Animal Crossing: New Horizons brings islands of fun to the Nintendo Switch, and Polygon's guides will help you make the most of your time in a game that, as we wrote in our review, couldn't have come at a better time.
We've organized our guides into several sections to help you throughout your journey.
Our beginners guides focus on your first several days, teaching you how to pick a good island, tips about where to place your tent, and a helpful list of things you should do every day in New Horizons.
We've got a ton about upgrades, too, like how to increase your inventory and upgrade your tools. And don't miss our guides about the things you can and should do every day to make more money (Bells) --- like literally growing money from trees.
If you're into making money and farming important items like Iron Nuggets (and why wouldn't you be, honestly?), we've got a series of guides for you, too --- as well as reference lists of rewards you'll earn with Nook Miles+ rewards and Nook Mileage rewards (which sound kind of the same but aren't).
Finally, we focus on customization. For characters, you can change your hair and choose among many faces, galleries of which you can see in our guides. For structures, you can move buildings or build bridges and ramps --- all of which you can see in our guides, too.
Nintendo Switch consoles are often sold out, but you can still pick up the handheld-only Switch Lite, which is perfect for portable gaming.
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