Nintendo has plenty of surprises for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, set on November 5.
Just today, Nintendo announced that Animal Crossing: New Horizons will have some significant updates on November 5. Gamers can anticipate new characters from previous games like Kapp’n and Harriet and Brewster; new items; new cooking and farming recipes; and a paid downloadable content called “Happy Home Paradise” for $24.99.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ gamers have been asking for quality-of-life improvements for so long. This manifestation will happen in this update. There will be an ability that will allow gamers to act out island ordinances; therefore, they can ask Isabelle to change the villagers’ most active time of the day. With this ability, the respective real-life schedules of the players will be adjusted, allowing them to play when they most prefer.
Moreover, Tom Nook has some news as well. The capitalist raccoon lets gamers buy more storage. Hence, houses can hold items from 2,4000 to as many as 5,000 items. Inclines, ladders, and bridges on islands will also increase from eight to 10. What’s more, new items will be available on the market like automatic bell dispensers and storage sheds. These new items will promote easier access for Nook Miles, home storage, and bells from anywhere on the island.
Furthermore, the game now allows the growing of vegetables on the islands. As the crops grow into ingredients, they can be used for cooking meals. It also expands to letting gamers plant and dig gyroids. However, it is not advisable to eat them.
Gamers can listen to music while doing errands with these 12 additional songs. There will be KK Slider’s latest hits and more available to collect. While you have fun adventuring, make sure to capture these moments along the way. Gamers can use the updated in-game camera. Additionally, the tripod mode allows the gamers’ character to be included in the picture.
If these Anew Animal Crossing updates are a little bit too overwhelming, gamers can attend group stretching sessions with the villagers in the plaza. Joining these casual events will connect with the motion settings on joy-cons.
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Paradise DLC
There is more to come on November 5. The Happy Home Paradise DLC will be available for $24.99. This release is part of the NS Online+ expansion pack, a newly-launched online membership that offers access to SEGA games and classic Nintendo 64.
For more information, Nintendo Switch Online+ is sold for $49.99 annually for one person and $79.99 for a family. At the moment, the existing online plan is $19.99 and $34.99 per year, respectively.
The DLC version allows “go to work” at an island archipelago nearby. There, gamers can design for villagers’ vacation homes. In addition, the gamers’ avatar will acquire new design techniques such as room partitions, different heights for counters, furniture polishing, custom lighting additions, and many more.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons is among the many games that became so popular because of the pandemic. This social simulation game allows gamers worldwide to connect to other people virtually inside their homes. With this new update, the game experience will undoubtedly be heightened.