For those new to Animal Crossing New Horizons or long-term island residents, we hope this free update will energize their island by introducing the carnival spirit, new seasonal items, and more.
Animal Crossing New Horizons Update
Animal Crossing New Horizons periodically receives updates that offer events and features to the game. Besides, this new update includes a colorful and feather-filled Festival event, new additions to seasonal items, new Reactions, and items to purchase. You can take a look at the promotional video published for the festival. Also, the new features to be added to the game below.
Beginning Jan. 28, the new update will add the following features to the game:
- Festivale Event – Feel the heat with the colorful Festivale event filled with dancing and flying feathers! On Feb. 15, Dancer Pavé will arrive to your island’s plaza ** to usher in some confetti and carnival spirit. On the day of the event you can capture colorful feathers floating on your island with your net. Besides, trade them to Pavé to receive a passionate dance number in return. Rainbow feathers seem to be an especially rare sight, so be sure to catch them and trade them with Pavé. Invite friends over to your island or visit theirs to partake in the festivities together.
- New Reactions – If you want to express your excitement for Festivale, you’ll now have a range of new Reactions to choose from. Besides, the Viva Festival Reaction Set can be purchased with in-game Bells from the shelf at Nook’s Cranny for a limited time. Also, includes Feelin ’It, Let’s Go, Viva and Confetti.
- New Clothing – Starting Feb. 1, Festival clothing will be available at the Able Sisters shop for a limited time. Now you can get your Festivale groove on in style with these fashionable looks!
- Seasonal Items – Make sure to keep an eye out for seasonal items at the Nook Stop in Resident Services and through Nook Shopping. Also, celebrate the sentimental season with chocolate hearts and heart-shaped bouquets, which will be available for purchase beginning Feb. 1 and running through Feb. 14. There will also be other items related to Groundhog Day and Big Game Celebration available for certain periods during January and February!