Nintendo has announced that it will host a special Treehouse Live event for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom a day before its release on May 11. The event will be split across four segments and will feature gameplay from the game. Additionally, pre-loading is now available for those who pre-purchased the digital edition. The game’s download size is reportedly 16.2GB. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom will launch on May 12 for Nintendo Switch.
The livestream will include four Nintendo Treehouse: Live segments featuring gameplay from The Legend of #Zelda: #TearsOfTheKingdom.
Stay tuned in afterwards for more livestream content counting down to the game's release!
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) May 5, 2023
The game’s details via Nintendo can be seen below:
Prepare for the biggest Legend of Zelda adventure yet, with an open-air style that breaks new boundaries while honoring the origins of the acclaimed series. Explore a world of unprecedented size and discover more than 100 puzzle-filled Shrines of Trials, plus a wide variety of weapons, outfits and gear. Players won’t want to stop playing, and they won’t have to since Nintendo Switch allows them to continue the adventure anywhere, anytime.
The game is compatible with Zelda 30th Anniversary series amiibo, the Wolf Link amiibo (which will be re-issued as a standalone amiibo on Feb. 3) and the new Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild series amiibo. In addition to the previously announced Link (Rider), Link (Archer) and Guardian amiibo, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild series amiibo will also include new Zelda and Bokoblin amiibo. The amiibo in this series carry a suggested retail price of $15.99, except for the massive Guardian amiibo, which has a suggested retail price of $19.99.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will provide players with a landmark Nintendo Switch experience on the system’s launch day in March, and will be available as a standard edition, Special Edition and Master Edition. The Special Edition includes the game, a Nintendo Switch Sheikah Slate Carrying Case, Sheikah Eye Collectible Coin, Relic of Hyrule: Calamity Ganon Tapestry and Weather-Worn Map, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Sound Selection CD for a suggested retail price of $99.99. The Master Edition includes all of those items plus a Master Sword of Resurrection figure, and has a suggested retail price of $129.99.
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