Mini Fridges, Workbenches, and More, Oh My!
After a terribly long wait, the Stardew Valley 1.4 PC patch notes are here! This new patch brings a new farm map, new areas to explore, and just a whole boatload of cool content for players to enjoy!
The actual patch notes are absolutely massive, so we'll just be highlighting some of the more interesting things we've found. The first big-ticket item on the list is the addition of a movie theater that gets unlocked in the late game. Presumably, this ties in with the new 14-heart events that have been added for every spouse.
Players can also spiff themselves up with an absolutely massive new set of options for character customization. This includes:
- 24 new hair styles, including bald heads.
- 181 shirts
- 35 hats
- 14 pants (including dresses, skirts, and shorts)
- 2 boots
So you'll certainly be able to clean up nicely with the new items introduced in the Stardew Valley 1.4 PC patch notes.
Several new items for the farm have been added including fish ponds (which we previously knew about) and a bunch of new surprises. Homes have gotten a bit of a buff with the addition of workbenches which can pull items from nearby chests for crafting and mini fridges which can be used to extend your food storage, both of which are seen in our header image above.
It will be a bit easier to get to the desert thanks to some additions on that front. A Warp Totem: Desert has been added, and of course the Wizard can build a Desert Obelisk. You'll definitely want to head out there to check out the new desert trader!
Miners also have something to look forward to. A new "mineshaft" dungeon has popped up in the quarry featuring new monsters, and the Skull Cavern has been upgraded with prehistoric floors. You'll also rarely find alternative levels in the regular mines after unlocking the quarry.
Those are just a handful of changes in the Stardew Valley 1.4 PC patch notes, and we haven't even touched one of the biggest ones yet: a new map called Four Corners.
Stardew Valley 1.4 PC Patch Notes — Multiplayer Changes
One of the biggest additions for multiplayer is the "Four Corners" map seen in the image above. The screenshot was made with a new feature that lets you capture everything in one area of the game simply by pressing a button in the options menu or typing "/mapscreenshot" in chat.
The Four Corners map is, unsurprisingly, split into four corners. Each of the quadrants has some kind of special, unique benefit that the others don't. This means that while every player gets roughly the same amount of space, they'll each also get their own little special bonus.
Player housing in multiplayer games has gotten a buff, too. Each player is now able to build their own cellar, and cabin houses will now have their own mailbox and porch areas.
Lastly (but far from least), a number of options have been added to make managing players easier. You can now /kick, /ban, and /unban players from the game. You can also check out their ping with the /ping command.
We've touched on just a few of the Stardew Valley 1.4 PC patch notes; make sure to read our Stardew Valley Multiplayer Guide for some tips as to how the make the most out of your time! You can see the full list of changes in the Stardew Valley 1.4 PC patch notes.
You can get Stardew Valley on PC via Steam or DRM-free on GOG for $13.49 or your regional equivalent, a 10% discount; otherwise, you can get it for the full price of $14.99 at the Humble Store. Console gamers can get it for the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, or PlayStation 4 and mobile gamers can get it for Android at the Play Store and iOS at iTunes.
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