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The free Holiday update is on its way into Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Below is a list of the major features that will be available in Animal Crossing starting November 19th.

Turkey Day

On Turkey Day, which will take place this year on Nov. 26, the first-class chef Franklin will arrive and host a gathering in the plaza. You can help Franklin collect ingredients to go in the dishes that will be on display in the plaza. You can even receive a gift from Franklin as a thank you for helping him cook.

The United States celebrates Thanksgiving on the 26th of November, however a lot of families are forgoing their usual celebrations as a result of the ongoing pandemic. I have a feeling that the Animal Crossing Turkey Day update will be a welcome distraction for a lot of families this year.

Toy Day

It’s the time of the year when island residents rejoice … The month of Toy Day is nearly at hand! You might notice your island and plaza gradually becoming more festive with holiday-themed decorations over the coming weeks.*** Keep an eye out for decorated trees, too. Shaking these may drop ornaments which will allow you to craft holiday furniture recipes. From Dec. 1 to Dec. 25, you’ll be able to purchase toys from Nook’s Cranny and find holiday-themed clothing at the Able Sisters shop. When it’s officially Toy Day on Dec. 24, Jingle will pay a special visit to your island to spread holiday cheer. If you help him deliver presents, you’ll also receive a gift!

Toy Day is Animal Crossing Christmas. This event does extend until Christmas day so kids who get their game on Christmas day will be able to take part in some of the fun!

Reactions and Hairstyles 

Nine new Reactions will be available with this update, which can be obtained by redeeming Nook Miles at the Nook Stop terminal located in Resident Services. Six new hairstyle options can also be acquired by redeeming Nook Miles, so get ready to express yourself and let your personality shine!

The new reactions include the ability to sit down. That’s a big deal. (It’s true.)

Home Storage Upgrade 

If you’ve expanded your in-game home to its largest size and paid off your debt, you’ll now be able to apply for a home storage expansion by speaking to Tom Nook at Resident Services. Congrats on achieving the next level of home ownership. This will expand your home storage to 2400 slots. Think of all the items you can now store and access from the comfort of your island home!

A lot of players struggle with storage over time (I know I do). This gives players a way to help alleviate that (at least for the time being). It also gives players a reason to pay off their final loan.

Island and Resident Data Transfers 

Two new features are arriving to offer expanded flexibility for your island and resident data. The whole island transfer feature will enable you to move your user save data, along with the island itself and all the residents, to another system. This service will be facilitated by the free Island Transfer Tool app in Nintendo eShop. For players who are not the island’s Resident Representative, a single-player transfer feature allows you to transfer resident data to another system. This includes your resident’s name, appearance and equipment, along with your inventory, home and storage. Additional details about the benefits and limitations of these new data transfer services can be found at https://animal-crossing.com/new-horizons/#transfer.

This is a very, very big deal for families who are looking to get players who have been awkwardly sharing an Animal Crossing: New Horizons island.

EFG has an article with more details about Island and resident data transfers here.

Seasonal Items to Celebrate New Year’s Eve 

New seasonal items will be available starting Dec. 1 at Nook Stop. Between Dec. 26 and Dec. 31, there will also be several festive items to commemorate New Year’s Eve. In addition to the update content, you can look forward to a countdown event starting at 7 p.m. on Dec. 31. With Animal Crossing: New Horizons, you can meet in-game to ring in the new year with friends, family and your island residents!

New Years Eve is coming and Animal Crossing is going to help us celebrate the end of 2020 (thank goodness).

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Here are all the video game releases rated E-T by the ESRB that are releasing between November 8th through November 14th.

Note: Some games on the PS5 say they come out on the 10th, those are also release day games on the 12th for the system. The list was already so long, that I chose not to list each of those games twice.

Monday, November 9th

  • Duck Life Adventure- Switch

Tuesday, November 10th

  • Dead Cells: The Prisoner’s Edition- PS4, Switch
  • Destiny 2: Beyond Light- PS4, Xbox One
  • Dirt 5- PS5 (12th), Series X
  • Fortnite- PS5, Series X
  • Fuser- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Liftoff: Drone Racing- Xbox One
  • Manifold Garden- Series X
  • My Universe: Cooking Star Restaurant- PS4, Switch
  • NBA 2K21- PS5, Series X
  • Planet Coaster: Console Edition- PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X
  • Rogue Company- Series X
  • Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin- PS4, Switch
  • Sea of Thieves- Series X
  • Slide Stars- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Speed 3: Grand Prix- PS4, Switch
  • Tetris Effect: Connected- Xbox One, Series X
  • The Falconeer- Xbox One, Series X
  • The Touryst- Series X
  • Train Sim World 2: Collector’s Edition- PS4, Xbox One
  • WRC 9 FIA World Rally Championship- PS5, Series X

Wednesday, November 11th

  • Area 86- Switch
  • Sparkle 4 Tales- Xbox One

Thursday, November 12th

  • Astro’s Playroom- PS5
  • Bugsnax- PS4, PS5
  • Family Feud- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Farming Simulator 19: Alpine Farming Expansion- PS4, Xbox One
  • Godfall- PS5
  • Just Dance 2021- PS4, Xbox One, Series X, Switch
  • Life of Boris: Super Slav- Switch
  • Linelight- Switch
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales- PS4, PS5
  • Overcooked: All You Can Eat!- PS5
  • Sackboy: A Big Adventure- PS4, PS5
  • Santa’s Xmas Adventure- Switch
  • The Pathless- PS4, PS5
  • Zombie’s Cool- Switch

Friday, November 13th

  • Beat Me!- Xbox One, Switch
  • Bus Driver Simulator- Switch
  • Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Let’s Sing 2021- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered- Switch
  • Suguru Nature- Switch
  • Super Star Panda- Switch
  • This Sims 4: Snowy Escape DLC- PS4, Xbox One
  • Unhatched- Switch
  • Vera Blanc: Full Moon- Switch

For the Grown-Ups

  • Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla- PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X (Tuesday, October 10th)
  • Gears Tactics- Xbox One, Series X (Tuesday, October 10th)
  • Yakuza: Like a Dragon- PS4, Xbox One, Series X (Tuesday, October 10th)
  • Demon’s Souls- PS5 (Thursday, October 12th)
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War- PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X (Friday, October 13th)

Jeff’s Pick of the Week

Wow! There are a lot of games this week and I could have a whole list of my pick from them compared to last week where I did not even make a pick. I had to go with Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales on the PS4 and PS5. The 2018 game was my favorite game from that year (and EFG’s game of the year) and the only platinum trophy I have ever earned. I am so excited to play this game!


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Here are all the video game releases rated E-T by the ESRB that are releasing between October 11th and October 17th.

Tuesday, October 13th

  • Forgone- Xbox One, Switch
  • G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Monster Truck Championship- PS4
  • NHL 21- PS4, Xbox One
  • Prinny: Can I Really Be a Hero?- Switch
  • Prinny 2: Dawn of Operation Panties, Dood!- Switch
  • Prinny 1-2: Exploded and Reloaded- Switch
  • Red Wings: Aces of the Skies- Xbox One
  • Robotics; Notes Dash- PS4, Switch
  • Robotics; Notes Elite- PS4, Switch
  • Robotics; Notes Double Pack- PS4, Switch
  • Torchlight III- PS4, Xbox One

Wednesday, October 14th

  • Cook, Serve, Delicious 3?!- Xbox One, Switch
  • Shadow Gangs- Xbox One
  • Vigil: The Longest Night- Switch

Thursday, October 15th

  • Along the Edge- Switch
  • Alpaca Ball: Allstars- Switch
  • Batbarian: Testament of the Primordials- Switch
  • Burst Shooter- Switch
  • Cake Bash- PS4, Xbox One
  • Castle of No Escape- Switch
  • Doodle God: Evolution- PS4
  • Dustoff Z- Switch
  • Hardcore Mecha- Switch
  • Raji: An Ancient Epic- PS4, Xbox One
  • Ring of Pain- Switch
  • Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Director’s Cut- Xbox One, Switch
  • Shoot 1UP DX- Switch
  • Space Crew- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • The Jackbox Party Pack 7- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • This is the Zodiac Speaking- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Tricky Spider- Switch

Friday, October 16th

  • 9 Monkeys of Shaolin- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Crown Trick- Switch
  • Mario Kart Live Home Circuit- Switch
  • Truck Driver- Switch
  • Two Parsecs From Earth- Switch
  • Zoids Wild Blast Unleashed- Switch

Jeff’s Pick of the Week

My pick of the week goes to Nintendo’s newest “entry” in the Mario Kart franchise. There has always been remote controlled Mario Kart cars, but never ones that interacted with an app on a video game console. This is such a neat idea! My only concern is that people are not going to have enough space to set up the racetracks. It looks like you have to use all four of the arches, which I know will not fit in the living room of my house. Also, all videos show it working on hardwood floors. I’m curious to see how it will respond on carpet. Nevertheless, I’m super excited for the people who can get it to work in their houses!

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Here are all the video game releases rated E-T by the ESRB that are releasing between October 4th and October 10th.

Monday, October 5th

  • Danger Gazers- Switch
  • RIDE 4- PS4, Xbox One
  • Space Grunts- Switch

Tuesday, October 6th

  • 9th Dawn III: Shadow of Erthil- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Agatha Christie’s The ABC Murders- Switch
  • Charterstone: Digital Edition- Switch
  • FIFA 21- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Foregone- PS4, Switch
  • From Orbit- Switch
  • Hidden Objects Collection- Switch
  • Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix- PS4, Xbox One, Switch

Wednesday, October 7th

  • Shmubedi Boo- Switch

Thursday, October 8th

  • Adventures of Chris- Switch
  • Aery: Sky Castle- Xbox One, Switch
  • Falcon Age- Switch
  • Filament- Switch
  • Flipon- Switch
  • Game Dev Tycoon- Switch
  • Ghost of a Tale- Switch
  • Home: Postmortem Edition- Switch
  • I am Dead- Switch
  • Ikenfell- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Mortal Blitz: Combat Arena- PS4
  • Neighbours Back From Hell- Switch
  • Puddle Knights- Switch
  • Skatemasta Tcheco- Switch
  • The Ramen Sensei- Switch
  • Tiki Brawl- Switch
  • Torn Tales: Rebound Edition- Switch
  • WarriOrb- Switch

Friday, October 9th

  • Ben 10: Power Trip- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Street Racer Underground- Switch
  • The Survivalists- PS4, Xbox One, Switch

Jeff’s Pick of the Week

There is a lot coming out this week, but again nothing too big. I’m giving my vote this week to Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2 and hoping that they can right the wrong from the previous entry in the series. The first game in the series only had about 12-15 characters to choose from. This time there are 30 characters to race as and 70 that you can choose as your pit crew. This allows you to pick from 100 different Nickelodeon characters. With 28 different tracks, there are a lot of choices in this game! That is why my pick for this week will be Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix!

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Here are all the video game releases rated E-T by the ESRB that are releasing between September 27th and October 3rd.

Monday, September 28th

  • Undead Darlings: No Cure for Love- PS4, Switch

Tuesday, September 29th

  • Alwa’s Legacy- Switch
  • Bacon Man: An Adventure- Switch
  • Projection: First Light- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Table Top Racing: Nitro Edition- Switch

Wednesday, September 30th

  • 3000th Duel: The Wise Ones- Switch
  • Commander ’85- Xbox One
  • Detective Case and Clown Bot in Murder in the Hotel Lisbon- Switch
  • Feather- Xbox One

Thursday, October 1st

  • Candy Raid: The Factory- Switch
  • Farm Builder- Switch
  • Hot Shot Burn- Switch
  • Liege Dragon- Switch
  • Nubarron: The Adventure of an Unlucky Gnome- Switch
  • Powertris- Switch
  • Smoots World Cup Tennis- Switch
  • Super Mario Bros. 35- Switch
  • Ys Origin- Switch

Friday, October 2nd

  • 103- Switch
  • Birthday of Midnight- Switch
  • Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time- PS4, Xbox One
  • Dragon Lapis- Xbox One
  • Star Wars: Squadrons- PS4, Xbox One
  • Warsaw- PS4, Xbox One, Switch

Jeff’s Pick of the Week

For my pick this week, I have to go with Super Mario Bros. 35. This is a new battle royal type game where you play original Super Mario Brothers levels against 35 other opponents. Any enemy you defeat will be sent to the other players. The last one to survive wins! I am not a huge fan of battle royal type games. I’ve played Fortnight and Tetris 99, but neither of them could hold my attention for too long. But I do enjoy platforming games. I have been enjoying another battle royal game, Fall Guys. I love the Super Mario series and I cannot wait to put my skills to the test with other players!

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Here are all the video game releases rated E-T by the ESRB that are releasing between September 20th and September 26th.

Tuesday, September 22

  • 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim- PS4
  • Tennis World Tour- PS4, Xbox One

Wednesday, September 23

  • CastleStorm II- Xbox One, Switch
  • Orbt XL- Switch
  • Twin Breaker: A Sacred Symbols Adventure- Xbox One, Switch
  • Unrailed!- PS4, Xbox One, Switch

Thursday, September 24

  • Alluris- Switch
  • Big Bobby-Car: The Big Race- Switch
  • Breakpoint-Switch
  • Going Under- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Gothic Murder: Adventure That Changes Destiny- Switch
  • Little Big Workshop- Xbox One
  • Lost Ember- Switch
  • Micro Pico Racers- Switch
  • Rivals of Aether: Definitive Edition- Switch
  • Roller Coaster Tycoon 3: Complete Edition- Switch
  • Wartile- Switch

Friday, September 25

  • Port Royale 4- PS4, Xbox One
  • Trollhunters: Defenders of Arcadia- PS4, Xbox One, Switch

Jeff’s Pick of the Week

Guillermo Del Toro is best known for his not-so-family-friendly movies. He is the film maker of Pan’s Labyrinth and Pacific Rim. In 2016 it was a huge surprise when he announced that he was going to be making a children’s animated series. Thus, Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia became a smash hit. It has gone on to have 3 seasons, and 2 spinoff series. Now, in 2020 you can play as Jim Lake Jr. and save the troll universe!

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The traditional WWE 2K series may be taking a break this year, but all is not lost in video game land for wrestling fans. WWE 2K Battlegrounds by Saber interactive is an arcade-style party fighting game. In short, its more Super Smash Bros. than Street Fighter V.

It will be released on September 18th for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Pre-orders are available right now (and include Edge).

2K was gracious enough to give team EFG a chance to play an early build of the game so we could have a turn with the insane multiplayer action.

The Family That Brawls Together…

Anyone looking for a complex, technical fighting experience should probably look elsewhere. Battlegrounds is designed from the top down to simplify the fighting experience as much as possible. All of your attacks, throws, and special moves can be completed with a handful of button presses. This is perfect considering the game’s casual focus.

We had four players in our demo of varying skill levels and all of us felt competitive in the matches we played. It took almost no time to pick up the controls and rain down havoc on each other. It was glorious.

Let’s Get Bananas

I’ve played a lot of wrestling games in my time, and all of my favorites have been the games that lean into the absurdity of WWE programming. I knew that this was going to be a good fit as soon as my sun button-mashed and inadvertently tossed me into an alligator’s snapping jaws.

Every match we played included at least one improbably insane moment. My wife played as the Rock (because OF COURSE she did) and threw me under a car that had been lifted, only to knock it down on my Xavier Woods. I was also reminded that Stephanie McMahon uses the Pedigree as her finisher when she caught me on fire while using it.

The final version of the game will include both more crazy levels and more superstars so I’m certain that the madness doesn’t stop here (and we can’t wait).

Game Modes

The full game will be loaded with different game modes, but our preview included two of them. We got a chance to play the Fatal Four Way and the 2v2 Cage Match.

Our favorite between the two of them was the Fatal Four Way. It was partially because of the wild shenanigans that we could all pull while fighting three different players.

The cage match was a bit of a different story. In “real” WWE a cage match awards the victory to whoever climbs out of the cage first. That wouldn’t make sense in a non-scripted competition. Saber Interactive makes up for that by having you try to fill up a “money” meter to earn your way out of the ring. We struggled because of the need to escape. It disincentivizes fighting. and forces us to try and escape combat whenever possible (which is complicated in a game without a ton of movement options inside the cage).

Our Not-So-Final Final Conclusions

We haven’t played anywhere near enough of the game to review it. But, we have played enough that we think there is something here. WWE fans that love to laugh while they throw their friends around a digital ring will definitely want to keep an eye on this one.

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Here are all the video game releases rated E-T by the ESRB that are releasing between September 6th and September 12th.

Monday, September 7th

  • Circuit Dude- Switch
  • Shaolin vs. Wutang- Switch

Tuesday, September 8th

  • AVICII Invector- Switch
  • Meganoid- Switch
  • OkunoKa Madness- Xbox One, Switch
  • RPG Maker MV- PS4, Switch
  • The Sims 4 Star Wars: Journy to Baatu- PS4, Xbox One

Wednesday, September 9th

  • CarX Drift Racing Online- Xbox One

Thursday, September 10th

  • Adventures of Pip- Switch
  • Bake ‘n Switch- Switch
  • Bounty Battle- PS4, Switch
  • Death and Taxes- Switch
  • Deleveled- Switch
  • Hidden Through Time: Legends of Japan DLC- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Hotshot Racing- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • MO: Astray- Switch
  • Space Robinson- Switch
  • Tamarin- PS4
  • The Snake King- Switch
  • Tin & Kuna- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Tomoyo After: It’s a Wonderful Life CS Edition- Switch
  • Wintermoor Tactics Club- PS4, Xbox One, Switch

Friday, September 11th

  • Doodle Derby- Switch
  • Firework- Switch
  • Inertial Drift- PS4, Switch

For the Grown-Ups

  • The Outer Worlds: Peril on Gorgon DLC- PS4, Xbox One (Wednesday, September 9th)
  • Tell Me Why: Chapter 3- Xbox One (Thursday, September 10th)

Jeff’s Pick of the Week

After last week’s big week with The Avengers, I decided to choose a simple platforming game for my pick of the week for this week. The goal of the game is to rescue Tin as the armadillo-like creature Kuna. You gain new abilities as you progress through the game. Put your platforming and puzzle skills to the test!

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Here are all the video game releases rated E-T by the ESRB that are releasing between August 30th and September 5th.

Monday, August 31st

  • Pocket Circuit- Switch

Tuesday, September 1st

  • Ary and the Secret of Seasons- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Marvel’s Avengers- PS4, Xbox One
  • MX vs. ATV All Out- Switch

Wednesday, September 2nd

  • Batu Ta Batu- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • CD-Run- Xbox One
  • Mask of Mists- Xbox One, Switch
  • Piffle: A Cat Puzzle Adventure- Switch

Thursday, September 3rd

  • Connection Haunted- Switch
  • Good Pizza, Great Pizza- Switch
  • Here Be Dragons- Switch
  • Jelly Champs!- Switch
  • Niche: A Genetics Survival Game- Switch
  • Perfect Traffic Simulator- Switch
  • Spinch- Switch
  • The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters- Xbox One
  • Touhou Luna Nights- Xbox One
  • Under the Jolly Roger- Switch

Friday, September 4th

  • Doraemon: Story of Seasons- PS4
  • Fantasy Tower Defense- Switch
  • NBA 2K21- PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2- PS4, Xbox One
  • WRC 9 FIA World Rally Championships- PS4, Xbox One

For the Grown-Ups

  • Tell Me Why: Chapter 2- Xbox One (Thursday, September 3rd)

Jeff’s Pick of the Week

My pick of the week has to go to Marvel’s Avengers. I am excited to eventually be able to play this game. You can play as Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, Black Widow, and Ms. Marvel. Also announced have been Ant-Man and Hawkeye coming sometime post launch. Now to talk about the elephant (or should I say spider) in the room. Spider-Man will only be available for people who buy the game for PlayStation 4. It is unsure if Microsoft will have a deal come out too, but as of now he is the only character that is trapped on one system. So, take up Mjolnir and Hulk Smash when Marvel’s Avengers comes out on September 1st!

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The Free Summer update – Wave 2 will come to Animal Crossing: New Horizons on July 30th. It will include fireworks and a new “dreaming” mechanic, but (most importantly) it will also include the ability to backup and restore your island so long as you are a Nintendo Switch Online Subscriber. Take a look at the details below!

Baby You’re a Firework!

I had a feeling this was coming when the first wave of summer DLC didn’t include fireworks. I can’t wait to see videos and pictures of the fireworks displays in our various towns.

Enjoy atmospheric fireworks lighting up the sky above your island every Sunday in August at 7 p.m. Get in the spirit by redeeming Bells for raffle tickets in the plaza to get various festive items that you can use. Put your personal spin on the fireworks display by using your own custom design pattern to see it shot in the air as a firework in the sky!

Sweet Dreams!

Players will be able to use a new Dreaming mechanic to visit other players islands or allow other players to visit theirs. The big difference between dreaming and visiting via the airport is that nothing you do while visiting in dreams will be permanent. It is, quite literally, a “dream.”

You can now choose to take a nap in any bed placed in your home.** While dozing off, you may find yourself in a strange realm where you’ll be greeted by Luna. Luna offers visits to other islands as a dream, and with her help, you can share your island as a dream with others too.*** She will grant those who share their island a “Dream Address” which players can exchange and use to visit each other’s island in a dream. In dreams, nothing is permanent because nothing you do is saved, so explore to your heart’s content.

The Island Backup & Restoration Service is FINALLY here!

The most important part of this update is Island backups. Nintendo Switch Online members will have their island data uploaded to the cloud periodically. They can then contact Nintendo Support to have their island reinstated in the event of a damaged Switch.

You cannot, however, transfer the island to another Switch. That ability will be added in an additional patch later this year.

Nintendo Switch Online members can enable the new island backup service, which automatically uploads island and user save data to the internet at certain times. If your Nintendo Switch system is lost or damaged, you may be able to recover your island paradise as long as you’ve enabled island backup. In the event of loss or damage, contact Nintendo Consumer Support about restoring the island and user save data on your new or repaired Nintendo Switch system. After your island data and individual player data is restored, you can get back to building your island community!**** Additional details can be found on the Nintendo Consumer Support page when the update goes live. The island backup feature is separate from the Save Data Cloud functionality offered for select Nintendo Switch games through Nintendo Switch Online. A function specific to Animal Crossing: New Horizons to move users and save data to another system is planned for later this year. Details will be announced in the future.                                                                         

The video also teased a fall update at the end. The teaser icon is a pumpkin and I can’t wait for the autumn season shenanigans!

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