Joe's Island, how to improve it in Animal Crossing New Horizons?

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Joe's Island, Photopia, allows players to create scenery and take photos with the characters ofAnimal Crossing: New Horizons in Joe's studio.


Since the update of November 5, 2021, it is also possible to improve Joe's Island. Indeed, the owner of the premises wishes to build a place with many shops. For this, the player will have to contribute to the island gyroids in order to help the development of the commercial place of Photopia.


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Joe's Island Shops in Animal Crossing

After experimenting in his photo studio, Joe has a new project. He wants to start a shopping square with the help of his old friend Ginette. Players will be able to bring together many shops and characters in the commercial square of Joe's Island. Certain conditions must be met to have access to these new features:

  • Have access to Joe's Island
  • Do the Photopéa tutorial
  • Attend the first Kéké Laglisse concert and wait at least a day

Here is the list of shops, which are all unlocked for 100 Bells :

  • Sarah's Carpet Shop
  • Tortimer's Storage
  • Rounard's paintings and arts shop
  • Racine's garden center
  • Astrid's clairvoyance booth
  • Blaise's Shoe Shop
  • Risette and Serge's personalization workshop
  • Ginette, who will also offer you new haircuts

You can unlock a maximum of one shop per day. So come back to visit the island every day until you get all the shops!



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