Animal Crossing: New Horizons Inspired Nintendo Switch Design Coming Soon
Fans of adorableness have enjoyed Animal Crossing titles for over 19 years, but have had to wait over 7 years since the last release to a console or handheld device. But wait no more, because in just over a month, Animal Crossing: New Horizons will be released to the Nintendo Switch! To capitalize on the much-anticipated title, Nintendo has announced that it will be releasing a design for the Switch that inspired by the game and will be available for purchase shortly before the title itself comes out.
The design for this Nintendo Switch is inspired by Animal Crossing: New Horizons, the game set to be sold separately from the console. A pair of Joy-Con are colored in a lovely pastel green and blue with white on the back, will accompany the system with iconic characters Tom Nook and Nooklings Timmy and Tommy featured on the dock. Additionally, the Aloha Carrying Case and Screen Protector will also be available on 3/13 but sold separately. The total cost of this amazing system will be $299.99.
For those who might have missed the upcoming release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, below is a brief description of the game courtesy of the games website:
“If the hustle and bustle of modern life’s got you down, Tom Nook has a new business venture up his sleeve that he knows you’ll adore: the Nook Inc. Deserted Island Getaway Package! Sure, you’ve crossed paths with colorful characters near and far. Had a grand time as one of the city folk. May’ve even turned over a new leaf and dedicated yourself to public service! But deep down, isn’t there a part of you that longs for…freedom? Then perhaps a long walk on the beach of a deserted island, where a rich wealth of untouched nature awaits, is just what the doctor ordered!
Peaceful creativity and charm await as you roll up your sleeves and make your new life whatever you want it to be. Collect resources and craft everything from creature comforts to handy tools. Embrace your green thumb as you interact with flowers and trees in new ways. Set up a homestead where the rules of what goes indoors and out no longer apply. Make friends with new arrivals, enjoy the seasons, pole-vault across rivers as you explore, and more!”
Animal Crossing: New Horizons will be exclusively released to the Nintendo Switch on March 20th. This beautifully designed console will release on March 13th.
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