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Animal Crossing: FREE Winter Update Available

Animal Crossing is set to usher in the Winter season (for Americans) with a FREE update that’s available to download now. The Winter update will add in some Christmas themed events, extras and add-ons that are sure to keep Animal Crossing fans happy throughout the holiday season.

New holiday events will allow players to celebrate special occasions with friends/family virtually. These include ‘Turkey Day’ on November 26 and ‘Toy Day’ on December 24.

The update will include the following features:

  • Special Holiday Events and Enhancements
  • The ability to expand your home storage
  • Visit random Island in dreams
  • New reactions
  • New hairstyles
  • Seasonal items to celebrate New Years Eve
  • Island and Resident Data Transfers

To dig a bit deeper into these updates, follow through with the official Animal Crossing website here.

Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Nick Chavez had this to say in an official statement:

“We’d like to invite everyone to experience the holidays together with family and friends in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, along with your island residents bringing their unique seasonal cheer,”…“We’re eager for everyone to discover all the changes arriving to your islands during this holiday season.”

The new download is available from November 19th. Animal Crossing players can expect the next update to drop in late January.