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Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Did you miss out on the Animal Crossing Switch system when it launched earlier this year? If so, you’ll be happy to hear that it’s starting to return to store shelves.

We’re hearing that more stock is starting to be made available at various retailers in the United States. Unfortunately, there’s no information on how many additional units have been produced and how long they’ll last. If you come across one and have any interest, you may want to make a purchase.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons

During CEDEC 2020 this week, the team behind Animal Crossing: New Horizons held a special developer session. Information was shared regarding the creation of the game’s villagers. As part of that, we have a look at some of the styles that were experimented with above.

Siliconera has a report on the session, which breaks down the approach to visual design and actions of the villagers. We’ve broken that up into a summary below.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

As we approach a new season, Animal Crossing: New Horizons is ringing in September with lots of things to catch. A bunch of bugs, fish, and underwater creatures can be found starting today in both hemispheres.

Here’s the full lineup:

Animal Crossing and the 2020 United States presidential election are colliding as part of a new initiative from the Joe Biden campaign. A number of Biden-Harris signs have been created for the Switch title, which are free to download. The set features the official Biden-Harris logo, Team Joe logo, “Joe” Pride logo, and an image of aviator sunglasses shaded in red, white, and blue.

Christian Tom, director of digital partnerships for the Biden campaign, told The Verge:

August is just about over, which means a bunch of bugs, fish, and sea creatures are departing from Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The list is quite extensive in both hemispheres.

Here’s the full lineup:

My Nintendo has updated with a single reward, but if you’re a fan of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, it may pique your interest. A wallpaper based on the Switch title is available now.

The wallpaper will set you back 50 Platinum Points. If interested, you can obtain it here.

This week’s episode of Nintendo Minute has gone live. In today’s video, Kit and Krysta come up with challenges and play bingo in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Check out the full episode below.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Animal Crossing: New Horizons just received its latest update. Version 1.4.2 is now live, and the patch notes are available. We have them in full below.

The last major update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, version 1.4.0, arrived at the end of July. It added new elements like Fireworks Shows and save data backups. You can read more about it here.

As for version 1.4.1, that was a bug fix patch. There’s information about that one here.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

It’s no secret that Animal Crossing: New Horizons has been selling incredibly well around the world since launch. But if you needed further proof of the game’s success, you might be interested to know that it’s now Japan’s second best-selling game of all time.

Pokemon Red / Green / Blue currently holds the record for the best-selling game of all time in Japan. But if we were only counting single SKUs, Animal Crossing would be at the top. Also keep in mind that New Horizons has only been out for a few months.

Here’s a look at the top twenty best-selling games of all time in Japan:

This week’s episode of Nintendo Minute has gone live. In today’s video, Kit and Krysta play Animal Crossing: New Horizons following the summer updates. Check out the full episode below.


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