Animal Crossing: New Horizons Update Adding Swimming, New Characters, And More (VIDEO)
With the vast majority of people stuck in quarantine over the last few months, and a good portion of them playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons, players are always looking to when Nintendo will release new content for the title. That said, the first wave of the free summer update is just around the corner and it features a plethora of fun things for all to do.
In a video released by the Animal Crossing Twitter account, fans are able to get a look at what the summer update will contain. The first notable feature highlighted is the ability to go swimming. That’s right, players will soon be able to jump off of their islands and into the ocean to find new creatures and even encounter some new characters. Of course, new creatures means players will be able to make new donations to their museums.
Cool off this summer by diving into the #AnimalCrossing: New Horizons free Summer Update – Wave 1, arriving 7/3! Put on your wet suit to dive & swim in the ocean, and even meet new characters! Stay tuned for info on Wave 2, planned for release in early August. pic.twitter.com/cYd86R7g6D
— Tom Nook (@animalcrossing) June 25, 2020
There will even be new DIY recipes that appear to be based on things found in the ocean. In addition to this, upcoming update will only be the first wave for Animal Crossing: New Horizons players, which is set to arrive on July 3rd. The second wave of the free summer update will be launching at some point in early August.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons is currently available on Nintendo Switch. Keep it tuned to Don’t Feed the Gamers as this story develops, and for other gaming goodness going on right now, check out the following:
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What say you, gamers? Are you excited to go swimming when the free update arrives in Animal Crossing: New Horizons next week? Sound off in the comments section below, and be sure to follow DFTG on Twitter for live gaming and entertainment news 24/7!
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Eric is an editor and writer for Don't Feed the Gamers. When he is not staring at a computer screen filled with text, he is usually staring at a computer screen filled with controllable animations. Today's youth call this gaming. He also likes to shoot things. With a camera, of course.