Zelda fans have been eagerly anticipating the next installment in the beloved series, and Nintendo has finally announced the release of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming game.

Release Date

Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is set to release on December 15, 2023. The game will be available exclusively on the Nintendo Switch.


The game will retail for $59.99. Fans can also pre-order the game now on the Nintendo eShop or at select retailers.

Ganondorf’s Return

Ganondorf, one of the most iconic villains in video game history, will be making his return in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. While details are scarce, it’s rumored that Ganondorf will be more formidable than ever before, posing a major threat to Link and the kingdom of Hyrule.

New Gameplay Mechanics

Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom will introduce several new gameplay mechanics, including a new crafting system and improved combat. The game will also feature a more open world than previous Zelda games, allowing players to explore Hyrule in even greater detail.


Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom looks to be one of the most exciting entries in the Zelda series yet. With a release date set for December 15, 2023, fans won’t have to wait much longer to explore the world of Hyrule once again. Be sure to pre-order your copy today and get ready for Ganondorf’s return!

Thomas Linnaeus
Thomas Linnaeus