If you’re in Australia and waiting for the much hyped Animal Crossing mobile release next month, your wait is already over.
Nintendo’s Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is already available in down under, the same day the game was announced.
We’ve confirmed that the game is downloadable and fully playable already in Australia, a month ahead of the “late November” release that Nintendo pointed to.
When you log in, you’ll get to choose your look, before you pick your destination, and other ways to customise your world.
Here, we were offered a set of themes for our campsite.
Since it’s on mobile phones now, this version of the game has slightly modified controls for the single screen interface — different from the Nintendo 3DS’ dual screen and d-pad, that Animal Crossing veterans might be accustomed to.
Here’s a look at the game in play, in the “natural” campsite mode:
The rest of us outside Australia will just have to twiddle our thumbs jealously until next month.