Nintendo will launch a collection of updates for Animal Crossing: New Horizons this summer season that may add new (and returning) options, together with the flexibility to go swimming and diving in your island, the corporate introduced Thursday. Divers will have the ability to catch new sea creatures, and your swims out to sea will allow you to encounter a well-known face: Pascal the ocean otter.
Swimming and diving are coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons as a part of a free replace as a consequence of be launched on July 3. Players will have the ability to donate new sea creatures — eels, star fish, scallops, anemones, and extra — to Blathers’ museum, and so they’ll rating new mermaid-themed DIY recipes from Pascal, Nintendo mentioned in a information launch.
The pelican Gulliver may also get a change of garments as a part of July’s replace. He’s getting a pirate-themed look and can give gamers an unidentified “special reward” for serving to him out.
Players may swim for objects in Animal Crossing: New Leaf for Nintendo 3DS with the usage of a wetsuit. Players needed to be conscious of jellyfish whereas looking for their ocean bounty.
Nintendo says one other free replace for Animal Crossing: New Horizons is coming in early August, however didn’t specify what content material it should carry to the charming life sim. A trailer launched Thursday appears to point the replace will add fireworks to the sport. Animal Crossing: New Horizons is accessible now for Nintendo Switch.
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