has released a new update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons that fixes an issue that could occur when playing the game's DLC.
According to the company, the issue could cause players to experience "gameplay bugs" if they attempted to remodel a villager's home while their island's airport gate is open. The newly released 2.0.1 patch resolves this bug along with a handful of other issues. You can read the full patch notes, courtesy of Nintendo's support website, below.
Should you encounter these issues before installing the 2.0.1 update, Nintendo advises to end your play session, then close and re-launch the game.
Happy Home Paradise is New Horizons' "first and only" paid expansion. Similar to the Happy Home Designer spinoff game for the
, the expansion lets you take on jobs designing dream vacation homes for characters.
Happy Home Paradise costs $25 to purchase, but players who subscribe to the newly launched Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack plan can access the DLC at no additional cost. An individual Expansion Pack subscription costs $50 per year, while an annual family plan membership -- which covers up to eight Nintendo accounts across multiple systems -- costs $80.
New Horizons' Happy Home Paradise expansion launched alongside a free 2.0 update that added a wealth of new content and items to the base game, including cooking DIY recipes and Brewster's cafe. A Series 5 set of Animal Crossing Amiibo cards is also now available at retailers.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons 2.0.1 patch notes
- Fixed an issue that could occur if a player asks to remodel a resident's home while the airport gate is open.
- Fixed an issue where the Kiki & Lala wand item was mistakenly appearing in Nook Shopping as "Not for sale."
- Fixed an issue where the coconut juice and frozen-treat set items would not appear under the Miscellaneous tab for DIY Recipes.
- Fixed an issue where the flowing-river flooring item would not display properly in Photopia or expanded player homes when placed horizontally.
- Fixed an issue where some residents would try to cook using something other than a kitchen item in their home.
- Fixed an issue where residents visiting a player's home would talk as if they were in the café.
Fixed Issues related to DLC
The following issues related to the paid DLC Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise have been fixed.
- Fixed an issue that would allow players to proceed with the game without designing the school when normally the school would need to be designed. If you have save data where you proceeded without designing the school, you can use the following methods to restore your save data to proper conditions.
- For Players that have not remodeled the school: After completing 1 or 2 other jobs, and no other events trigger at that time, the event to design the school will trigger.
- For players that have remodeled the school: The event for designing the school will not trigger, but the features that normally unlock from the event to design the school (such as furniture items and room size) will become useable when you start your next job.
- Fixed an issue causing an error to occur when using amiibo to change members at a facility.
- Fixed an issue where you could obtain turnips countless times from Joan in the hospital.
- Fixed an issue where the ripe sugarcane plant item would unlock by obtaining tomatoes.