A digital economy has sprung out around Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Japanese website J-Cast reports that the characters Dom (pictured), Judy, and Marshal are being sold for 5,000 yen ($68) on Twitter in Japan in the real money trade.
The character Jack, J-Cast adds, is going for 8,000 yen ($108).
Nintendo has strictly defined rules about monetisation. As clearly stated on the network services guidelines, Nintendo writes, “You may monetise your videos and channels using the monetisation methods separately specified by Nintendo. Other forms of monetisation of our intellectual property for commercial purposes are not permitted.”