It’s laborious to think about at this level, however early on 2022 was shaping as much as probably be among the best years in gaming in a very long time. The celebrities had been aligning, and so had been the tears. The dominion’s tears to be precise. Nintendo lastly appeared poised to ship one other breakthrough Zelda sport on time. The investor shows and trailers all stored itemizing it as “Coming 2022.” Nevertheless it by no means got here. As a substitute, it acquired a brand new title and a delay.
Tears of the Kingdom, which grew out of a Breath of the Wild DLC thought, will by the point it arrives subsequent 12 months, have taken simply so long as Breath of the Wild did following Skyward Sword’s belated debut on the Wii. On the brilliant aspect, we may probably be getting two franchise-defining Zelda video games on a single console technology. A giant achievement for Nintendo however a completely depressing prospect for the quickly growing older graphics chip powering my Swap.
Purpose for delay: “as a way to make this sport’s expertise one thing particular”
New launch date: Could 5, 2023