The last major update 1.4 for Stardew Valley was released in November 2019, which is more than a year ago. Since then, however, there have been numerous small bits of information about the upcoming content. Now the developer Eric Barone, also known as ConcernedApe, has confirmed the next content of Patch 1.5 on Twitter. It is not yet known when exactly the update will be released.
In return, it brings a lot of content that primarily rewards returning farmers. In addition to new areas and a completely new farming environment, there should also be expanded options before the start of the game, with which you can customize your farming experience even more according to your wishes.
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What’s in Update 1.5?
Since the release of Update 1.4, Barone has spoken more often on various platforms about upcoming features. At this point we grasp again any planned changes together, started with the two newly announced.
Farms on the island
When the new update finally comes out, you will be able to run a completely new type of farm. Namely a beach farm. She’s coming with me some special featuresthat you won’t find on the other farms.
The most obvious thing is that you can fish very well and also have a lot of space. You can also find washed up boxes of supplies on the beach from time to time. However there is also a little disadvantage: Sprinkler systems do not work on the sandy soil that prevails here.
More options for your run
There will also be expanded options with which you can customize your game more precisely. For example, you can let monsters spawn on the farm, change the rewards through mining, but also ensure that a dealer spawns under guarantee in the first year, where you can buy seeds for red cabbage.
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What content should there still be?
An admin published in the official forum of the game a long list of already confirmed content through which you can get a good picture of the Scope of update 1.5 can do.
- Banana trees
- Beds can be moved
Williy’s house has a new door
- You can sit on furniture
- Furniture can be placed outside
- Enter a new mining area
- A new, as yet unknown area
- Ducks can swim on the water
- New way to get Hardwood
- Split Screen Buy
- Two new types of monsters
- Two new types of boxes
- A new weapon
- A new consumable item
- A new type of soil
- A new hat
The most exciting innovations from the list are likely to be the Split Screen Buy Mode
When does the update appear?
Update 1.5 was originally announced on February 26, 2020, to coincide with the game’s fourth birthday. A There is still no officially confirmed release date. However, according to the developer, the new patch is on the home stretch. So it shouldn’t take too long until publication.
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