Two new players in the game! Both my son and I have Nintendo Switch. I also have a Family Membership. We would like to play on each other's islands to help collect things, etc but we are unable to generate a friend invite with either OnLine or Local play. We are roughly at the same place in the game, Have pole vault, but not ladder yet, so that sort of tells you just how much of a newbie we both are!
I don't know if we have to use the same console or if he can use his and I can use mine. Nothing we've tried so far has worked and both of us are frustrated.
Can someone please coach us through the steps we need to follow so that we can visit each other? He isn't showing up on my friends app, though he is in my Family Group.
I appreciate any help and/or suggestions. Thanks very much in advance.
Hi there! Welcome to Animal Crossing New Horizons and the community here!
From the Nintendo Switch Main Menu / Home Screen, navigate to the upper left-hand corner of the page to your User Page. From here, scroll down to 'Add Friend'. Your friend code will be displayed here and you can add other user's friend codes as well. You will have to add his code here or add your code to his system. Feel free to ask if you have any other questions.
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People don't show up in the friends app until you've visited each other! You also have to be Switch friends as well, so make sure you've added each other on your Switch friends list first!
If you're both using different consoles but are on the same wifi network at home then you have to use local play. I've never used local play personally but the setup is the same as if youre using wifi. Just go to the airport and talk to Orville. Select fly if you wanna visit your son or select visitors if you want him to visit you. From there select the local play option and you can choose between opening the gates or getting a code if youre hosting or using a code or searching for open islands if youre visiting. If youre Switch friends you can just open the gates and the person visiting should see your town popup when they go through the fly menu, if not then you can just ask for a code and have the person visiting input it and they should be able to fly over!
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