Animal Crossing New Horizons has entered the month of July which means that there’s a bunch of new bugs and fish for you to catch. However, in addition to new critters, the new month also marks the arrival of Nintendo’s summer update. And, with swimming being the update’s most notable addition, here you’ll discover how to get a wetsuit to swim in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

In addition to swimming, there are other notable additions that will arrive via the summer update. Gulliver will continue to wash up on your island but this time in pirate gear with new tasks and rewards, and while exploring the ocean you might be paid a visit from a new visitor named Pascal.

So you can chit-chat with Pascal and provide him with scallops, below you’ll discover how to get a wetsuit and swim in Animal Crossing New Horizons as soon as the summer update launches.

How to get a wetsuit in Animal Crossing New Horizons

You’ll be able to get a wetsuit in Animal Crossing New Horizons by purchasing one from the Nooks.

Wetsuits will be available to get from the Nook’s Cranny store in Animal Crossing New Horizons with each day offering a different design.

As for how much the necessary swimming gear costs, Nintendo have provided a screenshot with a horizontal striped outfit listed at the price of 3,000 bells.

All you’ll need to do is buy one once the summer update arrives so you can start exploring under the sea.

How to swim in Animal Crossing New Horizons

You must have a wetsuit to swim in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

Once you’ve purchased the necessary gear in Animal Crossing New Horizons, all you will need to do then is equip it to start your very first swim.

This is fantastic news for players who have been eager to do so much more than just simply fish and let the waves tickle their character’s toes.

When swimming in Animal Crossing New Horizons, you’ll be able to dive to the depths of the ocean to pick up new sea creatures to donate to your museum.

In addition, you’ll also be able to pick up scallops to donate to Pascal for mermaid-themed DIY recipes.

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