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New Harvest Moon: Light Of Hope Details

New details have been revealed for the upcoming Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition for the Nintendo Switch. The game will include a new co-op mode where one player controls Soleil, a Gem Sprite. The physical edition of the game is available for pre-order at GameStop for $39.99. Check out the rest of the details below!



Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, and Rising Star Games, European video game publisher and long-standing partner of Natsume, today revealed the special features that make upHarvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. New to the console versions is Soleil, a new character, as well as the a new game feature of CO-OP Play, upcoming DLC, and a Season Pass, all adding to an even more unique Harvest Moon experience!

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition players will meet Soleil, a Gem Sprite whose origin is shrouded in mystery. Being a Gem Sprite, Soleil is unfamiliar with the world outside of the dark caverns. It will be up to players to introduce Soleil to the wonders of the outside world!

Soleil will also guide players through the new CO-OP Play. Grab a friend, and they’ll be able to control Soleil and help out on your farm using Soleil’s Gem Sprite magic! Soleil will be able to grow crops, tend livestock, and gather materials. Farmwork has never been so easy!

What’s more, Soleil is also a marriageable candidate! When Soleil develops feelings for the main character, they will take on a human form!

A Season Pass will also be available to players who want access to all four planned DLC the game will feature. All four DLC are designed to enhance and offer more of a unique Harvest Moon gameplay experience!

In Harvest Moon: Light of Hope, players begin the game as they set out looking for a fresh start and new surroundings. During their voyage, their ship is hit by a storm and goes down. As they drift into a small harbor town, now in a shambles from the storm, it will be up to the player to help rebuild the town and save the lighthouse…but it won’t be easy! Nevertheless, with some hard work growing crops, tending livestock, and gathering materials for repairs, players will be able to make new friends, start a family, revive the lighthouse, and save the town!

For North American players, Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition is available for pre-order for $39.99 at GameStop. View more info about Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition for Nintendo Switch at GameStop HERE and the PlayStation 4 HERE. A 6-inch Harvest Moon Chocolate Cow Plush is included as a pre-order bonus with the standard boxed retail version.

For players in Europe and beyond, Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition is available for pre-order at selected retailers. In addition, a limited run of a deluxe release, Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Collector’s Edition is also available for pre-order. The Collector’s Edition contains all of the exciting content of the Special Edition, and also includes the full Season Pass, a hot drinks mug, a tote bag and a selection of pin badges, all lavishly presented in a barn-shaped presentation case and will be available with for the Nintendo Switch version and PlayStation 4 version.


Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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