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Check out this Animal Crossing: New Horizons Switch (ACNH) guide on how to visit friends. Including how to visit other islands, online multiplayer, Dodo code, and more.

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How To Visit Friends

How To Visit Other Islands Procedure Chart

No. Procedure
1 Go to Airport & speak to Orville
2 Choose "I wanna fly!"
3 Choose "online play"
3 Choose to search for friend or input Dodo Code

1. Speak To Orville In Airport

Speak To Orville In Airport

If you want to go online, make sure to go and visit Orville at the Airport. He provides you with options for online play!

Check Out Airport Features Here!

2. Choose "I Wanna Fly!"

Choose I Wanna Fly!

When you want to visit your friends' islands, choose the "I wanna fly!" option. This makes you leave your island to visit others.

3. Choose "Via Online Play"

Choose Via Online Play

After choosing to fly out, you are given the option to connect locally or online. Choose "via online play" to connect to the internet.

4. Search Friend Or Input Dodo Code

Search Friend Or Input Dodo Code

When you're connected online, you can search for a friend who's gates are open & also online or input a Dodo Code for private online sessions.

How To Invite Friends

How To Invite Friends To Island Procedure Chart

No. Procedure
1 Go to Airport & speak to Orville
2 Choose "I want visitors."
3 Choose "online play"
3 Choose island privacy options

1. Speak To Orville In Airport

Speak To Orville In Airport

If you want to go online, make sure to go and visit Orville at the Airport. He provides you with options for online play!

Check Out Airport Features Here!

2. Choose "I Want Visitors"

Choose I Want Visitors

If you want to open your gates and invite friends to your island, choose the "I want visitors." option when Orville asks you.

3. Choose "Via Online Play"

Choose Via Online Play

After choosing to have visitors come, you are given the option to connect locally or online. Choose "via online play" to connect to the internet.

4. Choose Between Island Privacy Options

Choose Between Island Privacy Options

You're given 3 options for inviting friends over to your island - all your friends, best friends only, or via Dodo Code. Choose the option you like.

Best Friends Can Use Axes & Shovels

Take note that Best Friends can use axes and shovels so be careful on having Best Friends over to your island.

Check Out How To Add Best Friends!

Use Dodo Code For More Privacy

Use Dodo Code For More Privacy

Dodo Codes can be manually set as a password to keep other friends from suddenly visiting your island. You can set this with Orville when opening your island's gates.

Online Multiplayer Features

Play With 8 Friends Online

Play With 8 Friends Online

With Animal Crossing: New Horizon's online multiplayer feature, up to 8 people can play together on one island. This can be done if all players have their own consoles & their own copy of the game. (This is different from Local Couch Co Op!)

Visit Another Island Or Invite To Your Own

Visit Another Island Or Invite To Your Own

With online multiplayer, you will be able to visit your friend's island or invite them to yours. Together, you can explore and do various activities!

Buy Or Sell On Island's Shops

Buy Or Sell On Island

One activity you can do is purchase items from the shops, whoever's island you're on. This is a great way to fill your Nook Shopping catalogue. You can also sell your native fruits in the shop for more Bells!

Do Various Island Activities Together

Do Various Island Activities Together

While online, you can catch fish, hunt for bugs, and gather resources such as fruit or flowers to bring back to your own island! Cooperate with friends to play together online & share resources with each other.

Make Friend With Friend Code

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Visit our Friend Code Exchange Forum to make new friends. Visit other player's island or invite other players to your island!

Check Out Friend Code Exchange Forum From Here

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Anonymous 1

So I am totally new to online play, can someone tell me does the person you are visiting have to be actively playing at the time you visit their island or can a person just visit whenever? Is it like the "couch play" type multiplayer with a leader/follower thing?

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