If you’re looking for more information on My Time At Portia, then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together this list of frequently asked questions just for you!
What is My Time At Portia?
My Time At Portia is a whimsical life-sim crafting RPG from China based indie developers Pathea Games. Start your new life as a builder in the enchanting town of Portia, helping to restore the town from your newly inherited workshop. You’ll be able to craft and build, mine for materials and relics, farm crops and keep livestock, loot dungeons and fight monsters. You can also build relationships, go on dates, and get married!
My Time At Portia left early access and launched on PC on January 15th 2019. This is available through Steam, GOG and the Epic Games store.
The game is also available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One – both digitally and physically.
Can I buy a boxed version?
Yes! We’ve partnered with SoldOut to bring you a physical version of My Time At Portia on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One! Check with your preferred retailer for stock availability.
Due to a manufacturing delay, the physical version of My Time At Portia on Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbox One will be available from retailers in the USA and Canada on May 14th. My Time At Portia will still be available digitally in this region before then.
How much is My Time At Portia?
PC – £24.99 / $29.99 / €29.99
Nintendo Switch / PS4 / Xbox One (Digital) – £24.99 / $29.99 / €29.99
PS4 / Xbox (Physical) – £24.99 / $29.99 / €29.99
Nintendo Switch (Physical) – £29.99 / $39.99 / €39.99
Will the pre-order bonus only be available on the first playthrough?
No, this will be available each time a new game is started as long as it is on the console that the pre-order bonus was redeemed on.
I am an early access PC player, can I get the Housewarming Gift Set too?
We are looking into how we can offer the Housewarming Gift Set to our early access PC players. We will have more information on this soon.
What resolution does the game play at on consoles?
On Nintendo Switch, My Time At Portia plays at 720p in handheld mode and 900p in docked. The game plays at 1080p on both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Is there be a platinum trophy on the PS4 version?
Yes, a platinum trophy is available on the PS4 version of My Time At Portia.
Does the Nintendo Switch version support the use of the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller?
Yes, the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller is supported.
I’ve heard that the console versions have long loading times, will this be improved?
We released a patch to improve loading times on console at launch and our team are currently looking into incrementally improving console loading times further.
Do the console versions contain the same content as the PC version?
The console versions contain all the main story content at present. There will be an update rolling out in the coming weeks to add more story, side quests, family features, fixes and content that was added after the PC launch earlier this year.
Read more about the upcoming console update HERE.
Which languages does My Time At Portia support?
On PC, My Time At Portia supports English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.
On consoles, My Time At Portia supports English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese and Japanese.
Is voice audio included on the console versions?
Voiceover was a community activity for the PC Early Access version of My Time At Portia. We are investigating the possibility of adding new voice content to the console versions in the future.
How many hours of gameplay is there?
There are 60+ hours of story gameplay in My Time At Portia, not to mention the extra side quests, friendship quests and exploring you can do too!
Is there a demo available?
There is a free demo available for PC over on the Steam store page. (Please note: Demo saves will not carry over to the full game)
We are looking into the possibility of releasing a demo on consoles too. We will have more information on this soon.
Can I fall in love in this game?
Yes you can! The relationship system is a big part of My Time At Portia. You can befriend residents of the town through chatting, playing ‘rock, paper, scissors’, giving gifts, and even through sparring!
Once you’ve earned enough relationship points to build a friendship, you can go on play dates with them around Portia. Want to take your relationship to the next level? Confess your love by giving a particular item as a gift and you can spark up a romance to allow you to go on romantic dates, and if you choose to, get married.
There are many unique characters for you to meet, befriend and romance. We are proud to share that My Time At Portia supports same-sex relationships too.
Can I keep animals?
Yes. Keeping livestock is another part of life in Portia. Once you’ve completed certain quests and expanded your yard, you can build a coop, a shed and a stable where you can house chickens, ducks, cows, sheep, horses and llamas!
Can I ride the horses?
Yes, and the llamas! You’ll need to catch and tame them first though.
Can I customise my character?
Yes. When you first start the game, you’ll get to customise your character including your skin tone, hair colour and style, eye colour, and name.
Once in game, you’ll be able to change your hair style, hair colour, eye colour and lip colour at the barber shop.
What can I build?
Throughout the game you’ll have build requests come in from various residents of Portia town, including the mayor and local ‘law enforcement’ group the Civil Corps. You’ll also be able to pick up building commissions from the noticeboard inside the Commerce Guild offices.
Buildable items range from smaller items, like wooden storage boxes and stone furnaces, to larger items such as bridges and water wheels!
You will obtain blueprints for different items as you progress through My Time At Portia.
How do I build things?
You will receive requests to build things from a number of people in town, including the mayor. First, you’ll need to go mining for ores and relics in the various ruins located around the map. Then you can use furnaces to smelt raw materials and use other machinery, which you’ll build in your yard, to assemble the finished products.
Once you’ve progressed enough and expanded your yard, you’ll be able to build a factory to automate production and free up your time for other activities!
Can I level up my character?
Yes. My Time At Portia has a skill tree and levelling system for your character. You’ll earn experience from various activities, including fighting monsters, mining, fishing and building.
Each time you level up, you will receive one skill point to use on your skill tree. Choose to improve your skills on three branches: fighting, building, and social interactions.
What other features are there?
On top of everything we’ve already mentioned, the world of Portia also has its own calendar which includes annual events like the Day of the Bright Sun and Winter Solstice. There are also timed competitive events for you to participate in, like the fishing competition and Portia cook-off!
There are various shops and buildings to visit, loot to be found and multiple areas to explore.
Does My Time At Portia have multiplayer features?
No. My Time At Portia has been developed to be an immersive single player experience.
I am a Kickstarter backer, when will I receive my backer rewards?
Digital PC backer rewards were sent out when the game launched on PC in January 2019. Physical backer rewards will be sent out at a later date.
Console keys for backers have been sent out and additional content keys will be sent at a later date.
Please keep an eye on the Kickstarter page for updates.
I am a PC early access player, will I need to start a new game?
No! As a PC early access player, the game will automatically update and your save will carry over so that you can continue your game.
Will a Mac version of My Time At Portia be available in future?
Yes. The dev team are currently working on optimising the Mac version of My Time At Portia. We’ll make an announcement as soon as we have more information to share.
If you’re ready to start a new life in My Time At Portia, it is available now on PC on Steam, GOG and the Epic Games store and will also be coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this spring.
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