Watch the new trailer for Animal Crossing: New Horizons; game details inside

Nintendo Switch owners will finally have a game in the legendary Animal Crossing series to call their own. The latest game was announced during the E3 Nintendo Direct this morning and the full title is Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Have a look at the new trailer for yourself below:

The new game is not set in a town like we saw with earlier titles nor is there a campground for you to manage. It seems that the industrious Tom Nook has purchased a desert island getaway and you show up to make a new life for yourself.

It seems that Animal Crossing: New Horizons will be a significant upgrade for the franchise. There will be a crafting feature you can use to manufacture needed tools like axes and shovels. At one point in the trailer a player is seen to pole vault across a creek. Other new features include:

Hemispheres – You will finally have appropriate weather for your region based on the time of year.

More players – Up to four local players can enjoy co-op experiences and there will be support for up to eight players online.

Item flexibility – Furniture can be placed outside now.

Are you excited for Animal Crossing: New Horizons? I know I am and I suspect that friend and colleague David will be there at launch.

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