This article is based on an article from the Japanese edition of Engadget and was created using the translation tool Deepl.

On July 30, Nintendo began distributing updated data ver. 1.4.0 for Animal Crossing: New Horizons for Nintendo Switch. In this article, I'll introduce what you can do when you meet Luna the tapir that appears in ver. 1.4.0.

First, when you update to ver. 1.4.0, a mysterious letter arrives in your mailbox from Luna. Enclosed is a present: "Luna's Bed". You can meet Luna by sleeping in her bed. You won't be able to see her by sleeping in another person's bed or an outdoor bed.

Described as "dreams" in the game, you can share your island's data and visit other players' island data through your dreams. This feature was also present in the previous game, but has been implemented in New Horizons in this update.

Normally, to get to someone else's island, players would have to time their play with each other over the internet or locally, but with dreams, you can go to another player's island at any time to play.

Dream to explore an island

You can visit the islands that other players have made open to the public via the Internet. When you visit the island, you cannot bring your own items to the island, and you cannot bring back any fruits or other items obtained on the island. However, you can bring back Custom Designs that are available on the island.

To visit another player's island in your dream, you need a ‘Dream Address’. If you've played with someone before, you can find your dream number in your passport (or hide it in your settings).

Share your dream


When you share a dream for the island, the name of the resident at that time, their passport, the entire island, their house, bulletin board, Custom Design, etc. will be made public. If the island has changed and you want to update your dream, you can do so by sending your dream to Luna again. You can only update your dream once a day.


▲The author's YKK Island, which I made a maze over the whole island, is now open to the public. I did my best to make all the inhabitants match with birds, etc., so please come and visit. The Dream Address is "DA-1712-5308-6490".

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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.