Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Nintendo Shows Off Upcoming Fall Update

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons‘ fall update is almost here, Nintendo finally showed it off this morning in a new trailer. This latest free update will be out this upcoming September 30th, it contains lots of fall and Halloween fun. First of all, you’ll be able to grow pumpkins by purchasing the pumpkin starts, either from Leif all year long, or from Nook’s Cranny during October. These pumpkins once fully grown, can be used in various DIY projects. Next, are the new Halloween themed customization options that will be added to the game. You’ll be able to get new body paint and color contacts options from spending your Nook Miles to unlock them. Plus, the Able Sisters will be selling special Halloween costumes, you can acquire Halloween DIY recipes from your neighbors and you can start collecting candy in advance for Halloween night.

On October 31st after 5pm the main Halloween event will occur. During the event, your neighbors will hang around the plaza looking for candy. Jack will be visiting too and if you give him lollipops or candy, you get special rewards. Not only that, but there will be some new Halloween themed reactions you can learn as well. Speaking of new reactions, Nintendo will be updating the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app so you can easily pull up and use reactions in the game. Along with the app update is a new feature that will be added to New Horizons the game itself which lets you revisit your favorite dream islands from a list of dreams you’ve already visited. And finally, Nintendo is restocking some awesome Animal Crossing related stuff in stores. The special edition Animal Crossing: New Horizons Nintendo Switch system will be headed back to retailers at the suggested price of $299.99. And in November, Animal Crossing amiibo cards series 1 through 4, will be restocked at select retailers for $5.99.

Enjoy the new fall update trailer down below.

Oh and one last thing before you go, Nintendo says that the next update after this one, will arrive in late November. And don’t forget, if you want to find out more about Animal Crossing: New Horizons, you can visit the game’s official website.

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Jenae is an RPG enthusiast who also enjoys cats, humidity-free warm weather, Dean Koontz books and a select handful of non RPG series and games. Two of her all-time favorite games are the original Shadow Hearts and Final Fantasy IX. She loves to ramble on about her numerous gaming opinions and is fortunate enough to be able to do it here at oprainfall.