11. PowerA Timmy and Tommy Nook Controller ($49)
For a practical gift that will enhance Animal Crossing gameplay on a docked Switch, this Nintendo brand PowerA wireless controller is a great gift. While it’s not quite as good as a Pro Controller, it’s ergonomically more comfortable than the standard joycons that come with the Switch. This controller has a mint green base underneath an allover print of Animal Crossing’s iconic leaf logo, with a Timmy and Tommy Nook graphic popping out on the right corner. If the player on your list would enjoy a print that’s slightly more understated, there’s also a lovely K.K. Slider design.
12. New Horizons Throw Pillow ($22 – $29)
Subtle enough to pass as beautiful decor yet iconic enough for any Animal Crossing fan to recognize, this New Horizons throw pillow would be an excellent addition to any room made for lounging. You can buy the 16×16 or 18×18-inch cover by itself or purchase it with the pillow insert, and it comes with double-sided print and a side zipper — an underrated feature that makes keeping your pillow contained a non-issue. The pillow cover shows the New Horizons island logo on a beige background, and it’s a simple yet lovely design.
If someone on your list has been playing a little too much Animal Crossing, it may be time to pull them back into the real world. This 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle offers a calming yet brain-boosting activity for anyone who needs a break from screens. The bright-colored artwork displays familiar Animal Crossing villagers and flora, and the scenery changes greatly from section to section, keeping it on the more approachable side of things for those who may have less patience or experience.
14. Plush Drawstring Bells Bag ($17)
Anyone who says money doesn’t fall from trees has never played Animal Crossing; where shaking the local foliage is a daily activity for those looking to score some extra Bells. This velvet drawstring travel bag is themed after one of the most distinguishable symbols in the game, complete with bright yellow material and a big brown star branded on the front. It’s immediately recognizable, and great for carrying anything from cosmetics to travel items such as chargers or accessories.
15. Gift Box with Ribbon and Bow ($6)
If you’ve picked out the perfect Animal Crossing gift, you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to put the cherry on top with this themed gift box. Any player is sure to catch the clever reference, and they’ll know right away that there’s something special inside. After they open it up, they can also reuse it to store any loose knickknacks or accessories in their gaming room and admire it year-round.
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