United Airlines Debuts Stunning New Island in Collaboration With Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Published 12/22/2021, 3:01 PM EST


Animal Crossing has been one of the most loved franchises for Nintendo fans and New Horizons has proved to become a global phenomenon in 2020. It was released during the time when the world was entering a lockdown following the pandemic and has helped millions of players cut down on the lockdown blues with its peaceful setting and adorable characters. ACNH has had several collaborations with other entities and this time they are up with United Airlines.

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So, get ready to see our adorable animals and other characters dress up in aviation uniforms and look incredibly stunning donning it!

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Animal Crossing: New Horizon’s latest collaboration with United Airlines brings in new island and uniforms

The Japanese Branch of United Airlines announced a stunning collaboration with Animal Crossing: New Horizon for Nintendo Switch through a press release. They stated about opening a new island. The island will be available in the game till March 31, 2022, and was created by a few employees from United Airlines Japan belonging to several departments.

Players can use the Dream Address DA-8504-9712-6474 to visit the island. Have a look at the island from the screenshot attached below.

The rationale behind creating this concept is to simulate flight travel and experience for the same to players who have been restricted to their homes. United Airlines have personalized the island in unique ways which will definitely be an interesting place to explore for the players. The island features several products from the airline and their pledge towards maintaining diversity and inclusivity.

What’s special about this Island?

Firstly, the island is shaped like an airplane. Players can experience a simulation of traveling by air in the Travel Experience area. This area allows players to simulate every real-life action of an airport, such as check-in and boarding. They can also click pictures of their airline seat and the cockpit as well!

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Upon entering the island, the players are greeted by a flight attendant and a pilot. The pilot here is a female who displays United Airlines’ support towards maintaining inclusivity and diversity.

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Players can also wear uniforms of pilots, flight attendants, and even ground crew. One of the best additions to the island is the rainbow-themed T-shirts, which symbolize United’s support for the LGBTQ+ community. Also, Social Action Area provides information about United Airlines and its commitment towards operating using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel.

 

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This collaboration is definitely a treat for the aviation enthusiasts playing Animal Crossing. This may also serve as a delightful way for players who want to experience travel simulation in the comfort of their homes during the pandemic.

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Siddid Dey Purkayastha

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Siddid Dey Purkayastha is an eSports author for EssentiallySports and is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Arts degree at Christ (Deemed to be University). He has always been into gaming since the ripe age of 9 and has never looked back. Apart from his deep love for narrative-driven or campaign-based games, he enjoys casually playing online games such as Valorant, Fortnite, FIFA Ultimate Team, Warzone, and GTA Online.

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