Animal Crossing: New Horizons‘ 2.0 update has dropped a full 2 days early, as Nintendo let Christmas come early. There are a ton of new features being added in this update. There’s the new resort island content, where you can bring new visitors to a special vacation spot. Brewster has shown up with a spiffy new coffee shop as well. There’s even a spate of new decorations and items to mess around with. Here’s what we know about all the new features being added. One of thee new items is called Accent Walls in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
The accent walls are basically a layer on top of existing wallpaper, that will help add new depth to your designs and themes inisde villager homes. The community is sure to use them to get up to some clever chicanery.
How to Unlock Accent Walls
Unlocking it first, that’s the easy part. It seems that to unlock accent walls, you need to purchase the Pro Decorating License which can be bought for 2,500 Miles at the Nook Stop. Now that you have the option, you can get to decorating your new houses.
Press down on the D-pad to open up the interior editing mode. Then, switch to the wall layer by pressing +, now go to the wall you want to place the Accent wall on. From there, press X to bring up the inventory. Just choose “Set Accent Wall” while selecting a wallpaper in the inventory, this will place it over the current wall colors and decorations.
You can also set Custom Designs as Accent Walls in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. You just need to first unlock the Custom Design Patterns+ upgrade from teh Nook Stop, that’s 1,800 miles. Once you have that, you get access to various patterns. You can use community designs by opening up the Pattern Designer menu and selecting Use As Accent Wall on the option you desire.