Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Add to
My games
Add to
Wishlist 275
Save to
Collection

Click to rate

Exceptional
317
204
Meh
49
Skip
24

About

If the hustle and bustle of modern life’s got you down, Tom Nook has a new business venture up his sleeve that he knows you’ll adore: the Nook Inc. Deserted Island Getaway Package! Sure, you’ve crossed paths with colorful characters near and far. Had a grand time as one of the city folk. May’ve even turned over a new leaf and dedicated yourself to public service! But deep down, isn’t there a part of you that longs for…freedom? Then perhaps a long walk on the beach of a deserted island, where a rich wealth of untouched nature awaits, is just what the doctor ordered!

Peaceful creativity and charm await as you roll up your sleeves and make your new life whatever you want it to be. Collect resources and craft everything from creature comforts to handy tools. Embrace your green thumb as you interact with flowers and trees in new ways. Set up a homestead where the rules of what goes indoors and out no longer apply. Make friends with new arrivals, enjoy the seasons, pole-vault across rivers as you explore, and more!

Metascore
90
Release date
Developer
Nintendo
Publisher
Nintendo
Age rating
0+ Everyone
Website
https://www.animal-crossing.com/new-horizons/

System requirements for Nintendo Switch

Read more...
Edit the game info
Last Modified: Jun 10, 2020

Where to buy

Nintendo Store

Top contributors

iBarin

26 edits
108

Geon

13 edits
60

thefool

3 edits
8

Tomás

3 edits
7

Vedenskiy

3 edits
3
+287
Great Games To Create Screenshots
290 games
123 cakes
+38
Games We Are Waiting for in 2019
41 games
19 cakes
+147
Nintendo
150 games
20 cakes
View all
Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Gameplay Walkthrough Part 1 - First Day on a New Island!
Mar 20, 2020
ZackScottGames
ON COMPARE NOS ÎLES ! - ANIMAL CROSSING NEW HORIZONS
Jun 13, 2020
Henry Tran
Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct 10.15.2021
Oct 15, 2021
Nintendo
Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Ver. 2.0 Free Update - Nintendo Switch
Oct 15, 2021
Nintendo
JE SUIS MILLIONAIRE ! - Animal Crossing New Horizons
Apr 4, 2020
Henry Tran
Introducing Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Happy Home Paradise
Oct 15, 2021
Nintendo
View all videos
1,000,000 items
Where can I buy amiibo cards?
Jan 14, 2022
lslrmrsh
Love horror, mazes, graveyards and terror at every corner? Come dream up my island anytime! Hope you don’t get lost lol! 😈. All is welcomed! 🖤🖤🖤.
Jan 14, 2022
Shaynzer666
Would anyone be willing to clean up these flowers for me? I'll allow at most three people to do it and I'll give 1 million bells each and let whoever wants to remove the flowers keep what ever flowers they dig up if they want to (if not I have a trash can). More info in comments
Jan 13, 2022
MisterDrSkittle
Do roses have to be diagonal to breed or can they be side by side or both?
Jan 14, 2022
PumpIsSpooky
It’s called self-care, besties!😤💅
Jan 14, 2022
omen_in_budapest
Redd is here, Koala in boxes soon
Jan 14, 2022
wi3sa
View all
Laptop Animal Crossing Time
animal crossing & chill qna :D
AC & AMONGUS // !merch
View all streams
103 items

Animal Crossing: New Horizons reviews and comments

As a long time fan of the AC series, this game improved on many aspects of the past iterations - namely graphics, multiplayer, and customization. But it's definitely lacking in a few things. Villager dialogues become really dull after a few days, there's SO much text to scroll through, nobody insults you anymore, everything is grind grind grind. I miss the spontaneity of the original game, the sassiness of my villagers, the terrifying gyroids, the sense of discovery, and when the achievement of paying off Nook actually felt like a huge accomplishment. However, if you like a cute DIY experience this game is perfect for you! 
With a little too much hand-holding, Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a pleasant, serene game that gives hours of fun. It’s a DIY experience, however, since there are so many ways to play. This game offers a brief relief from the stresses of modern life, and the long wait for its release was well worth it.

https://www.gamingonline.info/animal-crossing-new-horizons-review-2021/
Its so hard to divorce the experience of playing this game from the feeling of early quarantine, back in March and April 2020.  It was an escape outside, to visit friends, host parties, share and communicate and decorate and shop and travel.  Has a game ever released at just the right moment in a more universal way before? Did Nintendo start the pandemic to make it so? Yes.
very good game my boyfriend gifted it to me i love him
I love the implementation here, allowing me more flexibility in designing the island and some of the new additions. Despite me liking it a lot for a few months, I found myself wishing it was more engaging. After a certain point I found I was logging in just to say hi to villagers that would repeat the same lines. There's just not enough variability to the villagers dialogue, nor is there a way to engage with them in the game other than giving them gifts or the occasional errand. Also, did they ever fix the first villagers house issues? Your first few villagers will always have a bland house so it's not beneficial to keep them even if you love them.

It's a good game, and I can't complain about many months I got out of it, but it leaves a lot to be desired. Maybe I'll check it out soon just to see what's going on.
«OST on repeat»
I played this every single day during lockdown, enough said. It makes past versions seem a bit lacking due to the ability to decorate outside but New Horizons is also taking its sweet time with releasing all the NPCs.
«Can’t stop playing»
«Sit back and relax»
This game is a system seller, the reason i bought my Switch!
«Can’t stop playing»
«Time-tested»
Exceptional in some ways, mediocre or even frustrating in others
«Sit back and relax»
Seriously overhyped. Boring, tedious, bad building sim.
«Disappointment of the year»
«Waste of time»
read more