Animal Crossing Themed Nintendo Switch Dropping March 13

Posted by | January 31, 2020 | News, Switch | No Comments

Animal Crossing: New Horizons, releasing March 20, is one of the most anticipated Switch games we’ve seen yet. It’s not a big surprise that Nintendo realizes this. In response we’re getting a lovely Animal Crossing themed Nintendo Switch, releasing March 13, for $299.

The Switch features light green and light blue Joy-Con, along with Animal Crossing imagery on the back. Tom Nook and Nooklings Timmy and Tommy adorn the the Switch dock.

Sold separately is the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Aloha Edition Carrying Case & Screen Protector, which features a themed carrying case for the Switch in handheld mode. Two separate versions of the case and protector will be available, one for the original Switch and one for the Switch Lite.

Alas the Animal Crossing Switch doesn’t actually include the upcoming game, which is releasing on March 20 for $59.99.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons brings players to an island paradise, where they’ll need to begin their life decorating their home, crafting tools and furniture, playing games, and meeting friends. New Horizons supports up to eight players on a single island via online and local wireless, with up to four players playing together on a single Switch.

Nintendo Switch Online membership is required for online play. Animal Crossing: New Horizons will launch March 20, the Animal Crossing Switch debuts March 13. Pre-orders will be available soon.

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