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Stardew Valley remade in Unreal Engine 5 is a beautiful sight to behold

Stardew Valley remade in Unreal Engine 5 is a beautiful sight to behold

Have you ever seen anything so beautiful?

The pixel art world of Stardew Valley is a huge part of its charm; it adds such personality to this indie darling.

Although we’d never dream of abandoning our love for the original, this Unreal Engine 5 rendition of Stardew Valley is truly breathtaking.

Shared by stopfootage on Reddit, we receive our first glimpse of what life would be like on our farm if Stardew had hyper-realistic graphics.

As if we need an excuse to watch the Stardew Valley for the umpteenth time!

The praise from fans has been overwhelming.

“Ohhhh so pretty [...] This is stunning. I'd like to see more please,” replied one player hungry to see more of this new world.

Elsewhere, another Reddit user begged, “Please make this a demo people can explore. I want to walk around this Stardew so bad.”

It is stunning, we can’t deny. However, few of us have stopped to think about how unnerving the monsters of ConcernedApe’s tale would be.

One Redditor did, though; they reminded us just how “terrifying” this world would be once we strip back the pleasant scenery. “With these graphics, ghosts and ghouls and monsters will be insanely terrifying. Actual HP Lovecraft type spooky,” they argued.

As a comment mentioned earlier, this is only a showcase of what could be, not an experience we can play for ourselves.

Nonetheless, while the realistic allure of this Stardew isn’t within tangible reach, there are other experiences that are.

Stardew Valley: Distant Lands is one such expansion that delivers a content boost to the base game, in which many things go bump in the night.

If the supernatural doesn’t scare you, there’s always a brutal new mode available that probably will. It’s tough, so don’t say we didn’t warn you.

There’s so much we can still explore in the world beyond our farms, even if that exploration can only be in pixel art form for the time being.

Featured Image Credit: stopfootage – Reddit

Topics: Indie Games, PC, Stardew Valley, Steam, Unreal Engine