Nintendo announces Switch The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Edition
A new version of an OLED console will be released next month.
A special edition of the popular Switch console will launch on April 28th. This version will cost $359.99 according to official information. It comes with a custom Zelda-themed design, and it based on the newer OLED model.
The company is working on Zelda-themed accessories as well, such as a new Pro controller or a carrying case. Nintendo confirms that new accessory will launch on May 12th for $74.99 and $24.99 respectively.
As far as the specs are concerned, no changes were implemented for this special edition of Switch. It is equipped with the same 7-inch OLED display and has 64GB of internal storage. It will also have a Zelda-themed docking station with TV mode.
The new edition of Nintendo Switch OLED is announced as part of the new Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom showcase. The company has revealed a 10-minute gameplay, which can be seen here.
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Nintendo Switch – OLED Model – The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Edition Launches on April 28
The Nintendo Switch – OLED Model – The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Edition system, featuring a special design from the Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom game, will launch on April 28!* Available at a suggested retail price of $359.99, this sleek new edition bears a design which appears in the Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom game, including the familiar Hylian Crest from the Legend of Zelda series on the front of the dock.
Plus, two accessories – a Nintendo Switch Pro Controller (MSRP $74.99) and a Nintendo Switch carrying case (MSRP $24.99), both with designs from The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom – will release separately on May 12, the day the game launches. The new hardware and these legendary new accessories were announced in a new presentation featuring series producer Eiji Aonuma demonstrating new gameplay from the upcoming title
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom game, the new hardware and the two themed accessories are all now available for pre-order. Please check with your local retailer for further details.
The Nintendo Switch – OLED Model system features a vibrant 7-inch OLED screen, a wide adjustable stand, a dock with a wired LAN port (LAN cable sold separately), 64 GB of internal storage, a portion of which is reserved for use by the system, and enhanced audio in handheld and tabletop mode. The Nintendo Switch – OLED Model system can be played in three modes: TV mode, played on a TV while the system is docked; handheld mode, when the Joy-Con controllers are attached for portable play; and tabletop mode for on-the-go multiplayer gaming sessions. These versatile features are well-suited for the places your epic adventures may take you in-game or in life.
In The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, you’ll decide your own path through the sprawling landscapes of Hyrule and the mysterious islands floating in the vast skies above. The journey is yours to create in this sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, an epic adventure across the land and skies of Hyrule. In a world fueled by your imagination, you’ll need to harness the power of Link’s new abilities to fight back against the malevolent forces that threaten the kingdom
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Source: The Verge