Whitethorn Games and two-person indie developer Peachy Keen Games have announced that life sim and cooking game Calico: Pawsome Edition will launch on PlayStation 4 and 5 on November 28.

Calico is a cozy, open-world life sim game a la Animal Crossing. But instead of farming, you’ll be running the town’s cat café by befriending patrons, decorating the restaurant, and cooking meals.

Preparing meals involves shrinking down to the size of a bottle to complete a variety of minigames and physics-based challenges.

You can also brew potions that have dramatic effects on the world and gameplay, such as making cats extra-large so you can ride them. And not just cats, there are tons of animals on the island that can be befriended and, er, carried around.

And it wouldn’t be a life sim game without lots of furniture and wallpaper decorating, and avatar customization, with collectible clothing found throughout the world.

The Pawsome Edition (which appears as a free update to existing owners) adds over 25 new cooking minigames, several new animals including owls, cows, and sheep, improved graphics and performance, and other quality-of-life improvements.

Calico originally released in 2020, and is also available on Windows PC, Mac, Switch, Stadia, and Xbox One. It’s rated E for Everyone.

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