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Check out this Animal Crossing: New Horizons Switch (ACNH) guide about news and January Update in the game! Including latest info, gameplay features, and events!!!

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Mario Update Announced

Mario Update On Feb. 25th

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DateFebruary 25th

The newest update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons will be available starting Feb. 25th. It will feature Mario character appearances, clothes, furniture, and other special crossover items!

See More On February 25th Update

January Update Announced

January Update On Jan. 28th

DateJanuary 28th

The latest update coming January 28th includes the Festivale event. Here you'll be able to meet Pavé, the host of the event, and get a variety of special limited-time items!

January Update (Ver. 1.7.0)

Winter Update Announced

Winter Update On Nov. 19th

Winter update
DateNovember 19th

The Winter Update, which includes Toy Day and Turkey Day is going to be live on November 19th. Meet the event hosts Franklin and Jingle on Turkey Day & Toy Day and obtain special event-limited items!

Check Out Winter Update Summary From Here

Fall Halloween Update

Fall Update On September 30th


The fall update for Animal Crossing officially released on September 30th, 2020! This update includes Halloween event, new character Jack, pumpkin furniture, halloween costumes, and more! Check the guide below to learn more about what else is in this update!

Learn More About Fall Update From Here

Mario Collaboration Announced

Mario Items Coming 2021


As part of the 35th Anniversary of the Mario Franchise, special Mario-related items will be coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizon. They're scheduled to launch in March of 2021, so they're quite a ways away, but in the meantime we've put together an article detailing Mario items in previous iterations of the franchise for you to check out below!

Check Out The Items In Detail Here

Summer Update Wave 2

Wave 2 Update Coming In July 30th

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The second wave of the summer update is coming on July 30th! This update includes Fireworks Shows, Redd's Raffle, and new visitor Luna & her Dream Suite!

Check Out More Info On The August Update Here

Fireworks Shows & Redds Raffle

TimeEvery Sunday during August

There will be Fireworks Shows happening every Sunday during August. You can create your own fireworks by using your Custom Designs.

Learn More On Fireworks Shows From Here

Get Festive Items At Redd's Raffle


During the Fireworks Shows, Redd will be holding a raffle at the plaza. You can get various festive items by spending your Bells here.

Check Out List Of Redd's Raffle Prizes From Here

Free Summer Update Wave 1

New Update On July 3rd

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A new free summer update has been announced! With this update, players will be able to dive into the ocean to find new sea creatures and meet a new sea otter villager named Pascal.

Learn More About The Free Summer Update Here

▲Diving & New Sea Creatures


▲Sea Otter Villager Pascal

Mermaid Furnitures

▲Pascal's Reward: Mermaid Furnitures

Learn More About Pascal & Mermaid Furnitures Here

International Children's Day Update

Special Commemorative Items Available

To celebrate International Children's Day, a few special items will be available for purchase at Nook Shopping. They will be available all through June, so don't forget to pick them up!

International Children's Day - Full Article

5/21 v1.2.1 Update

No More Item Duplication Glitch

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Nintendo announced that v1.2.1 update which addressed issues to further ensure an enjoyable gaming experience. To be exact, this latest version patched the item duplication glitch using tables.

May 22nd Maintenance

May 22nd Maintenance

"From 10am to 11am on May 22nd (Japan time), Nintendo Switch servers for Animal Crossing New Horizons will be undergoing maintenance. During this maintenance, the game will not be available for play. We respectfully ask for your understanding."

The Japanese Nintendo Support twitter account has announced that there will be a maintenance held on May 22nd from 10am to 11am which will affect Animal Crossing servers only. This is set to last only one hour.

Maintenance Info
DateMay 21st (US Time)
Time9pm - 10pm Eastern
6pm - 7pm Pacific

Official Wallpaper Giveaway

ACNH official twitter is distributing free wallpapers! Check the tweet above and get ACNH themed wallpaper.

1.2.0 Update Released!

Nature Day, Art Gallery, And More!

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Nintendo announced the release date and details of Nature day and many other major updates. Update not only include Leif and Nature Day but also museum expansion (art gallery) and other seasonal events! See the guide below for more detail.

Updated Contents & Events Schedule

Updates & EventsEvent Dates
Nature DayApril 23rd ~ May 4th
Museum ExpansionFrom April 23rd
Jolly Redd's Treasure TrawlerFrom April 23rd
Interest Rate LoweredFrom April 23rd
May DayMay 1st ~ May 7th
Mother's Day2nd Sunday
International Museum DayMay 18th ~ May 31st
Wedding SeasonJune 1st ~ June 30th
Check Out v1.2.0 Update (April Free Update) Summary!

1.1.4 Update Released!

Ver. 1.1.4 Patch - Bug Fixes & Balance Changes

A new patch was announced to be coming on April 6th by official Japanese sources. The main contents of the patch are said to be the following bug and balance fixes:

Check Out the 1.1.4 Update & Patch Notes Here
Type of ChangeDetails
Bug Fix・When handing over Scarab beetles to Flick, the model received would often mistakenly be that of a different bug
・After the update, players can hand in 4 Scarab beetles and get the right model
Balance Tuning・Adjusted the spawn rate of certain eggs up to April 11th for the Bunny Day Event
・Egg spawn rates will be increased on April 12th

Source: Official Nintendo JP Site!!!

Bunny Day and other new event information announced!

Bunny Day

Information about the Bunny Day and other update was revealed at Nintendo Direct Mini on 3/26! Bunny Day event starts from 4/1 don't miss special DIYs and clothes!

If you want to see the Nintendo Direct Mini, click here!

Check Out Our Bunny Day Event Guide Here!

3/20 First Free Update

320 First Free Update

Coinciding with the launch of the game, a free update will be released! Downloading this update will give players access to Bunny Day with Zipper T. Bunny on April 2020.

Check Out First Free Update Summary Here!

Pocket Camp Excursion Invite

Crossover In Pocket Camp Begins March 11

Crossover In Pocket Camp Begins March 11

Starting Mar. 11 to Apr. 1, 2020, Animal Crossing Pocket Camp players will be able to get New Horizons-themed furniture & outfits!

Check Out Pocket Camp Event Details Here!

New Trailer Released

New Commercial Video

New 30 seconds commercial of Animal Crossing: New Horizons released from its official Youtube account. Check out the peaceful island life from the video above.


▲Chilling under the palm trees...

February 2020 Nintendo Direct

In-Depth Look At New Features

In-Depth Look At New Features

One month before the launch of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, a Nintendo Direct showcased new & exciting gameplay features! This includes daily island life, multiplayer aspect, & more!

Check Out Nintendo Direct Details Here!

Watch The Official Video Below

Deserted Island Getaway Package Primer

Familiar & Iconic Animal Crossing Residents

Familiar & Iconic Animal Crossing Residents

In a short video released early in January 2020, Animal Crossing: New Horizons' Deserted Island Getaway Package Primer revealed some familiar faces from the franchise!

Check Out Official Video Below

September 2019 Nintendo Direct

Get Into Deserted Island Life

Get Into Deserted Island Life

During the September 2019 Nintendo Direct, a 5-minute video about island life was launched for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Here players got a sneak peek of the different gameplay features such as crafting, Resident Services, & more!

Check Out Official Video Below

E3 2019 Trailer

Nook's Deserted Island Getaway Package


During E3 in June 2019, a new trailer for the upcoming Animal Crossing game was released. It reveals an idyllic deserted island life and the official name of "Animal Crossing: New Horizons".

Watch The Official Video Below

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Announcement

New Animal Crossing Coming To Nintendo Switch

New Animal Crossing Coming To Nintendo Switch

In a trailer launched in September 13, 2018, Nintendo announced that a new Animal Crossing Game will be coming to the Switch in 2019! This announcement coincides with Isabelle being launched as a new contender in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Check Out Official Video Below

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If this was updated on November 24 2021 why no Happy Home Paradise huh?

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