Check this Animal Crossing: New Horizons Switch (ACNH) guide on how to back up your save data. Including info on Cloud Backup Save methods, save data features, and more.Check Out New Gameplay Features!
Is Cloud Backup Save Supported?
Currently No Cloud Backup Saves
As was announced during the Nintendo Direct that happened on Feb. 2020, Animal Crossing: New Horizons will not support backup saves onto the Cloud. This will prevent players from hacking into their save files.
Service Will Help Recover Save Data
If in case a player loses their save data, there will be a service launched by Animal Crossing: New Horizons at a later date that will help players recover their saved data from the servers.
No Details On Launch Date
This service will be launched at a later date, according to Nintendo. However, no official details have been announced.
Save Data Features
One Switch Will Have One Island
With one console and one copy of the game, players will share one island. This means that anything one player does on the island will affect the other account holders on that Switch.Check Out Recommended Island Layouts!
Up To 8 Players Can Share The Island
Up to eight (8) players can share the island on Animal Crossing: New Horizons. This is also the maximum amount of accounts that can be created on one (1) Nintendo Switch.Check Out How To Co Op Play!