Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the fifth major game in the Animal Crossing series. This slice-of-life simulation game tasks the player with developing an abandoned island into a small town for its resident villagers. The game was released at the start of worldwide lockdowns amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which catapulted it into massive success. It's currently the best selling game of all time in Japan.
- Animal Crossing
- March 20, 2020
- Nintendo EPD
- Online Multiplayer, Local Multiplayer
- E for Everyone: Comic Mischief
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons — Happy Home Paradise
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An Animal Crossing: New Horizons player designs part of their island to look like Tatooine from Star Wars, with one villager inhabiting it.
A crafty Animal Crossing fan creates a rug based on beloved NPC Wisp the Ghost, which has caught many gamers' attention online.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons added a handful of new NPCs, but the next entry should focus on giving some of the staple characters an update.
Nintendo reveals an updated list of the best-selling Nintendo Switch games since the console's launch six years ago.
While there are several directions the next Animal Crossing could go in, the game really needs to focus on making a major quality of life improvement.
An inventive Animal Crossing: New Horizons player creates their fantasy Barbie house within the game, reminiscent of the live-action film.
The next Animal Crossing game could learn some lessons from Disney Dreamlight Valley and cater to longtime fans sense of nostalgia.
An Animal Crossing: New Horizons player who loves The Office recreates one of the sitcom's funniest scenes in-game after getting a villager's gift.
The next Animal Crossing has many directions to take, but one of the best might be to go opposite where New Horizons took the series.
One Animal Crossing: New Horizons player reveals what some of the classic places seen in SpongeBob SquarePants would look like in the Switch game.
Players that want to get rid of a villager in Animal Crossing: New Horizons can find out how to do that quite quickly in this guide.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons hit all the right notes when it released, and its success may put future Animal Crossing titles in a tough spot.
An Animal Crossing fan uses clever designs to build a whole soccer field on their island and even veterans of the series find it impressive.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons streamlines a lot of mechanics to make them more user-friendly, but one feature can still be frustrating for players.
The next Animal Crossing could take notes from the most recent Minecraft update to breathe new life into one of the franchise's most iconic features.
Growing flowers is an important part of any island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, but the next entry should make a major change to the mechanic.