Animal Crossing: New Horizons is currently celebrating cheese rolling with a special item.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons is celebrating an event held in England where people chase a wheel of cheese down a hill for sport. On the game's Twitter account, it was revealed that players can currently purchase a wheel of cheese to celebrate this event. According to the tweet, Nook's Cranny is currently selling the rolls of cheese, which can be purchased for 1,200 Bells. The item will be available through the end of the month. The cheese features the ribbons found on the real-life item to help give it some character.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons is currently in the midst of an event. Until May 31st, players can participate in the Stamp Rally in the museum. After speaking to Blathers in the museum, gamers will be given a special stamp card, and can earn stamps by viewing the fish, insect, fossil, and art exhibits throughout the museum. Another event will begin on June 1st. For the entire month of June, gamers will be able to partake in the Wedding Season event. During the event, players can meet with Reese and Cyrus, who got married last year, and take wedding pictures with them. Gamers will also be able to pick up wedding season-themed furniture and clothing items through Nook Shopping and the Able Sisters' shop.
Earlier this month Nintendo revealed that New Horizons has been a hit. As of March 31st, 2021, New Horizons had sold over 35 million copies. The game had a very successful launch, selling 11.77 million copies within its first 11 days of release. According to a sales report from Famitsu, New Horizons and the Nintendo Switch were the top sellers in video games in Japan for the year 2020.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons is available now for the Nintendo Switch.