The Nintendo Switch Presentation just concluded, and with it came a confirmation that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will indeed launch alongside the Nintendo Switch on March 3. Additionally, a new trailer showcasing the game’s story was released. There’s so much to unpack with this footage that I will undoubtedly watch it 20 more times before I go to bed tonight. Check it out after the jump!
Despite its official unveiling this past October, the specifics of the Nintendo Switch are still a mystery. Thankfully, that’s about to change. The company will hold a presentation that will be streamed online tonight at 8 p.m. PT/11 p.m. ET. By the end of the hour-long showcase, we should have all of the details regarding the console’s release date, price, and launch game lineup. Fingers crossed, Breath of the Wild will be among that initial wave of Switch titles.
2017 may be here, but we’re still about six weeks away from the end of The Legend of Zelda’s 30th anniversary year. With that said, fan site Zelda Universe saw fit to close out the festivities with a series of contests dedicated to the series’ multifaceted fandom.
Each Monday, beginning tomorrow and running up until Feb. 19, a new contest centered on a specific aspect of Zelda fandom will open up. For instance, this first one is dedicated to individual collections, while the following week’s contest is all about fan art.
The ZU team’s ten favorite entries from each week will receive a special reward, courtesy of Nintendo Australia: prints of three of the series’ most iconic pieces of official artwork, each boasting gold foil and the 30th anniversary logo.
For the full details, as well as a look at the unique prints themselves, head over to Zelda Universe. With Breath of the Wild — fingers crossed — just around the corner, these contests should serve as an excellent reminder of why we fell in love with Link’s adventures in the first place. Best of luck to all of the participants!
During his guest appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime briefly gave us our first glimpse of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild being played on the Nintendo Switch. Take a look after the jump!