Published on March 29th, 2023 | by Adrian Gunning
NINTENDO SWITCH – OLED MODEL THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: TEARS OF THE KINGDOM EDITION LAUNCHES IN MAY
The Nintendo Switch – OLED Model The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Edition*, featuring a special design from The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, will launch alongside the game on 12th May. This sleek new edition bears a design which appears in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, including the familiar Hylian Crest from the Legend of Zelda series on the front of the dock.
Plus, two accessories – a Nintendo Switch Pro Controller and a Nintendo Switch carrying case, both with special designs from The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom – will also release on 12th May. The new hardware and these new accessories were announced in a new video featuring series producer Eiji Aonuma demonstrating new gameplay from the upcoming title, which can be viewed here: The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom gameplay demonstration from Mr. Aonuma on YouTube.
Nintendo Switch – OLED Model features a vibrant 7-inch OLED screen, a wide adjustable stand, a dock with a wired LAN port (LAN cable sold separately), 64 GB of internal storage (a portion of which is reserved for use by the system), and enhanced audio in handheld and tabletop mode. Nintendo Switch – OLED Model can be played in three modes: TV mode, played on a TV while the system is docked; handheld mode, when the Joy-Con controllers are attached for portable play; and tabletop mode for on-the-go multiplayer gaming sessions. These versatile features are well-suited for the places your epic adventures may take you in-game or in life.
In The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, players decide their own path through the sprawling landscapes of Hyrule and the mysterious islands floating in the vast skies above. The journey is theirs to create in this sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, an epic adventure across the land and skies of Hyrule. In a world fuelled by imagination, players need to harness the power of Link’s new abilities to fight back against the malevolent forces that threaten the kingdom.
In a new video for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, The Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma showcased new gameplay for the upcoming Nintendo Switch release. Nintendo also announced the Nintendo Switch – OLED Model The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Edition, plus a Nintendo Switch Pro Controller and Nintendo Switch carrying case, each bearing designs from the game.