Animal Crossing New Horizons free update, when and how to download it?

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Update from November 4 at 9:50 a.m.:

The free update is already available, one day early!


A few weeks ago there was an Animal Crossing Direct, presenting the next new features of the game, with in particular the arrival of the Happy Home Designer Paid DLC, but also the addition of the latest free update. It is this Friday, November 5 that it will be possible to take advantage of all these new features, which should be released at the same time!


More how to access this free update, and especially from when? The release time has not been announced, but it could come out on Thursday night to Friday, as is usually the case for updates Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

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When and how do I download the free Animal Crossing update?

To access the latest free Animal Crossing: New Horizons update, you obviously have to start by owning the game! If you already have it, wait for the update to be released this Friday, November 5, then follow the steps below:


  • Connect your Nintendo Switch to the internet
  • Go back to the HOME menu and start the game
  • The update will normally be downloaded and installed automatically
  • Once the update is installed, the latest version number will be displayed on the title screen

The game should then be up to date, and you should be able to take advantage of the various new features brought by the free Animal Crossing November 5 update !



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