Come March and Animal Crossing: New Horizons will see a new update! The icing on the cake is that the game will also have Super Mario Bros-themed items for the players to enjoy. Nintendo announced the good news about the game during the Nintendo Direct broadcast recently, revealing that a new Mario Golf game, a new Super Smash Bros, and Ultimate fighter will feature.

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The new update to the game will also add fashion and furniture Super Mario Bros themes. A sneak peek of the update was offered during the broadcast. If the player pays close attention to the end of the Nintendo’s teaser video, they can also spot a quick scrolling list of the Super Mario Bros items available soon on the Nook Shop. It includes a mushroom mural, Princess Peach dress and shoes, the super Wario outfit, block flooring, Yoshi’s Egg rug, shells, Thwomp, the question block, and many more. Players will be able to place these game items anywhere on their island and acquire and place two warp pipes. These pipes will prove useful to travel from one part of the island to another swiftly.

The new Super Mario additions to the game are to celebrate the prolonged Mario 35th anniversary. It is one of the several Mario-themed things that Nintendo is featuring recently.  This isn’t the first time players will see Super Mario-themed items in the Animal Crossing game franchise. It has become a great tradition since the original Animal Crossing game. The Super Mario Bros items have earlier appeared in all Animal Crossing games since the original one, including the mobile title Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp.

About Animal Crossing

Animal Crossing is a social simulation video game developed and published by Nintendo. In the Animal Crossing version, the player character is a human who lives in a village that anthropomorphic animals inhabit. The character carries out activities like fishing, bug catching, and fossil hunting. The series is famous for the open-ended game-play and extensive use of the video console’s internal clock and calendar to simulate a real-time passage.

Since its launch in 2001, five Animal Crossing games have been released, one each for the Nintendo 64/iQue Player, Nintendo DS, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, and Nintendo Switch. The series is a successful one and has sold more than 40 million units across the world. Three spin-off games titled Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer for Nintendo 3DS, Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival for Wii U, and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp have also been released so far.