Eric “ConcernedApe” Barone, the creator of megahit farm builder/RPG Stardew Valley, introduced through Twitter that the game can be receiving a 1.6 update. Although Barone qualifies that it is “largely modifications for modders” and far smaller in scope than 2020’s 1.5 addition, it would have new content material and is a big sufficient venture that Barone is taking a break from engaged on the upcoming Haunted Chocolatier to ship it.
There’s going to be a Stardew 1.6 update. It is largely modifications for modders (which can make it simpler & extra highly effective to mod). However there’s additionally new game content material, albeit a lot lower than 1.5. I am taking a break from Haunted Chocolatier to work on this in the meanwhile. Then again to HCApril 16, 2023
For added context, the 1.1-5 updates have all featured new content material for Stardew Valley, with 1.5 being virtually a full-on growth, together with high quality of life modifications, a brand new farm, and an enormous further endgame space. Stardew Valley’s final update, interval, was 1.5.6 on the finish of 2021, with a number of supplemental hotfixes originally of 2022—that update was restricted completely to bug fixes, nonetheless.
Barone’s deliberate modifications for modders are additionally attention-grabbing, particularly since Stardew already has a strong mod scene as it’s. Ease-of-use is one factor, however I am curious as to what skilled modders will be capable to accomplish with “extra highly effective” instruments. Maybe we are going to witness highly effective new psychic frontiers of messing up your grandpa’s deathbed.
I would not learn an excessive amount of into the developer’s break from engaged on Haunted Chocolatier—simply as earlier than, it is coming when it is completed. As for once we can anticipate to see Stardew Valley 1.6, I can not think about the wait can be overly lengthy. For extra on Barone’s follow-up to Stardew Valley, you may try our hub with every part we learn about Haunted Chocolatier.