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Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Animal Crossing: New Leaf has a new free update

It brings in a wealth of content.

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf released way back in 2013. It sold really well and we're pretty sure fans will want another instalment in the future, perhaps on the Nintendo Switch.

Although not a new game, Nintendo has released a new free update for Animal Crossing: New Leaf and it brings quite a lot of new things into the mix. The update called "Welcome Amiibo" is now available on the 3DS eShop.

The name of the update would suggest you would need an amiibo, but don't fret if you haven't bought any amiibos because you can still have fun with the update.

The update brings:

A brand new area called the 'Campground' which is overseen by a hippie dog called Harvey. Some of the animals that you invite may stop at the campsite, and you can talk and trade with these characters. Some might even move into your town.

The game now has another currency called MEOW Coupons that can be traded for bells or exchanged for items at the campground.

If you talk to Wisp the ghost then he can grant you one wish per day. You can wish for a new daily gift or invite a new animal friend to your town.

There is now a storeroom, so for those who like to hoard everything this will be invaluable.

There are a pair of new mini-games called, Animal Crossing Puzzle League and Desert Island Escape.

You can now take pictures of villagers and amiibo characters using the amiibo camera. Zelda and Splatoon amiibos are supported and will summon a villager dressed up as one of the characters from the amiibo that you are using. On November 25 a Sanrio Collaboration Pack will be available, thus giving you more collaborations to enjoy.

If you're a fan of the series, it is worth playing again for this new update. For those who are now interested about Animal Crossing: New Leaf, check out our review here. Is this update enough to make you go back to it?

Animal Crossing: New Leaf

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf

REVIEW. Written by Gillen McAllister

"Think of it as less a game, more a life choice. It's a twee game, but don't mistake it for a childish one. It's an addictive, warm-hearted title that deserves to be on your 3DS."

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