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Animal Crossing: New Horizons

A ton of new content is coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons as part of the big 2.0 update in November, and we’ve compiled a list of villagers that will be joining the game.

Nintendo will be adding a total of 16 characters. These new villagers will also be featured in the Animal Crossing amiibo cards series 5.

Here’s the full list of new Animal Crossing: New Horizons villagers as part of the 2.0 update next month, including their amiibo card number:

It’s been a busy day for Animal Crossing: New Horizons with both free and paid content revealed. Happy Home Paradise is the new DLC, and as a bonus for Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack, this can be accessed at no extra cost.

But what happens to the Happy Home Paradise DLC if you unsubscribe from the service? Nintendo provided the following statement to Eurogamer:

Nintendo has put out an announcement recapping all of the news from today’s Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct. If you missed out on the presentation, the press release will come in handy as it has a ton of details.

Here’s the announcement in full:

During today’s Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct, Nintendo shared more information about the series 5 of the Animal Crossing amiibo cards. Fans can pick up the latest pack on November 5.

48 cards will be included in the latest set. These include characters not previously found on amiibo cards as well as new ones.

Nintendo has announced Animal Crossing: Happy Home Paradise, paid DLC for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. If you pick up the new Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pass bundle, you can obtain the content at no extra cost.

The premise of the DLC is that you’ll assist Paradise Planning, a resort developer, in designing vacation homes. You’ll be in charge of coordinating dream lifestyles for characters. You’ll ultimately want to help others acquire their dream vacation homes.

Today’s Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct will be starting in an hour, and we’ve got a live stream ready for the proceedings. It will kick off at 7 AM PT / 10 AM ET / 3 PM in the UK / 4 PM in Europe.

During the broadcast, Nintendo will be detailing upcoming content planned for the Switch title. This was first teased during the most recent general Nintendo Direct in September. We’ve thus far gotten a tease of The Roost, but not much else is known beyond that.

Nintendo is back with another “Switch My Way” commercial that promotes a couple of games. Along with Animal Crossing: New Horizons, it also features Just Dance 2022. Check out the advert below.

Nintendo will air a new Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct on October 15, the company has announced. The presentation will last about 20 minutes.

You’ll be able to watch the presentation at the following times:

Nintendo finally delivered information about its future plans for Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Around the launch of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, we heard from the development team that they hoped updates would give players surprises from years to come. However, thus far, the game has been lacking a bit in that area. This past June, Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser said the company had plans for the future and teased “more to come”.

A new update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons is planned for November. A special Nintendo Direct will air one month prior in October.

This week’s episode of Nintendo Minute has gone live. In today’s video, Kit and Krysta show off the new Puma x Animal Crossing: New Horizons collection. Check out the full episode below.