I just started playing the wildly popular game ‘Animal Crossing’ that has taken over the internet, and I’m convinced it’s the perfect way to escape COVID-19 lockdown life
“Animal Crossing: New Horizons”/Nintendo
“Animal Crossing: New Horizons” is the latest installment in Nintendo’s popular life simulator franchise, and it’s a much needed escape from everyday life.
The game takes you away to a deserted island, where your top priorities are building a new home, making friends, and exploring.
As people are staying home more than ever and socially distancing themselves from friends and loved ones, “Animal Crossing” provides a sense of simplicity, social connection, and routine.
“Animal Crossing: New Horizons” finally launched on Friday after much anticipation, and the timing could not have been better.
As the coronavirus pandemic has upended daily life for many people across the United States and around the world, “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” brings a sense of normality, routine, and social connection that’s sorely lacking for many in this moment.