The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was a launch sport for the Nintendo Change in 2017, and it’s nonetheless one of many best Switch games to today. Nintendo has now revealed particulars about Breath of the Wild’s sequel.
Right now’s Nintendo Direct livestream confirmed that the subsequent mainline Zelda sport might be referred to as The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. That title would possibly be why Nintendo’s department in the UK avoided streaming the presentation live, because the UK continues to be in a chosen mourning interval for the dying of Queen Elizabeth II — an unlucky coincidence, if there ever was one.
Tears of the Kingdom is about above the skies of Hyrule, and within the trailer, Hyperlink will be seen surrounded by floating islands and holding onto rocks as they’re pulled off the bottom. Particulars in regards to the story and gameplay are nonetheless scarce, however the few snapshots of gameplay appear like Breath of the Wild. The primary sport locations you within the footwear of Hyperlink as he wakes up from an prolonged slumber in a fractured Hyrule, with the objective of stopping Calamity Ganon from destroying what’s left of the world.
Nintendo has set the discharge date for Could 12, 2023, virtually precisely six years after Breath of the Wild. Delays usually are not out of the query, particularly contemplating the sport initially had a 2022 release window. Nevertheless, the extra particular timeline means Nintendo is extra assured the sport will arrive on schedule.