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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Island Name Character Limit

A character limit will influence what players can have their island name be in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
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Players who jump into the world of Animal Crossing: New Horizons will be able to create their very own little island town that they can customize to their heart’s content. You, of course, will be able to name your island town to help distinguish it from all of the others in the community. However, there is a character limit for how long your name can be. Luckily, we have the character limit for your island town covered for you.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Island Name Character Limit

Unfortunately, players who were hoping to have an extremely long name for their island will not be able to do so thanks to the character limit the title has in place. Individuals will only be able to have a name for their island town that meets or is under the ten character maximum. Now, this doesn’t mean that the community will create a plethora of creative and exciting names, but it does limit to how many there can be of or what they can be.

Animal Crossing New Horizons Island Name Character Limit

There is no doubt that the community will be coming together to share the names that they have created when the latest entry in the high-profile franchise becomes available for fans to enjoy on March 20th. 

Do you want to learn more about Animal Crossing: New Horizons besides the character limit for a town name? If so, be sure to check out our dedicated hub for the high-profile title or three of our most recent pieces of coverage below:

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