Feel like you need a holiday? Want to interact with friends, spend the day fishing or building things? You should pick up Animal Crossing: New Horizons for the Nintendo Switch. Here’s why I and many other people love Animal Crossing.
What Is Animal Crossing?
New Horizons has you sailing to a deserted island after purchasing a holiday package from a landlord raccoon called Tom Nook. With adorable animal neighbours and the opportunity to go online with friends, you can be as interactive as you want.
If, like me, you’ve never played an Animal Crossing game before, don’t be put off. There’s no story you need to know beforehand to enjoy this outing.
As a child, I was desperate to get my hands on this game, and now age 21, I’m definitely not disappointed.
There’s so much to discover and fall in love with, each day offering new surprises. Fish change every month, as does the weather, providing new opportunities to catch different bugs and fish.
You never run out of things to do along the way. There’s a museum to fill with bugs, fossils, fish and more.
You can collect fish, fruit, and seashells to sell for a profit.
You can spend time sending letters or gifts to residents and real-life friends.
The Most Relaxing Game You’ll Ever Play.
Animal Crossing creates a sense of serenity that no other games do. From the lullaby-like music to the child-like art style, if you ever just need to relax, Animal Crossing is the game to turn to.
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The game also has a fun form of currency to earn called Nook Miles. You can earn these by completing various tasks around the island that ultimately contribute to its upkeep. You can use your Nook Miles to buy unique items not available through other means.
Or, you can spend your time changing your clothes, customizing furniture for your house or even building a garden. There’s no stress.
Yeah, 90% of the time you owe your greedy Racoon landlord money (aka bells) for your home, but there’s never any pressure on when you pay it.
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You NEED To Play New Horizons!
At a time where we have to stay away from each other, Animal Crossing New Horizons is the best way to take your mind of things and relax.
The only thing you have to worry about in this game is being stung by wasps or bitten by a tarantula, but just catch them before that happens! With this game, you won’t be bored anytime soon.