Natsume shared some screenshots of Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos. This will be the newest entry in the Harvest Moon series, and it will launch later in 2023. The screenshots show what the characters, environments, and gameplay look like. It will also bring back characters such as the Harvest Sprites and the Harvest Goddess.
In Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos, the player will live in the titular land of Anthos. Ten years prior to the main story, a huge volcanic eruption forced the Harvest Sprites and the Harvest Goddess to use their powers to save people. Though the damage was minimal and there weren’t many casualties, this has left Anthos split up and the people divided. Part of the gameplay will be exploring five different towns, which all of their own unique terrain and seasons, as well as meeting the people there.
Check out some screenshots from the game here:
Though this is a farming simulator, there will also be aspects of a lifestyle sim. You will be able to romance five different bachelors and five different bachelorettes, as well as keep pets. Pets that you can care for include the usual cats and dogs, but you can also have a parakeet or a wolf. There will also be a cooking function, and you will be able to cook different meals at the same time. Finally, you will still be able to go mining.
Harvest Moon: The Winds of Anthos will come out some time in 2023 for unannounced platforms.