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The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

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The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
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Developer(s)Nintendo EPD[a]
Director(s)Hidemaro Fujibayashi
Producer(s)Eiji Aonuma
  • Mari Shirakawa
  • Naoki Mori
  • Akihito Toda
Programmer(s)Takahiro Okuda
Artist(s)Satoru Takizawa
  • Manaka Kataoka
  • Maasa Miyoshi
  • Masato Ohashi
  • Tsukasa Usui
SeriesThe Legend of Zelda
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Platform(s)Nintendo Switch
ReleaseMay 12, 2023

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is a 2023 action-adventure game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. The sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (2017), Tears of the Kingdom keeps aspects including the open world of Hyrule, which has been expanded to allow for more vertical exploration. The player controls Link as he searches for Princess Zelda and fights to stop the Demon King from destroying the world.

Nintendo Switch (OLED model) special edition for the game

Upon release, the game received critical acclaim for its improvements, expanded open world, and features encouraging exploration and explosions.[1] It sold more than 10 million copies in its first three days of release and over 18.51 million copies by June 2023, making it one of the best-selling games on the Nintendo Switch.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom for Switch Reviews". Metacritic. Archived from the original on May 11, 2023. Retrieved June 1, 2023.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Additional work by Monolith Soft