'Legend of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Reveals Nintendo Switch Version Will Only Be 900p

By Mia P. , Updated Jan 24, 2017 05:26 PM EST

"Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" will only be 900p on Nintendo Switch when in docked mode. This means that the players will not experience a complete 1080p presentation for the new Zelda game.

"Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" On Nintendo Switch Will Have Higher Quality Environmental Sound

Other details regarding the differences between the two "Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" versions are discussed in several reports. Among these is one which suggests that the Nintendo Switch version will feature a higher quality environmental sound while Wii U version is expected to be locked at 720p.

"Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" versions are also reported to target a 30 FPS frame rate, which could bring much ease to a lot of Wii U owners. Although the E3 demo in 2016 was reported to had difficulty in keeping a consistent frame rate, Nintendo seldom releases games in a poor-quality state. In fact, while there is a possibility that some of the graphical quality could be lowered on the Wii U version, a lot of gamers still believe that this is unlikely to happen, Destructoid reported.

Wii U, Switch Versions Of "Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" Will Have Differences, Similarities

The "Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" Wii U version will require players to install some data on the hard drive, including the need for a 3GB of space despite getting the physical version of the game. Although the limited collector's editions of the game are available only for the Nintendo Switch, reports indicate that this would not have anything to do with the game's actual performance or gameplay.

Another difference that has been noted between the Wii U and Switch versions of "Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" is the button schemes. However, it seems that the fans have anticipated this, given that each platform has its own GUI, according to Cinemablend.

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