A few days after it was announced, the summer update for Wave 2 Animal Sharing: New Horizons has now been released. As mentioned before it adds spectacles of fireworks and dreams. Save data is also protected thanks to the island’s new backup & restoration service.

In addition, Nintendo has released all the patch notes on its support page for version 1

.4.0. This reveals many finer details and also some details other Adjustments were made to improve the overall gameplay experience.

Ver. 1.4.0 (Released on July 30, 2020)

The software has been updated if you see “Ver. 1.4.0 ”in the upper right-hand corner of the title screen.

  • General updates
    • A new seasonal event, Fireworks Shows, has been added.
    • New seasonal items with limited time have been added to Nook Shopping.
    • A new feature has been added to the NookPhone Camera app, which allows you to turn off guide information by pressing R-Stick.
    • The “funny glasses” item now matches players ’skin color variations.
  • The features of online connectivity
    • A new feature allows you to sleep in a bed and meet Luna. You can upload your dream island online or visit other dream islands uploaded.
    • New features have been added to the Custom Designs Portal. You can now search by name or type of design. You can now create a list of favorite creators.
    • A new feature has been added to save data that saves Nintendo servers over the internet. You can use backup backup data with the island backup restore service if your Nintendo Switch system is lost or broken.
      • You must be a member of Nintendo Switch Online and allow backups within Animal Crossing: New Horizons to use this new feature.
      • The data you save cannot be restored at the customer’s discretion. If your system is broken, you must contact Nintendo Support to begin a repair request. If you have lost your system, you must contact Nintendo Support.
      • This feature does not allow saving data (island data) to be transferred to a different system. We are currently planning to add a data transfer feature that will save you in 2020. Feature information and scheduling will be announced in the future.
    • Learn more about the island’s backup restoration service.
  • Problems Solved
    • Other adjustments were made to improve the gaming experience.

We’ll update this post with full patch notes when Nintendo releases them. Have you ever downloaded this update? Did you notice anything else? Leave a comment below.

[source en-americas-support.nintendo.com]