Animal Crossing's 1.2.1 Update Is Live; Here's What It Does (Not Much)

The latest update for Animal Crossing on Switch "addressed issues to further ensure an enjoyable gaming experience."


A new update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons is now available, but it doesn't make any major changes to the game. According to the patch notes on Nintendo's support website, the 1.2.1 update "addressed issues to further ensure an enjoyable gaming experience." The notes don't delve into any specific changes, but one of the issues that appears to have been resolved is the item duplication glitch.

You'll need to install the latest update to continue playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons online. If the update isn't installed automatically, you can do so manually by highlighting the game's icon on the Switch dashboard, pressing the Plus button, and then selecting Software Update.

That's not all that's new in New Horizons. Now that June has arrived, Wedding Season is officially underway in the game. Throughout the month, you can meet Reese and Cyrus at Harv's Island and help them take anniversary photos to earn some "wedding-themed" rewards. New bugs and fish have also emerged, and a new type of seasonal crafting material--summer shells--has begun appearing in the Northern Hemisphere.

In other Animal Crossing news, a dataminer has discovered the odds that Redd will have all fake artwork in his shop (some of which is totally haunted now). It also appears that the color of your Nook Stop furniture might be determined by the color of your airport.

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