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Animal Crossing: New Horizons x Sanrio Collaboration amiibo Card Pack launches exclusively at Target on March 26th, 2021

A cute crossover!

From Hello Kitty, My Melody, to Keroppi, get ready to discover new residents, styles and items inspired by adorable Sanrio friends! The Animal Crossing Sanrio Collaboration Pack comes to the US for the first time on March 26, exclusively at Target!

Players will be able to access this content after an update coming on March 18th, 2021. You'll need the amiibo cards seen above to enjoy all of the content.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons' Version 1.8.0 update now available

Mario content incoming!

Animal Crossing: New Horizons' Version 1.8.0 update is now available. We're still waiting on official patch notes, but we do have details on some of the content you'll find in this update.

Familiar items like the Super Mushroom and the “?” Block can be ordered in the game as furniture items, so you can place them wherever you want. You can even place multiple Warp Pipes on your island and easily travel between them. The new Super Mario Bros. themed items will be available starting on March 1st, 2021.

My Nintendo running Animal Crossing x BoxLunch Sweepstakes

Enter today!

My Nintendo is offering Animal Crossing fans a chance to get in on a new sweepstakes. You can enter up to 3 times, and each entry takes up 10 Platinum Points. Check out more details on the contest below.

It’s paradise IRL! BoxLunch and My Nintendo want to help you bring the island vibes home with a chance to win one of three Animal Crossing prize packs! Whether you're hanging out on your own island or travelling the seven seas, you’ll have everything you need for a virtual getaway. My Nintendo members can redeem their Platinum Points* to enter the Animal Crossing My Nintendo x BoxLunch Sweepstakes—prizes include the Cozy at Home Prize Pack, the On the Go Prize Pack, and the Grand Prize Pack, all filled with Animal Crossing apparel and accessories!

The lucky grand prize winner will receive a $100 BoxLunch gift card, as well as an Animal Crossing-themed Tote Bag, Scrunchy Set, Travel Mug, Water Bottle, Sleep Pants, T&T Mart Logo Cap, Timmy and Tommy Retractable Lanyard, and a Nook Inc. Floating Pen.

Cozy at Home Prize Pack

Cuddle up with these Animal Crossing Sleep Pants, along with a Heat-Changing Mug, Scrunchy Set, Women’s Hoodie, and a Nook Inc. Floating Pen.

On The Go Prize Pack

Take your Animal Crossing party on the road with this adorable Tote Bag, Scrunchy Set, Water Bottle, Travel Mug, T&T Mart Logo Cap, and Timmy and Tommy Retractable Lanyard.

Enter here (thanks Kolma!)

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp - content update for Feb. 23rd, 2021

[Crafting] The following pieces of Special Furniture are now available via Reissue Crafting: Harriet’s salon station, Leif’s flower stand (available until March 8th)

New details shared on Animal Crossing: New Horizons' Version 1.8.0 update

So many goodies coming!

The next big update heading to Animal Crossing: New Horizons comes out Feb. 25th, 2021, and it's bringing lots of Mario content with it, but that's not all. Check out a rundown below of some other features you can look forward to after the new update.

- if you have more than two warp pipes, you'll emerge from a random pipe
- you can place a warp pipe in your home and travel inside/outside your home
- items include a 1up mushroom, super star, Luigi hat, Wario outfit, Peach shoes, Yoshi egg rug, Lakitu cloud rug, block floor, mushroom mural
- Peach Festival content available Feb. 25th to March 3rd, 2021
- Pi Day content available March 14th, 2021
- St. Patrick's Day content coming March 10th through March 17th, 2021
- you'll get a free mushroom mural on Feb. 28th, 2021

Animal Crossing: New Horizons manga receiving an English translation

The comedy manga is heading our way

The Animal Crossing: New Horizons manga that's been running in Japan is getting an official English translation, and it's set to launch on Sept. 21st, 2021.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Vol. 1 Deserted Island Diary is a comedy manga that includes a number of different islanders, and it also gives tips on how to be a great representative for your island. Viz Media is behind the English localization, and more details on this release will be shared in the near future.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons "Mario" content trailer and screens

Super Mario Bros. themed furniture and fashion items are coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons! After downloading the free update on February 25, a variety of #SuperMario​ Bros. items will be available in Nook Shopping starting March 1. Check out more screens for this update below.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver does a bit about Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Stick up for yourself, Nook!

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver has had some Nintendo-related jokes in the past, leaving little doubt that someone on the writing staff is a fan of the Big N. In the latest episode of the show, Nintendo once again plays into a bit. This time around, the game is brought up in a discussion about pandemics. Check out the full joke above.

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp - content update for Feb. 12th, 2021

[Cookies] The following Fortune Cookies are now back in stock: Marshal’s pastry cookie, Beau’s artisanal cookie (available until February 27th)

Printable Animal Crossing: New Horizons 2021 Birthday Calendar available via My Nintendo

Mark it down

Animal Crossing: New Horizons fans have something new to grab over at My Nintendo. The Big N has released a printable Animal Crossing: New Horizons 2021 Birthday Calendar, which is priced at 80 Platinum Points. These are sure to go quickly, so make sure to purchase yours while you still can.