The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 Delayed To Spring 2023
Nintendo has delayed The Legend of Zelda: Breath of Wild 2 from 2022 to Spring 2023. It was revealed in an announcement by Eiji Aonuma.
In a message posted on YouTube, Eiji Aonuma mentioned the delay and confirmed that the game is now targeting a release in Spring 2023.
“Hello. I am Eiji Aonuma, producer of the Legend of Zelda series. I have an update to share on the launch timing of the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. We previously announced that we were aiming for a 2022 release for this game. However, we have decided to extend our development time a bit and change the release to Spring 2023. For those of you who have been looking forward to a release this year, we apologize.”
Aonuma continues: “As previously announced, the adventure in this sequel will take place not just on the ground as in the previous game, but also in the skies above. However, the expanded world goes beyond that, and there will be an even wider variety of features you can enjoy, including new encounters and new gameplay elements. In order to make this game’s experience something special, the entire development team is continuing to work diligently on this game, so please wait a little while longer.”
Here is the message shared by Eiji Aonuma that was posted by Nintendo on YouTube.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 will be out in Spring 2023 exclusively for the Nintendo Switch.