Creator Yasuhiro Wada’s spiritual successor to Harvest Moon, Hometown Story, will arrive on the Nintendo 3DS later this month, publisher Natsume announced.
“Over the past few months, we have given our fans a glimpse into the world of Hometown Story, and we know they are excited to finally get the chance to start running their own shop!” said Natsume president and CEO Hiro Maekawa in a press release. “Whether you’re a veteran of titles like Harvest Moon, or a newcomer to the Natsume family of games, we know Hometown Story will provide a unique and enjoyable experience!”
Natsume also announced the exclusive pre-order offers for Hometown Story for GameStop, Amazon, and Nastume’s own online store. Pre-orders of Hometown Story from each retailer net players a different colored Ember the dragon plushie. GameStop pre-orders come with the Emerald Green Ember, Amazon pre-orders come with Ruby Red Ember, and pre-orders made through the Natsume Online Store come with the Sunny Yellow Ember. A Premium Edition will also be available for purchase, which is bundled with an 11” long Pochica plushie.
Hometown Story launches for Nintendo 3DS on October 22, priced at $39.99. The Premium Edition is priced at $49.99.