How to Do Just About Anything in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

It’s been out just over a week, and it’s safe to say that Animal Crossing: New Horizons has taken over many of our lives.

It’s an escape to a paradise island we all need right now. When the real world is so bleak and depressing, Animal Crossing provides a wonderful little slice of happiness.

But despite its simple exterior, Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a surprisingly complex game – especially for those who are new to the series. There’s a lot of things you’re expected to learn by discovery (or from social media). It’s a game designed for the long-haul, drip-feeding you new things day by day. So if you are new, it can be hard to get to grips with everything Animal Crossing has to offer.

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Fear not; we’ve been busy putting together guides for just about everything you could need to know in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Something we’ve missed that you’re stuck on? Drop us a line at hello [at] gamespew [dot] com and we’ll do our best to fill in the gaps.

Getting started

The best place to start when you’re brand new to Animal Crossing: New Horizons is with our 13 Tips for Getting Started guide. It’ll point you in the right direction and give you a handle on some of the game’s secrets you might otherwise miss.

The basics

Being social

Getting around

Gathering resources

Upgrades

Staying safe

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