In a series of tweets, Natsume Inc. has revealed long-awaited details about the upcoming release of Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos. While it was previously revealed that the highly anticipated farming sim would be released sometime in 2023, more detailed details have been kept under wraps.
However, we now have a more precise window in which to expect the new title to launch. Natsume confirmed that The Winds of Anthos will arrive this summer, although an official release date has not yet been set.
Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos is coming to Switch, PlayStation, Xbox and PC this summer! We’ll be posting more screenshots and details throughout the weekend, so stay tuned! https://t.co/bHY71azpVD
— Natsume Inc (@Natsume_Inc) April 6, 2023
The Natsume team continued to release more details regarding the The Winds of Anthos on their official twitter account in the days following this revelation. Besides the confirmation The Winds of Anthos will be released this summer, Natsume Inc. also announced that the new installment will be available for PC, Nintendo Switch and PlayStation and Xbox platforms.
Tweets from Natsume Inc. confirmed other story and gameplay elements, which we’ll see shortly harvest moon Rate. Along with screenshots from the game, we learned more about the characters we’ll encounter in Providence Village, the in-gamee-location and agricultural functions.
One such revealed character is Westley, who states that he could be called the leader of Providence Village.
The site is said to be home to many villagers seeking refuge after an outbreak that threatened their own villages, and is described by Natsume as a multicultural hub.
Alongside these story elements, Natsume gave us a look at animals like cows and cats to raise in The Winds of Anthoswhich confirms that some, including horses, will serve as in-game mounts.
Finally, the team provided fans with some screenshots of in-game farming features, revealing images of crop fields with flowers and peach pineapples, as well as shops where seeds can be purchased.
We await further news from Natsume Inc. regarding the release of The Winds of Anthos in the following months. After getting such a fierce first-hand look at the upcoming title, it’s safe to say that the future of harvest moon looks bright.
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