Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Available Now Making its PC Debut; New Trailer

Natsume has launched Harvest Moon: Light of Hope on PC, months ahead of the scheduled Switch and PS4 release date of early 2018.

on November 14, 2017 12:35 PM

Natsume has launched Harvest Moon: Light of Hope on PC-via Steam for fans of life and farming simulators to enjoy. This launch is months ahead of the game’s console release for Nintendo Switch  and PlayStation 4, which still has an early 2018 release date for physical and digital copies.

To celebrate the PC release, Natsume has launched a new trailer showing gameplay, which gives fans a preview of the loads of things they can do throughout the their days in a new region. This new world and adventure began after the main protagonist’s boat crashes and they are washed to shore.

Following the events of the crash, the player is tasked with helping a group of newly met townspeople with their home as well as the main goal of rebuilding the lighthouse. Over time, players will be able to build their own homes, grow, crops, tend to livestock, and gather materials for various repairs. Also, players will be able to make new friends and start a family.

“What a wonderful celebration of 20 years for Harvest Moon to debut for the first time on PC!” said Hiro Maekawa, President & CEO of Natsume. “In celebration of Harvest Moon’s 20th Anniversary, we are offering a launch discount for a limited time. PC gamers have been asking for a Harvest Moon game for a long time, and we are glad that we are finally able to bring it to this new group of fans!”

Here are some key features from the publisher:

• Collect important materials to rebuild the town and restore the lighthouse!
• Complete requests from villagers to unlock new areas and items!
• Attend new and unique festivals, including the Dog Racing Festival!
• Learn to grow and mutate crops with user friendly UI and tutorials!
• Play as a boy or a girl, get married, and start a family!

You can watch the PC launch trailer below:

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Azario Lopez has held multiple positions in the game's media industry. At DualShockers he focuses on providing coverage for niche and indie video games in the form of news updates, reviews, and interviews.