33stepbroWed 7th Apr 2021
Nintendo solely provided data on playing times in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.But EA also shared some data about in-game performance within Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville. This included achievements, and the emoticons the participants had used to express themselves.
The gamers were also asked how they felt about their experiences.Prof Andrew Przybylski, who led the study, said he was surprised by the results."If you play Animal Crossing for four hours a day, every single day, you're likely to say you feel significantly happier than someone who doesn't," he said.
"That doesn't mean Animal Crossing by itself makes you happy."But, he added, 40 years of previous research had suggested the longer people played, the more unhappy they said they were.
image sourceNintendoimage captionIn Animal Crossing, players carry out tasks for others
The academic suggested that one reason for the discrepancy might be that both of these games had social features, in which players interacted with characters controlled by other humans.34BizarreJelly28980Wed 7th Apr 2021
@Ryan_Again Help I'm either at home or school and my Switch was taken so pray for me.35PlusUltraWed 7th Apr 2021
Somewhat interested in this, i would like it better if it was over the shoulder third person plus still supported four player local co-op.Never seen the show or read the book but this has a bit of my attention.