Watch the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct now!


20/02/2020

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The Nook Inc. Deserted Island Getaway Package is almost here, and today’s Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct offered an in-depth look at what to expect when the game launches March 20th on the Nintendo Switch family of consoles. Be sure to give it a watch by hitting play on the above video!

Now available to pre-order

By pre-ordering Animal Crossing: New Horizons digitally from the gamepage1 or Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo Switch console, you’ll be able to preload the game immediately, so that you’re ready to start playing when it comes out on March 20th.

Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing: New Horizons Edition

Also arriving on March 20th is the Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing: New Horizons Edition: a Nintendo Switch with a special design on the back and dock, plus uniquely-coloured Joy-Con controllers and straps. It also comes with a download code for the game, so you’ll have everything you need to start your new island life in one package.*

For even more information about Animal Crossing: New Horizons, check out our new gamepage. You can also head to the official Animal Crossing Twitter account, where Tom Nook himself is currently sharing more info on his Deserted Island Getaway Package!

1To be able to purchase download games or download demos and free software from Nintendo eShop on the official website, you'll need to have a Nintendo Account which is linked to your Nintendo Switch console. You'll need to have your console registered as the active console for downloads for your Nintendo Account by visiting Nintendo eShop on the device you wish to download on at least once. For automatic download, your system must be updated and connected to the internet with automatic downloads enabled, and it must have enough storage to complete the download. To find out more, visit our Support section. Purchases made or demo downloads activated through the Nintendo website are processed via Nintendo eShop.

*Please check with your local retailer for information on current availability.