Amidst the pre-release excitement, Nintendo has announced it will reveal new gameplay footage for Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom in a pre-release livestream. The livestream will start two hours before the midnight launch of the game on May 12.
Nintendo has announced a two-hour presentation which will feature additional gameplay footage that hasn’t been revealed yet. Players will be able to enjoy this livestream from 6:45 pm PT/9:45 pm ET on May 11, 2023, leading up to 12 am ET on May 12, 2023. They will also be able to watch this livestream via Nintendo’s website.
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Tears of the Kingdom: Recent developments
Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has been attracting massive attention, with a large number of people looking forward to its release. The title has been subject to a lot of speculations and leaks. Well before the release of the game, Nintendo has managed to spur the curiosity of thousands by showcasing the game’s new mechanics and environment. The developer has also released footage of several exciting new additions that has given gamers solid proof of the game being different than the original.
The new game will introduce Zonai devices, new Sheikah slate abilities such as Ultrahand, Fuse, Ascend, and rewind, as well as massive and beautiful sky islands. Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom certainly seems much more than just a sequel; It’s already a massive game, with a heavy file size, which is promising for Hyrulians looking forward to doing much more and explore the skies above the familiar Breath of the Wild map. Nintendo has also teased about including a gacha machine in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom in an official tweet.
What do you think we’ll see in the pre-launch livestream? What aspects of Breath of the Wild do you wish would carry forward in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, and which ones would you like to see gone? Let us know in the comments.