What you need to know
- Stardew Valley is a farming game which features a lot of different mechanics.
- It's getting multiplayer support on Xbox One in the coming weeks.
- The patch was originally supposed to launch in 2018.
- You can purchase the game for $15 through the Microsoft Store.
Stardew Valley is an incredibly popular farming game which features exploration, combat, and fishing mechanics. While planting crops and raising animals is always fun on your own, players have been asking the developer, "ConcernedApe," to add multiplayer for quite some time now.
Last year, ConcernedApe said that multiplayer was coming to Stardew Valley in 2018. Unfortunately, we didn't hear more about when the feature would come to Xbox One. However, that changed this week. The developer just said that the multiplayer patches are in certification for Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and should launch soon. Usually, this takes a couple of weeks. The news was first reported by TrueAchievements.
Stardew Valley is all about living the farm life. You can read the description below.
You've inherited your grandfather's old farm plot in Stardew Valley. Armed with hand-me-down tools, you set out to begin your new life. Can you learn to live off the land and turn these overgrown fields into a thriving home? Ever since Joja Corporation came to town, the old ways of life have all but disappeared. The community center, once the town's most vibrant hub of activity, now lies in shambles. With a little dedication, you might just be the one to restore Stardew Valley to greatness!
The multiplayer update brings a lot of new features to the game. One of the most significant additions has to be the ability to get married and divorced. However, this doesn't mean that the existing romance options will disappear. You can still romance computer-controlled characters. We'll keep you posted as soon as we receive a concrete release date.
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