Harvest Moon Save the Homeland Plows onto PS4 Today

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

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As part of Harvest Moon’s 2oth anniversary Harvest Moon Save the Homeland  is launching on the PlayStation 4 today. This is the first this title that has ever been released in Europe, so this is quite a treat for European fans.

Here is a lot more information straight from the press release below the break.


HARVEST MOON: SAVE THE HOMELAND LAUNCHES ON PLAYSTATION 4

More 20th Anniversary Surprises with This Harvest Moon Classic Now Available in North America and For the First Time Ever in Europe!

Burlingame, CA. – May 9th, 2017 – Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, today announced that Harvest Moon: Save the Homeland is now available digitally for the PlayStation 4. The new digital download of the classic title will feature trophies, enhanced graphics, and new surprises!  Beginning today, Harvest Moon: Save the Homeland is available in both North America and Europe for $14.99 USD/ €14.99 Euros and is rated E for everyone.

“There’s a lot to be excited about in this new edition of Harvest Moon: Save the Homeland,” said Hiro Maekawa, President & CEO of Natsume. “We’re eager to offer this robust Harvest Moon title to North American PS4 gamers, as well as gamers in Europe for the very first time!”

Originally launched on the PlayStation 2 in 2001, Harvest Moon: Save the Homeland expanded the series to offer a deep and hearty role-playing life simulation experience. The object of Save the Homeland is to successfully save the village from turning into a resort. Construction begins in a year, so you must find a way to rescue your homeland within that period! Harvest Moon: Save the Homeland offers nine unique ways in which to complete your task, and focuses more attention on relationships over profit. Befriending the people in town is the key to successfully completing your task!

With 20 characters–each with his or her own unique personality–richly detailed 3-D environments, and enhanced interaction with animals, including dog training and horse racing, Save The Homeland also offers the ability to collect and cook recipes, real-time character movement, and the capacity to obtain helpful items by doing part-time jobs.

About Harvest Moon

This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the beloved farming simulation franchise, Harvest Moon. The game first released in North America in 1997, and has continued to see a steady rise of popularity and players, making it one of today’s most beloved franchises. Harvest Moon is revered for being a non-violent, family oriented game for everyone, and there have been more than 30 games released in the series. #HarvestMoon20

Have you been keeping up to date on the Natsume Instagram? We’re celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Harvest Moon with “Throwback Thursday”, with more to come like classic magazine scans, localization documents, and plenty of news about new games as well! Find it all at https://www.instagram.com/natsume.inc/

Players can follow the latest news for all of the beloved Natsume franchises at www.natsume.com and by scooping all of the latest Natsume updates, contests, screen shots and more at  www.natsume.com/facebook and www.twitter.com/natsume_inc .

 

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  • Zeonis

    Odd, this is older than A Wonderful Life. You would think they would release this first since it is the older one.

  • Save The Homeland was a pretty great HM game. Hero of Leaf Valley on PSP really expanded a lot more on it though (maybe we’ll get PSP port that for the Vita, eh?).