STORY OF SEASONS to make PC Debut with Friends of Mineral Town; Potionomics Partnership with Voracious Games Revealed

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XSEED Games Announces Two Upcoming PC Releases at PC Gaming Show

Torrance, Calif. – June 13, 2020 – XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., revealed today at PC Gaming Show 2020 that the farm/life simulation game STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town will be making its PC platform debut simultaneously with the Nintendo Switch™ system version launching on July 14, and is now available for Wishlisting exclusively on Steam. The PC release will launch in eight languages with support for resolutions up to 4K, multiple graphical options, and keyboard and mouse controls. XSEED Games also announced their partnership with indie studio Voracious Games to fund the ongoing development of and publish Potionomics, the shop simulator/RPG which has already amassed a following of indie game fans with its gorgeous visuals and engaging combination of magic and commerce.

Potionomics is a game about the business of brewing and selling magical potions. Sylvia, a penniless young witch, must save her shop from the clutches of a debt collector, but she can’t do it alone. With the help of fellow merchants, fledgling adventurers, and an overbearing owl, Sylvia will master the art of potion brewing and the nuance of salesmanship to rescue her shop. After using magical ingredients to brew up a bevy of potent wares, the budding entrepreneur will wheel and deal to make sales with a colorful cast of fickle customers, all while tackling fierce competition and an ever-changing economy. Along the way she’ll encounter classic RPG creatures and heroes of all sizes. Sprinkle in some magic and players are in for a fantastical adventure unlike any they’ve ever experienced before!

STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town is a long-awaited return to one of the most beloved entries in the original farm/life simulation franchise, known in Japan as Bokujo Monogatari. Originally released for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance in 2003, STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town is the first mainline title to be released in the series for the Nintendo Switch™ and Windows PC platforms and will launch with an abundance of new content. In this complete remake, veterans will be able to enjoy a return to a wonderful world with updated systems and character designs along with a completely new translation. Newcomers to the series will discover the compelling farming gameplay and complex characters that made this series the standard in the genre.

Potionomics is developed by Voracious Games and published by XSEED Games for PC worldwide, and a release date will be disclosed at a later time. Potionomics is not rated by the ESRB. Developed by Marvelous Inc. and published by XSEED Games in North America, STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town will launch July 14 on the Nintendo Switch™ system and PC exclusively on Steam. The game is available for pre-order on Nintendo Switch at the XSEED Games Store and participating retailers and also available to Wishlist on Steam. STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town has been rated Everyone 10+ by the ESRB for Nintendo Switch and for PC.

For more information about the STORY OF SEASONS series, please visit www.storyofseasons.com. For more information about Potionomics visit www.potionomics.com. Information about all of XSEED Games’ products can be found at www.xseedgames.com. Fans can also follow XSEED Games on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Twitch, get in depth info from their developer blog on Tumblr, and join the discussion on their Discord server at: http://discord.gg/XSEEDGames.

About XSEED Games

XSEED Games is the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Marvelous Inc., which is a publicly traded company listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Formed in 2004 and located in Torrance, California, XSEED Games publishes interactive entertainment content for PC and consoles from the Marvelous portfolio as well as from a wide variety of third-party partners. Whether it’s Marvelous properties such as STORY OF SEASONS (Bokujo Monogatari), SENRAN KAGURA, and Rune Factory, or third-party titles such as the Corpse Party and AKIBA’S TRIP series or the recently released Granblue Fantasy: Versus, XSEED Games has grown its reputation among gamers with its critically acclaimed localizations and commitment to fans, remaining ever dedicated to its “indie spirit, player-first” approach. 

About Voracious Games

Voracious Games is an independent game studio based outside of Seattle, WA. Founded in 2015, our small, diverse team includes professionals with years of experience in a variety of fields, including games, book publishing, and children’s animation. Our forthcoming first title, Potionomics, will showcase the studio’s commitment to quality visuals and enjoyable storytelling. To learn more, follow @potionomics on Twitter or visit us at www.potionomics.com.  

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