Stardew Valley 1.5 Update Out Now, Lets You Own A Beachfront Farm

The awaited 1.5 update for Stardew Valley has arrived on PC, and ahead of its release indie developer Eric “ConcernedApe” Barone outlined some of what we can expect from the big patch.

In a tweet, Barone highlighted a couple of key features for new farmers just starting out after the version 1.5 update goes live. Those include a new farm type, Beach Farm. According to an attached screenshot, sprinklers don’t work on a beach farm, but it’s great for foraging and fishing, and sometimes you’ll a supply crate will randomly wash up ashore. There’s also be a new Advanced Game Options menu, which lets you toggle aspects like your community center bundles, mine rewards, and whether monsters will spawn on your farm.

Barone followed up shortly after with an update that the patch is now live. He had said just recently that it could release on PC this year, followed by consoles early next year.

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