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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp getting Super Mario Odyssey 'Cappy' hat on Oct. 27th, 2018

Believe it or not, we're coming up on the one-year anniversary of Super Mario Odyssey. Looks like Nintendo wants to celebrate in some unique ways, so they're offering up a free Cappy hat to players of Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp! All you have to do is log in on Oct. 27th, 2018 to get yours.

Thanks to Andreslop24 for the heads up!

Check out the first English press materials for the original Animal Crossing, titled 'Animal Forest'


Animal Crossing didn't hit the states until the GameCube came around. The game we got was a tweaked version of Animal Crossing on the N64, which only saw release in Japan. Back before Nintendo moved Animal Crossing to the GameCube outside of Japan, they were definitely considering releasing the N64 version in English. Above are the first-ever English press materials for the game, which were handed out at Spaceworld. Back then, Nintendo was toying with calling the franchise 'Animal Forest' outside of Japan!

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp - content update for Oct. 23rd, 2018

[Event] The next event is the 7th Fishing Tourney, and it’s now live! (available until October 30th, with trophy pick-up available until October 31st)

[Goals] During the 7th Fishing Tourney, a special set of Timed Goals is available: Jack Challenges (available until October 30th)

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp - next event image tease released


Ensky releases Animal Crossing 2019 calendar

Ensky has released their officially licensed Animal Crossing 2019 Calendar in Japan, but you don't have to miss out. You can import a copy of the calendar from Play-Asia right here!

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp - content update for Oct. 18th, 2018

[Log-in Bonus] To celebrate Halloween, which is coming soon, all players can get the following as Special Log-in Bonus: Leaf Ticket x50 (available until November 18th)

[Log-in Bonus] A new set of Daily Log-in Bonus is now live. It includes the following: fertilizer x3, elegant essence x3, Calling Card x1, Leaf Ticket x5, elegant essence x3, river throw net x3, Leaf Ticket x10 (available until October 25th)

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp - content update for Oct. 16th, 2018

[Animals] 5 new Animals have arrived at once: Lucky (creepy clock), Kiki (lucky black cat), Rodeo (forklift), Anicotti (neon sign), and Diva (circle rug). (no end date)

[Goals] A new set of Timed Goals is now live: Host the Most (available until October 22nd)

Nintendo grabs trademarks for 'Let's Go to the City' and 'Line Attack Heroes'

Nintendo continues on their path of trademark acquisition, this time grabbing two names related to Wii-era games. First up, they've registered 'Let's Go to the City,' which was the European subtitle for what we know as Animal Crossing: City Folk. Nintendo specifically trademarked the English phrase in Japan.

Nintendo also filed to secure a trademark for Line Attack Heroes, which was a Grezzo-developed WiiWare game from all the way back in 2010.

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp - content update for Oct. 12th, 2018

[Event] A new event is now live: the Poké Ball Scavenger Hunt. (available until October 23rd)

[Log-in Bonus] To celebrate the launch of the Poké Ball Scavenger Hunt, all players can get the following as Special Log-in Bonus: Eevee hood (available until November 12th)

[Goals] Two new sets of Timed Goals are now live: Poké Ball Hunt (available until October 23rd)

[Shovelstrike Quarry] While the Poké Ball Scavenger Hunt is running, you can get Poké Balls from the Shovelstrike Quarry (though only when the icon is displayed on the map) (available until October 23rd)

[Store] During the Poké Ball Scavenger Hunt event, two special packs are available for purchase in the in-game Store (only purchaseable once, available until October 23rd):
Poké Ball Hunt Pack S: Leaf Ticket x20, Poké Ball x10
Poké Ball Hunt Pack L: Leaf Ticket x180 (160+20 Bonus), Poké Ball x25

[My Nintendo] A new reward is now available: [Limited Time] 20 Leaf Tickets (price: 300 Platinum Coins, only redeemable once) (available until October 23rd)

Dragalia Lost Makes $16 Million in Two Weeks, Besting Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

Now with a few more days under its belt, we're getting to really see how Dragalia Lost is turning out. Today's news is definitely impressive. Dragalia Lost managed to pull in $16 million in two weeks, whereas Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp hit $9.8 million in the same amount of time.

Nintendo’s fourth mobile game, Dragalia Lost, has grossed an estimated $16 million in its first two weeks of availability, according to Sensor Tower Store Intelligence data. Approximately $13.5 million of this player spending has come from Japan and the United States, where the game now ranks third in terms of revenue for Nintendo mobile titles, ahead of Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp’s $9.8 million for the same period post-launch.

Dragalia Lost Revenue First Two Weeks

Co-developed with Cygames, maker of hit mobile game Granblue Fantasy, Dragalia Lost has—as expected—performed best so far in Japan, where it was practically tailor made to appeal to the country’s gamers. Japanese players have accounted for 69 percent of spending in the title, compared to just 16 percent of revenue originating from the U.S. The remaining 15 percent of spending during the game’s first two weeks has come from players in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau.

The game has also proven to be more popular among iOS users, with the App Store representing 60 percent of total spending.

As of today, Dragalia Lost is ranked No. 19 for downloads among all iOS apps in Japan and No. 512 in the U.S. For revenue, it is ranked No. 10 on Japan’s App Store and No. 62 on its U.S. equivalent. On Google Play, it is the No. 10 free app in Japan and ranks No. 184 on the same chart in the U.S. Its revenue through Google’s platform ranks it No. 5 by that measure in Japan and No. 32 in the U.S.