Everyone

Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Available now

If you already own the Animal Crossing: New Leaf game, you can download a free update that includes all of the new features and amiibo functionality from the packaged version of Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo.

The Animal Crossing™: New Leaf game has a new lease on life thanks to the addition of amiibo compatibility. This free update adds in support for all Animal Crossing series amiibo figures and cards. Tap amiibo to have the pictured villager visit your town. You can even tap select amiibo from other series to get items themed to those characters!

After installing the update, you can tap Animal Crossing series amiibo figures and cards to invite villagers for a visit—or to move in! In November, this update content will be added to the original game in a new packaged version called Animal Crossing™: New Leaf—Welcome amiibo. And on December 2nd, 50 new Animal Crossing: New Leaf amiibo cards will also become available for purchase. No matter how you play it, this is the perfect time to cozy up to the charm and creativity of this special game. New friends and discoveries await every day. Express yourself by customizing your character, home, and town as you create your ideal world.

  • This free update for the Animal Crossing™: New Leaf game adds in amiibo™ support and more
  • You can finally invite villagers to your town using amiibo™ figures and/or cards
  • Tap Animal Crossing™ amiibo™ cards to invite the pictured character for a visit at your new RV campsite
  • Check www.animal-crossing.com/newleaf for more details on compatibility
  • For prospective villagers who don't own the game yet, a new packaged version that includes the new content (and a random amiibo™ card) is on the way in December
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Release date:
Jun 08, 2013
Players:
up to 4 players
Genre:
Simulation
Publisher:
Nintendo
ESRB Rating:
Everyone
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Free Update Available

If you already own the Animal Crossing: New Leaf game, you can download a free update that includes all of the new features and amiibo functionality from the packaged version of Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo.

Learn more