Stardew Valley, the farming simulation video game developed by Eric “ConcernedApe” Barone, has become a global phenomenon since its release in 2016. Now, as the game celebrates its fifth anniversary, Barone has taken to social media to share a special message with fans.
Barone’s post, which was shared on the official Stardew Valley Twitter account, reads, “5 years ago today, Stardew Valley was released. It’s been an amazing journey and I’m so thankful for all the support I’ve received. Here’s to many more years of Stardew!” The tweet was accompanied by a picture of Barone with a Stardew Valley-themed cake.
The post has been met with an overwhelmingly positive response from fans, with many expressing their appreciation for Barone’s work. One fan wrote, “Thank you for all the hard work you’ve put into this game. It has been an incredible journey and I’m so glad we’ve been able to experience it together.”
Barone’s message has resonated particularly strongly in Spain, where the game has become a massive hit. Stardew Valley has been praised in Spain for its immersive gameplay, its colorful characters, and its unique take on the farming sim genre.
In the five years since its release, Stardew Valley has become a staple of Spanish gaming culture. It has spawned numerous fan art projects, cosplay events, and even a Spanish-language version of the game.
Barone’s message of appreciation has been met with an outpouring of love from Spanish fans. On the Spanish-language version of the Stardew Valley subreddit, users have been sharing their thoughts on the game and their appreciation for the creator.
One user wrote, “I just want to thank Eric for all the effort he put into this game. It has been an incredible journey and I’m so glad we’ve been able to experience it together.”
The fifth anniversary of Stardew Valley is a momentous occasion, and Barone’s message of appreciation is a fitting way to celebrate the game’s success. It’s clear that the game has made a lasting impression on the Spanish gaming community, and that fans are eager to see what the future holds for Stardew Valley.
Barone has already announced that he is working on a new project, and it’s likely that Spanish fans will be among the first to experience it. Until then, fans in Spain can continue to enjoy the game that started it all, and look forward to whatever comes next from the creator of Stardew Valley.