Nintendo, Koei Tecmo Games and Omega Force have revealed that having save data for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will unlock a bonus weapon in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity.
Those who have played the critically-acclaimed open-air adventure will receive the Training Sword weapon for Link to wield.
Set 100 years before the events in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity offers you the chance to experience the Great Calamity.
The in-depth story will depict the events, relationships and dramatic moments of the Great Calamity in “captivating detail.”
With playable characters such as Link, Zelda and the four Champions, you will participate in epic battles “against a backdrop of memorable locations in Hyrule before they were destroyed.”
Promising action-packed gameplay that will be familiar to those that have played Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition or Fire Emblem Warriors, the fast-paced and strategic experience will see you perform combos and unleash over-the-top special abilities.
The visual style has taken inspiration from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and you will also need to solve environmental puzzles, unlock weapons and skills, craft with gathered materials, visit shops to obtain items and use the power of the Sheikah Slate.
Those that pre-order the game on the Nintendo eShop will receive the Lucky Ladle as an in-game bonus weapon for Link.
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity will release exclusively at retail and on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch worldwide on 20th November 2020.