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Zelda: Skyward Sword HD - Skyward Sword Release Date

This is a guide to the release date of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for the Nintendo Switch, which releases on July 16th, 2021. Read on to learn more details about when Skyward Sword will come out!

Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Release Date

Coming Out on July 16, 2021

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD will be released on July 16, 2021. You can now pre-order from the Nintendo eShop for $59.99, or at retailers like Amazon, Target, Walmart, Best Buy, and GameStop.

Buy Zelda: Skyward Sword HD on the Offical Nintendo Site

Release Time

The release time of the Zelda: Skyward Sword HD will be on midnight (12:00 AM) of its release date. However, this might also depend on the timezone of the region where you purchased the game.

If you want to be the first on your block to get into the game, it is best to pre-load it before the release.

Game Release Countdown

Game Release Countdown (EST)
Out now in all regions!

Digital Version Pre-Order Bonus

Sadly, the digital version of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD does not have any pre-order bonuses. However, you can still get pre-order bonuses from buying the physical copy from GameStop. Get yours now!

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Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Trailers

Announcement Trailer

Here is the official Zelda: Skyward Sword HD announcement trailer.

Overview Trailer

Four weeks prior to the game's release, Nintendo has uploaded an overview trailer on their YouTube channel. The trailer showcases the world and gameplay of Skyward Sword HD.

Quality of Life Trailer

On July 2, 2021, Nintendo has released the Quality of Life Trailer for Skyward Sword HD. The trailer showcases tweaks and improvements to create a smoother gameplay experience on the Nintendo Switch.

Skyward Sword HD New Features and Changes

A Hero Rises Trailer

A week before the game's release, Nintendo uploaded a new trailer on their YouTube channel. The trailer includes new scenes, as well as clever wordplay mentioning the previous Zelda games.

Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Software Information

Software Information
Zelda: Skyward Sword HD - Physical Copy
Release Date: July 16, 2021 Publisher: Nintendo
Players: 1 Player Developer: Nintendo
Genre: Adventure, Action Game File Size: 7.1 GB
Supported Languages: Japanese, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Korean, Dutch, Russian, Chinese
Supported Play Modes: TV Mode, Tabletop Mode, Handheld Mode.
Software compatibility and play experience may differ on Nintendo Switch Lite.
ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+
Animated Blood, Comic Mischief, Fantasy Violence

Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Has a File Size of 7.1 GB

The official listing on Nintendo's site states that The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD needs 7.1 GB of space!

Be sure you have enough storage space on your Nintendo Switch if you are planning to download the digital version from the eShop.

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