Whereas controversial for some, adjusting your Nintendo Change’s clock to fast-forward the time or day in Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a practice that stretches again for the reason that starting of the sequence. However with the sport’s large winter replace, followers say that Nintendo has modified what you possibly can and may’t do whereas time touring.
First, the excellent news: You may nonetheless time journey. What’s modified, in accordance with many time-traveling gamers, is that Nintendo has tweaked — or moderately, strengthened — how occasions work. Beforehand, the corporate introduced that you’d be unable to set off large seasonal occasions forward of time, as a result of the sport would really examine in case your clock was appropriate. However, as many followers discovered, Nintendo wasn’t constant in imposing these guidelines. For instance, previous to this new replace, you possibly can time journey to Halloween and benefit from the festivities. A handful of current occasions have labored this fashion as nicely.
No extra! Polygon examined it out, and you may’t simply regulate your clock to make it Turkey Day (aka Thanksgiving) anytime you’d like. Followers are reporting which you could nonetheless journey backward to occasions which have already transpired in the actual world, however you can not expertise new content material by leaping ahead.
Some followers are rolling with the punches right here, and aren’t bothered by Nintendo doing precisely what the corporate mentioned it will do. Plus, it’s not as large of a deal if you happen to can nonetheless return and luxuriate in issues later; the one limitation is in getting there quicker. Others, in the meantime, bemoan the change — as a result of there are reliable causes to time journey within the first place.
“This actually sucks for individuals with busy schedules who don’t have time to do the entire occasions proper once they happen,” one participant wrote on a Fb group devoted to time-traveling followers. “Particularly for occasions like Toy Day and Turkey Day/the Harvest Competition when individuals are going to be spending time with their family members … I do know you possibly can return and do them, but it surely simply doesn’t really feel the identical. Doing them earlier than feels much more festive as a result of everybody continues to be exited in regards to the occasion.”