We’ve heard how Animal Crossing: New Horizons will soon be receiving its final major free update, but what you might not have also known is that the Happy Home Paradise expansion for the game – arriving on the same date (5th November) – will be the game’s “first and only” paid DLC content.
Nintendo clarified this about the upcoming DLC in a recent statement to IGN:
“Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise introduces a new gameplay experience in which the player joins the Paradise Planning team and helps make their client’s dream resort home become a reality.
“It is a major update to Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and offers a distinguishing and different gameplay experience. Therefore, it made sense to include it as the first and only paid DLC for Animal Crossing: New Horizons.”
Although this will be it for paid DLC, in terms of updates – there’ll still likely be some “minor” patches released in the future (following the arrival of the final “major” one) to address bugs, glitches and more.
It’s worth noting the DLC will also be accessible to NSO ‘Expansion Pack’ subscribers.What are your own thoughts about Nintendo ending paid DLC support for Animal Crossing: New Horizons so soon? Leave a comment down below.