FarmVille Goes to the English Countryside

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Players of wildly popular Facebook game FarmVille can now visit the English countryside upon reaching Level 20, thanks to a new add-on by creator Zynga.

The expansion pack sees social game fans aiding an unfortunate duke whose village and pastures are in disrepair, tasking players with raising crops, breeding sheep and cultivating rich soil to encourage plants to grow faster. New adventures, buildings and animals native to the British Isles are all present, including crops such as foxgloves, redcurrants and King Edward potatoes.

Several new features have been added, from rural backdrops dotted with English cottages and police callboxes to the ability to don dashing aviator costumes or quaint women’s fashions. While a welcome surprise for those who find solace tilling the land in 15-minute spurts between fielding conference calls or meetings, it’ll undoubtedly leave those who savor raising Shire horses and Dorking chickens outright ecstatic.