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How to Play Online – Animal Crossing New Horizons Multiplayer Guide

Multiplayer is free, but there is one condition to play online with friends in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

Looking for an answer on how to play Animal Crossing New Horizons online with friends and families? Well here is an Animal Crossing New Horizons multiplayer guide where you can learn everything about how to play online, max number of players allowed to participate and any additional subscription required to use online multiplayer mode. Animal Crossing New Horizons has a free multiplayer mode but without Nintendo Switch Online subscription you cannot access this feature. But you can play Party Play mode wherein a team of 4 you can complete common objectives. Keep reading the guide to learn about Animal Crossing New Horizons online mode.

How to play Online guide – Animal Crossing New Horizons

  • Buy a Nintendo Switch Online Subscription if you do not have one.
  • Go Airport and select Online Play.
  • There are two options, select depart to join others game or invite to add your friends.
  • You can add upto 8 players in one game.

With these simple steps, you can play online, you have to visit an airport and board the tiny plane. This gives you two option as mentioned in step 3. To join select Depart and you can join a friend’s island. And to invite your friends to select an invite.

Animal Crossing New Horizons online mode is restricted to Nintendo Switch’s online members. You cannot enjoy playing with friends if you don’t have one. Local multiplayer allows a team of four to play on the common island. One of them is a leader and others are followers. Things are different in Animal Crossing New Horizons Online mode.

To test Nintendo Switch Online offers a 7-day free trial, you can then enjoy a monthly, three months and 12 months subscription. If you face any issue while playing online check your internet connectivity. It is one of the most common causes behind lags, connectivity failure, etc.

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