Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Nintendo Direct announced for Oct. 15

The Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct livestream, guaranteed throughout Sept. 23’s Nintendo Direct, will air on Friday, Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. EDT, Nintendo revealed on Wednesday.

A tweet from the main Animal Crossing Twitter account stated the program will last about 20 minutes, and will go over “the content coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons in November.”

The Nintendo Direct 2 weeks ago teased the most likely return of bird barista Brewster and his coffee shop, The Roost. Animal Crossing New Horizons gamers have actually ended up being rather restless with the absence of brand-new material, as March 2021 was the last time the video game got a considerable post-launch upgrade.

Ever since, brand-new material has actually can be found in the type of vacation events, limited-time products in Nook Shopping, and basic upkeep. In July, Nintendo acknowledged the absence of material and guaranteed more would be on the method later on this year.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons was initially launched on Nintendo Change in March 2020. Nintendo has actually given that offered more than 33 million copies of the video game, making New Horizons the most effective Animal Crossing video game to date. Animal Crossing: New Horizons absolutely has less gamers nowadays than it did at launch, however that’s to be anticipated. Still, the video game has actually been a significant benefit for Nintendo, which offered nearly 30 million Nintendo Change consoles over the previous year. It even assisted power a Nintendo Change scarcity throughout the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.