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'It's uniting people': why 11 million are playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons

8 mins | May 20, 2020
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Nintendo's record-breaking new game has been embraced by a world in isolation. From celebrities like Elijah Wood to politicians like Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, anyone can visit your island in Animal Crossings. What has made the game such an intrinsic part of lockdown culture for so many people around the world? Talking with the Guardian's video games editor Keza MacDonald, the creators explain how its design for sharing and communications has been crucial.
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