March 2, 2021 for the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One. The Xbox One version of the game does not have a release date yet, but Natsume has stated that an announcement is planned in the “near future.” Pre-orders for a collector’s edition of Harvest Moon: One World of Limited Run Games begins January 5, 2021.