Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition Features Detailed; New Gameplay Footage Released

Natsume has revealed new details on what players can expect in Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition, which will launch this May on PS4 and Switch.

on March 27, 2018 6:44 PM

Today, Natsume Inc. has revealed the new features Harvest Moons fans can expect from Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition.

According to the press release, Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition console versions will include a new character in the game named Soleil, a Gem Sprite with a mysterious past. During the game, players will be tasked with introducing Soleil to the outside world.

In addition to a new character, Special Edition will also include co-op, with one playing assuming the role of the farmer and another controlling Soleil. New content will also be added in the form DLC add-ons as well as a Season Pass.

Initially released late last year on PC to commemorate the Harvest Moon series’ 20th anniversary, Harvest Moon: Light of Hope takes place in a small harbor town that has been left in shambles after a storm. Gamers are tasked with assisting the residents in rebuilding the town and the lighthouse.

You can check out some a screenshot of Soleil as well as new gameplay footage of co-op mode in action. For more information on the game, check out a few screenshots from the PC version, as well as the debut trailer for the game.

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition is slated to launch this May for $39.99.


Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition

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Taylor Lyles is a staff writer at DualShockers. She specializes in gaming hardware, eSports, virtual reality, new releases and upcoming titles. Born and raised in Maryland, Taylor is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies from Stevenson University. In her free time, she enjoys playing lacrosse, going fishing, studying Fallout lore, and may or may not have an unhealthy obsession with the Dead Rising series.