For several years, Natsume Inc. has rewarded those who pre-order their Harvest Moon games with cute plushies resembling the various animals found in the games. This year’s highly customizable Harvest Moon: A New Beginning for the 3DS is no exception. The pre-order plushie this year is a cute, fluffy yak.
According to Natsume's Facebook page you can get the plushie by pre-ordering through Gamestop. However, they do claim that the Gamestop release date is not accurate and remains only a temporary projection.