We have guides to pretty much everything you could ever possibly need to know about Animal Crossing: New Horizons here on Nintendo Life, but if you're looking for something to keep as a PDF, Nintendo has its own, streamlined option available to download.
Accessible from the North American My Nintendo website (simply sign up for a North American account with a new email address if you live elsewhere), the guide contains tips on basic controls, choosing your island, and info on the NookPhone's apps. It's designed for beginners and can be obtained for just 75 Platinum Points.
It's actually a sample of an official, 432-page guide made by Future Press. Called the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Official Companion Guide, this full book naturally contains plenty more information on the game, and looks rather lovely to boot.
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If you're just getting started or know who a friend who'll be jumping into the series for the first time, why not start with a copy of the free guide? Hopefully it'll help newcomers to get the most out of those confusing early moments!