The developers are billing Witchbrook as a “Stardew Valley meets Harry Potter” vibe with a focus on learning spells, growing magical crops, and building relationships with other students. The new screenshots tease what appears to be a garden, a classroom, and outside a bakery.
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“Forge your own identity as a witch-in-training on the road to graduation,” via the Witchbrook website. “Build relationships with fellow students and townsfolk, develop your magical abilities by attending classes and completing assignments. Participate in extracurricular activities such as fishing, growing magical crops and foraging strange mushrooms. Master secret spells, make friends for life and unravel the mysteries of the school…”
Chucklefish addressed a couple of common questions such as when will Witchbrook release and what platforms will it be available on. As of right now, both answers are unknown with the developer saying it’s a while off and the studio has a zero-crunch policy.
While there aren’t any confirmed platforms for release at this time, there’s likely to be a PC release. It’s also possible it may come to the Nintendo Switch. Whether that’s on launch or not, is unknown.
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Learn more about the inspirations that led Chucklefish to create Witchbrook. And if you want to see what it originally looked like, take a look at old screenshots here.
This article originally called Chucklefish the developer of Stardew Valley when in fact the company was its original publisher. IGN regrets the error.
Jeffrey Lerman is a Freelance News Writer for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter @Snakester95.