Welcome to our The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Walkthrough!
Please note that we are still updating our guides to be in line with the HD version.
This is a guide comparing graphics of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to see a comparison between the original game on the Nintendo Wii and the HD version on the Nintendo Switch!
As shown in the table above, there is a noticeable blurry background that can be seen in the original Nintendo Wii version. This was removed for the HD version in the Nintendo Switch
Taking advantage of the Nintendo Switch's processing power, Skyward Sword HD has enhanced shadows and textures compared to the original Nintendo Wii version.
In addition, the Switch version has minor lighting improvements, making cutscenes less darker than the original.
The original Wii version has a subtle yellow filter applied, making the clouds have a slight yellowish tint. This effect has been reduced for the Switch version.
As shown in the tables above, Link has jagged shoulders that can be seen in the original Wii version. This is improved in the Switch version, giving Link rounder and realistic shoulders.
Rating and Review | Is It Worth It?
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Release Date Guide
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Learn how to pre-order Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, and see all pre-order bonuses from participating retailers!
How to Get the Skyward Sword Joy Cons
Learn how to pre-order the Skyward Sword Joy Cons and see which retailers carry this accessory!
Zelda & Loftwing amiibo and amiibo Compatibility
Read more about Skyward Sword HD's amiibo compatibility, as well as the Zelda & Loftwing amiibo!
New Features and Changes
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HD Graphics Comparison
See a graphics comparison between the original Wii and the Switch versions in this article!
How to Preload
Learn how to preload Skyward Sword HD on your Nintendo Switch ahead of the release date!
Is Skyward Sword HD Open World?
Learn whether or not Skyward Sword is an open world game.
Is Skyward Sword HD a Remake?
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Is there a Demo?
Read about the demo availability of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for the Nintendo Switch.
Plot Summary and Story Synopsis
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