All Ordinances in Animal Crossing: New Horizons - What do they do?

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons has quickly become one of the most popular games on the Nintendo Switch console. With a high level of accessibility and a host of relaxing activities on the island, fans are enjoying the experience but have been craving new content for months. In October 2021, Nintendo announced free quality of life updates coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons on November 5, 2021, including prescriptions.

Ordinances in Animal Crossing: New Horizons change the hours residents of the island remain active. The ordinance mechanic allows players to change the activity of villagers to fit their play schedule. An ordinance even increases the monetary gain from selling items. We've listed each of New Horizon's Ordinances below.



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  • Ordinance on the beautiful island: the default island setting, allowing varied villager activity
  • Early Bird Ordinance: Villagers are most active early in the morning
  • Night Owl Ordinance: Villagers are most active late at night
  • Bell Boom Ordinance: All buy and sell prices increase by 20%

To watch the full Animal Crossing October Direct and learn more about all the updates and changes coming to Animal Crossing in November 2021, watch the video below!

For more on Animal Crossing: New Horizons, be sure to check out some of our other guides, like How to transfer Animal Crossing: New Horizons save data to Nintendo Switch OLED here on Pro Game Guides.



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