One of the novelties that it has Animal Crossing: New Horizons for Nintendo switch compared to its predecessors is that it has content based on the customs and traditions of some countries.
Among them is Mexico, which has costumes and associated items. And recently, one more example in that sense appeared in the game, which was shared in a message through the account in Twitter official.
Cempasúchil arrives in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Through this it was revealed that from October 25 to November 3 a special arrangement of marigolds is available in MiniNook. That’s so that Mexican players, or anyone else who wants it, can celebrate the Day of the Dead.
This festival is celebrated year after year in the Mexican Republic on November 1 and 2. The marigold (Tagetes erecta) is a plant that produces yellow flowers and is used as an offering to the dead.
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Known among the ancient Mexica as cempoalxóchitl, It is used to decorate altars and tombs. It also has other uses, especially medicinal and food.
It is clear that the team behind Animal Crossing: New Horizons he is aware of the above and therefore decided to add it to the game.
Other elements present in this title associated with Mexico are the china poblana dress, as well as the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus).
The Day of the Dead is a traditional Mexican holiday
The fact that this game has a built-in editor allows the most creative players to create personalized content. Especially to be in accordance with the Day of the Dead, a holiday apart from Halloween.
Although in the case of the latter there is more thematic content available, since it is a celebration extended throughout the world. However, the content of Latin origin is becoming more and more present in the games of Nintendo.
But much more is needed. In the case of Animal Crossing: New Horizons It seems unlikely that he will receive too much in the future, but his successor could be another story.
By the way, take the opportunity to get this content related to Day of the Deadas it is temporary. Let’s see if by chance it has enough demand to come by default in the next installment of the series, which is likely to come out in the successor of Switch.