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Animal Crossing New Horizons 2.0 Update: Island Expansion Leaks

The anticipated 2.0 update for ACNH could include an island expansion, if leaks are to be believed!

Many fans are anticipating the release of the 2.0 update for Animal Crossing New Horizons, and with the latest leak surrounding a possible Island Expansion, it has players excited.

Unfortunately, there’s no official news from Nintendo surrounding the 2.0 Update or the possibility of Island Expansions coming to the game. However, there are leaks supporting the possibility, so DualShockers has put together everything you need to know about the latest ACNH leak.

Before you discover the recent leaks, make sure you check out the article below to find out our wishlist of things we want Nintendo to add into Animal Crossing New Horizons in order to make the game fresh again.

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Leaked Island Expansion

Certain Animal Crossing New Horizons data miners have uncovered certain parts of coding that appear to point towards a possible expansion for players’ islands.

Since the latest 1.10 update for the game, data miners have discovered fence customisation, museum upgrades, and a specific line of code that reads, “mSouthShoreBasline.f32: 500.00000 was changed to mSouthShoreBasline.f32: 1000.00000”.

The code south shore baseline refers to the beach section of the island at the very south of the map. This line of coding stops the camera at a certain point, almost like an invisible wall that stops the player at a certain point.

But now it looks like with the coding doubled from 500 to 1000, this could mean some form of island expansion is on the way. There are quite a few possibilities for the expansion, it could be that the current island will be expanded, or that a smaller island will be added south of the shore line.

However, we advise players not to get their hopes up too much as the change could simply be some form of testing on Nintendo’s part.

No date has been set for the Animal Crossing New Horizons 2.0 update, but as soon as more information becomes available, DualShockers will let you know.

Source: Major Mori YouTube

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If you want to keep up to date with all of the latest news, guides, leaks, and updates for Animal Crossing New Horizons, make sure to check back in at DualShockers regularly.

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Kyle Knight

Kyle is a Film and TV graduate from Coventry. He's a PC enthusiast with a not so enthusiastic PC and is all about triple-A titles!

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