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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild launches on Wii U same day as Switch

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Wii U owners, mark your calendars

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Nintendo will release The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for Wii U on March 3, the company announced.

The Nintendo Switch version of the game will be available on the same day as the Wii U version. The Nintendo Switch console will also go on sale that day; Breath of the Wild is one of two confirmed launch titles that Nintendo is publishing for the system.

Breath of the Wild was first meant to launch on Wii U in 2015, but suffered a delay that same year. The Wii U version of the game was playable at E3 2016, where it was the centerpiece of the company’s showfloor presence. It’s the first totally new The Legend of Zelda adventure to come to Wii U.

Nintendo took the time to show a new trailer for the game, which is one of the most highly anticipated games for the Switch. Watch that below.


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