Stardew Valley, the reigning champ of cozy gaming, is poised for a information refresh. Stardew creator ConcernedApe (developer Eric Barone) verified this week on Twitter that edition 1.6 is on its way, sticking to the strategy for an update that he originally announced in June 2022.
Barone did not share a release day, and he did not respond to Kotaku’s request for comment, but he did supply a standard concept of what to hope.
1.6 will most benefit modders
“It’s generally modifications for modders (which will make it a lot easier & much more potent to mod),” he reported. “But there is also new recreation content material, albeit significantly a lot less than [update] 1.5,” like extra dialogue.
Stardew’s most modern big update, 1.5, rolled out to Laptop gamers in 2020, but cell players gained it only this calendar year, partly owing to it currently being “a totally new rewrite of the cell application,” Barone explained on Twitter in January.
It will make feeling that 1.5 took a several several years to sift through—it “essentially doubled the content material presently existing,” Kotaku editor Lisa Marie Segarra wrote this spring, imparting ample gasoline to Stardew’s now devoted enthusiasts, even several many years earlier the game’s launch date.
“Maybe it is since Stardew Valley draws in players who really do not contemplate on their own ‘gamers’ (nevertheless I would argue taking part in Stardew Valley implies they are, in actuality, gamers) who are not probable to rotate involving titles,” Segarra claimed, “but it would seem persons by no means set the recreation down.”
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One more update, even just one that’s a fraction of 1.5’s measurement, need to be great information for these gamers whose really like is straightforward, necessitating not considerably other than extra Stardew.
Non permanent lousy news for Haunted Chocolatier
But there is a tradeoff. Barone stated he would momentarily take a crack from Haunted Chocolatier, ConcernedApe’s most recent, a lot more creepy role-actively playing activity challenge, to comprehensive Stardew’s 1.6 update. He has not specified a launch date for this, possibly, so fans will have to maintain waiting around to assuage their spooky sweet tooth. He did just lately give an more piece of context, even though: “the town is on the drinking water and there are docks.” Uh, good plenty of, I guess.