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Animal Crossing New Horizons January Update Brings Festivale Event

Nintendo has confirmed the upcoming update for Animal Crossing New Horizons. This is set to arrive on January 28 and will add new seasonal events.

Animal Crossing New Horizons is chock full of seasonal events and the January update will prepare the players for a new event on February 15. Nintendo is called it Festivale which will see the arrival of Dancer Pavé.

During the Festivale event, players can do various tasks like collect colorful feathers and claim rewards including new clothing and season items that are a part of the event.

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Here is a look at the upcoming update that was shared by Nintendo on their official YouTube channel.

Nintendo has also shared a general overview of this next update which you can read below.

  • Festivale Event – Feel the heat with the colorful Festivale event filled with dancing and flying feathers! On February 15, Dancer Pavé will arrive to your island’s plaza** to usher in some confetti and carnival spirit. On the day of the event you can capture colorful feathers floating on your island with your net and trade them to Pavé to receive a passionate dance number in return. Rainbow feathers seem to be an especially rare sight, so be sure to catch them and trade them with Pavé. Invite friends over to your island or visit theirs to partake in the festivities together.
  • New Reactions – If you want to express your excitement for Festivale, you’ll now have a range of new Reactions to choose from. The Viva Festival Reaction Set can be purchased with in-game Bells from the shelf at Nook’s Cranny for a limited time and includes Feelin’ It, Let’s Go, Viva and Confetti.
  • New Clothing – Starting February 1, Festivale clothing will be available at the Able Sisters shop for a limited time. Now you can get your Festivale groove on in style with these fashionable looks!
  • Seasonal Items – Make sure to keep an eye out for seasonal items at the Nook Stop in Resident Services and through Nook Shopping. Celebrate the sentimental season with chocolate hearts and heart-shaped bouquets, which will be available for purchase beginning February 1 and running through February 14. There will also be other items related to Groundhog Day and Big Game Celebration available for certain periods during January and February!

This is not the end of it. The video also teases that the next update to the game will arrive in March. No details on the content were shared but just like it has happened in the past, we might be able to find out more through datamine of the game files.

As of now, there are no official patch notes available for this upcoming update on January 28, but we will let you know once Nintendo updates the official website.

Ali Haider

Ali Haider loves to dabble in multimedia projects. He has a passion for editing and managing YouTube videos and loves writing in his spare time.

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