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Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition
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Developer(s)
Koei Tecmo Games Co., Ltd.[1]
Publisher(s)
Release date(s)
North America May 18, 2018[3]
Japan March 22, 2018[4]
European Union May 18, 2018[5]
Genre
Action, Adventure[6]
Platform(s)
Predecessor

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition is a port and adaptation of Hyrule Warriors and Hyrule Warriors Legends for the Nintendo Switch. It includes all previously released content from both games, including every map, character, mission, and downloadable content.[8] This puts the amount of playable Warriors at a total of 29.[9] The game features 1080p HD resolution in TV mode and 2 player split-screen multiplayer on one Nintendo Switch console both in TV mode and on the device itself, and can be played with a single Joy-Con controller.[10]

Revisions

Story

Main articles: Hyrule Warriors § Story and Hyrule Warriors Legends § Story

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition includes all the story content from both Hyrule Warriors and Hyrule Warriors Legends. This includes all the Scenarios featured in Legend Mode, including the Scenarios from "Cia's Tale", "Linkle's Tale", and the "Wind Waker" epilogue.

Gameplay

Main articles: Hyrule Warriors § Gameplay and Hyrule Warriors Legends § Gameplay

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition's gameplay is identical to Hyrule Warriors and Hyrule Warriors Legends including all Modes, Warriors and Stages from those games. In addition, the game adds new Link and Zelda Costumes based on their appearance in Breath of the Wild.[11]

Game Information

Development

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition was announced in a Nintendo Direct Mini on January 11, 2018. Like Hyrule Warriors and Hyrule Warriors Legends, it was developed by Koei Tecmo Games Co., Ltd.[1]

Release

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition was released on March 22, 2018 for Japan and May 18, 2018 for North America and Europe.[4][3][5]

Pre-Order Bonuses

The Nintendo Official UK Store bundled pre-orders of Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition with a free Green Rupee Light by Merchoid. When the Green Rupee Light sold out, the game was then bundled with a Triforce Light.

Updates

A free patch has been released for Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition. This update patches certain bugs and is downloaded free and automatically upon release.

Update Release Date Content
Version 1.0.1 North America May 18, 2018[12]
Japan April 26, 2018[13]
European Union May 18, 2018

Listings

Characters

Enemies

Bosses

Scenarios

Items

Weapons

Skills

Item Cards

Materials

Costumes

Translations

Credits

Glitches

Nomenclature

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Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese ゼルダ無双 ハイラルオールスターズ DX (Zeruda Musō Hairaru Ōrusutāzu DX) Zelda Unrivaled: Hyrule All-Stars DX

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Tecmo Koei [sic] Games Co., Ltd." — Nintendo, Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition, Nintendo.com, published January 11, 2018, retrieved January 11, 2018.
  2. "Nintendo" — Nintendo, Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition, Nintendo.com, published January 11, 2018, retrieved January 11, 2018.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "The heroes and villains of The Legend of #Zelda series are about to spring into action when #HyruleWarriors: Definitive Edition launches 5/18, only on #NintendoSwitch!" — Nintendo of America, Nintendo of America on Twitter: "The heroes and villains of The Legend of #Zelda series are about to spring into action when #HyruleWarriors: Definitive Edition launches 5/18, only on #NintendoSwitch!…, Twitter, published March 8, 2018, retrieved March 8, 2018.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "2018年3月22日" — Nintendo 公式チャンネル, Nintendo Direct mini 2018.1.11, YouTube (video), published January 11, 2018, retrieved January 11, 2018.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Get ready to storm the battlefield when #HyruleWarriors Definitive Edition arrives 18/05 on #NintendoSwitch! #NintendoDirect" — Nintendo of Europe, Nintendo of Europe on Twitter: "Get ready to storm the battlefield when #HyruleWarriors Definitive Edition arrives 18/05 on #NintendoSwitch! #NintendoDirect…", Twitter, published March 8, 2018, retrieved March 8, 2018.
  6. "Action, Adventure" — Nintendo, Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition, Nintendo.com, published January 11, 2018, retrieved January 11, 2018.
  7. "Nintendo Switch" — Nintendo, Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition, Nintendo.com, published January 11, 2018, retrieved January 11, 2018.
  8. "This new version brings every map, character, and mission from both the Wii U game and the Nintendo 3DS game together, including all the original premium downloadable content." — Nintendo, Nintendo Direct Mini 1.11.2018, Youtube.com (video), published January 11, 2018, retrieved January 11, 2018.
  9. "That means you can play Hyrule Warriors anytime, anywhere, with anyone using 29 playable characters." — Nintendo, Nintendo Direct Mini 1.11.2018, Youtube.com (video), published January 11, 2018, retrieved January 11, 2018.
  10. "Enjoy up to 1080p HD graphics in TV mode and 2 player multiplayer on a single system by sharing Joy-Con controllers." — Nintendo, Nintendo Direct Mini 1.11.2018, Youtube.com (video), published January 11, 2018, retrieved January 11, 2018.
  11. "Plus, we're adding in Link and Zelda outfits based on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild." — Nintendo, Nintendo Direct Mini 1.11.2018, Youtube.com (video), published January 11, 2018, retrieved January 11, 2018.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 Nintendo Support, How to Update Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition, Nintendo.com, retrieved May 21, 2018.
  13. "タイトルアップデート Ver 1.0.1 / 2018年4月26日実施 (Title Update Ver 1.0.1 / Implemented on April 26, 2018)" — Koei Tecmo, ゼルダ無双 ハイラルオールスターズ DX | UPDATE, GAMECITY, published April 26, 2018, retrieved May 21, 2018.
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