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Animal Crossing: New Horizons is getting a Bunny Day egg hunt in April

The first seasonal surprise for Nintendo's hit Switch game will let us search for eggs from home.

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Get ready for Zipper.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons on Switch has been a savior for my family, and a lot of others amid the coronavirus pandemic. Nintendo had hinted that future updates to the game were on the horizon, and the company announced the first one coming April 1 to 12: A Bunny Day egg festival.

On those days, according to a Nintendo Direct Mini video posted today, you'll be able to dig and fish for eggs around the island, meet Zipper the bunny and craft a bunch of egg-themed things.

Previous Animal Crossings have seasonal updates too, but they take on a different meaning now that many people around the world are spending holidays at home.

Be sure to read CNET's Animal Crossing tips, and suggestions on setting up a fun play environment.

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Some of the crafted egg things.

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