The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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96
Top Critic Average
96%
Critics Recommend
Based on 156 critic reviews
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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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Based on 156 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

96

Top Critic Average

96%

Critics Recommend

Based on 156 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:Wii UMar 3, 2017
Nintendo SwitchMar 3, 2017

Publisher: Nintendo

Genres: Adventure, RPG

Step into a world of discovery, exploration, and adventure in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, a boundary-breaking new game in the acclaimed series. Travel across vast fields, through forests, and to mountain peaks as you discover what has become of the kingdom of Hyrule in this stunning Open-Air Adventure. Now on the Nintendo Switch console, your journey is freer and more open than ever. Take your system anywhere, and adventure as Link any way you like.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Reviews

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Switch's debut and Wii U's demise are marked by a radical reinvention of The Legend of Zelda that will go down as an all-time great.

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IGN

10 / 10.0
IGN

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is evocative, exhilarating, and a masterclass in open-world design.

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10 / 10
Metro GameCentral

The best Zelda there’s ever been, and very possibly the best video game ever made.

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