Videogame publisher Bergsala Lightweight will publish Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley in PAL territories for Natsume, the two companies announced today. The Nintendo 3DS game will be released in Q1 2015.

 

So, who is Bergsala Lightweight? The company is one of many subsidiaries of Bergsala Holding, which consists of a number of videogame distributors and other game-related outfits. For instance, one subsidiary, Bergsala AB, handles the distribution of Nintendo products in Nordic regions, while Bergsala Lightweight are known for their Hello Kitty games.

 

Rising Star Games, who are closely associated with the European versions of Harvest Moon, are part of the Bergsala group as well, and the Lost Valley announcement was made through their social media channels and website.

 

“We are very excited to be working with Bergsala Lightweight in publishing Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley across Europe,” said Hiro Maekawa, president and CEO of Natsume Inc. “We know that European Harvest Moon fans have been eagerly awaiting this title, and we are very happy that they will be able to play this new evolution of Harvest Moon thanks to Bergsala Lightweight!”

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at GamesIndustry.biz. He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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