Final Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Trailer Is A Painful Reminder Of How Far Away May 12 Is

It's going to be a long wait.


The final trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has arrived, showcasing Link's new journey as he travels across the lands (and skies!) of Hyrule in his latest quest. Nintendo's previous trailer focused on Link's ability to create makeshift weapons, quickly assemble new vehicles from spare parts, and dash through ceilings to get a vertical advantage in his exploration, and the third official trailer is a sizzle reel of action from the upcoming game. Also, Ganondorf is a thirst trap now (and very big).

Nintendo calls this the final pre-launch gameplay trailer, and it joins a handful of other videos that have been uploaded since the game was first revealed during E3 2019. The sequel to 2017's Breath of the Wild has been clouded in secrecy since development began, and Nintendo has kept details on the game's story under wraps. Previous trailers, which featured Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma, have focused more on Link's new traversal mechanics and some of the big changes that'll be introduced, including how the game is addressing the polarizing issue of weapon durability.

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Nintendo's most highly anticipated game for 2023, Tears of the Kingdom will launch on May 12 for Switch. Tears of the Kingdom will be the first Nintendo-published game to retail for $70. Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser explained in an interview that the price will be justified when fans discover how "deeply immersive" this Zelda adventure is.

Other versions of the game include a Japanese collector's edition that comes with some really nice cutlery, and if you'd like to save some cash, you can grab Tears of the Kingdom through Nintendo's Switch game voucher promotion that allows you to get two games for $100.

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