Animal Crossing: New Horizons version 1.3.0 update now available

Swimming and diving, new encounters, and more.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Nintendo has released the recently announced version 1.3.0 update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, which adds swimming and diving, new encounters, and more.

Get the patch notes below.

The software has been updated if you see “Ver. 1.3.0” in the upper-right corner of the title screen.

  • General Updates
    • Players can now wear a wet suit and go diving in the ocean.
    • Players can now catch sea creatures while diving, which they can then donate to the museum.
    • Players can now encounter new visiting characters somewhere on the island.
    • Nook Miles can now be traded for new items.
    • New seasonal items have been added to the Nook Shopping catalog, available for limited time only.
  • Fixed the following issues:
    • The names of several fish have been fixed in Korean and Simplified Chinese.
    • Addressed issues to further ensure an enjoyable gaming experience.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is available now for Switch.

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