Animal Crossing: New Horizons Came out at a time when many people were stuck at home due to the worldwide pandemic. The game brought many players together, urging them to visit each other’s islands and share their creations. This was initially only possible when two players were online, but after a massive update in Summer 2020, Animal Crossing: New Horizons Seen apart Dream Islands.

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For those unfamiliar with Dream Islands Animal Crossing: New Horizons, it essentially allows users to “dream” and visit other players’ islands, even when they are not online. When visiting Dream Island, players are able to interact with the villagers, the island, and the island’s owner. With this feature, a player managed to visit his friend despite his passing.


A Reddit user named MajesticSam shared a picture with a friend during a trip to Dream Island. MajesticSam reported that their friend had passed away in May and they used the Dream Island feature to see her again. This is an incredibly sad, yet heartwarming story and another example of Animal Crossing: New Horizons bringing people together. However, to be able to visit Dream Islands, the owner of the island must set up a Dream Address. To overcome this obstacle, the sister of the deceased friend found a dream address and shared it with MajesticSam.

Although players can visit and interact with a friend’s island, any changes to that island will not be saved. Dream Island serves like a copy of the original. Still, even though Dream Island’s boss has no one to control the character, having that character exist and roam was sure to remind a Reddit user when the two of them played together.

Others in a Reddit thread have commented on how another video game has created a sense of connectivity with players that may not be online. mentioned example is forza horizon 5 Where players are able to race against AI who can name friends. For MajesticSam and several others, who posted in a Reddit thread, seeing loved ones who went through the games they shared together was often a bitter moment.

A big 2.0 update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons was recently released, with many fans rewatching the title in dozens if not hundreds of hours. Many of those hours are sure to include moments where players are able to connect with each other through this hobby. Including Dream Islands, letters players can send to friends and store in their mailboxes, and even races that players can participate in against old friends, are good reminders that people can play through the game. can live from.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Out now exclusively for Nintendo Switch.

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