[dropcap]N[/dropcap]intendo has soft launched Animal Crossing Pocket Camp in Australia. This means that anyone with an Australian iTunes or Google Play account can download the mobile game for free beginning today. Since anyone can even in the U.S could do so, we have received some more gameplay from the game! Check out the 30 minute footage from Animal Crossing Pocket Camp below.
If you are interested in giving this a try and playing Animal Crossing Pocket Camp early you can follow this guide. For more information on Animal Crossing Pocket Camp, including the full Nintendo Direct check out our recent coverage here.
[dropcap]N[/dropcap]intendo has just opened the official Animal Crossing Pocket Camp website. The page features tons of new information, some gameplay videos and more. You can also sign up to be notified when the game becomes available on iOS and Android in later November. You can check out more information, and see how you can sign up for the Animal Crossing Mobile game right here. If you want to visit the official webpage you can do so here. Below is some new gameplay video for Animal Crossing Pocket Camp
[dropcap]N[/dropcap]intendo promised a new direct this week, and it did just that! The big N has finally lifted the curtain and revealed the first Animal Crossing Pocket Camp. This is the first time Animal Crossing fans can enjoy the game on mobile devices. The game is set to release on iOS and Android later this year. A first gameplay trailer can be watched below.
In Animal Crossing Pocket Camp the player will be collecting materials to craft hundreds of different furniture and other items. These items can then be used to decorate your very own campsite. The player will also be able to share a friendship level with villagers for the very first time. The game offers all the villagers we came to love including Timmy and Tommy, Isabelle and more. Animal Crossing Pocket Camp features and open world similar to previous games on the 3DS and Wii. The game also features full house customizations inside and outside.
Animal Crossing Pocket Camp is a full animal crossing game featuring crafting, decorating, exploring, social gameplay, seasonal events and more! The game will be available in late November of 2017. If you mussed the direct, you can watch it below
Update: The official website has launched, check out the latest details right here.
About Animal Crossing Pocket Camp
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is a game in which you build a cozy camp life with friends and your favorite animals. If you have played Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo, you might reconnect with more than a few old friends!
You’re the Camp Manager
Imagine arriving at a beautiful but empty campsite and meeting up with everyone’s favorite helper, Isabelle. Then, out of the blue, she asks you to run the place!
Get Out and Enjoy Nature
Visit nearby recreation areas to go fishing, gather fruit, and collect bugs. Take advantage of all that camp life has to offer!
Make New Animal Friends
Stop by and say hello to animals visiting nearby recreation areas. You can grow your friendship and earn rewards by helping them find the things they need.
Build Furniture, Amenities, and More
With the right craft materials, you can have the hardworking handyman Cyrus make just about anything you need to customize your campsite. Just put in the order, and he’ll get right to work.
Host Animals at Your Campsite
Decorate your campsite with items and furniture that your animal friends love, and your place will be the most popular spot on the map! Once you’ve hosted an animal, he or she will be able to come back and visit anytime.
Build Big Fun with Amenities
It takes a little more time and effort to craft an amenity, but your animal friends will love it! From a merry-go-round to a half-pipe, amenities bring out surprises from all your guests.
Customize Your Camper
Visit Giovanni, Carlo, and Beppe at OK Motors for all your camper customization needs! You can change the look of your camper—or even make it bigger on the inside.
Complete Your Catalog
There are so many fun things to craft and collect. Can you get them all?
Always Something New
With seasonal events, there’s always something new to do in Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp! Click on Notices at the top of the page to see what’s happening, or tap More and then Notices within the game.
[dropcap]N[/dropcap]intendo has finally broken the silence on Animal Crossing. New Leaf has been out for 5 years now, and a Switch version of the game is highly anticipated. Nintendo stated that this Direct will focus only on the mobile version of Animal Crossing. However, Reggie president of North America did repeatedly say that the mobile version of the beloved simulation game is expected to connect to existing or future worlds of Animal Crossing. It will be interesting to see how the mobile game connects to the worlds we cherish so much. Bookmark this page to watch the Animal Crossing Direct Live stream below. The stream will start at 8pm PT / 11pm ET – today October 24th, 2017.
[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he official Animal Crossing account just announced an upcoming Nintendo direct surrounding Animal Crossing Mobile. The Direct will air this week on October 25th at 7am UK time. More information have not been provided at this point. The Animal Crossing Mobile app is expected to be released by the end of this year. Analysts expect the app the be available in December.
The official Animal Crossing direct website can be found here. The Direct will air Tuesday, Oct 24th at 8pm PT / 11pm ET in North America.
Tune in for a roughly 15-minute Animal Crossing Mobile Direct video presentation focused exclusively on the upcoming Animal Crossing mobile title. There will be no updates on any other topics including other mobile, Nintendo Switch or Nintendo 3DS software.
Nintendo has been teasing Animal Crossing fans with random Animal Crossing related tweets in the past week. While fans of the series are impatiently waiting for the upcoming Mobile App, as well as an overdue announcement for the Switch version – die hard fan Josh “Bit Block” Thomas, has gone ahead and created a vision of Animal Crossing Switch. The video shows what he would like to see from an Animal Crossing Switch game. The visuals and ideas will make every fan of the series even more excited. The illustrations truly show the potential of Animal Crossing game on Nintendos latest console. Check out the video below.
Animal Crossing has become one of Nintendos biggest franchise with more than 20 million copies sold, there is no doubt that Animal Crossing Switch will be coming in the not so distant future. A mobile version of the game is still expected to be released before the end of 2017. If you are like us, and you simply can’t wait for the next installment in the series, you should take out the ultimate Animal Crossing: New Leaf Quiz right here.
[dropcap]M[/dropcap]any Nintendo and Animal Crossing developers are saying goodbye to Miiverse with some adorable and heartwarming drawings. The beloved service will shut down on November 7th, and all assets will be unavailable after that date. If you want save some of your memories you will have to do so before the final day. Some dedicated fans are trying to save millions of submissions to make them available for users around the world after the official shut down date. Aya Kyogoku producer of Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and director of Animal Crossing: New Leaf has shared some adorable art as well. Check out some of the submissions by the Nintendo developers below.
Many games including Animal Crossing: Plaza and Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer are affected by the Miiverse shutdown. For more information on the Miiverse sunset, you may check out the official Nintendo FAQ right here. If you haven’t already you may also want to take the ultimate Animal Crossing: New Leaf quiz over here.
Aya Kyogoku – Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer producer and Animal Crossing: New Leaf director
Takaya Imamura – director of Steel Diver: Sub Wars
Eiji Aonuma – Zelda producer
Shinya Hiratake – Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker director
[dropcap]Y[/dropcap]esterday we reported that Nintendo is currently busy teasing Animal Crossing fans with new artwork throughout the entire week. Today we learned that tons of new Animal Crossing Merchandise is hitting the market. The Japanese retailer SAN-EI CO., LTD is exclusively offering a great variety of Animal Crossing themed items. Pencils, notebooks, keychains and more will be available at 3 of their locations in Japan, some of it will be sold online as well. It is unclear at this point if these items will be sold in North America as well. However, the eager fan might turn to eBay to snatch up one of those exclusive Animal Crossing goodies! Check back for an upcoming giveaway of these items!