Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Introduces Loot Box-Like Items

Nintendo has announced that Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will now feature “fortune cookies” – which unhappy fans are pointing out seem a lot like loot boxes.

Announced on Animal Crossing’s official Twitter account, Fortune Cookies are available in the newly-added Fortune Cookie Shop in the game’s Market Place. When eaten, these cookies grant a random item of clothing or furniture dependent on the type of cookie bought.

The catch is that only some of these cookies will be available to purchase using Bells – the in-game currency – while others require Leaf Tickets, which can be obtained in-game by meeting certain goals but are more commonly acquired using real-world currency, with the highest-priced Leaf Ticket bundle costing $79 for 2.500 Tickets.

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