After releasing to consoles in Europe and Asia and achieving what they report as "significant retail success", Focus Home Interactive and Giant Games wants you to know that Farming Simulator will be landing on North American shores on November 19th for consoles.
The game will be released for Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Sony's PlayStation 3 and, as the title suggests, sees players managing all the intricacies of running and expanding a farm. The press release (below) does not state that this is Farming Simulator 2013, but it looks the same considering it includes the American landscapes.
After significant retail success on consoles in Europe and Asia, the best-selling title,Farming Simulator for PlayStation3 and Xbox360, finally arrives digitally and in stores on November 19, 2013 in North America. This is great news for the many American players who have been anxiously awaiting the North American console release since Europe's launch last month.
Released in early September, Farming Simulator topped the European sales charts, and surprised Japan where players discovered the game for the very first time by hitting the Top 20 list. The results abroad greatly helped Farming Simulator find a spot with American retailers.
Developed by Giants Software and published by Focus Home Interactive, the Farming Simulator series seduced a large audience by recreating the subtleties of modern agriculture and offering up an open world where players have the opportunity to take on the challenges of a modern day farmer.
Come November 19th, existing fans and those brand new to the game will experience new content including a vast American backdrop in addition to the European landscape already familiar to PC players. Farming Simulator for PlayStation3 and Xbox360 features immense fields, true-to-life challenges, and endless opportunities to develop and expand your farm, from planting and harvesting crops to purchasing animals and selling their byproducts.
The game grants players access to a large fleet of authentic agricultural vehicles, faithfully reproduced from the biggest manufacturers in the industry, and includes large machinery capable of laboring the vast fields of the new American environment.
Farming Simulator invites you to the fun yet demanding world of a modern day farmer. Take on all the challenges of farming life, including animal husbandry (breed cows, chicken, and sheep), planting and harvesting crops, and managing the sales of your bounty! It's up to you to create your own farm in a huge open world which includes an all-new American environment. As your career progresses, you will control over 100 farming vehicles and machines, faithfully recreated from the biggest names in the industry (Case IH, Deutz-Fahr, Lamborghini, Grimme, etc.), with all new vehicles exclusive to Farming Simulator on consoles!
With an engaging experience, a large open world, and a huge fleet of vehicles, Farming Simulator invites you aboard the largest farming simulation ever created!
Farming Simulator will be available digitally and in stores on PlayStation3 and Xbox 360 on November 19, 2013.