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Harvest Moon Light of Hope Special Edition Launches Divine Marriageable Character Pack

Burlingame, CA. – July 31, 2018 – Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, today released the final DLC pack for Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition. The Divine Marriageable Characters pack is now available for PlayStation®4 and Nintendo™Switch for $3.99.

Ever wonder what it'd be like to woo the Harvest Goddess or the Underworld King, Gorgan? Well, now you can! Get to know the Harvest Goddess and Gorgan on a deeper level and marry them!

The pack includes:

Marriageable Characters: Harvest Goddess and Gorgan
Romance Events
Marriage Events
The Harvest Goddess has long cared for this land with her Harvest Sprites, but wooing a divine being won't be easy! You'll need to find out what makes this goddess tick! Maybe talking with the Harvest Sprites will give you some clues...

Fiercely territorial and suspicious of surface dwellers, Gorgan, the King of the Underworld, isn't exactly great with first impressions. But with a secret love for flowers and fish, maybe Gorgan isn't as grumpy as he appears at first sight!

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition Season Pass grants access to all four DLC packs at a discounted price. The other available DLC packs include Decorations & Tool Upgrade Pack, New Marriageable Characters Pack, and Doc's and Melanie's Special Episodes. The season pass is $9.99 and is available through the PlayStation® Store and Nintendo eShop. Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition Bundle is available through the PlayStation® Store and Nintendo eShop; it includes the full game and the Season Pass for $49.99.

Here's a look at the DLC packs that have already been released!

Decorations & Tool Upgrade Pack

Available Now | Retail Price: $1.99

Completely customize and beautify your farm with 7 different decorative fence sets and 2 statues. You will also be able to upgrade your Hoe and Watering Can two additional levels, making growing crops easier and faster!

New Marriageable Characters Pack

Available Now | Retail Price: $5.99

Expand your experience with new and exciting content! Two new eligible residents have moved into Beacon Town! Shirlock, a fledgling journalist and self-proclaimed detective who is studying under the tutelage of Naomi, and Michelle, Doc's research partner.

Doc's and Melanie's Special Episodes

Available Now | Retail Price: $5.99

Help Melanie and Doc out in two side stories that will unlock new shops! Melanie is in a designing slump, and needs your help for inspiration! Meanwhile, Doc is having trouble in the romance department! Can you help him out? And what rewards will they give you?

Harvest Moon Light of Hope Special Edition Gets 'Doc and Melanie's Special Episodes'

Burlingame, CA. – July 10, 2018 – Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, today released the third of four DLC packs for Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition. Doc's and Melanie's Special Episodes for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch is now available for $5.99.

Help out Melanie and Doc in two side stories that will unlock new shops! Melanie is in a designing slump, and needs your help for inspiration! Meanwhile, Doc is having trouble in the romance department! Can you help him out?

Melanie's New Designs
Reward: Seasonal outfits for the main and marriageable characters...Over 40 new outfits!

Doc's Romance Help
Reward: Ability to change your house interior...7 unique interiors designs!

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition Season Pass grants access to all four current and upcoming DLC packs at a discounted price. The season pass is $9.99 and is available through the PlayStation® Store and Nintendo eShop. Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition Bundle is available through the PlayStation® Store and Nintendo eShop; it includes the full game and the Season Pass for $49.99.

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition available today for Switch

Global videogame publisher Rising Star Games, in partnership with Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, today releases Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition on Nintendo Switch™ and PlayStation®4 across Europe and beyond.

The arrival of the latest game in the much-loved series marks 20 years since the first Harvest Moon title was released in Europe, with Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition eagerly-awaited by the army of fans of the franchise around the world. The latest release in the franchise speaks to the series’ storied history with a brand new “retro plus” visual style that will bathe gamers in a fuzzy glow of nostalgia, while bringing the series’ gameplay mechanics absolutely up to date with streamlined controls, intuitive menuing and much more.

Appearing for the first time in a Harvest Moon game is two-player cooperative gameplay via Soleil, the gem sprite, who can be controlled by a secondary player for cooperative farming and adventuring. And more exciting still, a Season Pass is also available to players who wish to enhance their experience even further with each of the four planned DLC releases.

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition is available now digitally via first-party stores, and also as a physical release at selected retailers across Europe and beyond. In addition, a limited run of a deluxe release, Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Collector’s Edition is also available. The Collector’s Edition contains all of the exciting content of the Special Edition, but also includes the full Season Pass, a hot drinks mug, a tote bag and a selection of pin badges, all lavishly presented in a barn-shaped presentation case. Harvest Moon Light of Hope Collector’s Edition is available for PlayStation®4 and Nintendo Switch™.

Amazon - Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition with Chocolate Plush Cow now available to preorder

Light the Way! Looking for a fresh start and some new surroundings, you set off on a voyage to begin your new life! Unfortunately, the weather has different plans, as your ship is hit by a storm, and goes down! You drift into a small harbor town, now in shambles from the storm, where a young doctor named Jeanne saves your life. The town has been deserted, but you're never one to back down from a challenge! It will be up to you to help rebuild the town and save the lighthouse...but it won't be easy! Nevertheless, with some hard work growing crops, tending livestock, and gathering materials for repairs, you will be able to make new friends, start a family, revive the lighthouse, and save the town, your new home!

• Collect important materials to rebuild the town and restore the lighthouse!
• Complete requests from villagers to unlock new areas and items!
• Grow crops, tend livestock, and gathering materials, either by yourself or with a Co-Op friend!
• New and unique festivals, including the Dog Racing Festival!
• Make new friends, get married, and start a family from a variety of bachelors and bachelorettes, including a secret one! • • Includes A Limited Edition 5-inch Chocolate Cow Plush! *Final Product May Vary

Grab yours here

New Marriageable Characters Pack for Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition Now Available

Burlingame, CA. – June 19, 2018 – Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, today released the second of four DLC packs for Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition. The New Marriageable Characters Pack, for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, is now available for $5.99.

Expand your experience with new and exciting content! Two new eligible residents have moved into Beacon Town! The first is Shirlock, a fledgling journalist and self-proclaimed detective who is studying under the tutelage of Naomi. And then there's Michelle, Doc's research partner. She's just as much of a genius as Doc, and like him, she has an...unusual way of speaking and thinking!

Featuring:

• New Characters: Shirlock & Michelle

• Romance Events

• Marriage Events

• New Requests

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition Season Pass grants access to all four upcoming DLC packs at a discounted price. The season pass is $9.99 and is available through the PlayStation® Store and Nintendo eShop. Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition Bundle is available through the PlayStation® Store and Nintendo eShop; it includes the full game and the Season Pass for $49.99.

Harvest Moon Light of Hope Special Edition - A look at the Collector's Guide

This Harvest Moon game has been really divisive among fans. It seems like a lot of the anger comes from the look of the game, with many considering it to be a low-effort product. I've never played a single Harvest Moon game, so I honestly have no clue! Any of you planning on picking this one up?

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition - unboxing

Looking for a fresh start and some new surroundings, you set off on a voyage to begin your new life! Unfortunately, the weather has different plans, as your ship is hit by a storm, and goes down! You drift into a small harbor town, now in shambles from the storm, where a young doctor named Jeanne saves your life.

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition Launches on Switch

Burlingame, CA. – May 29, 2018 - Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, and Rising Star Games, European video game publisher and long-standing partner of Natsume, today announced that Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition is now available digitally and at retail for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation®4 in North and South America for $39.99 USD and is rated E for everyone.

"We are extremely excited that Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition is now available for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch," shares Hiro Maekawa, President & CEO of Natsume. "We've added new features and created special bundles to celebrate the newest addition to the Harvest Moon franchise. But we aren't finished! We have four DLCs planned for this year, one of which is available today!"

In Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition, players begin the game as they set out looking for a fresh start and new surroundings. During their voyage, their ship is hit by a storm and goes down. As they drift into a small harbor town, now in a shambles from the storm, it will be up to the player to help rebuild the town and save the lighthouse...but it won't be easy! Nevertheless, with some hard work growing crops, tending livestock, and gathering materials for repairs, players will be able to make new friends, start a family, revive the lighthouse, and save the town!

For North American players, Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition is available for $39.99 at GameStop. View more info about Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition for Nintendo Switch at GameStop HERE and the PlayStation 4 HERE.

For players in Europe and beyond, Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition is available at selected retailers and will release at the end of June. In addition, a limited run of a deluxe release, Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Collector's Edition is also available for pre-order. The Collector's Edition contains all of the exciting content of the Special Edition, and also includes the full Season Pass, a coffee mug, a tote bag and a selection of pin badges; all lavishly presented in a barn-shaped presentation case and will be available with the Nintendo Switch version and PlayStation 4 version.

The first DLC, Decorations & Tool Upgrade Pack, is also available today for $1.99 USD! Completely customize and beautify your farm with seven different decorative fence sets and two statues. You will also be able to upgrade your Hoe and Watering Can two additional levels, making growing crops easier and faster! PSN and eShop

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition Season Pass grants access to all four upcoming DLC packs at a discounted price. The season pass is $9.99 and is available today. Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition Bundle is available through the PlayStation® Store and Nintendo eShop; it includes the full game and the Season Pass for $49.99.

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition - trailer

In Harvest Moon: Light of Hope, players begin the game as they set out looking for a fresh start and new surroundings. During their voyage, their ship is hit by a storm and goes down. As they drift into a small harbor town, now in a shambles from the storm, it will be up to the player to help rebuild the town and save the lighthouse…but it won’t be easy! Nevertheless, with some hard work growing crops, tending livestock, and gathering materials for repairs, players will be able to make new friends, start a family, revive the lighthouse, and save the town!

Four Harvest Moon Light of Hope Special Edition DLC Packs Revealed

Burlingame, CA. – May 3, 2018 – Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, and Rising Star Games, European video game publisher and long-standing partner of Natsume, today announced that its upcoming title, Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition will have four DLC packs released following the game's launch on PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and Nintendo Switch™ on May 29. Harvest Moon: Light of Hope SE Season Pass grants access to all four upcoming DLC packs at a discounted price. The season pass is $9.99 and will be available digitally day of launch. Harvest Moon: Light of Hope SE Bundle is available through the PlayStation® Store and Nintendo eShop that includes the full game and the Season Pass for $49.99.

Pre-order/Pre-purchase the Harvest Moon: Light of Hope SE Bundle in North and South America now and save 10% - basically getting the Season Pass at half off!

PSN - https://store.playstation.com/en-us/product/UP1014-CUSA09973_00-HARVESTMOONLOHDX

eShop - https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/harvest-moon-light-of-hope-special-edition-switch#add-on-content

The four DLC packs are as follows:

Decorations & Tool Upgrade Pack

Release Date: May 29th | Retail Price: $1.99

Completely customize and beautify your farm with 7 different decorative fence sets and 2 statues. You will also be able to upgrade your Hoe and Watering Can two additional levels, making growing crops easier and faster!

New Marriageable Characters Pack

Release Date: June 19th | Retail Price: $5.99

Expand your experience with new and exciting content! Two new eligible residents have moved into Beacon Town! Shirlock, a fledgling journalist and self-proclaimed detective who is studying under the tutelage of Naomi, and Michelle, Doc's research partner.

Doc's and Melanie's Special Episodes

Release Date: July 10th | Retail Price: $5.99

Help out Melanie and Doc in two side stories that will unlock new shops! Melanie is in a designing slump, and needs your help for inspiration! Meanwhile, Doc is having trouble in the romance department! Can you help him out? And what rewards will they give you?

Divine Marriageable Characters Pack

Release Date: July 31st | Retail Price: $3.99

Ever wonder what it'd be like to woo the Harvest Goddess or Gorgan? Well, now you can! Get to know the Harvest Goddess and Gorgan on a deeper level and marry them!

In Harvest Moon: Light of Hope, players begin the game as they set out looking for a fresh start and new surroundings. During their voyage, their ship is hit by a storm and goes down. As they drift into a small harbor town, now in a shambles from the storm, it will be up to the player to help rebuild the town and save the lighthouse...but it won't be easy! Nevertheless, with some hard work growing crops, tending livestock, and gathering materials for repairs, players will be able to make new friends, start a family, revive the lighthouse, and save the town!