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Here are a few tips on which friendly faces arrived with the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game’s 2.0 update. The free update features characters from the Animal Crossing series of games such as Brewster, Kapp’n, Harriet, Tortimer, Katrina, and Cyrus and Reese! To access these features, you’ll need to download a free update* available now.


Brewster serves up coffee at the Roost

The Roost is a newly added location to take a relaxing break in and enjoy some hand-selected coffee served up by the composed Brewster, who also appeared in the Animal Crossing: New Leaf game for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. You can use the amiibo phone inside the Roost to invite different customers to join you by using compatible amiibo cards (sold separately). You can even invite friends** to your island and bring them to the Roost to enjoy relaxing cups of joe together.


Kapp’n offers boat tours to mysterious islands


Kapp’n is another name that might sound familiar! You might recognize him from the Animal Crossing: New Leaf game. In the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game, Kapp’n hangs out at the pier and will take you to one of the remote islands on his boat. The sea shanty he serenades you with along the way is also part of the fun! You may arrive at islands with mysterious plants that have never been seen before, or islands with different seasons and times of day. What kind of mysteries await?


What’s happening on Harv’s island?

Harv’s island is going through some changes! With a little help from his longtime friend Harriet, Harv wants to create a plaza with all sorts of shops. You can contribute Bells to the cause to help make it happen. Eventually, familiar island visitors like Saharah, Kicks, Leif, and Redd will set up shop here. Some other friends will open shops as well, like Katrina, Tortimer, and the adorable alpaca couple Reese and Cyrus.




Harriet has some newly added hairstyles she’s just dye-ing to try out! This pink poodle with a sweet smile is friends with Harv from waaaaay back. Once Harriet teaches you a new hairstyle, you can choose it whenever you want at a vanity or mirror.


Reese & Cyrus


You may have already met Reese and Cyrus during their wedding photo shoot on Harv’s Island. But did you know Cyrus is a real expert at customization? It’s true! Reese and Cyrus can help customize ready-made furniture that you can’t customize on your own.




Once upon a time, Tortimer was the town’s former mayor in the Animal Crossing: New Leaf game. In the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game, he’ll be on Harv’s island to help you get access to your home storage back on your island. You’ll be able to quickly put something into your storage or take something out, which might be helpful when you’re getting items customized by Reese and Cyrus.




For just 1,000 in-game Bells, Katrina will reveal your truth! This mysteriously accurate fortune-teller can tell you about your luck for that day or about your friendship with an island resident. Don’t worry if you get a bad fortune from Katrina – she offers a purification service as well.


*Players will need to connect to the internet and download the latest update data to access certain in-game events as they become available.

**Additional games and systems required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.

ESRB Rating: Everyone with Comic Mischief