Animal Crossing 3DS Japanese release date set

More details to be shared closer to launch date.

Nintendo will launch Animal Crossing: Jump Out, its 3DS entry in the social simulation series, in Japan on November 8 for 4,800 yen, it announced during its Nintendo Direct broadcast this morning.

During the broadcast, Nintendo detailed the ability to shape the town to your style. You’ll decide which shops are opened and can adjust store hours. You’ll be able to customize your character’s clothes and textures, as well as textures on furniture. You’ll have the option to exchange characters with other players via QR codes, as well.The publisher will hold a special Animal Crossing-focused Nintendo Direct closer to the game’s release date, where it promises to share more details.

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