Nintendo Switch Latest News & Updates: ‘Zelda: Breath Of The Wild’ Won’t Make It To Nintendo Switch Launch

By Ceage Sotto , Updated Nov 16, 2016 08:20 AM EST

One of the Nintendo's biggest franchises would probably not be available for the upcoming launch of the Nintendo Switch. "Zelda: Breath of the Wild" would likely be released in April or June 2017.

According to Digital Trends, Nintendo insider Emily Rodgers has previously revealed that several sources told her that the localization of the game would take up to December to complete. Adding that it would take up to six months for the game to be finally out because it would undergo testing and polishing.

Nintendo Switch Latest News & Updates: Game Was Announced For Wii U Back In 2013

Eurogamer writes that "Zelda:Breath of the Wild" was first announced for the Wii U in 2013. Since then Nintendo has delayed its release which according to some Zelda fans was similar to the release of "Zelda: Twilight Princess". The game was supposed to be released for the Nintendo GameCube but was delayed to coincide with the launch of the Wii.

Gamers are quite disappointed with the rumors; noting that after years of waiting for the game to be finally released, Nintendo has opted to delay it again. According to Nintendo insider Emily Rodgers this might be a good thing, as the extended time would ensure that game will be polished to perfection.

Nintendo Switch Latest News & Updates: 3D Mario Game Might Fill The Void of Zelda's Latest Game

Tom Phillips of the Eurogamer said that the 3D Mario game that we saw a glimpse of During the announcement video of the Nintendo Switch might fill the void for Zelda's latest franchise. He also added that Nintendo has also confirmed the rumors of when the game will be released. The gaming giant is reportedly committed to launching "Zelda: Breath of the Wild" in a perfect state and that would need extended time. Nintendo's new console will be available to markets in March 2017.

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