How to Make the New Year’s Countdown Event Special in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Published 12/31/2021, 9:55 AM EST


Animal Crossing: New Horizons was able to redeem itself because of the recent update. Before the 2.0 update, several players quit because of the lack of in-game content. Furthermore, Nintendo was only adding previous events from last year with the same rewards which triggered many veterans.

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Users are enjoying the 2.0 update by interacting with new characters, visiting the Roost, collecting new items. Interestingly, they are also interested in taking part in the New Year’s Eve party in New Horizons. Some of them want to get their hands on the limited rewards, while others just want to celebrate with their island residents.

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New Year’s countdown in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Just like last year, the New Year’s Countdown in New Horizons will take place on December 31. Players can find Isabelle and Tom Nook from 5 am outside of Resident Services preparing for the New Year’s party. Moreover, they can notice a timer next to Resident Services counting down the final hours of the year.

Although you will notice Isabelle and Tom Nook ready for the New Year’s party, the New Year’s Countdown itself doesn’t start till 11 pm. After 11 pm, you will see many villagers gathering together to welcome 2022 and at midnight the fireworks will catch your attention in the sky.

Items available till December 31 from the Nook Shopping app:

  • Fizzy apple juice – 1,000 Bells
  • Twelve-grape dish – 1,200 Bells
  • Berliner – 1,200 Bells
  • Olivier salad – 1,000 Bells
  • New Year’s noodles – 1,300 Bells

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Apart from that, you can also collect the lightstick item from Isabelle anytime during the day. Players can hold this item in their hands and wave to welcome 2022. Other than that, you can also buy New Year’s hats and party poppers from Tom Nook. Interestingly, he will give you a set of party poppers for free when you first time talks to him during the event.

Players can buy a pack of five party poppers for 300 Bells and a New Year’s Hat costs 500 Bells. Furthermore, there are four hat variants to choose from: red, orange, blue, and purple.

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Are you excited to welcome 2022 with your villagers in New Horizons? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Mehul Rolta

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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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