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Check out Winter Update (2020) guide in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). Includes ver. 1.6.0, when and what time is the November update, trailer, Turkey Day & Toy Day!!!

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Winter Update Overview

Fall Update Trailer

Winter Update Released On Nov. 19th

Release TimeNovember 19th

The Winter Update (version 1.6.0) has officially released as of November 19th. Check the summary list below to learn about everything that was added in this update.

What's Announced In The Winter Update Trailer

Winter Update - Turkey Day Event

Turkey Day On Nov. 26th

DateNovember 26th

Turkey Day will be happening on November 26th this year. Franklin, the first-class chef arrives at your village for this event to serve delicious dishes to all your villagers. Help him create a feast by gathering lots of ingredients!

Learn More On Turkey Day From Here

Meet Franklin, The First-Class Chef


During this Turkey Day event, you will be able to meet the new (returning) villager Franklin - a professional chef who will no doubt make your villagers thankful for his presence!

Learn More On Franklin From Here

Gather Ingredients For Franklin


You can get rewards from Franklin by gathering required ingredients. Note that you can get additional rewards by gathering secret ingredients. See the guide below for more info.

Check Out Turkey Day Recipes & All Secret Ingredients Here

Get Turkey Day Items

By gathering ingredients and cooking dishes, you'll be able to get 4 special Turkey Day items. Afterwards, by handing in secret ingredients, you'll also be able to get a wider variety of Turkey Day recipes which you can create! Check out our article below for a list of these items!

Take A Look At All Turkey Day Items Here

Winter Update - Toy Day Event

Toy Day On Dec. 24th

DateDecember 24th

The Toy Day (Christmas) event is happening on December 24th. Jingle, the black-nosed reindeer makes his appearance in this event and ask you to deliver presents to villagers.

Check Out More On Toy Day (Christmas) From Here

▲Help Jingle deliver his presents to villagers

Winter Update - Other Notable Updates

New Reactions Added

new reaction

You can get new reactions by purchasing the Hip Reaction Collection with your Nook Miles. There are total of 9 reactions added.

New Reactions
sitSit DownwaveWave GoodbyeTakeTake a Picture
SniffSniff SniffWorkoutWorkoutyogaYoga
hereHere You GoExcitedExcitedtadaTa-da
Check Out All The New Reactions Here

New Hairstyles Added


In addition to the new reactions, you can also get new hairstyles by purchasing Top 6 Stylish Hairstyles with your Nook Miles.

New Hairstyles
Check Out The List Of Hairstyles From Here

New Seasonal Items On Sale

Seasonal Items

Over the course of November and December, new items with seasonal themes will be available for purchase in both hemispheres!

Newly Added Items

House Storage Upgrade


The max number of items you can store in your house's storage is now 2,400 with Winter Update. You can expand your storage by talking to Tom Nook at Resident Services. This upgrades will cost 500,000 Bells!

Learn More On House Storage From Here

Save Data Transfer Available

save transfer

The Save Data Transfer feature is available from this Winter Update as well. With this feature, you can transfer your whole island to different device or transfer the data of just one player in your island to a different device.

Learn More On Save Data Transfer From Here

Next Update In Late January

january update

The next update is expected to release in late January. Since Pavé the peacock villager is showing on the banner, this update might be related to a seasonal event Festivale.

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