Zelda Breath of the Wild 2 gets a disappointing release date update

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildThe sequel was supposed to be one of the biggest releases of 2022, but now it’s been delayed until next year.

In one video uploaded to official Nintendo social mediafranchise producer Eiji Aonuma made the announcement, explaining that the game’s scope meant it needed more development time.

“We previously announced that we were aiming for a 2022 release for this game,” he said.

“However, we have decided to extend our development time a bit and change the release to Spring 2023. For those of you who were looking forward to a release this year, we apologize.

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“As previously announced, the adventure of this sequel will take place not only on the ground like in the previous game, but also in the sky above. However, the expanded world goes beyond that, and there will be a even greater variety of features you can enjoy, including new encounters and new gameplay elements.

“In order to make the experience of this game something special, the entire development team continues to work diligently on this game, so please wait a little longer.”

The news may be disappointing, but it’s important to remember that the original breath of the wild was delayed from 2o15 to 2017 and became one of the highest rated games in the entire series.

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Although this announcement led to a lot of speculation that Nintendo might be bringing Wii U-only HD remasters The awakening of the wind and Twilight Princess to move into 2022 instead, absolutely nothing has been confirmed or implied by the company.

There’s still a host of great games coming out this year for Switch, including Xenoblade Chronicles 3, Splaton 3 and Bayonet 3while Nintendo Switch Sports and Mario Strikers Battle League are returns for series that have been dormant for a while.

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