What Age Rating Is Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

Animal Crossing: New Horizons released in the UK on March 20th of 2020. The game allows players to build their own island paradise, craft unique items and customise the area however they please. This humble adventure will be the franchise's fifth major title and first on the Nintendo Switch, so is it suitable for you or your children?

In this guide, we've explained the age rating for Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

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What Age Rating Is Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

You'll be pleased to know that Animal Crossing: New Horizons has been rated PEGI 3. So, the game is appropriate for players that are 3 years and above, which is almost everyone who can hold a controller!

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Official Nintendo game art for Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
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The game is very simple to understand with very child-friendly mechanics, but has a wide suitability to adults who are fans of the franchise too. The game is bright and colourful, with a wide range of creative characters and easy tasks to do as you customise and upgrade your island.

To learn more about how to make the most of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, we recommend our tips for beginners! If you're familiar with the games and want to work on unlocking your museum and building your collection of creatures, we have a guide on bugs and on fish at your disposal!

This article was updated on 1st November 2021 by Kelsey Raynor.