When does Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ 2.0 update go live?

A massive (cost-free!) update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons is coming to the Nintendo Swap daily life simulation match on Friday, Nov. 5. Along with that update is a substantial paid out incorporate-on identified as Joyful Home Paradise, which will introduce all-new pursuits and merchandise to New Horizons.

While Nintendo has now announced the day for Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ closing key update and the Joyful Residence Paradise DLC, you could be equipped to get your hands on it (technically) previously than its official launch day.

Which is because Nintendo usually releases recreation updates (in North The us, in any case) on the eve of their formal launch dates. Past updates for Animal Crossing: New Horizons have usually dropped all around or shortly just after 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on the night prior to their formal launch date. If Nintendo sticks with that launch routine cadence, you need to assume to be equipped to obtain the Animal Crossing: New Horizons 2. update on Thursday, Nov. 4 between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. EDT.

Continue to keep your eye on Nintendo of America’s support web page for the newest details on Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ next significant update, as perfectly as the company’s Twitter account (and its focused Animal Crossing account, which is adorably “run” by Isabelle) for the latest.

For more information on the closing major free of charge update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons and what will be involved in the Delighted Dwelling Paradise DLC, read Polygon’s explainer.