What does ACNH stand for?

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

ACNH is short for “Animal Crossing: New Horizons,” a popular game in the “Animal Crossing” series by Nintendo. This game, released for the Nintendo Switch in March 2020, is the fifth game in the series.

Players of ACNH and members of online gaming communities often use this abbreviation. It’s a common term on game forums and social media platforms.

In the world of ACNH, you play as a character who arrives on a deserted island. Your character can roam around, find items, and catch bugs and fish. The main goal is to build up the island into a thriving community of anthropomorphic animals.

The first “Animal Crossing” game came out in 2001, with sequels “Wild World” in 2005, “City Folk” in 2008, and “New Leaf” in 2012. The series has been released on a variety of Nintendo consoles, including the Nintendo 64, GameCube, DS, Wii, 3DS, and Switch.

Example for using ‘ACNH’ in a conversation

Hey, have you played ACNH yet? 🏝️

Yes, I love Animal Crossing! ACNH is so much fun! 😄

I just started playing it too. It’s my first time in the AC realm. 🎮

That’s awesome! You’re gonna have a great time building your island. 🌳