Farming Simulator 23

Last Modified May 24, 2023 11:03 GMT
Farming Simulator
Farming Simulator. Source: YouTube

While the gaming industry offers a plethora of simulator games covering a wide range of activities, the enduring Farming Simulator franchise has been cultivating its dedicated fanbase for over a decade and a half. With a commitment to delivering an authentic agricultural experience, developer and publisher GIANTS Software has carved out a niche for those seeking a grounded farming adventure, setting itself apart. As anticipation builds, the release of Farming Simulator 23 has promised a lot, raising the bar for the franchise's immersive and realistic gameplay.

What is Farming Simulator 23 about?

Farming Simulator is a renowned video game franchise that immerses players in the challenges of managing a virtual farm. Created and published by GIANTS Software, this series provides a comprehensive farming experience, allowing players to engage in various aspects of agriculture, from cultivating crops and tending to livestock to operating essential farming equipment.

With its realistic simulations of activities like planting, harvesting, animal care, and farm expansion, the game offers an authentic and immersive farming journey. Thanks to its meticulous attention to detail, expansive open-world environments, and the ability to capture the trials and rewards of virtual farming, Farming Simulator has garnered a passionate and dedicated fan base.

That continues with Farming Simulator 23, although like its predecessors, the game has been updated in order to keep up with the times. It’s a continuation of the franchise although the game just got even more realistic than before.

Farming Simulator 23 gameplay

Farming Simulator 23 takes virtual farmers on a fulfilling journey of tending to a wide variety of farm animals, including cows, sheep and chickens. By introducing chickens, players unlock the opportunity to engage in profitable ventures, such as the production and sale of eggs. Alongside an expanded fleet of advanced agricultural machinery, the game offers an extensive selection of 14 diverse crops to sow, plant and harvest.

From cultivating grapes and olives to growing other lucrative cash crops, players will immerse themselves in a range of farming tasks, including essential activities like plowing and weeding. Notably, Farming Simulator 23 introduces a revolutionary production chain system, empowering players to construct and manage a fully operational and efficient farm.

With an impressive lineup of over 130 authentic machines for the Switch version and more than 100 for mobile, the game provides an extensive range of equipment to optimize farming operations. Additionally, players can explore two brand-new maps, take advantage of a helpful tutorial mode, utilize AI helpers, and discover a collection of valuable tools and features designed to ensure their success and prosperity.

Farming Simulator 23 trailers

Announcement trailer


Cinematic trailer


Gameplay Trailer


When will Farming Simulator 23 be released and for what platforms?

The Nintendo Switch and mobile platforms will both get Farming Simulator 23 when the game releases on May 23, 2023. It will cost $7.99 and is currently only available on the Nintendo Switch and mobile devices, unlike its predecessors, which were available on PC and other consoles.

That was confirmed by Head of Publishing at Giants Software, Boris Stefan, as he admitted “We’re proud to strengthen the series’ position as a figurehead for this family-friendly genre with this new benchmark for mobile farming”


Q. Is FS 23 on mobile?

A. Yes, Farming Simulator 23 (FS 23) will be released on May 23, 2023 on Nintendo Switch, iOS and Android devices.

Q. Is Farming Simulator 23 on PC?

A. No, as of May 2023, Farming Simulator 23 hasn’t been released on PC as it has only been handed out a Nintendo Switch as well as iOS and Android devices release date.

Q. Is FS19 still free on PC?

A. Yes, Farming Simulator 19 (FS 19) is now free to download.