Eric “ConcernedApe” Barone is still working on updates for the Stardew Valley farming sim. He’s currently putting together new content for Patch 1.6, even putting work on his upcoming title Haunted Chocolatier on hold.
Until now, the content that will be implemented in the game with update 1.6 was unknown. However, now Barone has tweeted just two words revealing a new feature and sending fans into ecstasy.
Stardew Valley gets new tool upgrade
What did he say? The two words in question are “iridium scythe”, which means the iridium scythe, which is not yet in the game. It will probably be implemented with the upcoming update 1.6:
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So why are fans so excited? The scythe is the only tool so far that cannot be further enhanced with iridium. All other tools can be upgraded with the rare material at the Blacksmith, giving them even better functionality.
For the scythe there is only the gold version, which increases the radius when mowing grass and has been slightly strengthened for combat. But that’s not only exciting because fans can finally complete their collection of the best tools with it, but above all it raises the question:
Is there a specific reason the update is coming into play? What can we do with the Iridum Sense in the future?
Barone is currently working on that
When is update 1.6 coming? The indie developer has so far remained silent on a possible date for the update. The reason is that otherwise he would feel pressured. As soon as he reveals when the new version of Stardew Valley will come, you will find out on GamePro.
You can see what Eric Barone is working on now in a trailer of Haunted Chocolatier:
That’s how it is with Haunted Chocolatier
Since even the 1.6 update for Stardew Valley has no fixed release date, the release of Haunted Chocolatier is still a long way off. So far, the game has only been confirmed for PC, but if it’s anything like Stardew Valley, console versions should follow over time.
In Haunted Chocolatier, this time we don’t slip into the role of a farmer, but of a chocolatier. The sweet goods are made in-house and sold in their own shop. You either have to collect the required ingredients in the wild or capture them from monsters. As a result, we can expect more action than in the previous sim.
What other feature would you like to see in Stardew Valley’s Update 1.6?