Animal Crossing 3DS Nintendo Direct details

New co-op multiplayer island, comedy club.

Nintendo shared new details on Animal Crossing: Jump Out for 3DS during a Nintendo Direct broadcast this morning. Highlights include a new, co-op mini-games focused multiplayer island, and a comedy club called Club 444.

NeoGAF member StreetsAhead has compiled a list of key information:

  • The game is about being mayor and building a house. There are not any firm goals.
  • Flowers will glisten after they’ve been watered.
  • Players can design roads. A new character has been added for ‘Road’.
  • There are camping grounds, in which you’ll sometimes see new villagers who don’t live in your village.
  • Villagers and visitors can buy items in the recycle shop.
  • When you sit in the mayor’s seat, Shizue will come up and talk to you.
  • Once you’ve decided what to build, you will go with Shizue to decide where. Then they’ll show you what it will look like. Considering projects are expensive, players can collect donations from villagers, or even donate themselves.
  • Players don’t have to go back to mayor’s office once building is placed.
  • Players will have a megaphone that they can use to call the village animals. This works by speaking their name into the 3DS microphone.
  • The Tanooki brothers will take turns each day to service the shop.
  • Halloween goods will be sold in October.
  • There are different types of shoes, boots and socks.
  • In the museum shop, the four doors lead to special exhibitions. You can set the special exhibitions yourself. Hawaiian Expo, Sushi Expo, etc.
  • Through Tanooki Housing Real Estate, you can buy parts for your house’s exterior.
  • Players will be able to expand their home, such as increasing the size of a room. (First floor left, second floor right, etc.)
  • There is a comedian named Shisho who started a comedy club called Club 444. Players can watch and react to his comedy shows, in which he has spoken dialogue.
  • You can take photos of your expressions with good timing for the best result in the photo booth. There are many reactions and emotions to collect.
  • You can alter designs at R. Parker’s.
  • You can create your own designs. You can also turn designs into QR codes.
  • You can model homes now with people met through Streetpass. These are the people she’s streetpassed with. Sometimes they will give you things, like ice-creams, balloons, and pin wheels.
  • You can have up to 48 houses in three blocks, 16 homes per block.
  • You can use the map to see where the houses are, using people’s names.
  • There are toilets and urinals! And Mario stars, shells, & mushrooms!
  • You’ll be able to visit the villages of others you’ve street-passed with via “dreams.”
  • This allows you to see how other people have set up their towns. When you have an internet connection, if someone you’ve street passed with has a Village number, (you can search by name too) you can go into a new shop and visit their village. You can do stuff like cut trees and get fruit, but it doesn’t actually affect their village.
  • You can alter the look of City Hall.
  • There is a Saturday night live performances from K. K. Slider at Shisho’s Club 444.
  • DJ K.K. (K.K. Slider under a different name) performs on nights other than Saturday at the comedy club. ‘House Nights’ includes ‘NES Nights’ and ‘Famicom Nights’.
  • You can listen to the music on audio players in your house, like gramophones. There are many new songs.
  • There is an island for co-op focused mini-games. Local wireless and online for 2-4 players. In the video, Kapp’n transports four players there by motor boat.
  • You can get swimming suits the first time here, wearing it you can go swimming.
  • You can dive for coral! Sometimes there’ll be jellyfish.
  • You’ll be able to find summer fish and bugs all year round here.
  • Players can trade medals earned through mini-games on the island to trade for the goods in the souvenir shop.
  • Island games are focused on Co-op.
  • Tortimer appears as the island’s tour guide, and explains the games.
  • Each person has to search for their own type of fruits; mangoes, persimmons, etc.
  • The faster you are the more medals you get.
  • You can pick up fruits and drop them for other players in easier locations.
  • The game will be released at both retail and as a download.

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