A few days after it was announced, for the Wave 2 summer update Animal Crossing: New Horizons Has now been released. This includes firework shows and dreaming as previously mentioned. Thanks to the new island backup and restoration service, data can now also be backed up.

Here are the full patch notes, courtesy of the Nintendo Support webpage:

groom. 1.4.0 (released July 30, 2020)

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

  • General update
    • A new seasonal program, the firecracker show, has been added.
    • New limited-time seasonal items have been added to street shopping.
    • A new feature was added to the NookPhone camera app, which allows you to turn off guide information by pressing in the R stick.
    • The “weird glasses” item now matches the color variations of the player’s skin.
  • Online connectivity features
    • A new feature allows you to sleep in bed and meet Luna. You can upload a dream of your island via the Internet or visit other uploaded dream islands.
    • New features have been added to the custom design portal. Now you can search by design name or type. Now you can create a list of favorite creators.
    • A new feature has been added to save data in Nintendo’s servers via the Internet. If your Nintendo Switch system is lost or broken, you can use backup data with the Island Backup Restoration Service.
      • You must be a member of Nintendo Switch Online and enable backup within Animal Crossing: New Horizons to use this new feature.
      • Data cannot be restored at the customer’s discretion. If your system is broken, you will need to contact Nintendo Support to initiate a repair request. If you have lost your system, you will need to contact Nintendo Support.
      • This feature does not allow data (island data) to be transferred to a different system. We are currently planning to add a save data transfer feature within 2020. Feature and timing information will be announced in the future.
    • Learn more about the island backup restoration service.
  • Fixed issues
    • Other adjustments were made to improve the game playing experience.

We will update this post with full patch notes when Nintendo releases them. Have you downloaded this update yet? Didn’t see anything else? Please leave a comment below.

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