Stardew Valley creator Eric Barone says that he’s at present targeted on creating a brand new, unrevealed recreation fairly than recent updates for his immensely standard farming simulator.
Talking lately to Zach Hartman on Twitch (as reported by Eurogamer) following the conclusion of the primary official Stardew Valley Cup, Barone defined that he is at present not engaged on future Stardew Valley updates as a result of he has been targeted on a brand new recreation.
“I am not saying there’s going to be one other Stardew Valley replace,” Barone added throughout his response to a fan’s query surrounding future updates and marriage choices throughout the recreation. “I do not even know at this level. Proper now I’m targeted on my subsequent recreation. So, we’ll see.”
While Barone saved particulars surrounding the brand new title near his chest, he did present followers a couple of particulars to mull over within the lead-up to an official reveal, which he then teased could find yourself coming someday within the close to future.
“I could announce it pretty quickly, what it’s – no-one is aware of at this level,” he stated in the course of the stream. “What I’ll say is that it is one other pixel artwork recreation, a top-down perspective much like Stardew Valley. In some methods, it’s form of much like Stardew Valley, nevertheless it’s additionally not a farming recreation. It is one thing totally different.”
As beforehand talked about, particulars surrounding the brand new recreation come off the again of the primary Stardew Valley Cup. The occasion, which was co-ran by Barone and Hartman, marks the sport’s first official aggressive match and had a prize pool of just below $40,000. Following the conclusion of the stream, Barone congratulated the successful crew, Sandy’s Candies on Twitter.
Congrats to Sandy’s Candies for successful the Stardew Valley Cup! It was numerous enjoyable. Hope everybody who watched had fun!
— ConcernedApe (@ConcernedApe) September 4, 2021
Stardew Valley has seen monumental success since its preliminary launch in 2016, build up a powerful and devoted group. The sport has not solely reached nearly each main trendy platform gaming has to supply by means of ports for Change, cellular, and residential consoles, however this 12 months it additionally acquired its personal board recreation.
If Barone’s new title options the farming simulator’s appeal, charisma and replayability, then he’ll undoubtedly have a loyal fanbase able to flock towards it – and one other winner on his palms.
Jared Moore is a contract author for IGN. You’ll be able to observe him on Twitter.