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Stardew Valley is now playable in Simplified Chinese, Russian, Spanish, and more

Stardew Valley

That super-popular, life-consuming farming game, Stardew Valley, is now playable in a bunch of other languages on PC, thanks to patch 1.2. The game has been localised in six new languages in total, alongside a new patch.

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As well as adding six new languages – German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese and Brazilian-Portuguese – the patch improves controller support and squashes a bunch of bugs.

The patch is live now on Steam, but GOG could update a little afterwards.

Here are patch notes:


  • Translations for German, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Japanese and Simplified Chinese.
  • When using a controller, the cursor will snap between menu buttons by default. If you disable that, the cursor will instead accelerate while moving.
  • When using a controller, pressing the back button will skip events that are skippable.
  • Exit to Title has returned.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed lighting shader not covering the whole screen on Mac and Linux.
  • Switching from “Windowed Borderless” to “Fullscreen” should now go straight to fullscreen instead of Windowed mode.
  • Wallpapers and floors no longer have a tile placement indicator showing a random object
  • Increased stability of preference-saving code. This should fix infrequent crashes that require the player to delete startup_preferences.
  • Fixed a crash that can happen when a pig tries to spawn a truffle but there’s no space for it.
  • Fixed a couple of rare crashes that could have occurred at any time during the game.
  • Fixed a typo of the word ‘pronounce’ in the marriage event.
  • Fixed the player not getting the recipe for Cookies if they skip Evelyn’s event.
  • Farming level now affects crop yield prior to level 10