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Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Animal Crossing: New Horizons dataminer Ninji has shared the latest behind-the-scenes information about the Switch game. After poking through the code, some details were discovered about how villagers move out.

Here’s the full breakdown:

Animal Crossing: New Horizons players looking to fill up their museum with art can do so by buying pieces from Redd. However, it turns out there’s another way to expand your collection as well.

Findings from dataminer Ninji confirm that you can randomly receive art in the mail from villagers. It appears that the following can take place based on their personalities:

Nintendo updated Animal Crossing: New Horizons a couple of days ago to version 1.2.1. Although the official patch notes only made mention of bug fixes, there’s more to that beyond the surface.

Based on player reports, Nintendo has patched out some well-known duplication glitches. These include exploits using the table and mailbox. With the mailbox glitch, players could manipulate the auto-save feature, but this is no longer possible.

Gyroid items do not exist in Animal Crossing: New Horizons – at least as things stand now. But speculation continues to mount that the feature could be returning at some point in the future.

The latest update comes from the official Animal Crossing: New Horizons guide. In it, there’s a small blurb that contains the following:

Nintendo has updated Animal Crossing: New Horizons with a small patch. Version 1.2.1 is live, though it’s not terribly exciting. According to the single line in Nintendo’s patch notes, bug fixes have been implemented.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons received several updates in April. The biggest one dropped on April 22, which added Leif and Redd plus the latest batch of seasonal events.

The developers of Animal Crossing: New Horizons have previously said that the team wants updates to give surprises for years to come.

There’s no question that Animal Crossing: New Horizons has been well-received, but players would love for Nintendo to implement certain types of features and functionality. It’s unclear what sort of improvements are in the works, so some fans are taking matters into their own hands.

Hackers are using modded Switch systems and special software to cultivate the Animal Crossing experience to their liking. As one example, materials like wood and ore have had their limits increased from 30 to 99. Hackers have also made trading fish and insects possible with other players who are running the mod. Storing turnips in your house is also allowed, which certainly can come in handy. Crafting has also been improved by giving you “sets that spawn whatever materials you need for specific DIYs.

As part of an update towards the end of April, Redd was added to Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The character shows up on a boat, and players can purchase rare items and works of art from Jolly Redd’s Treasure Trawler.

The thing about Redd’s shop is that both fake and real art are up for grabs. But how exactly does the game determine what will appear in-game? New information from reliable dataminer Ninji reveals the inner workings.

Duplication glitches have become quite popular since Animal Crossing: New Horizons came out back in March. Naturally, many players are interested in ways of easy cloning their inventory.

YouTuber BLAINES has now shared another duplication method that works with almost all items in the game – except for things like bugs and fish. Nook Mile Tickets, Bells, and objects are eligible.

Here’s a summary of the steps you’ll need to take:

Animal Crossing: New Horizons director Aya Kyogoku has weighed in one what defines the spirit of Animal Crossing.

During an interview with French outlet 20 Minutes, noted that each player would probably have their own thoughts and feelings. However, Nintendo does “seek to make Animal Crossing a sort of common language, a starting point for communication between a large variety of people.”

Kyogoku said:

Reggie Fils-Aime couldn’t have retired as Nintendo of America’s president at a better time. Following the tough times of the Wii U era, Switch has been incredibly successful. Essentially, he was able to go out on top.

Speaking with Washington Post, Reggie said it’s “gratifying to see” Switch doing so well, including the “tremendous momentum” the system currently has. He told the publication: