Feb 21, 2020

Nintendo: Animal Crossing fans upset by cloud restrictions

Fans of the Animal Crossing game have criticised Nintendo after it said players would not be able to save their progress to its cloud back-up service. Saving game progress to the cloud is a key feature of the Nintendo Switch online subscription service, which costs £17.99 a year. One fan on social news site Reddit complained: "It's laughable to think that almost every third party game on the Switch supports cloud saves, but Nintendo can't do it on several of their own games, while they are charging us for that." Nintendo has confirmed that "Only one island can exist per Nintendo Switch console". "The limits Nintendo has put in for Animal Crossing: New Horizons are going to affect those players who want to pick up and dive into their island on either their Switch or Switch Lite," said Mr Atkinson.

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