Natsume Inc. has announced that it will be bringing the PlayStation 2 Harvest Moon games to the PlayStation 4.
In a post on Facebook, Natsume Inc. have officially announced that they will be releasing the Harvest Moon PlayStation 2 games on the PlayStation 4 as part of Sony’s PS2 on PS4 program. The re-release of these games comes during the Harvest Moon series 20th-anniversary celebrations.
A date for the releases on the PS4 has not yet been given. The only thing Natsume have said about this is the first one will be soon and to keep an eye on their various social media accounts for more news. It has not been revealed specifically which PS2 Harvest Moon games will be coming to the current generation.
The full announcement can be seen below:
PS2 GAMES ARE COMING TO THE PS4! We’re very excited that as part of the 20th anniversary of Harvest Moon, we have been working closely with Sony on some titles for their PS2 on PS4 program. While we can’t reveal quite yet when these titles will be coming, we can say the first one will be SOON! Stay tuned to our Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Instagram for more news on these titles and more 20th anniversary celebrations, including contests and Throwback Thursday posts featuring your favorite titles from years past.
With the success of something like Stardew Valley last year, it’s clear there is still a market for these types of games. People have a lot of nostalgia for Harvest Moon, and you can see why Natsume would want to release them on the PS4. Harvest Moon was first released in North American in 1997 on the Super Nintendo, making this year its 20th anniversary, Natsume look to celebrate this with the release of these games.
Do you have fond memories of these games? Are you excited about them being re-released on the PS4? Let us know.