Published on July 6th, 2020 | by Jerry Doby


Dream Job: Someone is Going to Get Paid $1,000 to play Animal Crossing this summer

Since going into lockdown due to COVID-19, Nintendo’s Switch game ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ has exploded in popularity, leading to a shortage of Nintendo Switches across the US.

At, they want to pay someone $1,000 to test their internet connection while playing 50 hours of Animal Crossing!

Here’s what the company had to say about the job!

Where: We’re hiring someone to take an island vacation, no plane or packing required. The lucky winner will just need Animal Crossing: New Horizons and a flimsy fishing rod to get started. Find the full job description and application here:

What: We’re paying someone $1,000 (that’s enough bells to make even Tom Nook jealous) to play 50 hours of ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ on a Nintendo Switch.

Who can apply: If you’re a U.S resident over the age of 18 who excels in virtual fishing events and gardening, this job is for you!

When: Apply by August 6th, 2020

Who: is an internet provider comparison website, dedicated to helping you choose the best internet plan for your household.

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Editor-in-Chief of The Hype Magazine, and internationally published arts & entertainment journalist. Member of the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture as well as the United States Press Corps.

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