During today's Nintendo Indie World presentation, Spanish studio Chibig announced that farming simulation/adventure game Summer in Mara will launch for Nintendo Switch in Spring 2020 alongside the Steam version. The game will also come to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One at a later date.
Summer in Mara began life with a successful Kickstarter campaign in early 2019. It follows the story of Koa as she explores the archipelago of Mara, finding new islands, farming, and protecting nature from the corporations that wish to conquer it. Chibig promises over 30 hours of playtime, 250+ missions, and more than 20 characters to befriend.
Find the Indie World Showcase clip, a new trailer, the 2D animated opening, description, and screenshot set below via Chibig.
March 2020 Indie World Showcase (jump to 7:00)
Summer in Mara - Nintendo Switch Trailer
Summer in Mara - Cinematic 2D Opening
Take care of your own island and explore the ocean in this farming adventure! Discover the story of Koa, with farming, crafting and exploring mechanics.
Take care of your own island and explore the ocean in this farming adventure. 'Summer in Mara' mix farming, crafting and exploring mechanics in a tropical archipelago with a colorful style and strong narrative.
‘Summer in Mara’ is a single-player experience in a calm, relaxing environment, with a handmade look and an exciting narrative. You will be Koa, a little adventurer girl who has to explore the world and discover the secrets that the ocean keeps.
- An open ocean with over 20 islands to explore.
- Customize your own island with buildings, crops and farm animals.
- Over 25 characters to meet and befriend.
- More than 300 quests to make Mara a better place.
- Day and night cycle that have an effect on the world with climatic events