Animal Crossing: New Horizons 2.04 update released some animal statues with the theme of the Chinese zodiac

A collection of zodiac-themed animal statues appears to have been hidden in the recent Animal Crossing: New Horizons 2.04 update.

Players will soon be able to purchase a variety of new seasonal items, including zodiac animal figurines and traditional New Year’s celebration items from across the world, according to Animal Crossing World.

Dataminers have discovered that Nintendo has added 11 new Zodiac animal statues, starting with the Zodiac Tiger Figurine, which will be sold for 1,600 Animal Crossing bells through the seasonal tab at Nook Shopping from December 22, 2021 until January 5, 2022.

On the other side, The remaining 10 figurines will be issued one at a time towards the end of each year. This indicates that the Zodiac Rabbit Figurine will be released in 2022/3, the Zodiac Dragon Figurine in 2023/4, and so on. Below is a complete list of the new figures, as well as an estimate of when they will be available on Nook Shopping.

• Zodiac Tiger Figurine – Dec 2021 – Jan 2022

• Zodiac Rabbit Figurine – Dec 2022 – Jan 2023

• Zodiac Dragon Figurine – Dec 2023 – Jan 2024

• Zodiac Snake Figurine – Dec 2024 – Jan 2025

• Zodiac Horse Figurine – Dec 2025 – Jan 2026

• Zodiac Sheep Figurine – Dec 2026 – Jan 2027

• Zodiac Monkey Figurine – Dec 2027 – Jan 2028

• Zodiac Rooster Figurine – Dec 2028 – Jan 2029

• Zodiac Dog Figurine – Dec 2029 – Jan 2030

• Zodiac Boar Figurine – Dec 2030 – Jan 2031

• Zodiac Pig Figurine – Dec 2030 – Jan 2031 (double year with Boar)

• Zodiac Rat Figurine – Dec 2031 – Jan 2032

• Zodiac Ox Figurine – Dec 2032 – Jan 2033 (repeat from Dec 2020)

If you’re playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons in 2034, you may rest confident that these will continue to be introduced to Nook Shopping in the same order as the Chinese zodiac/Lunar calendar in real life.

Like last year, Nook Shopping will have a number of other New Year’s items available for players to buy during the festive season, including the 2022 celebratory balloon arch (2,022 bells), New Year’s noodles (1,300 bells), New Year’s shimekazari (2,000 bells), Fizzy apple juice (1,000 bells), and more.

OK, at last, LOLGA wishes you a happy new year in advance.

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