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.
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.
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.
- How to Build a House
- How to Sleep
- How to Open and Use Your Inventory
- How to Change Your Looks
- How to Use the Apps on Your Nook Phone
- How to Recruit Blathers for Your Island
- How to Save Your Game
- How to Invite New Villagers to Your Island
- How to Send Your Friends Gifts
- How to Visit Another Player’s Island
- How to Send Letters
- How to Chop Down Trees
- How to Get Iron Nuggets
- How to Catch Bugs
- How to Fish
- How to Buy and Sell Items in Animal Crossing: New Horizons