Stardew Valley getting new events, profession re-spec and more

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Stardew Valley creator Eric Barone has been teasing fans of the hit farming sim for months. It started with a cryptic screenshot of a boat (opens in new tab) which, it was confirmed, would be part of upcoming singleplayer content. More recently, publisher Chucklefish dropped a slightly less cryptic screenshot of (what looks like) an underwater base alongside multiplayer beta details (opens in new tab). Today, Barone is at it again on Twitter, (opens in new tab) but thankfully he brought some hard facts this time.  

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New town and NPC events are especially interesting given Chucklefish's previous update, which said inter-player marriage and new town festivals a la the Flower Dance are making headway. The option to re-spec professions is also a head-turner, at least for me. In my experience, being able to mulligan skills is a surefire stress reliever.

Austin Wood
Staff writer, GamesRadar

Austin freelanced for PC Gamer, Eurogamer, IGN, Sports Illustrated, and more while finishing his journalism degree, and has been a full-time writer at PC Gamer's sister publication GamesRadar+ since 2019. They've yet to realize that his position as a staff writer is just a cover-up for his career-spanning Destiny column, and he's kept the ruse going with a focus on news, the occasional feature, and as much Genshin Impact as he can get away with.