You can get an actual pedalboard in Animal Crossing - and guitarists are freaking out

Picture of an electric guitar and pedalboard in Animal Crossing
(Image credit: Will Thomas)

In a time where millions of us are unable to leave our homes, the timing of Nintendo Switch escapism masterpiece Animal Crossing: New Horizons is suspiciously perfect.

One of the way the life sim makes the experience individual to each player is the ability to customize your house with the thousands of items you find around the deserted island you call your home - which, as it turns out, include not only an electric guitar, but a pedalboard, as well.

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Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism from Cardiff University, and over a decade's experience writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as 20 years of recording and live experience in original and function bands. During his career, he has interviewed the likes of John Frusciante, Chris Cornell, Tom Morello, Matt Bellamy, Kirk Hammett, Jerry Cantrell, Joe Satriani, Tom DeLonge, Ed O'Brien, Polyphia, Tosin Abasi, Yvette Young and many more. In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.