Doraemon Story of Seasons to PS4, Here are a couple of quotes from Bandai Namco’s Kenji Nakajima about the game.
“We heard from many players that they wanted to play on PS4 too, so we started working on development right after development on the worldwide release.”
“We’re currently considering free updates for both PS4 and Switch versions.”
“We’re working hard on a new development for what comes next after Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town.”
Lastly, here’s one from Shohei Yamashita of Brownies:
“We ran into several hurdles porting to different hardware, but we’ve overcome the big hurdles.”
It has been hinted that a new Story of Seasons is in development for Switch most probably. The latest game that has been launched in the series is Story of Seasons Friends of Mineral Town on Switch, a remake of Harvest Moon Friends of Mineral Town on Gameboy Advance. PlayStation 4 will be getting Doraemon Story of Seasons as well. This game will launch in Japan on July 30. It is said to have completed around 85% of development.
Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:
Doraemon meets Story of Seasons in this new, fresh take on farming!
Japan’s adored Doraemon franchise comes to [game systems] in Story of Seasons, a beloved farming simulation series lasting over 20 years.
The setting is Natura, and at the center of this land is the mystical Big Tree. Doraemon and friends will each take on a role to help out around town!
The theme of this experience is creating bonds with the town residents, and while doing so, enjoying the heart-warming interactions through each character and the part they play in the story.
But building a farm and raising horses and cattle like in other Story of Seasons games isn’t the only thing to do. Explore the town of Natura, go on adventures, catch bugs, and much much more! Fans of the Doraemon series will also be happy to know that Doraemon’s gadgets can be used to assist you in your new, everyday life!
Enjoy the nostalgia of Doraemon and Story of Seasons while helping Noby live his farm life in this unique, lovable land!
In other information, Rune Factory 4 Special is also on Switch. Marvellous is also scheduled to launch for the later half of this year. The stake is really high if it gets delayed because of the pandemic outbreak.