Check this Animal Crossing: New Horizons Switch (ACNH) guide on accessories. Including useful, physical equipment required to play the such as Amiibo, Joy-Cons, & more!Check Out How To Pre Download The Game!
Required Accessories List
All Required Equipment For New Horizons
|1||Animal Crossing: New Horizons game|
|2||Nintendo Switch console|
Requires Game & Console Only
To play Animal Crossing: New Horizons, players only need a copy of the game and a fully-functioning Nintendo Switch console. You also need a Nintendo Switch account so don't forget to make one beforehand.
Need Multiple Joy-Cons For Party Play
To enjoy the new Party Play feature, players need to have multiple Joy-Cons and Nintendo Switch accounts connected to one Switch console. You can have to 4 players playing locally at the same time.Check Out How To Party Play (Local Co Op)!
Useful Physical Equipment
Useful Accessories List
|Accessory||Function||Pro Controller||Used to operate the game||SD Card||Save game data for digital copy||Amiibo Card / Figure||Amiibo rewards & benefits||Carrying Case||Protects Switch when traveling||Smartphone||Access Nook Link app||3DS & Previous Games||Transfer custom designs||Headset & Mic||Online voice chat||LAN Cable||For stable online play|
Nintendo Pro Controller
The Nintendo Pro Controller is an alternative way to operate your character in the game. It provides a bigger grip and well laid out buttons, allowing for more comfortable gaming.
SD Memory Card
A Micro SD Memory Card will let you save the game data onto your Switch, when you've opted to have a digital download copy.Check Out How To Pre Download The Game!
Amiibo Cards & Figures
Amiibo cards & figures are additional accessories that provide unique benefits when used in New Horizons. These include character posters and inviting new villagers into your Campground!Check Out How To Use Amiibo Here!
Though not necessary, a Switch carrying case will be most helpful when you plan to travel around with your console. It protects from scratches and can prevent damage if the case falls.
If you have a Nintendo Switch mobile app, you can connect to New Horizons via the Nook Link app. Here you can transfer custom designs and connect to voice chat with other players!Check Out Nook Link App Features!
3DS & Previous Games
You can also use your 3DS, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, and Happy Home Designer to transfer your custom designs into Animal Crossing: New Horizons!Check Out How To Transfer Custom Designs!
Headset & Mic
Having a headset and microphone at the ready will be helpful if you want to efficiently communicate with other players of New Horizons.
If you see yourself playing online, it may be good to invest in a LAN cable connection to your internet router. This will lead to more stable online play & communication.Check Out How To Play Online!