Stardew Valley creator shares insight into the upcoming Version 1.4 patch

A little bit of everything

Stardew Valley's creator is currently working on a Version 1.4 update for the game, and it sounds like it's going to expand the experience in quite a few ways. Check out what developer ConcernedApe had to say in an interview with USGamer below.

The new 1.4 update does add some depth to post-marriage life... some additions that I'm proud of and I hope are very heartwarming for players... but I know there will always be more that can be done.

I've been unofficially calling 1.4 the "everything" update because it touches pretty much every aspect of the game in some way or another. One of my major goals was to add in a lot of "quality of life" features that make the game more convenient and effortless to play. There are some really simple things that were missing from the game that really improve the experience, like being able to press TAB on PC to switch from one row of your inventory to the next, or to be able to hover over an item and get an indication as to whether it's required for any of the community center bundles or not.

There are lots of things like that in this update... once players experience them, I think they'll wonder how they ever managed to play the game before! From a big picture, I see 1.4 as bringing a whole new level of polish to Stardew Valley, as well as adding in lots of rich and rewarding content to the game.

Stardew Valley creator now self-publishing the game on Switch

Stardewing it on his own

ConcernedApe, the man who created Stardew Valley, is now the publisher of the title on Switch. When the game first released for Switch, publishing was handled by Chucklefish Games. That is no longer the case, as the publishing deal between ConcernedApe and Chucklefish Games has been cancelled. Support for the game will continue as usual, so don't worry about any troubles ahead.

Stardew Valley's Version 1.4 update to include fish ponds

Gone fishin'

Some big features are coming to Stardew Valley in Version 1.4. One of those new components was revealed today. Version 1.4 will bring in fish ponds, which are a new farm building that allows you to raise fish and collects eggs (roe), as well as other products.

Stardew Valley and Wargroove join the Switch eShop in Latin America

Two very welcome additions

The Latin American Switch eShop is very, very light on games. There's mostly first-party titles, and a small smattering of third party games. While there's still a long way to go for parity, the Switch eShop in Latin America has gotten two big games today. Both Stardew Valley and Wargroove are now available!

Stardew Valley's Version 1.4 update to include new map called Four Corners

A new piece of land awaits

Little by little, we're getting details on what the Version 1.4 update for Stardew Valley will include. A new rounds of details has come out today, which you can read up on below.

- brand-new farm map titled Four Corners
- available both in multiplayer and solo games
- 'separate money' option in multiplayer gives participants in a co-op game the chance to do away with the shared money pool
- playing on an existing farm when the update arrives will maintain their shared money pool
- you can visit the Mayor's house to divide funds evenly among all players
- you can also dump it all back into a single pool if you change your mind

Stardew Valley's Version 1.4 update to include single and multiplayer content

Fun for everyone!

A couple days ago, we got a progress update on the Version 1.4 update for Stardew Valley. We learned of new content and quality of life features, and now we know that both single and multiplayer modes will see updates. The dev team confirmed that there's new stuff for both single player fans and multliplayer enthusiasts to enjoy, and some of the updates will be multiplayer-only.

Stardew Valley dev says the Version 1.4 update is 'coming along very well'

Stardewin' it

Stardew Valley's next patch will be Version 1.4, and it's going to include a bunch of new stuff, as well as some quality of life features. One example of such a feature is the ability to pay Marlon to recover a lost item when you "die." in the mines.

While we don't have a release date for the Version 1.4 update, the dev team has said that it's "coming along very well."

Stardew Valley - Version 1.3.33 now available in Japan

Stardew Valley has just received an update in Japan. Version 1.3.33 is now available, and while we don't have full patch notes on the update, we do know that it adds in co-op support. This is a feature that was added in the NA/EU version quite some time ago.

Stardew Valley Collector's Edition delayed in Japan

The Stardew Valley Collector's Edition was originally supposed to launch in Japan next week. That's no longer the case, as the publisher has announced a delay to Feb. 2019. Turns out there was more demand than expected, and the publisher doesn't have enough resources to fulfill orders yet.

Stardew Valley - performance patch now available

A performance patch has been released for Stardew Valley. This patch fixes a number of performance issues, including a problem with the game's framerate when you have a particularly big farm. Hop on your Switch right now and the update should auto-download.

UPDATE - Here's the full patch notes


Improved performance in locations with lots of light sources (e.g. torches).
Improved performance on farms with lots of animals.
Tweaked new "H" health icon

Bug Fixes

Fixed multiplayer visual glitch when another player uses a tool and then starts moving in a new direction.
Fixed "fishing stance" visual glitches in multiplayer.


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