The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Release Date Revealed

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Release Date Revealed

The highly anticipated sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild soars onto Nintendo Switch next year.

Today, Nintendo revealed the official title and release date for the anticipated sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild during their Nintendo Direct event. The sequel is titled The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and is scheduled to launch next year on May 12, 2023 for Nintendo Switch.

A brief teaser trailer for Tears of the Kingdom concluded today’s Nintendo Direct showcase and is available below. It includes a small bit of gameplay to hold over fans until next year.

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Teaser Trailer

“In addition to the vast lands of Hyrule, the latest entry in the storied Legend of Zelda series will take you up into the skies!” says the official Nintendo Store page for Tears of the Kingdom. “Look forward to Link’s massive adventure starting again when The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, drops for Nintendo Switch on May 12, 2023.”

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Alongside the big Zelda news, today’s Nintendo Direct showcase also featured a slew of game announcements and remakes coming to Nintendo Switch, including Pikmin 4. Those who missed the live broadcast can rewatch the Nintendo Direct showcase in the archived video below. Check back soon for more Nintendo news and updates.