Animal Crossing: New Horizons has kept the attention of players from around the world since the day it released in March, and thanks to its multiplayer functionality and the creative minds of those running their islands, we’ve been seeing a number of really innovative ways to keep the experience fresh. From creating intricate games that friends can compete in — like Deal or No Deal — to orchestrating truly inventive musical displays between animals on islands, it’s been incredibly entertaining to watch the imaginations of thousands being expressed in such cute ways.

There are a whole lot of noteworthy ideas that we’d like to share with all of you! Down below you’ll find some of our very favorite activities that ACNH players have posted through social media. And because of the ongoing innovation behind the game, you can expect us to update this list with more fun ideas as time goes on — so make sure to check back!

Without further ado… have a look at some truly genius fun in New Horizons:


Pitfall Sumo



Deal or No Deal



Pitfall Maze



Musical Chairs







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Written by Lauren Ganos
Creative Director, Managing Editor

Designer and writer by day, gamer by night, Lauren dreams big when it comes to creative endeavors. Perhaps that's why she's taken on the roles of creative director and managing editor for Nintendo Wire. If she had a video game superhero alias, it might just be The Visionary, a true keeper of imaginative order.