Animal Crossing: New Horizons Tinder Dates Become Popular During Quarantine
Because of the recent societal social distancing changes enacted due to the coronavirus outbreak, many gamers have utilized their favorite video games as a source of escapism, but also as a means of staying connected with loved ones during this tragic time. One big title for this has been Animal Crossing: New Horizons, which has allowed players to digitally meet up online and even hold weddings and business meetings on its tropical islands. With the world social distancing, dating in the real world has been put to a standstill. To make up for this, it seems that Animal Crossing: New Horizons Tinder dates have become a new trend.
played animal crossing with a boy i met on tinder and he gave me money to pay off my loans where is this energy in real life
— sam! (@sammyhrwtz) April 9, 2020
As reported by Prima Games, various stories of Animal Crossing: New Horizons Tinder dates have surfaced on social media sites like Twitter. The hit dating app has offered video chat services for its users to utilize to go on virtual dates, but some users have felt that the newest Animal Crossing game is a more vibrant meetup spot. The biggest known story has been user Sam, who recalled their ACNH date experience with Polygon. Their date even left bells for Same to pay off their loan, though sadly the date ended up ghosting Sam as well.
I went on a tinder date with a boy in animal crossing and it went as well as you would think a regular tinder date would go pic.twitter.com/WahFJVeOpy
— 🍌🐟 Moe 🐟🍌 (@KokiriGirlMoe) April 15, 2020
Some users have even stated that making mention of Animal Crossing in their profile bios has led to more matches. Although there have been just as many reports of users claiming that they just want to be gifted resources, such as non-native fruits, under the guise of a date. This is quite a creative way to get around these lonesome days, and Tom Nook once again has saved the day with his capitalism. Hopefully, after this pandemic is over, peaches end up being these
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