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Step into a world of adventure

Forget everything you know about The Legend of Zelda games. Step into a world of discovery, exploration, and adventure in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, a boundary-breaking new game in the acclaimed series. Travel across vast fields, through forests, and to mountain peaks as you discover what has become of the kingdom of Hyrule In this stunning Open-Air Adventure. Now on Nintendo Switch, your journey is freer and more open than ever. Take your system anywhere, and adventure as Link any way you like.

Features:

  • Explore the wilds of Hyrule any way you like—anytime, anywhere! - Climb up towers and mountain peaks in search of new destinations, then set your own path to get there and plunge into the wilderness. Along the way, you'll battle towering enemies, hunt wild beasts and gather ingredients for the food and elixirs you'll make to sustain you on your journey. With Nintendo Switch, you can literally take your journey anywhere.
  • More than 100 Shrines of Trials to discover and explore - Shrines dot the landscape, waiting to be discovered in any order you want. Search for them in various ways, and solve a variety of puzzles inside. The tasks you must perform in each Shrine varies, and you'll never expect the challenges you'll face until you enter. Some will involve realistic physics, and some will require you to harness the power of nature, including electricity, wind, fire, and more. Work your way through the traps and devices inside, utilizing your runes and think outside the box to earn special items and other rewards that will help you on your adventure.
  • Be prepared and properly equipped – With an entire world waiting to be explored, you'll need a variety of outfits and gear to reach every corner. You may need to bundle up with warmer clothes or change into something better suited to the desert heat. Some clothing even has special effects that, for example, can make you faster or stealthier.
  • Battling enemies requires strategy – The world is inhabited with enemies of all shapes and sizes. Each one has its own attack method and weaponry, so you must think quickly and develop the right strategies to defeat them.
  • amiibo compatibility – The Wolf Link amiibo from Twilight Princess HD, the Zelda 30th Anniversary series amiibo, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild series amiibo are all compatible with this game. Tap the Wolf Link amiibo (sold separately) to make Wolf Link appear in the game. Wolf Link will attack enemies on his own and help you find items you’re searching for. Tap a Zelda 30th Anniversary series amiibo to receive helpful in-game items or even a treasure chest!

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Downloadable Content

Starting March 3, fans will be able to pre-purchase an Expansion Pass for access to two new sets of downloadable content when they become available. Immediately upon pre-purchase, new items and a special shirt will be available in the game. The first content pack is scheduled to arrive this summer, with the second arriving this holiday season, and will include helpful items, new modes, and more.

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AMIIBO
This game is compatible with amiibo.

Just tap in an amiibo accessory to score new characters, game modes, or other perks!

About amiibo  

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    Bokoblin

    Release Date: March 03, 2017

    These creatures have appeared in many games in the Legend of Zelda series, but never have they been more dangerous and resourceful. This amiibo features a standard red Bokoblin carrying a rudimentary Boko Club, but many nastier varieties lurk in the wilds of Hyrule.

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    Ganondorf

    Release Date: September 11, 2015

    Ganondorf, The King of Evil is Link's arch-nemesis in most games in The Legend of Zelda™ series. As the embodiment of all evil, Ganondorf seeks to take control of Hyrule. He plundered a piece of the sacred Triforce from the Temple of Time when Link pulled the Master Sword from its pedestal. With the Triforce of Power in Ganondorf's possession, Hyrule was plunged into darkness until Link™ and Zelda™ defeated the fiend.

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    Guardian

    Release Date: March 03, 2017

    Guardians are giant mechanical beasts that roam the kingdom of Hyrule in search of prey. These monstrous machines are capable of firing deadly lasers at a certain Hylian hero with startling accuracy...and will do just that if he draws near. Link will have to use all of his courage and skill if he's to best these strange creatures on his journey to save Hyrule.

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    Link

    Release Date: November 21, 2014

    Link™ is the main character in The Legend of Zelda™ games. A young boy living in Hyrule, Link is often given the task of rescuing Princess Zelda™ and Hyrule from the Gerudo thief Ganondorf. Humble to the end, Link is known not merely as a hero but as a symbol of courage, strength and wisdom as well.

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Figures shown not actual size and designs may vary. Compatibility and functionality of amiibo may vary per game. Software updates may be required.

Game Details
  • Platform Nintendo Switch
  • Release Date Mar 03, 2017
  • No. of Players 1 player
  • Category Adventure, Action, RPG
  • PublisherNintendo
  • DeveloperNintendo
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