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Animal Crossing update adds new rewards, changes NPC visits

The first wave of Animal Crossing’s summer update was released earlier today, but it only took a few hours for dataminers to dive into the code and discover some new secrets.

Thanks to the new NPCs introduced in the update, players will be able to earn some new items and DIYs by helping either pirate-themed Gulliver or Pascal, the red sea otter. As hinted in the update trailer, there’s a whole bunch of pirate and mermaid-themed items, which some dataminers have kindly put into some neat tables:

While the selection is quite limited, there are also a couple of new seasonal items that can be purchased from Nook Shopping, including a summer solstice crown, winter-solstice sweater, and some rather lovely bamboo grass.

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