The latest Nintendo Direct dedicated to Animal Crossing: New Horizons has anticipated the release of version 2.0, arriving on November 5, 2021. The new update will be completely free and introduce a mountain of news and improvements, including exploring new islands, new characters, and many interactions with the game world.
In addition, Nintendo has announced Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise, the first paid expansion coming out the same day and available for an introductory price of $ 24.99.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons 2.0 is the latest free update of the game and introduces many new features, including “The Roost,” Bartolo’s café that can be visited inside the Museum, and Remo, a new NPC that allows the player to travel on mysterious islands never seen before. The NPC Fiorilio will also be introduced, an islander who, after an economic investment, will host all the itinerant merchants.
Additionally, it has been confirmed that players will finally be able to use ingredients grown on their island to cook new recipes. Regarding the quality of life, Nintendo has decided to bring the deposit limit of objects to 5,000. It has introduced a new system that allows you to change some activities’ opening and closing times.
On November 5, along with update 2.0, the game’s first paid DLC will also arrive, called Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise. Offered at an introductory price of $ 24.99 and available for pre-order from October 29, the new DLC includes an avalanche of content and can also be downloaded for free by all subscribers to the Nintendo Switch Online premium package (the Expansion Pack with games for Nintendo 64). Below you can take a look at the video with all the news.