If you already own the Animal Crossing: New Leaf game, you can download
a free update that includes all of the new features and amiibo
functionality from the packaged version of Animal Crossing: New Leaf
– Welcome amiibo.
The Animal Crossing™: New Leaf game has a new lease on life
thanks to the addition of amiibo compatibility. This free update adds in
support for all Animal Crossing series amiibo figures and cards. Tap
amiibo to have the pictured villager visit your town. You can even tap
select amiibo from other series to get items themed to those characters!
After installing the update, you can tap Animal Crossing series amiibo
figures and cards to invite villagers for a visit—or to move in! In
November, this update content will be added to the original game in a
new packaged version called Animal Crossing™: New Leaf—Welcome amiibo.
And on December 2nd, 50 new Animal Crossing: New Leaf amiibo
cards will also become available for purchase. No matter how you play
it, this is the perfect time to cozy up to the charm and creativity of
this special game. New friends and discoveries await every day. Express
yourself by customizing your character, home, and town as you create
your ideal world.
This free update for the Animal Crossing™: New Leaf game adds in
amiibo™ support and more
You can finally invite villagers to your town using amiibo™ figures
Tap Animal Crossing™ amiibo™ cards to invite the pictured character
for a visit at your new RV campsite
for more details on compatibility
For prospective villagers who don't own the game yet, a new packaged
version that includes the new content (and a random amiibo™ card) is
on the way in December