Stardew Valley 1.6 Update Details

There is a fairly large update planned for Stardew Valley called the 1.6 Update. This update contains a bunch of new additions to the game alongside some tweaking to make it more mod friendly. This update was first announced back in April 2023 and details have been slowly emerging as to what it contains. The post below features all of the current Stardew Valley 1.6 update details we’ve received.

When is the Stardew Valley 1.6 Update Release Date

The burning question that’s occupying everyone’s thoughts revolves around the release date of Stardew Valley’s highly anticipated 1.6 Update. We have an answer to the question for you. Stardew Valley update 1.6 will release on PC on March 19th. There has been no details regarding when the update will come to consoles or mobile, but ConcernedApe says it should be soon after.

What New Content is in Stardew Valley 1.6 Update

Infographic containing details of the upcoming Stardew Valley 1.6 Update.
Update 1.6 details shared by ConcernedApe.

Although the release date remains elusive, we are fortunate to have some insights into what to anticipate from the forthcoming update. ConcernedApe has been gradually sharing information about the 1.6 Update via his official X account. This information includes a comprehensive infographic outlining the major additions to the game. Below is a rundown of everything that has been unveiled as part of the 1.6 Update:

  • A new major festival
  • Two new mini festivals
  • New late-game content, which expands on each of the skill areas.
  • New items and crafting recipes
  • Joja alternatives to some of the end-game quests.
  • 100+ new lines of dialogue
  • Winter outfits for the villagers
  • New type of reward for completing billboard requests
  • (PC) Support for 8 player multiplayer
  • Many small additions and adjustments
  • New farm type
  • New secrets & more

Teased in other ConcernedApe Tweets

In addition to these exciting new features, ConcernedApe has announced that the 1.6 Update will be a boon for modders. He has shared that he is implementing changes to enhance the game’s modding capabilities, making it both more accessible and more potent for those who enjoy creating mods.

Don’t forget to explore our Stardew Valley guide and walkthrough hub for valuable assistance in mastering this farming adventure. Within the hub, you’ll discover a diverse array of guides covering everything from quests and romances to uncovering the game’s hidden secrets.

What do you think of the Stardew Valley 1.6 Update details we’ve seen so far? Are you excited for the update? Let me know in the comments below.



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