Animal Crossing (Switch)

An impressive suite of improvements combine with a more clearly defined structure for Animal Crossing's finest outing to date.

Key events

Animal Crossing patch notes: What's new in update 1.1.3 in New Horizons

What's featured in the latest New Horizons patch.

FeatureSomeone tried to rob me in Animal Crossing

To the victor, go the spoiled turnips.

Animal Crossing Bugs list: New April bugs and how to catch rare bugs in New Horizons explained

Which bugs are leaving New Horizons this month and our in-progress list of other bugs available all year round.

Fan-made Animal Crossing site makes sharing designs easy

And someone's created a companion app for fishing.

Animal Crossing Flowers: Hybrids, crossbreeding and colour combinations in New Horizons explained

How to use cross-pollination to grow hybrid flowers explained.

Animal Crossing Sturgeon: How to catch and find the river mouth location

How to find the fish before it leaves at the end of the month.

Animal Crossing Golden Tools: How to earn and get Golden Tools in New Horizons explained

Everything you need to know about Golden Tools in New Horizons.

Animal Crossing Stringfish: How to catch and find the river clifftop location

How to find the fish before it leaves at the end of the month.

Animal Crossing Turnips: How to get a good Turnip price in Daisy Mae's Stalk Market

How to make some serious Bells by playing the markets right.

Animal Crossing day reset time and daily activities checklist in New Horizons

Everything you should do before the sun comes up.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is Japan's biggest Switch release ever

Propels hardware sales higher than console launch week.

Animal Crossing Fish list: New April fish, how to catch rare fish and use fish bait in New Horizons explained

What's leaving New Horizons at the end of the month - plus an in-progress list of other fish available year round.

Animal Crossing QR codes: How to scan custom clothing designs in New Horizons

Everything you need to know about downloading QR codes in New Horizons.

Wow, Animal Crossing: New Horizons sales are through the roof

Biggest launch of the series, second biggest Switch launch ever.

Animal Crossing's Town Hall, getting Isabelle, change the island flag in New Horizons explained

How to upgrade Residential Services and welcome a familiar face.

Animal Crossing's Museum explained: How to open, find Blathers, and donate objects in New Horizons

Everything you need to know about the Museum in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Animal Crossing New Horizons release time in GMT, CEST, EDT and PDT explained

When you can start your island adventure, wherever you are.

Animal Crossing material sources: How to get wood, stone, trash and other resources in New Horizons

Our in-progress explainer on finding crafting components you might need.

Animal Crossing Nook Miles, the Nook Mileage Program and Nook Miles + tasks in New Horizons explained

Everything you need to know about Tom Nook's new business venture.

Animal Crossing seasons, northern and southern hemispheres in New Horizons explained

How your choice of hemisphere affects the seasons in New Horizons.

Animal Crossing tools: How to get an Axe, Shovel, Rod, Net, Slingshot and Watering Can in New Horizons

How to get all the important equipment need to set your island straight.

Jelly DealsHere are some of the best Animal Crossing amiibo deals

Complete your collection before New Horizons!

Animal Crossing New Horizons amiibo support: How to use amiibo, unlocks and Photopia explained

Everything you need to know about amiibo support in New Horizons.

Animal Crossing online multiplayer: How to add friends by visiting and inviting players in New Horizons explained

Everything you need to know about the multiplayer aspects of Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons' save transfer option isn't getting any less confusing

Recovery after lost or damaged Switch possible one time only.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons introduces town terraforming

Plus a new phone app and free updates planned.

ESRB rating suggests Animal Crossing: New Horizons will contain in-game purchases

Full details are yet to be published on the ESRB website, though.

Jelly DealsHere's where the Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch is available to buy

Plus the exclusive carrying cases, screen protectors, controllers and more!

Animal Crossing: New Horizons trailer shows off more idyllic island life

"A laid back, relaxing time in a haven of nature awaits."

E3 2019 Nintendo Direct set for 11th June

Animal Crossing! Link's Awakening! More?