ConcernedApe has dropped one of the biggest content updates for the smash indie farm RPG life hit Stardew Valley with the 1.5 Update. Like previous update releases, the 1.5 update is completely free and is full of big surprises.
Similar to past update announcements, ConcernedApe has kept most of the big surprises secret so players can have the unspoiled in-game moment upon discovery. This article too will try to avoid any major spoilers, however, if one wants to see the spoilers they can checkout the complete list of changes on the game’s website.
The end-game of Stardew Valley now has a big piece of new content. It has something to do with completing the Community Center.
Other changes are all about quality of life and several new things added along one’s journey. In the no-spoiler list players now have access to a local split-screen co-op. Nine new music tracks give more audio variety. There are new people around to meet and new goals for the player. A new quest type, new items, and new character events await. Plus ducks can swim!
Players will find that their home has seen several improvements. Home renovations now allow players to move their bed, sit in chairs and place several new pieces of furniture such as wall sconces.
New game options have been added. There is a new farm type called the Beach Farm. It is a large area with fishing and foraging opportunities, however the sand plays havoc with sprinklers. Under Advanced Game Options that remixes the Community Center bundles making them more random. The mine rewards can also be remixed. Also players while on this screen should check out the new hairstyles.
A complete list of changes that includes several spoilers for the pixel art world is available in the full 1.5 changelog on the Stardew Valley website.
Stardew Valley is available for purchase on Humble Bundle, GOG, and Steam for PC for $14.99 USD. The game is also available for on the Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch consoles and on mobile devices for iOS and Android. For the latest information on Stardew Valley visit the game’s website at stardewvalley.net.
ConcernedApe (@ConcernedApe Twitter) is the developer and publisher behind the massive indie hit Stardew Valley. Eric Barone, who goes by the handle ConcernedApe, is the creator of Stardew Valley and resides in Seattle, Washington.
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