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Animal Crossing New Horizons 2.0.5 Update: Full Patch Notes Detailed

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A new update has been rolled out for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Here's everything included in update 2.0.5.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons' first update of the year has arrived. While Nintendo has already made it clear that there won't be any new major content heading to the game, they still seem committed to ensuring things run smoothly. This latest update aims to fix some persisting bugs and issues within the main game and its DLC - Happy Home Paradise.

While the update might not be what fans were hoping for, it does help keep things running smoothly, addressing some of the issues with Custom Designs and the Portal that were cropping up.

Below, we've detailed the full list of patch notes for Animal Crossing: New Horizons update 2.0.5.

Animal Crossing New Horizons 2.0.5 Update: Full Patch Notes Detailed

Bug Fixes - Main Game

  • Fixed an issue where the player could not progress through the explanation about Photopia under specific conditions after moving to another island.
  • Fixed an issue where the game would not progress after a message was displayed when a conversation had started and a lot of furniture items had been placed on the island.
  • Fixed an issue where Luna would repeat the explanation related to the “Search by island name.” option over again.
  • Fixed an issue where island residents would wear custom designs as a different pattern type than how the custom design was displayed in the tailor shop.
  • Fixed an issue where an island resident visiting a player’s home would remain in the player’s home after the player used the Room Sketch app, the Happy Home Network app, or the Custom Designs Portal during the visit.
  • Fixed an issue where a player would use a door decoration when remodeling the home of an island resident, but the door decoration would sometimes be removed when a new day started.
  • Other adjustments and corrections were made to improve the gameplay experience.

Bug Fixes - Happy Home Paradise

  • Fixed an issue where the player could not progress past the loading screen when trying to revisit a vacation home if the player previously released an ant or fly in the yard of that vacation home while the conditions for ants or flies to appear were not met.
  • Fixed an issue where subsequent events would not progress properly if the player closed the software during a specific point while working on a facility.
  • Other adjustments and corrections were made to improve the gameplay experience.