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Animal Crossing: New Horizons will add items for St Patrick's Day, Girl’s Day, and Pi Day in next update

Animal Crossing: New Horizons St Patrick's Day
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons players can enjoy several new seasonal items in their Nook Stop as part of the March update.

Kicking off as soon as February 25, players will be able to pick up items to celebrate St Patrick’s Day, Girl’s Day, and Pi Day. 

For Girl’s Day - a Japanese annual holiday - players will be able to pick up the Girl’s Day Doll Set and Bonbori Lamp which will be available from February 25 - March 3. 

Animal Crossing Girl's Day

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After that, the Pi Day - a day in which the date lines up with the Mathematical value of Pi (3.14) - celebrations begin from March 1 - 14 where players will be able to pick up a pie which is decorated with the Pi symbol from Resident Services.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Pi Day

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Finally, from March 10 - 17 players will be able to celebrate St Patrick’s Day in style as the game offers themed items including the Shamrock Rug, Shamrock Door Plate, and Shamrock Soda. The Able Sisters will also have a selection of Shamrock-themed clothing available running up to the event.

After previewing at the Nintendo Direct last night, fans have already begun getting excited for the Animal Crossing: New Horizons March update. Mostly due to the Super Mario-themed items on offer which allow players to dress their villagers up as Super Mario characters, as well as display themed furniture from Thomps, goal flags, question mark blocks, warp pipes, and more around their island.

According to the Japanese Nintendo website, players will be rewarded for downloading the 1.8.0 update with a Super Mario-themed wallpaper.  

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Mario Wallpaper

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Nintendo has previously given players items to celebrate Animal Crossing: New Horizons Valentine’s Day, Groundhog Day, and even items to celebrate the Super Bowl.

To find out what else the game celebrates, take a look at our upcoming Animal Crossing: New Horizons events list

Hope Bellingham

After studying Film Studies and Creative Writing at University, I was lucky enough to land a job as an intern at Player Two PR where I helped to release a number of indie titles. I then got even luckier when I became GamesRadar's trainee news writer where I get to spread the word about the goings-on in the video game world. My expertise lies in Animal Crossing related topics after spending the last 15 years immersing myself in island life. I also know a thing or two about The Last of Us, and way too much about the Kingdom Hearts series.