Attendees for the Zelda concert at Osaka today were surprised when Producer Eiji Aonuma teased a release for Skyward Sword on the Nintendo Switch. This news was reported via a Tweet and has been verified by numerous attendees and even has a GameXplain video on it.

This release would continue a trend of re-releases for Zelda titles, following the likes of Wind Waker HD and Twilight Princess HD on the Wii U and Ocarina of Time 3D and Majora’s Mask 3D for the Nintendo 3DS. If the rumour is indeed true it is expected to be announced during a future Nintendo Direct, hopefully in the near future.

Skyward Sword was released in 2011 and is chronologically the first game in the ever-muddled timeline. It is notable for its use of extensive 1:1 motion controls that were innovative for most though responsive for others. It was also released to coincide with the 25th Anniversary of the Zelda series.

By HW Reynolds 

Images provided by Nintendo

 

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