Doraemon Story of Seasons is a farming simulation role-playing video game for the Nintendo Switch which is a crossover of the Story of Seasons series of video games and the Doraemon franchise. The game is developed by Brownies in license from Marvelous and published by Bandai Namco. The title's release marks the first release of a Doraemon video game to the western audience.
The game was released on June 13, 2019 in Japan, followed by an international release in 2019.
The game combines the farming simulation elements from the Story of Seasons series and the familiar characters and secret gadgets from the Doraemon series. The player will play as Nobita and participate in farming activities such as plowing the fields to grow crops, taking care of cattle and sheep, and more. The game also has a fishing system, a house decoration system, an insects capture-and-collect system, holidays and festivals similar to the Story of Seasons games.
Characters from the Doraemon series such as Giant and Shizuka also shows up as supporting characters and will assist Nobita in his adventures. By advancing the story, Nobita can unlock usable Doraemon gadgets that grant special abilities such as Weather Cards which can change tomorrow's weather and the Anywhere Door which allows Nobita to fast-travel between areas.
After planting a mysterious seed found by Nobita, Doraemon and friends are transported to another world, into a place called Shizen Town. During the process, Doraemon lost most of his secret gadgets that will help them to return. In the end, they decided to stay in Shizen Town while trying to find a way to get back to their original world. Lunch, a Shizen Town resident, lends Nobita a farm in town for him to stay.
|Ranch Story series|
|Console Games||Harvest Moon • 64 • A Wonderful Life • Another Wonderful Life • Magical Melody • Tree of Tranquility • Animal Parade • Friends of Mineral Town|
|Handheld Games||GB/GBC • 2 GBC • 3 GBC • Friends of Mineral Town • More Friends of Mineral Town • DS • DS: Island of Happiness • DS: Sunshine Islands • DS: Grand Bazaar • The Tale of Two Towns • |
3D: A New Begining • Story of Seasons • Trio of Town
|Developed by Natsume||Puzzle de Harvest Moon • Frantic Farming • The Lost Valley • Light of Hope • Mad Dash|
| Spin-offs &|
|Rune Factory • My Little Shop • Hometown Story • Return to PoPoLoCrois • Doraemon • |