Coming from a Polygon interview with producer Taka Maekawa...
- 2.5D style is meant to evoke the very first Harvest Moon game
- uses 3D-rendered models
- flat perspective and grid-based, limited range of motion
- Switch version will have full touch controls
- no same-sex relationships available,
- Maekawa says that Natsume will introduce that element “when the time is right”
- Maekawa didn't say whether this was a statement directed at Light of Hope, or for the series in general