The Animal Crossing grandma has finally gotten a copy of Animal Crossing: New Horizons

You go, grandma!

Just last year we featured a story on Audie, the 88-year-old grandmother who was a huge fan of Animal Crossing: New Leaf. She spent 3,500 hours with the game, playing for nearly 4 years straight. Her story went far and wide in the Nintendo community, and she may have gotten a tribute in New Horizons! Wondering what the grandma is up to now? Turns out she just got a copy of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, along with the Animal Crossing-themed Switch! Check out her unboxing video above.

A professional fashion protographer is taking amazing pictures in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Strike a pose

What do you do when you're a professional fashion photographer and you're stuck inside during self quarantine? You put your skills to use in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, of course!

Jessica Kobeissi is ridiculously skilled when it comes to fashion photography, and that talent transfers perfectly to Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Jessica took the time to put together outfits, rearrange settings, and even play with lighting to get the perfect fashion pics. Check out her video above to see how everything came out.

IGN Video - How to Get Rid of Villagers in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Whether you've got a villager you just can't stand or you're looking for some fresh faces, we've got tips for how you can get rid of villagers in your Animal Crossing: New Horizons town.

How to Unlock the Nookphone Shopping App in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

App queen

Want to do some online shopping in Animal Crossing: New Horizons? We show how to unlock the Nook Shopping App for your phone and do some shopping no matter where you are!

Here’s some hoppin’ info on Bunny Day in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

A reminder from the Big N

Bunny Day is an in-game event that’s got every bunny talking! From April 1st till April 12th, you’ll be able to find Zipper T. Bunny on your island and go on an egg-citing egg hunt. You’ll also be able to craft some limited-time items.

To join the festivities, you’ll need to do some simple prep (please ask a parent-type person if you need some help with this):

1) Make sure that your game is up-to-date. Chances are that your game already updated itself to Version 1.1.1. But if you need to do it yourself, select the game’s icon on the HOME Menu, press the + Button, and select Software Update (internet connection required).

2) During the event, make sure that your user profile is linked with a Nintendo Account, and that you start the game while connected to the internet . (You just need to do this once). You’ll know it worked when your game says that it’s Version 1.1.1a. We hope you enjoy Bunny Day!

Select Animal Crossing: New Horizons players are running into a balloon-popping glitch

Sorry to burst your balloon

All Animal Crossing: New Horizons players have spotted balloon presents floating high above their island, which can be tracked down and popped to grab a special gift. Some players see them pop up more than others, and it seems those who've been popping balloons like crazy have run into a glitch.

Popping 300 balloons will net you a Nook Miles achievement, which is a goal everyone will hit at some point or another. The problem is, some players are saying they have stopped seeing balloons altogether after hitting that mark. Making things more confusing, other players have hit the 300 total and haven't experienced the drought.

As balloon-popping is a big part of the Bunny Day festivities, this bug has reared its ugly head at a particularly bad time. Hopefully Nintendo can push out a quick fix while the holiday is still going on.

Nintendo releases free Animal Crossing: New Horizons-themed egg holders

An eggciting release

If you're celebrating Bunny Day in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, why not celebrate it in real life as well? Nintendo has released the set of Animal Crossing-themed egg holders seen above via their Play Nintendo site, and they're completely free. As long as you have a printer with some color ink, you can grab the files here and print out your set today!

Animal Crossing: New Horizons fishing guide for April 2020

Fish on!

Curious which new Critterpedia entries you can fill out in April? Join Steve as he breaks down all the new fish coming to your island this month in this short guide!

Animal Crossing: New Horizons "UK accolades" trailer

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is out now on Nintendo Switch! See what the critics think of the game.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons players are waiting in lines for hours to get the best prices on the stalk market

Gotta make bank on those turnips, baby!

There are two types of players in Animal Crossing; those who play the stalk market and those who don't. For those who do, the dedication to finding the best prices for turnips is a full-time job. That's why thousands of players are spending countless hours traveling around to the islands of strangers who happen to have the best turnip buying prices.

Players are organizing online through social media to find the best places to visit for cashing in on the stalk market, which is causing virtual lines that can take hours to get through. It seems players don't mind waiting all that much though, as the there's a serious return on the investment. When you can crank out 2 million bells for playing the market right, a few hours in line doesn't seem so bad!

There's money to be made for those opening their gates to random players as well. If you happen to be in a spot where turnip prices are off the charts, you'll see a ton of virtual foot traffic. Some of those visitors end up leaving gifts, or even better, tips. One player left his game open online for 8 hours, and he walked away with over 2 million bells in tips alone!

Whether you're willing to play the turnip game or you have a hot spot for cashing in, there's plenty of bells to be made. You just need a little time and patience!


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