Animal Crossing: New Horizons gets an update this week to celebrate its first anniversary. The update will go live on March 18, 2021 and will include the integration of Sanrio amiibo, a new Custom Design Pro + editor, seasonal items, an island tour creator and an in-game cake for celebrate the game’s first year on the market.
Nintendo has detailed what to expect from the update, so let’s dive in and take a look.
Starting March 26, you’ll be able to purchase the Animal Crossing Sanrio Collaboration Pack at Target stores in the United States. In total, there are six different amiibo cards to collect, each giving players access to exclusive Sanrio characters appearing in the game. Additionally, the characters will give you various Sanrio-themed furniture to decorate. your island.
Custom Design Editor +
One of the most notable features of the update is the new Custom Design Pro Editor + tool, which will provide more robust design options and customization. The new tool will allow you to customize umbrellas, small flags, uchiha and photo stands, as well as the inclusion of 50 design slots in Normal Custom Design mode and Pro Custom Design modes.
The new Custom Design Pro Editor + upgrade will be available from Nook Stop for 2,000 bells. Additionally, you will have access to the new custom design portal, which was previously only accessible from the Able Sisters store. The purchase will cost 300 bells.
Once you have the Custom Design Pro Editor +, you will be able to create custom designs for umbrellas, Uchiha fans, wearable flags, and cutout face standees! Are you ready to unleash your creativity in new ways? # Animal crossing #ACNHhttps://t.co/Ve13b7JYMK pic.twitter.com/F5iHJa3fYX
– Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) March 16, 2021
A new update will also come with seasonal items, like an April Fool’s Day set that includes a whooppee pillow available from March 26 through April 1. There will also be prom-themed articles, as well as the infamous Bunny Day which runs from March 28 to April 4. This event will feature an egg hunt, just like last year – although much of the community has expressed their dislike of the feature in 2020.
Creator of island tours
Separated from the game itself is the new Island Tour Creator, a limited-time web service that will be available from March 23 through the end of 2021. This service will allow you to use screenshots and images to create a trailer and poster of your island. – show its best features. Nintendo advised checking Animal Crossing’s Twitter account for more details.