After months of silence, Nintendo has unveiled the primary gameplay footage of its new Animal Crossing recreation on Switch – now referred to as Animal Crossing: New Horizons – at its Nintendo Direct E3 2019 occasion.
Our first gameplay footage of the sport reveals the villager farming and crafting new furnishings – one thing that has by no means been a facet of the primary Animal Crossing video games. Some of those options appear like they’re lifted from Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, whereas different facets are fully new for the collection.
Unfortunately, nonetheless, it wasn’t all excellent news for certainly one of Nintendo’s greatest franchises: Once anticipated to launch in late-2019, Nintendo’s Yoshiaki Koizumi introduced that Animal Crossing: New Horizons now gained’t be launched till March 20, 2020.
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The setup for the sport, as revealed by the trailer, is that Tom Nook is now chartering trip packages to a abandoned island, which you, because the villager, should discover and domesticate right into a thriving group. It’s a neat spin on the basic components of you catching a practice to a brand new city, and one which helps justify the brand new crafting components.
Other refined new additions to the collection are the power to position objects anyplace on the island and farming, which helps make Animal Crossing really feel a bit extra just like the Harvest Moon franchise. That mentioned, contemplating all the world’s inhabitants are animals it’s most likely secure to imagine that conventional cattle farming is out of the query.
Regardless, we’ll be excited to listen to extra in regards to the recreation earlier than it comes out subsequent 12 months.
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