Animal Crossing: New Horizons Launches 20 March

A new poster for Animal Crossing: New Horizons from Nintendo UK reconfirms the 20 March 2020 release date meaning a further delay is now looking extremely unlikely. An Atsumare Doubutsu no Mori Lottery was also recently announced for 21 March with a Photo Booth with Tom, Timmy, and Tommy Nook announced for Jump Festa ’20 on 21-22 December. Pre-order the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off!

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Nintendo Reveal Jump Festa Plans

Nintendo have announced their line-up for Jump Festa ’20 on 21-22 December with the Animal Crossing: New Horizons photo booth (see this post for more details) and a voice actor showdown stage featuring the Nintendo Switch games Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch, Ring Fit Adventure, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and Super Mario Maker 2. The stage show will air on both YouTube Live and niconico. Please note that Animal Crossing: New Horizons will not be playable at the event. Full schedule posted here with video below…

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Lottery

BANDAI SPIRITS’s Ichiban KUJI brand are holding an Atsumare Doubutsu no Mori (Animal Crossing: New Horizons) lottery at 7-Eleven and Ito-Yokado stores across Japan from 21 March 2020 priced at ¥650 per go with prizes including Timmy & Tommy Tissue Case, Leisure Rug, Cooler Bag, Clear Bottle, Clear Pouch, Stackable Mug, Design Towel, and Mini Table. Post to be updated with lottery items when available.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Adds Mexican Content

Nintendo of Latin America have revealed that Animal Crossing: New Horizons will include Mexican content including clothing, plus a Latin Spanish translation. Also revealed are circular and square noses for the villagers! Thanks to Ramón and GameXplain. Six new screenshots added below…

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Animal Crossing Jump Festa Details

Nintendo have announced further details of Animal Crossing: New Horizons briefing at Jump Festa ’20 later this month with a lottery for an Animal Crossing towel, photo opportunities with Tom, Tommy, & Timmy Nook, plus a stage show where Jump voice actors play Nintendo Switch games! Read the full translation below thanks to BlackKite, plus images from Nintendo Live 2019..

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Nintendo’s Release Calendar Updated

Nintendo have updated their release calendar at the latest Six Months Earnings Release with Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore still listed as 17 January 2020, Animal Crossing: New Horizons still listed as 20 March 2020, Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition and the Famicom Tantei Club games listed as 2020, and Bayonetta 3, Metroid Prime 4, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 all still listed as TBA. No other first party Switch games have been revealed for next year and beyond at time of posting.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Will Be At Jump Festa

Nintendo have announced that the next briefing session for Animal Crossing: New Horizons will be at Jump Festa ’20 on 21-22 December at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan. A photo corner featuring Tom, Timmy, and Tommy Nook, as well as Isabelle and KK Slider will take place. The game has not been confirmed as playable at the event. A new comic strip added below…

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Screenshots

All the latest screenshots from the Nintendo of America press kit of Animal Crossing: New Horizons from the recent Nintendo Direct, along with all the Japanese screenshots of Atsumare Doubutsu no Mori from the Nintendo Topics page. Please note some screens are used in both! View the latest trailer at this post.

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