Harvest Moon: Back to Nature

Release Dates
(PS1) Japan
Dec 16 1999
(PS1) North America
Nov 22 2000
(PS1) Europe
Jan 26 2001
(PS5, PS4) Worldwide
Feb 21 2023
Japanese Title
牧場物語 ~ハーベストムーン
Official Website

Harvest Moon: Back to Nature is a simulation / role-playing video game developed and published by Victor Interactive Software (Marvelous). In the west, it is published by Natsume.


As a child you visited your Grandfather’s ranch when vacation plans fell through. Return to the farm that holds fond childhood memories and rejuvenate it’s long neglected fields. Tend to your livestock and interact with over 50 characters. As you struggle to make the farm something your grandfather would be proud of, one nagging question remains: What ever happened to the little girl that you knew a decade ago?

Key Features

  • Non-linear, real-time game play allows for a wide assortment of events!
  • Compete with villagers in challenging festival mini contests!
  • Add a kitchen and collect recipes. Women love a man who can cook!

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