Nintendo reveals Animal Crossing coming to Nintendo Switch in 2019

Animal Crossing fans, your pleas have been heard.

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After years of waiting, Animal Crossing fans are getting a new entry in the series next year on the Nintendo Switch . At the tail end of the latest Nintendo Direct, the company teased the title, which will be the first full-fledged entry in the franchise since 2012's Animal Crossing: New Leaf on the 3DS

The series has been relatively dormant, though Nintendo did release Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, a 3DS spin-off; Animal Crossing: Amibo Festival, a  Wii U  party game; Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, a mobile game.

No additional details about the upcoming game were offered.

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Nintendo also revealed that series mainstay Isabelle is joining Super Smash Bros. Even more surprising? She's a completely new fighter, with a distinct move set. Isabelle joins the absurdly large character roster for Smash Bros. Ultimate, which you can explore in-depth here.

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