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I recently decided to buy the digital copy of Animal Crossing: New Leaf, and I was wondering if the towns and everything else would be separate from the cartridge that my brother plays on.

For those asking why we don't play on the same game, I wanna be mayor of my own town.

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It works the way you are hoping. The digital copy will use a different save file than the physical one, and you will both be mayors of two separate towns.


  • Thanks for a quick response, I'm definitely buying it now! – Kaisermuffin Aug 6 '13 at 19:52
  • @Kaisermuffin I found a source for the statement as well. – Lawton Aug 6 '13 at 21:24

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