Animal Crossing New Horizons Terraforming

One of the more popular glitches you can perform in Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the 'climbing the fourth level' trick which, as you can probably guess, allows you to build and climb onto a fourth tier of ground. Usually, players can only walk around on three levels, using terraforming to craft them and ladders, slopes or steps to navigate them.

Tricks to reach a forbidden fourth level have been around for some time, but the most popular methods of doing so were recently patched out in the Version 1.3 update. It doesn't seem to matter how hard Nintendo tries to stop players from getting up there, though, because fans have found another way which still works at the time of writing.

The folks over at Animal Crossing World have detailed exactly how to pull off the new trick - you'll need a bit of patience to pull off the ultra-precise terraforming shapes, as well as some expertly-timed button presses. If you do want to give it a go, bear in mind that while you can fully decorate the fourth level, it's very possible that Nintendo might patch out this new method, forcing you to lose access to any items or plants you put up there.

Here's the final result:

Animal Crossing New Horizons
Image: Animal Crossing World

If you need help with any other aspects of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, we have complete guides and walkthroughs to practically every element of the game. Feel free to take a browse if you're looking for new things to try. In the meantime, let us know how you're getting on with your island life in the comments below.