XSEED Games announces Expansion Pass for Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town [Update]
XSEED Games has announced an Expansion Pass for Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town.
Priced at $19.99, this Expansion Pass will include DLC coming in five waves of content, including new costumes, scenarios, locations, decor, and a few marriage candidates. The Expansion Pass is also available as part of the Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town + Expansion Pass Set digital bundle for $69.99 on the Nintendo Switch eShop.
Details about the Expansion Pass can be found below, via XSEED Games.
An ‘Expansion Pass’ featuring content to be released in waves in the months following the game’s launch will be available digitally for $19.99, or as part of the STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town + Expansion Pass Set for $69.99. The digital standalone edition of STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town will be available for $49.99, and both the standalone and game + expansion pass set will soon be available for pre-order on Nintendo eShop.
The ‘Expansion Pass’ bundle of story content, new characters, and exclusive costume sets includes:
Part 1 – April 2021
- ‘Animal Attire’ costumes for the protagonists and marriage candidates
- ‘Olive Town Mystery Files’ sub-scenario - Join Mikey and Cindy to discover the cause of strange incidents occurring across Olive Town in the very first mystery scenario in the STORY OF SEASONS series!
Part 2 – May 2021
- ‘Windswept Falls Expansion Pack’ - Explore a refreshing, brand-new area home to four characters from a past entry on the Nintendo 3DS™ system (includes two marriage candidates)
Part 3 – June 2021
- ‘School Uniforms’ costume set for the protagonists and marriage candidates
- ‘Terracotta Oasis Expansion Pack’ - Discover an exotic oasis home to four characters from STORY OF SEASONS for Nintendo 3DS (includes two marriage candidates)
Part 4 – July 2021
- ‘Yukata Set’ costumes for the protagonists and marriage candidates
- ‘The Legendary Sprite Dance’ sub-scenario - The Earth Sprite Village is livelier than ever, and the sprites are determined to revive their legendary dance and hold a feast…with or without Boss Sprite’s permission!
Part 5 – August 2021
- ‘Twilight Isle Expansion Pack’ - Sail to an island bathed in twilight and meet the four characters from STORY OF SEASONS: Trio of Towns that have made it their new home (includes two marriage candidates)
‘Expansion Pass’ Purchase Bonus DLC – The following costume sets will be available to owners of the ‘Expansion Pass’ at the game’s launch on March 23.
- ‘Pete and Claire’s Overalls’ costumes from STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town
- ‘Yuto and Naomi’s Hoodies’ costumes from STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town
- ‘Henry and Holly’s Western Attire’ costumes from STORY OF SEASONS: Trio of Towns
Specific release dates and additional details about all of the DLC arriving for STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town will be released at a later time.
Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town is set to release for Nintendo Switch on February 25 in Japan, March 23 in North America, and March 26 in Europe & Australia. For more information, you can check out details on character customization and NPCs or trailers introducing the bachelors and bachelorettes.
UPDATE: The Japanese press release, published later than XSEED's press release, included silhouettes of the legacy characters that will be added in the Expansion Pass. It also confirmed that the 3DS title mentioned in the second Windswept Falls pack is what would be known in the West as Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning—the last Bokujou Monogatari game localized under the Harvest Moon title before it made the split into Story of Seasons.
The full list of the character silhouettes is as follows from left to right, with bolded characters signifying the romance candidates:
- Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning - Dunhill, Neil, Felicity, Hina
- Story of Seasons - Raeger, Marian, Iris, Giorgio
- Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns - Moriya, Tigre, Lisette, Ludus