Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a game all about creativity. You can do a ton with the tools the Switch game gives you. You can make tons of pixel-based custom designs to decorate floors walls and furniture to improve the theme synergy of your island. The game does have one major flaw, severely restricting limits on the number of designs you can store. With a new update on March 18, Nintendo is finally solving part of that problem.
The new upgrade, the Custom Design Pro Editor+, adds 50 more Custom Design slots. That previous limit of 50 designs was a real handicap when it came time for casual designers to rework their islands. When you overwrote an old design, it would be replaced anywhere it was present on your island. Any signs or floor designs were lost, making managing a complex island design a real chore. You can get the new upgrade from the Nook terminal when the update drops. Have a few thousand Nook Miles on hand to grab it.
Designs will be able to be applied to new items as well. “Once you have the Custom Design Pro Editor +, you’ll be able to create custom designs for umbrellas, Uchiwa Fans, handheld flags, and face-cutout standees,” says Nintendo.
Along with that, comes another new set of decorations for players to use. The month of April will be dominated by April Fool’s Day whoopie cushions and a whole set of prom decorations. These will be available from April 1 through April 30.
And that’s not all, Target stores in the US and other markets are releasing Amiibo cards for six new Sanrio-themed villagers. Players can use these to claim new neighbors and some Hello Kitty decos.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons is out now on the Nintendo Switch.