Nintendo released a new trailer titled ‘A Hero Rises’ for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD. The legend begins here for Switch on July 16th.
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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword game soars onto Nintendo Switch!
Take to the skies, draw your sword, and experience the earliest story in the Legend of Zelda™ series. Join Link in his high-flying quest to save Zelda, a childhood friend who must confront her destiny. Soar between floating islands and descend to the treacherous surface world in this updated HD version of the Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword game.
Master realistic swordplay that corresponds to your movements
Gently swing your sword and angle your slashes to uncover and breakthrough opponents’ defenses using intuitive motion controls. Link’s in-game movements will correspond to the angle of each strike you make with the Joy-Con™ controller, creating immersive swordplay that relies on strategy and accuracy. Movements feel smoother and more immediate thanks to the Nintendo Switch system’s increased processing power and HD graphics. Take advantage of the newly-added button-only control scheme—perfect for playing in handheld mode or on the Nintendo Switch Lite system.
Fly high with the Zelda & Loftwing amiibo figure
With her majestic Loftwing by her side, Zelda steps into her destiny alongside her childhood friend, Link. Scan this amiibo figure** from anywhere on the surface world to quickly travel to the sky—even within the depths of a dungeon. Scan it again above the clouds to return to the same spot on the surface.