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Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Seattle Aquarium Animal Crossing New Horizons

Animal Crossing: New Horizons will be invading the Seattle Aquarium as part a newly-announced partnership with Nintendo.

This fall, visitors will be able to see characters from the game while learning about the aquarium’s mission: Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment. They’ll be able to see marine animals such as sea otters, harbor seals, octopus, hundreds of species of fish, and more.

Animal Crossing New Horizons Official Complete Guide

Future Press has revealed that it’s preparing a complete guide for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Described as “the ultimate collector’s companion” for the game, it comes in at nearly 700 pages.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons ended up receiving a few free updates and the Happy Home Paradise DLC. This upcoming guide should cover all of that, along with everything in the base game.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons update 2.0.6

Nintendo has been a bit update crazy with a few different Switch games tonight, and the pattern continues with Animal Crossing: New Horizons moving up to version 2.0.6.

If you’ve kept up with our posts about Splatoon 2 and Super Mario Maker 2 (here and here respectively), you probably know what to expect here. Nintendo says of today’s Animal Crossing: New Horizons update: “Several issues have been addressed to improve the gameplay experience.”

Animal Crossing New Horizons furniture

Ami Takai worked on object design in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, specifically regarding furniture. In a post on Nintendo’s recruitment site, Takai explained how the whole process of development took place.

It may not seem like a complicated position, but furniture creation is actually a significant part of Animal Crossing’s design. Takai ended up making “hundreds of kinds of furniture”, all of which needed to be presented well in HD.

Our full translation is below:

animal crossing new horizons second soundtrack

Animal Crossing: New Horizons already had a special CD soundtrack release in Japan last year. As it turns out, a second volume is now on the way.

The new soundtrack contains five CDs with over 140 tracks. There’ll be new music here that was missed from last year’s release, though there won’t be anything from Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise. A bonus CD and twelve postcards will be thrown in as well.

Animal Crossing coaster set

My Nintendo members in North America can now get their hands on a coaster set themed around Animal Crossing. The reward costs 700 Platinum Points.

The official product description is as follows:

My Nintendo case Animal Crossing Tom Nook keychain

Two new rewards have just been added to My Nintendo in North America, with members now being able to spend their points on a Switch game card as well as a keychain for Tom Nook in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

The case lets you organize and store up to eight of your favorite Switch titles. It comes with two original cover designs so you can swap them out anytime. The size is as follows: 6.7″ H x 4.1″ W x 1/2″ D.

Animal Crossing New Horizons update 2.0.5

Nintendo just issued a new 2.0.5 update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. In addition to addressing various issues in the main game, problems in the Happy Home Paradise DLC have been taken care of as well.

The full patch notes for the Animal Crossing: New Horizons version 2.0.5 update are as follows:

animal crossing best selling game ever japan

Nintendo has commented on the sell-through of its first-party Switch games between October and December 2021.

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl was the highlight having moved over 11.7 million copies in its first seven weeks. Additionally, titles from previous fiscal years are performing well. 13 different games have each seen sell-through of 10 million units or more, Nintendo has confirmed.

Also worth mentioning is that Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the best-selling game ever in Japan at over 10 million units, beating Super Mario Bros. from 1985 which saw 6.81 million sales.

Nintendo’s full words:

Animal Crossing New Horizons update 2.0.4

A new 2.0.4 update has just been made available for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. This one’s all about bug fixes, with Nintendo addressing various issues with general gameplay as well as some specifically for the Happy Home Paradise DLC.

Below are the full patch notes for the Animal Crossing: New Horizons version 2.0.4 update:

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