Nintendo World Transforming into a Town from Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Launch Event for Animal Crossing: New Leaf Lets Fans Participate in Fun
Activities to Win Prizes, Buy the Game One Day Early
-- June 7, 2013
Nintendo World is getting a temporary makeover to celebrate the
highly anticipated release of Animal Crossing: New Leaf for the
portable Nintendo 3DS system. The store will be transformed into
the personalized, charming town featured in the upcoming
hand-held game. Consumers can collect a series of Animal
Crossing-themed buttons for completing a variety of fun
WHAT: activities inspired by the game such as bug catching, fossil
digging and fishing. For those who want to get their groove on,
the second floor of the store will feature a DJ spinning music.
To ensure that everyone has fond memories of the day, there will
also be plenty of photo opportunities throughout the store
featuring cutouts of some of the game’s most recognizable
As a special treat for fans, the Animal Crossing: New Leaf game
as well as the special-edition Nintendo 3DS XL Animal Crossing:
New Leaf hardware bundle will be available in limited quantities
to purchase at the event, one day ahead of the game’s national
launch date of June 9. The first 100 guests to purchase either
the game or the bundle will receive an Animal Crossing: New
Leaf-themed Nintendo 3DS skin.
WHO: Animal Crossing: New Leaf players, Nintendo fans, consumers
WHEN: Saturday, June 8
9 a.m.-1 p.m. ET
WHERE: Nintendo World
10 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10020
*The transformation of Nintendo World into a charming town from Animal
Crossing: New Leaf, making visitors feel like they have been transported
into the game.
*Visitors dancing and enjoying music from a live DJ.
*Kids and families participating in multiple carnival-style games based on
activities featured in Animal Crossing: New Leaf, such as bug catching,
fishing and fossil digging.
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