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Fireworks Shows Are Coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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A new update is coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and will include fireworks shows. 

Animal Crossing: New Horizon's upcoming update will drop on July 29th (via GameSpot). The update will bring back the weekly fireworks show in August, which will take place every Sunday night. The show is being tweaked this year, with new fireworks being on display. This includes depictions of Tom Nook and Isabelle. Players will be able to purchase popsicles, cotton candy, and bubble tea from Redd's stall during the shows. There will also be new items for players to buy. From August 10th to 16th, gamers will be able to purchase new items for Japan's Obon Festival. Mooncakes and other new moon-viewing food items will be available from September 12th to 21st. 

Nintendo has announced that more content is on the way for New Horizons. On Twitter, the company stated that more free content is currently in development for later this year. They stated that more information will be shared in the future and that gamers should stay tuned. They then thank the fanbase for their patience. While New Horizons has been hosting a number of events this year, including the upcoming fireworks shows, the game's last major update was back in April. It is good to know that new content is currently on the way for new New Horizons

Animal Crossing: New Horizons has been a smash hit for Nintendo since its release. As of March 31st, 2021, the title had sold over 35 million copies. The game's launch was incredibly successful, with 11.77 million copies being sold in the first 11 days of the title's release. According to a report from Famitsu, New Horizons was the biggest seller in video games in Japan for 2020. 

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is available for the Nintendo Switch. 

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