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Disney Dreamlight Valley–out now on Xbox, PlayStation, Switch and PC– is a new cozy life sim that combines the chill village vibes of Animal Crossing with the farming and mining of Stardew Valley, all while sprinkling on a heaping of Disney magic in the form of iconic characters and locations from popular films like Wall-E and Moana. The end result is a fantastic game that is much more than just an Animal Crossing clone.
But with the added complexity, also comes some headaches or frustrations that players might run into. For example, you currently can’t change your name after picking it. There are more little things to watch out for or mechanics the game doesn’t fully explain. So we have put together a list of tips and tricks to help you save Dreamlight Valley!
For Now, There Aren’t Any Microtransactions
Currently, you can’t spend any real money in the game to buy new clothes or more moonstones. However, this will change in the future. Gameloft has confirmed that at a later date players will be able to buy moonstones and a cosmetic store will be added.
However, the devs make it clear that only cosmetic items will be sold, no timers, XP boosters, or anything like that is coming to the game in the future. Gameloft did confirm it has plans down the line to sell paid expansions to add more content to the game, but what that will mean isn’t yet known. Regardless, it seems that even when the game goes free-to-play in the future, it won’t become an annoying mobile game-like grindfest.
Don’t Try To Jump Ahead
Welcome to early access: players have reported broken quests after getting certain things before the game expected them to. For example, someone at Kotaku has gotten stuck on the primary story quest “With Great Power” which is related to Ursula. The issue is that because she stopped to go and do something else after …….