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Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Update (7/7): This is now up on Amazon here.

Original (7/6): A new version of Monopoly based on Animal Crossing: New Horizons first surfaced yesterday. Entertainment Earth has now put up an official product listing, which offers up official details and images.

Below is the full overview:

Update: This is now up on Amazon here.

Original: Despite a lack of an official announcement, it looks like Animal Crossing: New Horizons is getting the Monopoly treatment. Reddit user calysunflower came across the product over at Walmart, and was even able to make a purchase. That’s given fans an early look at how the Animal Crossing version of Monopoly is shaping up.

Four different versions of the villager are included as playable pieces. You’ll need to earn the most Nook Miles by purchasing decorations and using Nook Miles cards to trade resources and Bells. Bugs, fish, and fruit appear on the game board.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons may not have been a part of E3 2021, but it remains an important title for Nintendo. New comments from the company indicate that we’ll be seeing more from the game in the future.

Speaking with The Verge, Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser said that the developers at Nintendo “absolutely have plans going forward” and asked fans to be on the lookout “for more to come.”

Bowser’s full words:

Build-A-Bear kicked off its Animal Crossing: New Horizons collection last month. Only Tom Nook and Isabelle were initially included, but just as expected, the line is expanding.

Revealed today is that K.K. Slider will be offered in plush form. We don’t have all of the details just yet, but he’ll come with his signature guitar.

Build-A-Bear will begin taking orders tomorrow, June 10. It’ll be up for those in the US here and those in the UK here.


Nippon Columbia has shared an official trailer for the new Animal Crossing: New Horizons soundtrack. Get a look at the video below.

In Japan, the Animal Crossing: New Horizons soundtrack releases on June 9. Play-Asia has pre-orders for imports here.

Nintendo has put out a Japanese “Rainy Day” commercial for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. It’s more than your typical advert, as this one’s over 90 seconds.

Here’s the commercial:

VIZ Media announced the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Deserted Island manga for the west earlier this year. Over on social media, the company provided more information about the English release.

The first volume of the manga is scheduled for September 14 in North America. We also have the English cover above.

Here’s the official description:

Build-A-Bear seems to be expanding its plans for Animal Crossing: New Horizons plushies pretty quickly. After Tom Nook and Isbelle initially went up last month, both can now be found in winter versions. You can see their designs above.

Also worth noting is that the original summer versions have been restocked as well.

All of the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Build-A-Bear plushies can be found here.

Another reward based on Animal Crossing: New Horizons is now available in North America. The site is now offering printable Animal Crossing: New Horizons gift tags, with the set including eight different designs.

The tags will set you back just 10 Platinum Points. It’s up for grabs on My Nintendo here.

A few weeks ago, Animal Crossing: New Horizons celebrated its first anniversary. Japanese magazine Famitsu looked back on the game’s past twelve months by hosting a survey in which readers were asked about various topics such as their favorite villager, favorite seasonal event, and more. 

Below are the ranking results: