Learn how you can play locally with others through Party Play in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). Read on to see how to call residents to your island, party leader-follower features, and the list of the things you can do together in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
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For the first time in the game series, you can now play with other residents on the same console. This feature is known as Party Play! You can play with up to 3 more people, for a maximum of 4 players in the game.
This feature is only available to islands with multiple residents (multiple users on the same Nintendo Switch). To learn how to host and visit players from other islands, check out our article on online multiplayer.
From the game screen, you can open your NookPhone, a handy device with many useful functions.
Select Call Resident; its icon has a yellow flag and a blue background.
Select the resident(s) you want to play with. You will automatically be the leader of the co-op play.
Learn about Leader and Followers in this section.
Leader-Follower Features (Skip Ahead)
Upon calling the resident, press the L & R buttons simultaneously on the controllers to be used.
You can check our guide for our recommended useful peripherals to see what you'll need to have non-stop fun with your friends on the island!
System Requirements and Useful Peripherals
The other player can now move independently. Invite up to 3 people to enjoy Party Play!
Repeat the steps above to invite another player.
The one initiating the Party Play and calling other residents automatically becomes the leader. The other players are called followers.
A yellow flag can be displayed over the leader's head. This is a handy feature that can help you keep track of who is on the move.
Even with more players, the camera will always follow the leader. If you are too far from each other or you get lost, you can always warp back to the leader using the Rescue Service.
You can switch things up and change the leader, so everyone has the chance to do activities.
Shopping is one of the activities exclusive to the Party Play leader. You can switch leaders so everyone gets the chance to do a little shopping.
In Party Play, the players involved share inventory owned by the leader. The players share items and tools.
With shared tools and items, gathering materials is more efficient with other players.
Items, like Fish and Bugs, collected by the followers automatically go to the Recycling Box found in Resident Services, after Party Play is over.
If you get lost on the large island, you can call the Rescue Service on your NookPhone to warp to the leader.
|Beginner's Guide to Animal Crossing New Horizons||Unchangeable Features|
|Choosing a Hemisphere||Best Island Layouts|
|What Should You Choose to Bring to the Island?||Picking an Island Name|
|Best Tent Location||How to Cross the River and Water|
|How to Get Furniture and Materials for House Kits||How to Climb Cliffs|
|What Happens When You Eat Fruit?||How to Get Rid of a Bee Sting|
|What Happens When You Faint?||When Does a New Day Start?|
|How to Use the Camera||How to Use the Rescue Service|
|How to Add Best Friends||-|
|Tips and Tricks|
|Things to Do Every Day||All Island Shops and Facilities Upgrades|
|New Horizons 100% Checklist||Time Traveling Guide|
|How to Increase Inventory Space||How to Get Presents from Balloons|
|Max Villagers and How to Get New Villagers to Move In||How to Kick Out Villagers|
|How to Get Specific Villagers You Want||How to Raise Your Island's Star Rating|
|Infinite Tarantula Island - How to Get or Create It||Art Guide | Complete List of Artworks and Fakes|
|Money, Miles and Shopping|
|Nook Mileage Program Activities & Rewards List||Nook Miles+ Challenges and Rewards|
|Nook Stop Explained||Spending Nook Miles|
|How to Get Nook Miles Fast||How to Make Money Bags (Bell Bags)|
|How to Get Bells (Money) Fast||Money Rock and How to Hit the Rock 8 Times|
|How to Grow Money Trees from Glowing Spots||How to Get Bank Interest|
|Should You Use the Drop-Off Box?||How to Get the Royal Crown|
|House and Storage|
|How to Pay Off Your Loan and Upgrade Your Tent and House||How to Move Your House|
|How to Store Furniture and Other Items||Designing Your House - How to Use Storage and Decorating Mode|
|How to Raise Your Happy Home Academy (HHA) Rank||Feng Shui Color and Effect Guide|
|How to Get Rid of Cockroaches | Catching Cockroaches||How to Get Moving Wallpaper|
|How to Get Moving Flooring||-|
|Reimagine Your Character|
|How To Make A Passport | Passport Title List||Changing Hair and Face|
|How to Get Bedhead / Fix Bedhead||-|
|Reshape Your Island|
|How Close Can You Plant Trees?||How to Chop Wood and Pull Up Trees|
|How to Get Palm Trees on Your Island||How to Build a Bridge|
|How to Build Slopes, Stairs and Inclines||How to Break Rocks|
|How to Change the Island Tune||How to Use Island Designer|
|List of NookPhone Apps||Mystery Island Tour and Nook Miles Ticket Guide|
|How to Unlock Reactions||How to Send Letters and Postcards|
|Wish on a Shooting Star to Get Star Fragments||Lost Item Guide|
|Party Play | Playing on One Switch||Online Play|
|What Can You Do Online?||-|
|System Requirements||List of Controls|
|Maintenance | How to Fix an Error||How to Delete Save Data|
|How to Add or Delete Players||Can You Transfer Data From Pocket Camp?|
|amiibo Compatibility||NookLink Features|
|The Language Setting||How to Pre-Load|
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hello i heard bad things about the local coop and im planning to get this for my girlfriend to play with me, is it really not good in local?
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