No doubt that ACNH update is bringing a lot of fantastic new features from Maxwell Dick's blog

The amount of content that has been added to Animal Crossing: New Horizons since the 2.0 update is truly astounding when you consider how long the game has been in development. In early February, when the Happy Home Paradise DLC was first announced, fans were enthralled by the plethora of new activities that would be introduced to the game, and it appeared as though New Horizons was on the verge of experiencing a sort of revival as a result of the addition of the DLC. With no doubt, the update will bring many fantastic new features to the game; however, it seems like a lot of the content should have been included with Animal Crossing: New Horizons when it was released in March 2020 instead of having to be released in two separate installments.

While it's important to note that the base version of ACNH items: New Horizons isn't a bad game in any way, it appears that the game would have benefited greatly from a lot of the new content that will be included in the 2.0 update. It's great that new content is being developed, but it appears that New Horizons may have squandered a significant opportunity to be the undisputed best game in the series at launch by simply releasing the vast majority of its content at launch rather than waiting 18 months for Animal Crossing Bells to be completed after the fact, as previously stated.

  • Many people have criticized the Animal Crossing video game series for requiring players to complete the same tasks on a daily basis for little or no reward

  • The series has been described as a chore simulator by some critics, which is not entirely unfair; however, there is more to the series than just that

  • When ACNH Items: New Horizons first launched, there was a lot for players to do, particularly because the game allows players to decorate their islands in the same way that they would decorate the interiors of their homes

In part because players were able to see the visual transformation of their island as a reward for their efforts, players reported feeling a sense of accomplishment when they first began the game and progressed from a sleepy village to a bustling island town. Unfortunately, once the initial discoveries of what New Horizons had in store for its players were made, there wasn't much else that could be done with the time available to them. It was a shame because there was a lot of potential there to begin with. Players became increasingly aware of the monotonous nature of the game's grind as there was nothing new to divert their attention away from their previous activities. In addition, if all of the content from the 2.0 update had been incorporated into the base game, players would have had a much greater variety of options for diverting their attention away from the franchise's widely criticized chore simulator elements, it would have taken significantly longer for the glistening sheen to fade.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons was released at a time when there couldn't have been a better time for it to be. It was March 2020, and the world was beginning to shut down as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which occurred in March of that year. As a result of being trapped in their homes for weeks at a time, people found themselves with a lot of spare time, which they could spend playing New Horizons, a relaxing island getaway game. The good news is that this occurred around the same time that the game's luster began to fade as previously stated; however, due to the hectic nature of the gaming world and the rest of people's lives, there simply isn't much time for more  at the moment for the vast majority of players to participate in. Given that capturing a player's attention twice is far more difficult than capturing it once, it is likely that fewer people will be engaged with the content of the 2.0 update now than there would have been if the content had been included in the base version of New Horizons.

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