Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos announced

Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos

Publisher and developer Natsume has announced Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos, the latest in their farming and life sim franchise.

Details are scant but the new game is set to release sometime in summer 2023, and release platforms haven’t been confirmed.

“To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Harvest Moon, we are honored and excited to announce Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos,” said Hiro Maekawa, President and CEO of Natsume Inc. “The upcoming Harvest Moon will take players to new lands and include features that are completely new to the series. We are eager to reveal more in the new year, since we still have so many big surprises planned for this remarkable anniversary.”

Here’s a rundown on the new game:

Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos is the newest installment in the beloved Harvest Moon franchise will launch Summer of 2023! In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Harvest Moon franchise, Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos will offer new functions while keeping the core fundamentals that has made the series so popular.

The land players will explore is known as Anthos, and is home to the Harvest Sprites, spirits that protect people and nature, as well as the goddess of nature known as the Harvest Goddess. However, about 20 years ago, an unprecedented eruption in Anthos’s volcanic region forced the Harvest Goddess and her Harvest Sprites to use all of their powers to protect the people. The people were saved, but the eruption left the villages cut off from each other…

Believing that the separated villages and people would one day be reconnected, the Harvest Goddess sent a bottle into the ocean with a letter and a magic key, then fell into a deep sleep…



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