Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer
Pick and Choose your Bundle

Some months ago, we got a peek at the latest game in the Animal Crossing series. Happy Home Designer gives you the task of decorating the houses of the many residents in your town while also serving as a vehicle of sorts to introduce amiibo in a trading card format.

While the game won’t be heading to the West until later this year, it’s set for release on July 30th in Japan. Those interested in the game have a lot of choices to make based on what they want and what system they currently own.

For those who want to upgrade consoles, a New Nintendo 3DS LL will be made available with the game pre-loaded. If you already have a regular size New Nintendo 3DS, you can have some lovely cover plates.

But what about you regular old 3DS owners? Well, you might want to get the game with the NFC Reader portal and a few cards. You can also just buy the game or download it from the eShop and get the cards separately.

Whew! That’s a lot of options for a budget release! This gives us some idea as to what to expect when the game launches later this year in the West, while also having us droll over the cover plates for those of us that wished it were made available here. Let us know in the comments if you plan on getting your inner home decorator on when Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer launches.


Daniel Velázquez
Daniel fell in love with video games during the mid-eighties when The Legend of Zelda came into his life. Since then, gaming has been his constant. Now a bit older and somewhat wiser, he teaches psychology and studies the benefits of gaming in the digital and cardboard world.