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Over a year since its release, an official soundtrack of the smash hit Animal Crossing: New Horizons is certainly overdue. Fortunately for fans of the game’s soothing bops and catchy tunes, the two music collections based on the game, first announced back in April, will be released tomorrow, June 9th.

The first is the Animal Crossing Original Soundtrack BGM Collection which, as the title suggests, consists of all of the game’s background music. It has 173 tracks split across four CDs and is priced at ¥4,950 (around $45.21 | £31.95). The other is the K.K. Slider Music Collection, which collects 95 instrumental tracks from the discography of musical mutt Totakeke across three CDs and is available for ¥4,400 (around $40.18 | £28.40).



Nippon Columbia, which Nintendo has partnered with to distribute the collections, has released a four-minute preview on YouTube, featuring quick samples of multiple songs from both soundtracks.



A limited-edition release will include both compilations for ¥11,000 (around $100.46 | £70.99), which is packaged in a special box with an exclusive K.K. Slider earphone case and art book. The full tracklists and art book for the K.K. Slider Music Collection is also available for viewing on the Columbia Japan website.



All three collections are still available to order at Play-Asia. Plus, you can save 5% on orders over $20 when using our code, NINWIRE, at checkout.


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Written by Reece Heather

A lifelong Nintendo fan and a longtime editor at Zelda Universe, Reece will forever be grateful that he somehow dodged the Naughty List of Christmas 1998, when Santa delivered the life-changing gift of a Nintendo 64 with Super Mario 64, Banjo-Kazooie, and Mario Kart 64. When he's not playing games, Reece is usually reading Punisher comics, delving helplessly into the weirdest depths of anime and manga, or spending time with his cocker spaniel Gracie -- the goodest girl ever!