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Nintendo has announced that the very first update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons will be available to download a day ahead of the game’s official launch.

On March 18th, 2020 at 6 p.m. PT, players who have preloaded the game from the Nintendo eShop will be able to download New Horizons’ 1.1.0 update immediately to have it ready by launch day.



No details have been provided about what this update will include, or if it’s related to the launch day “Bunny Day” update being planned for the game.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons launches worldwide for Nintendo Switch on March 20th, 2020.

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