The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is coming to the Nintendo Swap, Nintendo introduced earlier in the present day throughout its most up-to-date Nintendo Direct livestream. The sport might be obtainable on July 16.
One fascinating observe concerning the rerelease is that Skyward Sword’s management scheme has been remade for the Nintendo Swap. Initially, the sport used the motion-based Wii Distant and Nunchuk to mimic Hyperlink’s sword and defend, respectively. Now, as detailed by collection producer Eiji Aonuma, the Swap’s Pleasure-Cons will function in an identical method. In response to Aonuma, on Swap, the controls needs to be smoother and “extra intuitive” than they have been on the unique Wii launch. Button controls have been additionally introduced for the sport, which means that for the primary time, Skyward Sword may also be performed in handheld mode or whereas docked. To have a good time the event, Nintendo additionally introduced a pair of customized Pleasure-Cons, themed after Skyward Sword. The Pleasure-Cons are anticipated to launch alongside the HD model of the sport on July 16.
Try the total announcement trailer beneath.
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword was initially launched in 2011 for the Nintendo Wii, and till the corporate’s announcement earlier in the present day, has by no means come to a different Nintendo system – regardless of followers asking for it. Up to now, when speaking to Sport Informer, Aonuma has scoffed on the thought of creating a button-only model of the sport, saying, “That is a bit of exhausting! I believe it could be near not possible!” Time adjustments all the things.
For extra Legend of Zelda information, try the trailer for the brand new Hyrule Warriors enlargement cross, additionally introduced throughout in the present day’s Nintendo Direct. Lastly, whereas it could be certainly one of Nintendo’s most anticipated video games, the corporate did not have something new to point out off for the upcoming Breath of the Wild sequel. Nevertheless, extra data is predicted to return later this yr.