XSEED Games announced on Friday that the latest iteration in its farming and life simulation series, Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns, will launch in North America for Nintendo 3DS on February 28th, 2017.
The game has a suggested retail price of $39.99 USD.
The company also revealed that costumes and headgear based on fan-favorite characters Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach and Toad from the Super Mario Bros. franchise will make a special appearance in the game.
Players can boost their progress in Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns with four Super Mario Bros. themed character costumes and headgear, each with their own unique effects:
- Mario’s Outfit and Hat: Mama mia! The iconic plumber’s signature red and blue uniform gives your running speed a boost.
- Luigi’s Outfit and Hat: Luigi’s costume will improve your luck at fishing. Others will be green with envy!
- Princess Peach’s Dress and Tiara: This regal dress and tiara will make you better friends with other characters. Sweet!
- Toad’s Outfit and Hat: The tireless Toad’s outfit causes your stamina to recharge automatically over time.
In celebration of the upcoming 20th anniversary of the longest-running farming and life simulation series, the beloved Bokujo Monogatari franchise – now known as Story of Seasons in the West – returns with its biggest adventure yet in Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns.
Settled on a homestead in the middle of three distinct and uniquely themed locales, players can explore a diverse landscape as they search for new ways to grow their farms and friendships.
Extensive customization and gameplay options are on offered in Trio of Towns, with each village offering its own variety of regional crops, lads and ladies to romance, animals, festivals, furniture, decorations and more. Players connect to one another locally or via the internet to chat, trade, and enhance items on a mysterious multiplayer island.
Developed in Japan by Marvelous Inc., Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns will be released in North America on February 28, 2017 by XSEED Games, exclusively for Nintendo 3DS.
The game will be available in physical format at participating retailers and digitally in the Nintendo eShop for $39.99. The game will be available for prorder, and a pocket plushie based on the loveable new in-game capybara pet – adorably dubbed “Capy-san” by XSEED Games – is available as a pre-order item while supplies last at participating retailers.