Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity was announced today and is launching exclusively for Nintendo Switch on November 20th. Set 100 years before the events of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Age of Calamity will transport players to a time before the Great Calamity occurred.
Discover what happened in the past by participating in epic battles across iconic locations from Breath of the Wild. The game will tell an in-depth story that depicts all the events of the Great Calamity and shares how the world of Breath of the Wild came to be. For the first time ever, take control of the four champions as well as Link and Zelda. The game will also offer players a unique chance to see memorable Hyrule locations before they were destroyed. Expect the same fast-paced action combat gameplay from other games in the Warriors series, but with a more detailed story and a Hyrule twist.
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity borrows inspiration from Breath of the Wild in more than just story and art style. In typical Warriors fashion, players will hack and slash their way through hordes of enemies. That’s not all though; this time, players will need to use their cunning to solve environmental puzzles as well. New mechanics such as crafting and upgrading skills add more depth to the series than ever before. Age of Calamity looks to be fun for fans of both game series and offers a unique and refreshing look at the kingdom of Hyrule.
In this video entitled, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity – A story set 100 years before Breath of the Wild, fans can get insight into how the two games are connected. Listen to series producer Eiji Aonuma and Hyrule Warriors producer Yosuke Hayashi break down how the game came to be and reveal the first trailer for the exciting new title.
A pre-order bonus of a Lucky Ladle weapon is available for players who purchase through the Nintendo eShop
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