Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Animal Crossing: New Horizons[a] is a 2020 life simulation game created and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. It is the fifth main game in the Animal Crossing series. In New Horizons, the player controls a character who moves to a deserted island where many anthropomorphic animals live.
|Animal Crossing: New Horizons|
|Release||March 20, 2020|
Animal Crossing New Horizons was very successful, selling 31 million copies worldwide and breaking the console game record for most digital units sold in a single month with five million copies. It became successful because of the stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Known in Japan as Atsumare Dōbutsu no Mori (Japanese: あつまれ どうぶつの森, lit. Animal Forest: Gather)
- Bundel, Ani (March 29, 2020). "'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' is the coronavirus distraction we needed". NBC News THINK. Archived from the original on March 30, 2020. Retrieved March 31, 2020.