Published on June 29th, 2023 | by Adrian Gunning

STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life Now Available on Console, Welcoming Everyone to Forgotten Valley

Marvelous Europe has released STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life for PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, and the Nintendo Switch™ system in Europe and Australia. A reimagining of the fan-favourite entry in STORY OF SEASONS (Bokujo Monogatari in Japan), STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life adds modern visuals and design updates to the game to enhance the original experience for seasoned fans while welcoming younger fans to the popular farming/life sim genre.

It has been an honor to work on this reimagining of such a beloved classic like STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life,” said Rika Hoshina, Director for STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life, “Everyone on the development team has poured their hearts into recapturing the magic that charmed so many of us when the original game released. We hope that STORY OF SEASONS fans around the world, old and new, enjoy their time in Forgotten Valley, where everyone is welcome.

STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life brings players to Forgotten Valley, a tranquil community where they put down roots, begin their new carefree life growing crops and raising animals and weave a generation-spanning tale. Players will bring life to the land, find love among the town’s friendly folk, and make lasting memories with a family of their own.  

This remake of an unforgettable tale of friendship, family, and farming blooms introduces a plethora of new events, enhanced festivals, a cornucopia of never-before-seen crops, and even more recipes to cook. Returning fans will find plenty of exciting updates to Forgotten Valley, while newcomers to the series will discover the joys of cozy farm life and the extraordinary characters that make the series shine.


Befriend the residents of Forgotten Valley – Find new friends among the charming cast of characters in the tranquil town of Forgotten Valley and get to know them through all-new events!

Establish your homestead – Live a carefree life on the farm growing crops and raising animals. Raise even cuter animals, new hybrid crops and build upgradeable facilities.

Your Story, Your Way ‒ With the option to play as a male, female, or non-binary protagonist, as well as all eligible marriage candidates available for romance regardless of that choice, you can truly be who you want to be.

Fall in love, start a family, and build precious memories – Watch your child grow into adulthood as the years pass! Will they inherit the farm? Or will they find their calling somewhere else?

A Wonderful Life for a new generation – Revisit a beloved story as never before, with reimagined visuals, animations, and additional updates to bring A Wonderful Life to a new generation.

STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life released on Windows PC via Steam, PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, and the Nintendo Switch™ system on June 27, 2023. It is currently available for physical purchase for consoles as a standard edition, and a premium bundle including a 140-page, A5 notebook, charming chibi stickers and A3 poster within a custom outer box.

About the Author'

Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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