Stardew Valley now has better controller and language support on PC

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Equivalent console update still in the works

With today’s PC update for Stardew Valley, it’s just a little bit easier to embrace the laborious farm life while playing with a gamepad instead of a mouse and keyboard. Menu navigation now works more like you’d expect, with your cursor snapping between items, and feels smoother all around.

Better yet, for non-English players, there are new localizations. The 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

It’s nice to see Stardew further open itself up to a wider audience, and as for the controller tweaks, I’ll look forward to them crossing over to the console versions of the game soon enough.

Stardew Valley 1.2 is out on PC! [Stardew Valley]