With common updates and one other main one coming in March, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is beginning to look increasingly like a mainline Animal Crossing sport.
I’ve been ready for the Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp practice to decelerate since its launch, and since I watched Miitomo disappear into the ether. However whereas gamers might not be as avid as they have been when the sport got here out final 12 months, the updates present no indicators of stopping. With the addition of much more customization not too long ago and right this moment’s announcement of a Fishing Tourney for subsequent month, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is beginning to look increasingly not like a cellular spin-off of Animal Crossing, however like a mainline title:
The Fishing Tourney by itself could also be small potatoes, however check out what else we’ve seen in latest months. Gardening was added, full with cross-pollination and seasonal flowers. Now you can edit terrain round your campsite:
Garments crafting arrived earlier this 12 months, too, and we’ve seen nearly steady seasonal occasions. That’s not even mentioning the fixed inflow of recent campers becoming a member of us, and people who know the collection know that Nintendo nonetheless has lots extra the place these got here from in the event that they need to maintain trickling them in.
Heck, with the fixed addition of recent gadgets and pals, the one factor actually lacking from Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp that the mainline video games have is a way of laziness. I’ve tapered off taking part in considerably simply because slightly than a fast check-in, I really feel like each log-in requires me to spend an hour or extra doing chores to maintain on tempo with every part happening. Positive, video games like New Leaf had lots to do, however you additionally didn’t miss a lot by letting issues lie for awhile … although when you have been gone for too lengthy, your neighbors yelled at you.
I miss the broader number of dialogue and laidback nature of the console and handheld Animal Crossings, however a minimum of till that elusive Swap model is introduced (it has to exist, proper?!), Pocket Camp is making for a positive substitute.
If you wish to hop again into Pocket Camp, it’s accessible as a free obtain on the App Retailer and Google Play.