This article is based on an article from the Japanese edition of Engadget and was created using the translation tool Deepl.
The free summer update for Nintendo Switch's Animal Crossing: New Horizons will be available on July 3 at 10:00 a.m.
The updated version is Ver. 1.3.0, and which includes a new change of clothes. A variety of wetsuits have been added, allowing you to swim in the waters around the island.
In the ocean, you can now dive and collect starfish, shells, and seaweed, just like in the previous Animal Crossing: New Leaf for the 3DS, and donating them will further enhance the aquarium.
There are several wetsuits available, and you can get them at Nook's Cranny or in exchange for Nook Miles.
As a resident of the sea, the red sea otter Pascal is a continuation of the previous game. In this game, he'll give you a special furniture DIY recipe in exchange for scallops.
A set of mermaid themed furniture to match in exchange for scallops. Oh no.
Updates are automatically downloaded if you have an internet connection. Even if you don't have an internet connection, if you have a player that's already updated, you can still download the version with someone near you by clicking You can also use "Align" to update using local communication.
To check the version, press the home button to return to home, the Animal Crossing icon is selected. State the + button. From there, select "Update Software" and you can either update manually via the Internet or update with someone nearby.
This is useful when you go out without updating and play in communication with the updated player.
This update, Ver. 1.3.0, is the first free summer update. The second update will be released in early August. It will include additional seasonal events.
This article is based on an article from the Japanese edition of Engadget and was created using the translation tool Deepl. The Japanese edition of Engadget does not guarantee the accuracy or reliability of this article.