'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' Release Date, News & Update: Demo Available Prior March 2017 Release; Wii U, Nintendo NX Exclusive?

By Mia P. , Updated Oct 15, 2016 06:55 PM EDT
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"The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" is about to hit the gaming market with a March release in 2017. An official trailer for Wii U and Nintendo NX was also showcased and a live presentation of the game was previously revealed in the Nintendo E3 2016. Several gameplay hands on preview have also surfaced online.

"The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" Release Date

If true, there are only five months left to promote "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild". It is said that the game is slated for an initial release on Mar. 4, 2017 claiming sources online, according to report. However, neither Wii U nor Nintendo has officially announced this release date.

The "Legend of Zelda" series was first released on Feb. 21, 1986 on the Famicom Disk System. About a year later, the "Zelda II: The Adventure of Link" was launched as a sequel on Jan. 14, 1987. Finally in 1991, "The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past" was published. "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" is next in line.

Furthermore, "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" demo is now available. The protagonist Link is seen rising from a century long slumber. Additionally, a villain called Calamity Ganon had conquered the Hyrule Castle and Link is expected to be the only one who could stop the monster.

"The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" E3

In other news, "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" Official Trailer was unmasked by Wii U and Nintendo NX, the consoles that will be the the game's only gaming platforms. The game has already been delayed after it was unveiled at a Nintendo Direct presentation in 2013. The game went through two release delays.

"The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" in 2017 was seen in Nintendo's Treehouse live presentation of the game in the 2016 ELECTRONIC Entertainment Expo. It is expected that the delays for the game would make it as fully polished as possible with no to minimal bugs in the game. A hands-on preview that showed 20 minutes of gameplay can also be spotted online, Capsule Computers revealed. Watch "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" Introduction video for Nintendo E3 2016 here:

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