XSEED Games has announced that their upcoming farming and life simulation series, Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns, will be releasing in North America on February 28. 2017.
Settled on a homestead in the middle of three distinct and uniquely themed locales, players can explore a diverse landscape as they search for new ways to grow their farms and friendships. Extensive customization and gameplay options are on offer in Trio of Towns, with each village offering its own variety of regional crops, lads and ladies to romance, animals, festivals, furniture, decorations and more. More ways to play sprout up as players connect to one another locally or via the internet to chat, trade, and enhance items on a mysterious multiplayer island.
In addition to the release date announcement, the publisher also announced that costumes and headgear based on Nintendo's famous Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach and Toad characters from the Super Mario Bros. franchise will be making an appearance. in the game. Players can boost their progress with the costumes and headgear, each with their own unique effects:
- Mario’s Outfit and Hat: Mama mia! The iconic plumber's signature red and blue uniform gives your running speed a boost.
- Luigi's Outfit and Hat: Luigi's costume will improve your luck at fishing. Others will be green with envy!
- Princess Peach’s Dress and Tiara: This regal dress and tiara will make you better friends with other characters. Sweet!
- Toad’s Outfit and Hat: The tireless Toad's outfit causes your stamina to recharge automatically over time.
The game will retail for $39.99, and for physical pre-orders and participating retailers there will be a pocket plushie based on the in-game capybara pet while supplies last.