Animal Crossing New Horizons: The Italian community celebrates the start of the Olympics

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics also come to life within the Animal Crossing: New Horizons videogame thanks to the efforts of the very active Italian community

Animal Crossing: New Horizons, the life simulator for Nintendo Switch, becomes the setting for a multiplayer event unmissable, a path inspired by the Tokyo Olympic Games, created in cooperation with Animal Crossing Life, Pokémon Millennium and some of the community’s most beloved creators, it will test the skills of crossers of all ages, complete with final awards for the winners. On the island, which can be visited via dream code, the Italy team kit is already available, to be worn in-game to support the Italian athletes in one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons, here are the details of the event linked to the Olympics

The event linked to the Olympics in Animal Crossing: New Horizons will make all visitors breathe the unmistakable air typical of the Olympic village. Its creation has seen the involvement of some of the creators most followed by the community of the life simulator developed by Nintendo, including HildaNamida, Lightning95, the boys of Animal Crossing Life and those of Pokémon Millennium. The start of the event took place at 20:00 last Friday 23 July, when the Olympic torch has lit both in-game and in real life and the games begin.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: The Italian community celebrates the start of the Olympics

There will be one waiting for the blockbuster video game special route inspired entirely by Olympic competitions, which will include some of the most iconic disciplines of the Games: from the obstacle course to the pole vault, up to an area dedicated to swimming. The island that will host the live broadcast can already be visited via the dream code DA-3661-5179-8255, to allow onlookers and attendees to take a look at what awaits them.

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Stefania Romagnoli is a dedicated writer who delves into the world of video game news. With a profound passion for gaming, Stefania keeps readers informed and up-to-date on the latest developments, announcements, and trends within the gaming industry.