Animal Crossing is one of the longest-running game franchises that has accumulated a large number of followers over the years. The latest work in the series is Animal Crossing New Horizons. Since its release earlier this year, this new title has received significant updates, and each update introduces a new set of content or implements important bug fixes.
Therefore, it is very important to keep the game updated so that you don't miss any important changes. The patch also allows you to keep your island in its best state possible. While the game automatically downloads and installs every update on your system when connected to the internet. But it is also possible that your Nintendo Switch device cannot automatically install updates. In this case, you need to manually download the update on your gaming device.
How to update ACNH?
1. Launch the video game on your console, it will automatically display the new update on Home menu. Click on the "Download" button to download and install the update. If you can't find a new game update or you missed it, you can manually trigger an update on your console.
2. Click the "+" icon, which is available on the Animal Crossing: New Horizons home screen.
3. Tap "Software Update".
4. Now, select the "Via Internet" option and the game will search for an update.
If an update is available, the console will download it. After installing the update on your gaming device, you should see the latest version on the title screen.
Nintendo recommends that all players use the same version of the game when playing games with friends online to avoid trouble caused by different versions. The game is currently running 1.4.2. If you are not on the latest version of the game, you can follow the steps above to update the game.
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