Best-Selling Steam Game and Spiritual Successor to Harvest Moon Series Launches at Retail with Loads of Bonus Content
CALABASAS, Calif. — April 11, 2017 — Today, award-winning video game publisher and distributor 505 Games and independent development studio ConcernedApe released the digitally successful, indie farming role-playing game (RPG) Stardew Valley Collector's Edition , regarded as one of the BEST-SELLING games on Steam with more than one million copies sold in the first two months. Now available to purchase for $29.99 at retail locations throughout North America for the PS4 and Xbox One, the game will be also available in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East, the Netherlands and Scandinavia on April 13.
"It's been incredible to watch such a fantastic and supportive community form around Stardew Valley – this charming country life RPG created by a solo developer has now sold over two million copies and received over 50,000 positive player reviews,” said Molly Carroll, Marketing Manager at Chucklefish. “We're very excited to help bring Stardew Valley to even more gamers worldwide with the retail release of Stardew Valley Collector's Edition."
Stardew Valley Collector’s Edition lets players reap the benefits of daylight savings time by taking ownership of a rickety farm where they’ll raise livestock, plant crops, mine for ores and expand the farm while maneuvering through social activities to bring success to Stardew Valley.
The Stardew Valley Collector’s Edition and its farm-tastic bundle of goodies includes:
- The full Stardew Valley game
- A disc containing the Collector’s Edition Soundtrack featuring 33 hand-picked tracks
- Exclusive Full Printed Map of Stardew Valley
- A Mini-Guidebook created by the artist and author of the full guidebook, Kari Fry
Stardew Valley Collector’s Edition can be purchased at retail locations for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in North America for $29.99. The game will be also available in UK, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East, the Netherlands and Scandinavia on April 13.
New Stardew Valley trailer link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWMN-F3MFIg
Additional Stardew Valley Information for Press:
Stardew Valley Website: http://stardewvalley.net/
Stardew Valley Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StardewValley/
Stardew Valley Twitter: https://twitter.com/concernedape?lang=en
Stardew Valley YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClLilfnwQ_8LoGVpjo4SP3g
About 505 Games
505 Games is a global video game publisher focused on offering a broad selection of titles for players of all ages and levels. The company publishes games on leading console and handheld platforms as well as for mobile devices and social networks. Product highlights include, Sniper Elite 3, PAYDAY 2, Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons, Terraria, How to Survive, Defense Grid 2, ABZÛ, ADR1FT, Assetto Corsa, and Portal Knights.
505 Games has offices in Los Angeles, Milton Keynes (UK), Lyon, Munich, Milan, Madrid and Shenzhen (China) and a network of distribution partners within the Nordic territories and Australia. For more information on 505 Games and its products please visit www.505games.com .
ConcernedApe is the alias of Eric Barone, a solo developer from Seattle, Washington, USA. Stardew Valley is his debut game.
Chucklefish is an independent games studio formed in 2011 in order to develop cool space games! They’ve since set up a central HQ in London, UK, and expanded to provide publishing and support to other independent games studios. https://twitter.com/chucklefishltd
Dashaun Gasque / Johner Riehl
Wonacott Communications for 505 Games
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