Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a life simulation video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. It was released worldwide on March 20, 2020, and has since become one of the best-selling games on the console.
In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, players create their own character and move to a deserted island, where they are tasked with developing the island into a thriving community. The game features real-time gameplay, with day and night cycles, changing weather, and seasonal events that occur in real-time. Players can gather resources, craft tools and furniture, catch fish and insects, and interact with a cast of colorful anthropomorphic animal characters.