45 Items Added to Animal Crossing: New Horizons With Mario Themed Update

Published 02/26/2021, 6:18 AM EST


Nintendo announced the Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Mario crossover at the first Nintendo Direct of 2021. To celebrate the 35th anniversary of its most recognized franchise in Mario, Nintendo revealed that it will add Mario-themed clothing, mushrooms, coins, blocks. Furthermore, Nintendo added Irish-themed items to celebrate the arrival of St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th.

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Nintendo released the collaborations of its two biggest game franchises with the 1.8.0 update. Players will receive the Mushroom Mural wallpaper for free simply by downloading the update. The update includes:

Clothes

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  • Mario ‘stache
  • Luigi’s ‘stache
  • Mario Hat
  • Luigi’s Hat
  • Mario Outfit
  • Luigi Outfit
  • Princess Peach Crown
  • Mario Shoes
  • Princess Peach Shoes
  • Luigi Shoes
  • Princess Peach Crown
  • Princess Peach Dress

Furniture

  • ? Block
  • 1-Up Mushroom
  • Block
  • Coin
  • Fire Flower
  • Floating Block
  • Goal Pole
  • Large Mushroom Platform
  • Pipe
  • Shell
  • Small Mushroom Platform
  • Super Mushroom
  • Super Star
  • Thwomp

Wallpaper, Floors, and Rugs

  • Block Flooring
  • Lakitu’s Cloud Rug
  • Mushroom Mural
  • Yoshi’s Egg Rug

The warp pipes are the most anticipated items in the update. This is majorly because of their unique transportation ability. Although these items are in the game, they will not be available for purchase until March 1st. Once available, players can purchase these items from the “Promotion” tab in the Nook Shopping app.

Other Events In Animal Crossing

Along with the Mario crossover, Animal Crossing: New Horizons will celebrate the following events:

Firstly, ACNH will celebrate the Hinamatsuri Festival holiday in Japan (also known as Girl’s Day) on February 25th. Furthermore, this holiday will introduce two new items, the Hinaningyo and Blossom Lantern, available till March 3rd.

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Secondly, Pi Day will be celebrated in-game with a special Pi Day Pie furniture item. Pi Day is an annual celebration that occurs on March 14th as it is the date where ‘3/14’ lines up with the mathematical value of Pi beginning with 3.14. These items will be available from 1st-14th March.

Finally, Nintendo will honor Shamrock Day from March 10th to 17th. The celebration will bring seasonal items for the event such as the Shamrock Rug, Shamrock Doorplate, and Shamrock Soda. In addition, players can obtain themed clothing including Shamrock Hat, Shamrock Shoes, Shamrock Suit, and Shamrock Sunglasses available for purchase at the Able Sisters shop.

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Aaron Dias is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. Currently, he is a student at Xaviers College and is heavily invested in eSports. His interest in eSports began when he was young, with titles like FIFA, WWE, and Grand Theft Auto.

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