Deal Alert: Animal Crossing: New Horizons Is $49.94 at Amazon | IGN

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is almost here; the game launches exclusively on Nintendo Switch on March 20. This laid-back game takes place on a remote island, where you’ll build and maintain a new home, collect resources, and craft all kinds of things to make it feel like your own. You can check out our Animal Crossing: New Horizons review for more details.

If you’re ready to lock down a copy for yourself, you can preorder Animal Crossing: New Horizons right now at select retailers. Here’s everything you need to know to secure a copy at launch.

Preorder Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons is up for preorder at all the usual retailers for a list price of $59.99. If you have a free My Best Buy membership, you’ll get a $10 reward certificate for placing your preorder at the big blue retailer. This applies to both the physical version and digital version.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Preorder Bonus

There are no universal preorder bonuses for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, but several of rogue retailers are offering bonuses of their own.

  • Best Buy – Tom Nook “Phone & Tech Badge” (physical version only) and $10 reward certificate for My Best Buy members
  • Walmart – Free Animal Crossing tote bag
  • GameStop – Double-sided poster
  • Target – Journal

Animal Crossing Bell Bag Bundle

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Like most Nintendo releases — but unlike many other big games — Animal Crossing: New Horizons will only be available in a standard edition. However, Best Buy is selling a bundle that includes the game along with a bell bag. The bell bag costs $20 separately, so if you were going to buy both items anyway, this bundle saves you $15.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Official Companion Guide

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To get the most out of the game, you can pick up the official companion guide. This hefty 432-page book offers all kinds of advice to maximize your island getaway, with tips for designing your house and making money, as well as a catalog of the items you can discover and buy.

PowerA Animal Crossing: New Horizons Wireless Controller

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While Nintendo itself may not be offering much in the way of Animal Crossing extras, PowerA has this officially licensed controller.

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Chris Reed is IGN’s shopping and commerce editor. You can follow him on Twitter @_chrislreed.

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