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KFC Opens A Virtual Restaurant In Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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Today, KFC Philippines has created a virtual location in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, complete with little buckets of chicken and Colonel Sanders himself.

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As Ungeek (via Go Nintendo and Wonderosa) notes, the KFC Philippines Official Animal Crossing Island does an amazing job of recreating the Kentucky Fried experience in New Horizons.

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If players find the Colonel on the island, they can win an 8-piece bucket of chicken at their nearest KFC location in the Philippines as the promotion appears limited to players residing in the country.

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Just don’t tell any of the Animal Crossing’s chicken villagers. They’ll be horrified. 

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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“Just don’t tell any of the Animal Crossing’s chicken villagers. They’ll be horrified.

Pretty sure there’s a Goofy/Pluto thing going on in Animal Crossing.