During today’s Direct video presentation, Nintendo announced that Animal Crossing: New Horizons will feature a free update and a paid expansion on November 5, 2021.
Free features for the title include the return of fan-favorite characters from throughout the Animal Crossing series. For instance, Brewster will open a café on the second floor of the museum and Kapp’n will take players to different islands with his boat. There are also newly opened shops at Harv’s Island plaza, including Katrina’s fortune-telling shop. Finally, players will be able to cook and grow vegetables.
In regards to its paid expansion, Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise, players will have the chance to join Lottie and the Paradise Planning team. This can be purchased for a one-time fee of $24.99.
All those interested can watch the full Direct presentation below:
Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct 10.15.2021
According to Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Communications:
“With all this new content, we can’t wait for players to rediscover the vibrant world of Animal Crossing: New Horizons and enjoy new opportunities for relaxation and self-expression. For daily players, returning residents and newcomers alike, we hope both Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise and the free update bring more experiences to your personal island paradise for a long time to come.”
The game is available for the Nintendo Switch.