Set for release on March 13th is a special edition Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing-themed system, priced at $299.99. The device itself takes design inspiration from the new game, Animal Crossing: New Horizons and comes with pastel green / blue Joy-Con controllers that are white on the back, white wrist straps and a white Nintendo Switch dock filled with images of recognizable characters.
In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, players embark on the special Nook Inc. Deserted Island Getaway Package and are taken away to an island paradise. This is where players can roll up their sleeves and start a life from scratch on a deserted island, eventually making their new life whatever they desire, whether it be decorating their home, crafting, customizing their look or sharing the experience with friends. New features include crafting, pole-vaulting across rivers and lots more.
- This Nintendo Switch system takes design inspiration from the new Animal Crossing: New Horizons game with pastel green and blue Joy-Con controllers, white wrist straps, and a white Nintendo Switch Dock
- The console is also decorated with images of recognizable characters: Tom Nook and Nooklings Timmy and Tommy
- Includes a Switch console, Switch dock, Joy-Con (L) and Joy-Con (R), and two Joy-Con strap accessories
- Game not included
- Customize your character and home, and decorate the landscape (with furniture, if you like), as you create your very own island paradise
- Experience a robust new crafting system collect materials to construct everything from furniture to tools
- Enjoy a variety of relaxing activities like gardening, fishing, decorating, interacting with charming NPCs, and more, as classic Animal Crossing experiences come to life in fun new ways within the deserted island setting
- Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode; Game, system and some accessories sold separately
- Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online play; Not available in all countries; Internet access required for online features; Terms apply; switch online
Similar to the other Nintendo Switch consoles, it can be played in three modes: TV mode, played on a TV while the system is docked; Handheld mode, when the Joy-Con are attached for portable play; and Tabletop mode, ideal for on-the-go multiplayer gaming sessions.