Animal Crossing: New Horizons- All 18 Villagers Arriving with the 2.0 Update

Published 10/16/2021, 10:19 AM EDT
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The 2.0 update will change the entire Animal Crossing: New Horizons entirely. We will see tons of new features in the game which will make players fall in more love with New Horizons even more. Not to mention many old special characters such as Brewster, Kapp’n, Katrina, Harriet, and more will return to ACNH with the 2.0 update.

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During the ACNH Direct, Nintendo also revealed the upcoming new characters coming in the amiibo series 5. Players will be glad to hear that 18 new villagers will join their New Horizons universe after the 2.0 update. Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming 18 villagers.

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18 New Villagers arriving in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

4 returning characters

Developers will introduce four old characters from Animal Crossing (2001) developed and published by Nintendo for the GameCube. These characters are Ace, Zoe, Rio, and Frett. Players who are a fan of Animal Crossing GameCube version can finally enjoy their old favorite characters company in New Horizons.

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All these characters haven’t made their appearance in any past title since their release in Animal Crossing (2001). Users can try to invite them to their island through mysterious islands or their amiibo figures.

14 New Villagers arriving in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Nintendo will release 14 new villagers for New Horizons, including two new NPCs. Furthermore, these villagers will be available from their amiibo cards, which will go on sale on November 5.

These 14 new villagers are:

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  • Sasha
  • Ione
  • Tiansheng
  • Shino
  • Marlo
  • Petri
  • Cephalobot
  • Quinn
  • Chabwick
  • Azalea
  • Roswell
  • Faith
  • Wardell
  • Niko

Naturally, the amiibo series 5 will be in huge demand; thus, it would be better to check with your local retailer beforehand. There’s no guarantee that players won’t get upset like in the past when Sanrio amiibo cards were released. Interestingly, Target will release the amiibo series 5 before its actual release; therefore, you may get your hands on the cards early than others.

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Are you excited to invite new villagers to your island with the 2.0 update? Which villagers are you planning to kick out from your island? Make sure to let us know through the comments down below.

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Mehul Rolta is an eSports author at EssentiallySports since November 2020. He believes that gaming has the potential to bring a smile to a person's face. Instead of keeping his passion for gaming all to himself, he decided to share his thoughts and opinion with others.

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