The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 could finally be on the way in what is a hugely anticipated Nintendo Switch title. Will gamers be getting their hands on it this year?
The latest in the long line of fantasy action-adventure games that have been released in this franchise has some big shoes to fill, with many saying the prequel, Breath of the Wild, is one of the greatest Switch games of all time.
Its overall Metacritic score of 97 and user score of 8.7 back up just how much this game is loved and appreciated across the globe.
Information is still limited regarding Breath of the Wild 2 at this time. However, we are expecting details to be more clear as the launch date edges closer.
While information is limited at this stage, scroll down to find out everything that we know so far about Legend of Zelda 2: Breath of the Wild 2.
UPDATE 17th June 2022: A new leak has revealed that there could be two ground-breaking firsts for the series.
UPDATE 29th March 2022: Nintendo has revealed that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s sequel is delayed to spring 2023. Read more below.
UPDATE 30th December 2021: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 is one of the most eagerly anticipated games coming out in 2022 and superfans will be wanting to purchase the Collector’s Edition.
Update 28th December 2021: More information regarding the game appears to have been leaked! Check out the tweet below:
Update 20th December 2021: IGN’s Peer Schneider believes that Breath of the Wild 2 is planned for release in November 2022.
UPDATE 27th January: A new leak indicates when Nintendo will be making their decision about the release date!
Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild 2 is currently scheduled for release in 2023 – although a precise launch date has yet to be confirmed by Nintendo.
While there have been limited notifications from the Japanese giants at this time, we are not sure whether this will be early 2023 or late 2023.
However, fear not! We will update this section of the article as soon as more information is revealed in due course. So stick with us and stay tuned!
Nintendo is keeping their cards close to their chest. But some familiarities are emerging that fans will recognise from the last game, along with some noticeable differences.
From what we’ve seen so far, floating cities are making a return in what is a slice of inspiration that has been taken from Skyward Sword, which sees Link blasting through the clouds to navigate his way through what appears to be a stunning world.
With Breath of the Wild 2 having not been shown at September’s Direct stream which Nintendo opted to sit out of, as well as this year’s Tokyo Game Show, other gameplay elements are yet to be confirmed at this time.
As mentioned above, information is limited at this time and no details have been either leaked or confirmed regarding the game’s map. However, fans have been speculating what might be included.
Great news, pre-orders are now available for Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2.
Prices at UK retailers will be £59.99 for Nintendo Switch only and you can put your name down today for your copy before the game’s official release after the New Year.
Here are the retailers that we’ve found that are stocking Breath of the Wild 2:
At the time of writing, we have only seen one official trailer from Nintendo that was showcased during E3 2021 earlier in the year.
Have a look at the full trailer below.
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