Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Multiplayer

Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Multiplayer

Learn about Party, Local or Online Multiplayer in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

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Please note: you can only create one island per console. User and save data transfer between consoles is not supported for this software.

Island Sharing - Play Together at Different Times

Up to four residents on the same island can play together at different times with your own Islander on one Nintendo Switch console, no online connection required.

Party Play (Offline) - Play Together at the Same Time

Up to four residents on the same island can play together simultaneously with your own Islander on one Nintendo Switch console, no online connection required.

Local Play (Wireless)

Up to eight players with their own Nintendo Switch console and a copy of the software can play together on an island via local multiplayer. No online connection required.

Online Multiplayer with Nintendo Switch Online

Up to eight players with their own Nintendo Switch console and a copy of the software can play together on an island via online multiplayer.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Winter Update

Have fun with new visitors! Get ready for tasty times and a flurry of snow via a free update* to Animal Crossing: New Horizons, arriving on November 19th!

*Software update required.