Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct unveils Happy Home Paradise expansion
Nintendo streamed their latest Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct presentation today and it ran for about 20 minutes. It looked at the upcoming new content due out this November for the island life sim.
They put the spotlight on specific changes like Harv's Island getting a shopping area, a new Group Stretching activity in the plaza among villagers, and the return of Town Ordinances to set some rules.
- It’s Nintendo’s last “major free content update”
- Island Life 101 App on NookPhone as a tutorial
- Camera App adds first-person and tripod mode
- Happy Home Paradise paid expansion for $24.99
- Included with Switch Online + Expansion Pack
A home storage upgrade bumps total storable items to 5,000 with more exterior options for homes. Cooking is introduced to DIY recipes with new farmable crops to make all kinds of new dishes.
Paid Expansion Features:
Happy Home Paradise offers more “creative design options” as you design homes, gardens and more on tropical islands. New ‘Poki’ currency for exclusive furniture items with new villagers added.
Sharable homes can ‘match make’ villagers and you can also construct schools, restaurants, theatres etc. with villagers using them. Happy Home designs can be shared and creators followed for tips.
New features such as partition walls, soundscapes, pillars etc. can carry over into the main game. Happy Home Paradise launches November 5 alongside the major free update from Nintendo.