Animal Crossing New Horizons - How do hemispheres work?

Animal Crossing New Horizons hemispheres

Animal Crossing New Horizons hemispheres

There are certain elements of Animal Crossing: New Horizons that mimic real life, giving players an easy way to understand certain parts of the game. One of the real-life features in New Horizons is the way seasons work, which is dependent on several factors. However, perhaps the most important factor is the addition of hemispheres.

There are two hemispheres in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, the Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere. They're an important addition to the game as they alter the seasons of the game depending on where you are. They can be a little confusing, so we're here to answer the question - how do hemispheres work?

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How do hemispheres work in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

As with our very own Earth, Animal Crossing's world of talking animals is also formed of both the North and South Hemispheres. In truth, there's no real difference between either – other than the time of year in each. For example, March will be spring for players that select the Northern Hemisphere while those in the South Hemisphere will be experiencing fall.

Each season will bring with it new activities, weather, and little perks for you to enjoy. For example, spring will see cherry blossoms appear, and you can harvest flowers to make them into flower rings. Winter is the ideal time to build a snowman or two and harvest snowflakes.

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As the time travel cheat can land you in any season you choose, regardless of the hemisphere, you can get your hands on the specific bugs and fish only in specific seasons.

There are plenty of things to discover in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. If you're looking for something relaxing to do, you should take a look at our how-to sleep guide. However, if you're looking for more excitement, then you should go to our how to catch sharks guide.

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