Natsume’s President Shares A New Year’s Message, Promises Harvest Moon Fans “A Few Surprises” For 2017



Natsume president Hiro Maekawa recently sent out a special New Year’s message over on the company’s official Facebook page. In the message, Maekawa reflected on the 2016 releases of both Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories and Harvest Moon: Skytree Village. In regards to Seeds of Memories in particular, Maekawa noted that both the game’s iOS and Android versions had “performed well beyond” their expectations.


Maekawa also mentioned that 2017 would be the 20th anniversary for the Harvest Moon franchise and promised fans that there would be “a few surprises” in store to celebrate the occasion.


In addition to Harvest Moon, Maekawa also touched on River City: Tokyo Rumble, which released for the Nintendo 3DS last year. He noted that “fans have been extremely appreciative” for the title, and that he hopes they will be able to do more with the series in the future.


To read Maekawa’s full message, you can go to Natsume’s official Facebook page.