Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

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See Hyrule 100 years before the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game and experience the events of the Great Calamity

Join the struggle that brought Hyrule to its knees. Learn more about Zelda, the four Champions, the King of Hyrule and more through dramatic cutscenes as they try to save the kingdom from Calamity. The Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity game is the only way to see firsthand what happened 100 years ago.

- Battle hordes of Hyrule’s most formidable foes -

From barbaric Bokoblins to towering Lynels, menacing monsters have emerged in droves. In addition to Link and Zelda, take control of characters like the four Champions and a young Impa. Use their distinct abilities to carve through hundreds of enemies to save Hyrule from the impending Calamity.

If you have save data for the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game, you can get the in-game Training Sword bonus item. Equip this weapon and you’ll automatically hold a Pot Lid as a shield. This combo may also trigger the occasional Perfect Guard!

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Release date:
November 20, 2020
Players:
up to 2 players
Genre:
Adventure, Action, Fighting
Publisher:
Nintendo
Game file size:
10.9 GB
Supported Languages:
Japanese, German, Italian, Spanish, Korean, Dutch, Chinese, French, English
Supported Play Modes:
TV mode

TV mode

Tabletop mode

Tabletop mode

Handheld mode

Handheld mode

ESRB Rating:

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Game and DLC Bundle

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity + Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass

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This bundle includes the Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity game for the Nintendo Switch™ system, along with the Expansion Pass DLC that offers two waves of downloadable content. 

In Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, you’ll see Hyrule 100 years before the Legend of Zelda™: Breath of the Wild™ game and experience the events of the Great Calamity. Join the struggle that brought Hyrule to its knees. Battle hordes of Hyrule’s most formidable foes, from barbaric Bokoblins to towering Lynels. In addition to Link and Zelda, take control of characters like the four Champions and a young Impa. Use their distinct abilities to carve through hundreds of enemies to save Hyrule from the impending Calamity.

As a purchase bonus, you’ll also get a new weapon, the Prototype Ancient Sword, and Prototype Ancient equipment for Link to wear. And if you have save data for the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game, you can get the in-game Training Sword bonus item. 

This purchase will give you access to both waves of the Expansion Pass DLC as they are released.

 

Wave 1: Pulse of the Ancients (Available June 18, 2021)

The Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass kicks off in June with an expanded roster, newly added weapon types, and challenging enemies. Stop by the Royal Ancient Tech Lab to test yourself with new challenges to unlock weapons and new helpful features! Then, dominate the battlefield as the new playable Battle-Tested Guardian or try out the added weapon types—the Flail for Link and Master Cycle for Zelda. These new combat styles will come in handy in the new Apocalyptic difficulty and against added enemies like the bomb-throwing Moblin and a Giant Chuchu.

 

Wave 2: Guardian of Remembrance (Available November 2021)

This wave of the Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass will bring new character vignettes, added stages, an expanded roster, and new battle skills for existing characters.

DLC Packs

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass

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Two waves of downloadable content are coming in the Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass DLC. Newly added characters, stages, and more are all on their way! Purchase this expansion pass to get both waves of DLC as they are released. As a purchase bonus, you’ll also get a new weapon, the Prototype Ancient Sword, and Prototype Ancient equipment for Link to wear. 

 

Wave 1: Pulse of the Ancients (Available June 18, 2021)

The Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass kicks off in June with an expanded roster, newly added weapon types, and challenging enemies. Stop by the Royal Ancient Tech Lab to test yourself with new challenges to unlock weapons and new helpful features! Then, dominate the battlefield as the new playable Battle-Tested Guardian or try out the added weapon types—the Flail for Link and Master Cycle for Zelda. These new combat styles will come in handy in the new Apocalyptic difficulty and against added enemies like the bomb-throwing Moblin and a Giant Chuchu.

 

Wave 2: Guardian of Remembrance (Available November 2021)

This wave of the Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass will bring new character vignettes, added stages, an expanded roster, and new battle skills for existing characters.

Individual DLC

Guardian of Remembrance

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Wave 2: Guardian of Remembrance (Available November 2021)

This wave of the Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass will bring new character vignettes, added stages, an expanded roster, and new battle skills for existing characters. 

  • New character vignettes
  • Newly added stages
  • Expanded roster
  • New battle skills for existing characters 

Pulse of the Ancients

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Wave 1: Pulse of the Ancients (Available June 18, 2021)

The Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass kicks off in June with an expanded roster, newly added weapon types, and challenging enemies. Stop by the Royal Ancient Tech Lab to test yourself with new challenges to unlock weapons and new helpful features! Then, dominate the battlefield as the new playable Battle-Tested Guardian or try out the added weapon types—the Flail for Link and Master Cycle for Zelda. These new combat styles will come in handy in the new Apocalyptic difficulty and against added enemies like the bomb-throwing Moblin and a Giant Chuchu.

  • Added character Battle-Tested Guardian
  • Added weapon types—Flail for Link and Master Cycle for Zelda
  • Newly added challenging enemies, including bomb-wielding Moblins and powerful Wizzrobe variants
  • New challenges in the Royal Ancient Lab
  • Apocalyptic difficulty