Mario is Coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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February 19, 2021 9:33 pm

Animal Crossing: New Horizons released 11 months ago and still remains highly relevant. Since the release, developer Nintendo has done a fantastic job in regularly updating the game with new items and events. Following the ‘Carnivale’ bought in by character Pave, Nintendo has announced the theme of its most recent update. The developers used the first Direct event of 2021 to finally reveal the Mario crossover they have teased since September.

To celebrate the 35th anniversary of its most recognized franchise in Mario, Nintendo revealed that it will add nostalgic items to its current top-selling game Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Players will be able to recreate Mushroom Island on Animal Horizons with themed items like clothing, mushrooms, coins, blocks. Additionally, Nintendo has added warp pipes to the world of Animal Crossing, which allows players to teleport throughout the island.

New items in Animal Crossing

Starting March 1, the following items will be available through the Promotion tab in Nook Shopping:

  • 1-Up Mushroom (2,000 Bells)
  • Block (1,000 Bells)
  • Coin (350 Bells)
  • Fire Flower (1,500 Bells)
  • Floating Block (1,000 Bells)
  • Goal Pole (3,500 Bells)
  • Large Mushroom Platform (3,000 Bells)
  • Pipe (5,000 Bells)
  • Shell (700 Bells)
  • Luigi Outfit
  • Mario Outfit
  • Princess Peach Dress
  • Wario Outfit (2,400 Bells)
  • Luigi Shoes (1,400 Bells)
  • Mario Shoes (1,400 Bells)
  • Princess Peach Shoes (2,400 Bells)
  • Wario Shoes (1,400 Bells)
  • Mushroom Mural (3,000 Bells)
  • Block Flooring (3,000 Bells)
  • Lakitu’s Cloud Rug (1,500 Bells)
  • Yoshi’s Egg Rug (1,500 Bells)

A new video uploaded by Nintendo reveals the graphics of some new items. Aside from showcasing the Mario and Luigi outfits, the trailer shows us how the warp pipes will work. Furthermore, this update will also celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with themed in-game items.

New Horizons is the fifth main title in the Animal Crossing series. In its recent financial earnings release, Nintendo revealed that the game has sold over 31.18 million copies worldwide. If Nintendo remains consistent and dedicated with its updates, New Horizons will only improve upon that number in 2021.

Also Read: Nintendo Reveals Animal Crossing: New Horizons Has Sold 31 Million Copies and Switch Has Overtaken DS’ Sales

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