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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Update 1.2.1 Available Now

Animal Crossing: New Horizons receives a new update today with version number 1.21 for Nintendo Switch.

Today, on May 22, a brand new update was deployed for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, the latest installment of the license available on Nintendo Switch. Since its official release, Animal Crossing: New Horizons continues to attract new players and manages to keep the interest of those who play it for weeks now.


Indeed, thanks to the various events and updates, the game never tires. Besides, on this Friday, May 22, a new update is available, that is in version number 1.2.1. However, we should not expect new features or events since Nintendo has detailed its patch note in just one sentence:

General updates: Addressed issues to further ensure an enjoyable gaming experience.

There are no other changes are known for the moment. It is also not clear which specific bugs the new update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons addresses. This update 1.2.1 comes one month after the last big patch for the cuddly life simulation. Update 1.2.0 (released on April 23) had more in its patch notes than just bug fixes.


How to download the new update of Animal Crossing: New Horizons –

Firstly you should know that on your Nintendo Switch the game updates are always downloaded automatically, if for some reason this doesn’t work, you can also download it manually:

  1. You will need to ensure that your Nintendo Switch is connected to the WiFi.
  2. After that just mark the game for which you want to download an update (in this case Animal Crossing).
  3. You will need to press the minus button to open the options.
  4. Lastly, just select “Software updates” here: Go to “Via the Internet” and download and install the new patch.