April 28 Update | Version 1.10.0 | ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH) April 28 Update
The April 28 Update has been announced for Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNHH). This update adds new twists for seasonal events, such as the International Museum Day and Wedding Season, as well as new seasonal items!

Official April Update Announcement

This is the promotional tweet released on April 26 by Nintendo's official account on Twitter

Update Available on April 28

The April Update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons will release on April 28, 2021.

This update adds more rewards for seasonal events, along with new seasonal items coming to Nook Shopping!

New Seasonal Event Rewards

May Day - April 29 to May 7

ACNH - May Day 2021.png
May Day makes a return, but with a twist! Looks like Rover's picked a new destination for this year's May Day package, and with a new maze, too!

Rover also has an extra reward for those who participated in the May Day event last year: Rover's Photo!

New May Day Rewards
RoverRover's Photo

International Museum Day - May 18 to May 31

ACNH - International Museum Day (Art Stamp Rally)
Blathers is once again hosting this year's International Museum Day, this time including the Art Section of the Museum.

You can once again get Museum Plaques, including the new Art Plaque!

New International Museum Day Rewards
Art Plaque ImageArt Plaque

Wedding Season - June 1 to June 30

ACNH - Wedding Season - Tsunokakushi
Reese and Cyrus is once again visiting Harv's Island to celebrate Wedding Season!

On top of all the Wedding Season Items from last year, you can get new ones including the Nuptial Bell, the Tsunokakushi, and the Shiromuku to name a few!

New Wedding Season Items
ACNH - Shiromuku ImageShiromuku ACNH - Tsunokakushi ImageTsunokakushi ACNH - White Hakama with Crest ImageWhite Hakama with Crest
ACNH - Wedding Season - Nuptial Bell.pngNuptial Bell Wedding-Party Wall ImageWedding-Party Wall

New Seasonal Items

ACNH - Children

The update adds new seasonal items for May and June. These include new Mother's Day items, Cheese Rolling, and Children's Day!

Seasonal Event Items Date
Children's Day Carp Banner ImageCarp Banner
ACNH - Newsprint Helmet ImageNewsprint Helmet
April 28 to May 5
Mother's Day Thank-You Mom Mug
Carnation NEW
May 1 to May 31
Cheese Rolling Double Gloucester Cheese NEW May 22 to May 31
International Children's Day Handmade Crown
Handmade Cape
June 1 to June 15
June Bride Wedding Bell NEW
Ring Pillow NEW
Wedding Door Plate NEW
Flower Shower NEW
June 1 to June 30
Father's Day Thank-You Dad Mug
Thank-You Dad Apron NEW
June 1 to June 30
Boy's Day Festival Zongzi NEW
Surichwi Tteok NEW
June 5 to June 14
Summer Solstice (Northern Hemisphere)
Winter Solstice (Southern Hemisphere)
Sunflower Crown
Sunflower Rug
Midwinter Sweater
Aurora Wall
June 15 to June 21
Tanabata Bamboo Grass Junly 1 to July 7
Marine Day Summertime Doorplate NEW July 8 to July 22
Bastille Day Phrygian Cap NEW July 10 to July 20
Cowboy Festival Rodeo-Style Springy Ride-On July 15 to August 15

How to Update Animal Crossing

Update Method

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Press the + Button on the Home Screen

With the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game selected on the Home screen, press the + button on your Switch to view the game data.

Select Software Update

Select Software Update from the left tab.

You can update your game Via the Internet or you can Match Version with Local Users.

Issues with Updating

If you have trouble updating your game, you can refer to the following solutions.

Check the Game's Official Twitter

You may not be able to update your game due to server failure. You can check the game's official Twitter account for information.

Check Nintendo's Server Maintenance Status

Depending on Nintendo's server maintenance status, you may not be able to update your game. You can check their official website for more information.

Check Your Internet Connection

System Settings - Internet.jpg
Check if your Switch is connected to the internet.

You can check your internet status by going to the System Settings from the Home screen, and selecting Internet on the left tab.

If the problem persists, you can try restarting your Switch or your router.

How to Check if Update is Complete

Press the + Button on the Home Screen

With the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game selected on the Home screen, press the + button on your Switch to view the game data.

Select Software Information

Select Software Information from the left tab. You can go to the Nintendo eShop to see if your game is up-to-date.

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