Nintendo has just released a new promotional trailer for Animal Crossing: New Horizons in Japan, which is aimed at showing how the game can bring together busy friends.

In the clip, a quartet of schoolfriends is shown working, training and studying, all of which is making it hard for them to find time for one another in the real world. The solution? Using their precious downtime to hop into Animal Crossing and make connections there, instead.

It's a heartwarming piece of promotional footage that does a good job of showing the social element of the game (as well as all four available colour options for the Switch Lite, including the gorgeous new Coral model).

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