Pokémon Scarlet and Violet starters come to Animal Crossing in mod
Often, fans celebrate the announcement of new characters.
From shows like Pokémon by creating memes and fan art of their characters. This time, one modder took it one step further by adding three starter Pokémon from the new (and yet to be released). Pokemon Scarlet as well as Violetta to the world Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Developer, fatal desire posted images of the mod on March 6th. IN the video we can see three starters from Pokemon Scarlet as well as Violetta, Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly. Who stand side by side in outfits that match their appearance and type. Pokémon was announced alongside next-gen games at Pokémon Presents in February.
However, a mod is not just something that any player can download on their Switch. Doom Desire told Polygon on Twitter that they did this by taking villager models from the game and modifying them to look like every Pokémon. From there, they used the 3D modeling software Blender and the Switch Toolbox to edit the Switch game files. After that, they used the hacked Switch to insert their user files into the game.
Doom Desire makes mods for Animal Crossing for fun and has stated that it originally planned to make a mod for village Pokémon after the game. Pokémon Legends Arceus. “But when I saw the 9th generation starters, I thought they would easily fit existing animal types — cats, crocodiles, ducks — without major changes,” they said.