1.10.0 Free Update
The Free Update (version 1.10.0) is an update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons released on April 28, 2021. It features the return of previously available events from 2020, as well as the addition of new seasonal items from Nook Shopping. The update was announced on April 26, 2021.
- May Day, International Museum Day, and Wedding Season are enabled for 2021. Additionally, the 2020 dates have become unplayable.
- Children's Day is celebrated from April 28 to May 5 with a Carp Banner and a Newsprint Helmet.
- Cheese Rolling is celebrated from May 22 to May 31 with a Double Gloucester Cheese.
- Wedding Season is celebrated from June 1 to June 30 with a Nuptial Bell, Nuptial Doorplate, Nuptial Ring Pillow, and Flower-Petal Basket.
- The Dano Festival is celebrated from June 5 to June 14 with a Surichwi Tteok.
- The Dragon Boat Festival and is celebrated from June 5 to June 14 with a Festival Zongzi.
- Marine Day is celebrated from July 8 to July 22 with a Ship-Wheel Door Decoration.
- Le 14 juillet is celebrated from July 10 to July 20 with a Phrygian Cap.
- Mother's Day, International Children's Day, Father's Day, the Summer Solstice, the Winter Solstice, Tanabata, and Cowboy Festival return from 2020, with some featuring new items and updated dates.
- Mother's Day now features a Carnations item to obtain.
- Father's Day now features a Thank-You Dad Apron to obtain.
- The Summer Solstice and Winter Solstice Nook Shopping events now occur from June 15 to June 21 and December 15 to December 21.
- International Children's Day now last from June 1 to June 15.
- Tanabata now last from July 1 to July 7.
- Cowboy Festival now last from July 15 to August 15.
Items added in 1.10.0
- A promotional screenshot for Children's Day featured on the Japanese announcement article for the update featured a player standing next to a villager's house that does not match that of any villager. The screenshot was changed the day after the announcement to one of a player inside a house, and a note was added apologizing for the inaccuracy in the original.
- This is the first update that does not send the player a gift in the mail after it is downloaded.
- Nintendo (April 26, 2021). "『あつまれ どうぶつの森』の島で初夏にかけて開催される季節のイベントをご紹介。無料アップデートは4月28日に配信。". topics.nintendo.co.jp. Retrieved April 26, 2021.