Animal Crossing fans will want to pay close attention to Build-A-Bear tomorrow. The recently announced Animal Crossing: New Horizons Build-A-Bear collection will be available for purchase starting Tuesday, April 6. At this time, we still have no idea which characters will be featured in the collection. It’s probably safe to say that we’ll see well-known villagers such as Tom Nook and Isabelle. Considering the popularity of Animal Crossing, we expect that the plushies will be a hot commodity and could become difficult to purchase.
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Build-A-Bear is known for its design-your-own plushies that you can fill with stuffing and dress up in the store. If you order online, you still go through the building process, but you won’t get to stuff Tom Nook and kiss his heart before he’s sewn shut. While many Build-A-Bear plushies require you to purchase an outfit separately, themed collections like these typically have outfits by default and tend to be a tad pricier. It will be interesting to see if Build-A-Bear offers any additional New Horizons-themed outfits or accessories.
Let’s just hope that the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Build-A-Bear rollout goes more smoothly than the Sanrio Amiibo cards. Exclusive to Target, the Sanrio cards sold out almost instantly the other week. It didn’t help matters that Target’s website was having issues updating stock, which caused even more frustration. In more positive Animal Crossing news, Cherry Blossom season is back in New Horizons until April 10, and a batch of new seasonal items are up for grabs in the game.
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