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First tweet from the official Animal Crossing 3DS Twitter @doubutsuno_mori

9 years ago 5 Comments

The official Animal Crossing 3DS Twitter account (@doubutsuno_mori) will be tweeting new information and screenshots over the coming weeks! We will be posting the information and screenshots that come as a result.

Here is the first tweet that has been posted:


It also comes attached with the following screenshot showing a rainbow in the sky:

Here is a very rough Google translation of the tweet into English:

Hmm considered! How did you spend the three day weekend? The outing a little, I went to take a picture or a beautiful landscape! Now in the village, taking pictures with the camera 3D 3DS are you’ll be vogue! Everyone, please enjoy – I shoot a lot of landscape of the village!

It seems to imply that the screenshot feature from City Folk has returned. Stay tuned for a proper native translation soon.

Translated notes from the Animal Crossing Nintendo Direct

9 years ago 13 Comments

Basic/Mayor Info:

  • Flowers will sparkle depending off if they’ve been watered.
  • Can design roads – they added the character for ‘road’. There’s a camping ground, sometimes there’ll be campers – villagers who don’t live in your village.
  • Help out your in-game friends with purchasing decisions
  • When you sit in the mayor’s seat, Shizue will come up and talk to you.
  • Once you’ve decided what to build, go with Shizue to decide where. Then they’ll show you what it will look like. Donations from villagers begin.
  • Don’t have to go back to mayor’s office once building is placed.
  • Donations can be made by you, visitors, and villagers.

New Item/Shops:

  • New item: megaphone. Can say a villagers names to get their attention by speaking their name into the 3DS microphone.
  • The Tanooki brothers will take turns each day to service the shop.
  • Halloween goods sold because it’s October.
  • Shoe store offers up boots/shoes for sale.
  • 2nd floor is the museum shop. The four doors lead to special exhibitions. You can set the special exhibitions yourself. Hawaiian Expo, Sushi expo.
  • Tanooki Housing Real Estate. Buy parts for your houses outside.
  • Can decide if you want to increase room numbers and where (1st flow left, right, 2nd floor etc)
  • Dr. Shrunk started a comedy club, Club 444. Can watch his comedy shows. He has spoken dialogue during this. Can decide your reaction.
  • Take photos of your expression with good timing for best result in the photo booth. Many reactions/emotions to collect.


  • Design/Sell your own items, which can eventually change during the process
  • Much larger selection of colors this time around when designing
  • Can turn designs into QR codes.
  • Model Homes now. People met through Streetpass. These are the people she’s street passed with. Sometimes they will give you things, like ice-creams, balloons, and pin wheels.
  • Up to 48 houses in three block, 16 homes per block.
  • Can see with the map where the houses are using people’s names.
  • Take picture via photobooth, bottom screen displays the picture you’ll take.
  • Visit a massage parlor that helps to relax you and put you into a dream stage
  • 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, (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 affect their village.
  • You can alter the look of City Hall, too.


  • Early morning music is calm, dawn the music is more upbeat, afternoon is more pleasant-sounding music, night time the music has more base, late night music gets mysterious
  • K. K. Slider, Saturday night live performances at the new Shisho’s Club 444. Now for a new song. Dr. Shrunk is dancing to the beat!
  • 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. ‘Famicon Nights’.
  • Can listen to the music on audio players in your house, and there are many new KK songs.

Wireless Interactions:

  • Explore a town alongside other people
  • Travel via boat to an island and enjoy a song at the same time
  • First time you’re at the island, you receive swimming gear. While wearing it, you can dive/swim.
  • Grab items from the bottom of the sea
  • Collect rare bugs as well
  • Can trade medals got in mini games on the island to trade for the goods in the souvenir shop.
  • Games are focused on Co-op.
  • Tortimer appears as the Tour Guide, 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.
  • Can pick up fruits and drop them for other players in easier locations.
  • There is a ‘Hammer’ game, where you hit the tiny electric car.

Game Features:

  • Local and Online play for 2-4 players
  • 1 save file
  • Utilizes StreetPass and SpotPass