Enjoy This Cover Of Toto's 'Africa' Made Using Animal Crossing

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Hey, the world ain’t a great place right now for a whole host of reasons. So, relax, take a break and enjoy a wonderful little cover of a classic pop song that was made using only Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

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Update: This was made using Animal Crossing and some audio software to make it sound better. Here is the original version of the song before the tweaks. Thank you FunkBish in the comments for pointing this out.

It is impressive how close this sounds. Sure they couldn’t sing in-game, but it still works. I think K.K. Slider would be proud of them.

Kotaku Weekend Editor | Zack Zwiezen is a writer living in Kansas. He has written for GameCritics, USgamer, Kill Screen & Entertainment Fuse.

DISCUSSION

I love this, but it should be noted that this was not made by using only Animal Crossing. Since the notes played on any instruments in-game are completely random, this had some work done to make it sound like the song.

Here is what it actually sounded like in-game: