Tropical farming simulator Spirit of the Island has been announced to be coming to game consoles after being available only on PC.
The next tropical farming game The spirit of the island will be coming to consoles this coming year. Previously, those who wanted to experience the paradise island simulation were limited to PC only. The game was supposed to be released on consoles eventually, but it was unclear when fans could expect it to arrive.
The spirit of the island takes the player on a coming-of-age journey as they complete tasks and bring a once-popular tourist destination back to life. The game originally released on PC in August 2022 to positive reviews. Since comfortable games have become popular in recent years, gamers are always on the lookout for what developers have to offer in the genre. Now, this immersive co-op RPG will soon give console gamers another easy title to add to their game library.
The spirit of the island involves a mix of tropical island living and farming simulation mixed with a tourism management system. In addition to managing the island’s farming tasks and building a major tourist attraction, players can invite friends to help them on their adventure and even hire tourists. There is also the possibility of going on a treasure hunt through the archipelago.
The idea of farming and building on a tropical island is not a new concept. As with most farm games, The spirit of the island has been compared to Nintendo’s Animal Crossing: New Horizons. It also shares some aspects with Stardew Valley, like the idea of combat in an otherwise peaceful simulation game. If players consider only some of the The spirit of the island gameplay aspects, then it looks quite similar to other successful simulation games.
However, the game seems to involve more than just planting, collecting, and passively building infrastructure in a tropical setting. The spirit of the island offers an overarching mysterious story for players to experience throughout the game. Additionally, the game’s charming art style promotes the recent The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening redo, so that’s a bonus. The spirit of the island will be coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S|X and Nintendo Switch this year.
For connoisseurs of chill-vibe games, this might be a perfect fit. fans of Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Stardew Valley might also like and enjoy the mixed gameplay mechanics of both titles. Based on the positive reception since the game released in August, it seems The spirit of the island pulls off mixed genders just as well. Now more players can try the game and see if it lives up to the success of similar titles.
The spirit of the island is currently available on PC. The game will be released on Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series S|X platforms this coming year.
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