I like New Horizons, however, the Animal Crossing New Horizons Bells issue that a lot of players have with is the continuing issue the animal personalities are a good deal more dull compared to older games. Should you watch footage in the Gamecube version, you'll see that animals were more"spicy" with respect to how they spoke to you. Oftentimes, they were actually quite impolite - alerting you if you refused to help them/do some thing for them. This was down when Wild World premiered, but animals were not overly friendly as they are in New Leaf/New Horizons.
I believe that the island development tools in New Horizons are great, but my main reason for enjoying the game is to befriend my animals. There is no challenge to it since everyone is really friendly off-the-bat, even the personalities like cranky/snooty (where they're meant to be more stand-offish with you at first). In addition, it feels like there's a whole lot of repetitious dialog in NH, where this was not true in the older games (not including City Folk or New Leaf).
They've also apparently removed a feature where animals would visit your house at a specific moment. It was a wonderful way for gamers who do not have the capacity to go online to get people look at their home. There was a consequence to not turning up on time: it'd make the animal upset and your friendship would have a small hit.
I actually like the crafting system, but I know that some folks truly do not like it. I believe the biggest complaint I've noticed is that gold tools have dropped their prestige as they're no longer unbreakable like from the last games. That's pretty much exactly what made them unique, so it seems a little pointless to manage them, given that gold nuggets are a rarer resource.
I think a good deal of dislike with the crafting system is not the crafting itself but more like the lack of QOL stuff in it.
Or got tired of their towns. AC is usually meant to be of a bit by little bit thing however, the pandemic caused it to become a binge experience.Another thing is that many of the upgrades this year have been focused on attaining feature parity with all the previous match, New Leaf. Not a great deal of stuff that is new to AC as a cheap Animal Crossing Bells whole.