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Hats for Cats! Stardew Valley 1.6 Massive Update

Stardew Valley 1.6 has been much-discussed all over social media and it's finally here. Check out all you need to know about this big update.
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Stardew Valley 1.6 is finally here. 

Fans of the indie game from ConcernedApe have been anxiously waiting for the massive 1.6 update ever since it was teased. Now, the update is finally here. Here's what you need to know about Stardew Valley 1.6. 

The patch offers honeymoons, a brand new Meadowlands farm type, multiple brand new festivals, and tons of quality of life changes.

When Is Stardew Valley 1.6 Releasing?

The Stardew Valley 1.6 update is available today. View the full patch notes here.

What's In The Stardew Valley 1.6 Update?

ConcernedApe posted one patch note per day on Twitter starting on March 11. Here are all the changes that are coming to Stardew Valley in the 1.6 update: 

Stardew Valley 1.6 update
  • Fixed bug where it was faster to harvest left-to-right than right-to-left
  • Extended the area of effect of downward facing melee attacks
  • Reduced the amount of time you need to push against a pet before they start shaking and then let you pass through them
  • Added a honeymoon period for spouses that lasts seven days during which they will not lay in bed all day due to being upset
  • Jelly, pickles, wines, and juices are now colored based on the ingredient used to make the item
  • You can now drink mayonnaise
  • Added the new Meadowlands Farm type which includes chewy blue grass for animals to graze on in addition to starting with a coop and 2 chickens
  • Up to 8 players can play multiplayer on PC

The 1.6 update today is for PC, Mac, and Linux. Anyone playing Stardew Valley on their phone will get the update at a later time. You can also choose to stay on version 1.5.6 if you think the update will mess with your mods or for whatever reason.