Zelda: Breath of the Wild Doesn't Require the Wii U's GamePad

Breath of the Wild is Pro Controller-compatible.

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Now Playing: An Introduction to the World of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild at E3 2016

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If you'd prefer to use something smaller, you won't be forced to use the Wii U GamePad when playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

During a roundtable attended by GameSpot, producer Eiji Aonuma confirmed that Breath of the Wild can be played with the more traditional Wii U Pro Controller.

This perhaps shouldn't come as a surprise considering Breath of the Wild is also coming to NX, which may not have a Wii U-style tablet controller. If that is the case, it would make it a challenge to integrate essential functionality into the GamePad controls on Wii U.

Nintendo announced the Breath of the Wild subtitle earlier today. We've also gotten a look at new Amiibo figures on the way and gone hands-on with the game; you can read our impressions here.

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