While many were expecting news about Animal Crossing on Nintendo Switch at E3 2019, several were quite disappointed they must wait a bit longer to play it. We did get the full name, though, and we learned more about the game’s storyline.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons will launch on March 20, 2020, allowing players to escape to island life where you can setup your new home away from all the hustle and bustle of city life. Of course, Tom Nook is behind this getaway, and you’ll be paying him back before you know it.
Here are a few highlighted features Nintendo mentioned so far:
• Customize your character and home, and decorate the landscape (with furniture, if you like!), as you create your very own island paradise.
• Experience a robust new crafting system—collect materials to construct everything from furniture to tools!
• Enjoy a variety of relaxing activities like gardening, fishing, decorating, interacting with charming NPCs, and more, as classic Animal Crossing experiences come to life in fun new ways within the deserted-island setting.[Source: Nintendo of America Press Release]
As you wait, you can watch the trailer above and lots of gameplay from the Nintendo Treehouse: Live from E3 2019. Check it out below.
What do you think of the game so far? And are you upset about the delay? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
Steve is the Senior Editor of NintendoFuse and co-host of the NintendoFuse Podcast. He’s been a Nintendo gamer since age 6 and has been on staff with NintendoFuse since 2008.