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The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

  • Nintendo Switch
Release date
  • 12 May, 2023
Supported Play Styles

TV mode

Tabletop mode

Handheld mode

Number of players
  • Single player
Age rating
  • Action
  • Nintendo
  • English
  • © Nintendo
An epic adventure across the land and skies of Hyrule awaits in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom for Nintendo Switch. The adventure is yours to create in a world fuelled by your imagination.

In this sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, you’ll decide your own path through the sprawling landscapes of Hyrule and the mysterious islands floating in the vast skies above. Can you harness the power of Link’s new abilities to fight back against the malevolent forces that threaten the kingdom?

Like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild there's a vast world to explore. A world that has been changed in many ways…

Link also have new and very useful abilities

  • Recall: An ability that rewinds an object´s movement. Link can use Recall on a fallen rock and rise into the sky.
  • Fuse: When using Fuse you can stick objects together to creat new wepons with various effects. You can do all sorts of things by experimenting with the Fuse ability.
  • Ultrahand: You can use this ability it to attach things or detach them. You will be able to freely craft vehicles in the game.
  • Ascend: If you're in a place with a ceiling you can go trough to the floor above you. Then you don´t have to climb.

Compatible with amiibo

A Link (Tears of the Kingdom) amiibo will launch alongside the game on May 12th. By tapping this amiibo, you can receive weapons and materials, as well as a special fabric for Link’s paraglider.

If you scan an amiibo from The Legend of Zelda series, you can receive helpful materials, weapons or a paraglider fabric based on the amiibo you scanned.

Nintendo Co., Ltd., headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, has created franchises that have become household names worldwide, including Mario™, Donkey Kong™, The Legend of Zelda™, Metroid™, Pokémon™, Animal Crossing™, Pikmin™ and Splatoon™, through its integrated hardware and software products.

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