If you're deep into Animal Crossing: New Horizons like the rest of the Nintendo-loving world, then you might have pondered what kind of relationship the characters Flick and C.J. enjoy.

The pair appear on the island for fishing and bug-catching activities, but some of the dialogue spouted by the pair hints that they are more than just casual acquaintances – leading some fans to speculate that the two male characters are, in fact, romantically involved.

However, the European Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Official Companion Guide has poured cold water of this speculation – the pair are roommates and business partners, it would seem:

Were you under the impression that Flick and C.J. had hooked up, or does this news simply confirm your suspicion that people were reading too much into the dialogue? Let us know with a comment below.

[source dualshockers.com, via gonintendo.com]