The Legend of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Review Embargo Details Revealed
Details regarding the review embargo for Nintendo’s upcoming action-adventure game, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, have been revealed.
According to Metacritic, the review embargo for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is expected to end towards the end of next week, ahead of the game’s release on May 12, 2023. This would fall somewhere close to May 11, 2023, a day before launch. Fans can look forward to hearing what critics have to say about Link’s latest adventure in the land of Hyrule.
Those who have pre-ordered a digital copy of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom can already pre-load the game. As it turns out, this is the largest file size of any first-party game for the Nintendo Switch. Of course, bigger doesn’t necessarily mean better, but we’re inclined to believe that will be the case here. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has a download size of 18.2 GB. Additionally, the digital pre-load should come with the latest update pre-installed, although a day one update may be rolled out closer to the game’s launch. However, this likely does not include any DLC that will be available at launch or soon after.
Previously, it was reported that The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom pirates are unwittingly downloading a potential malware in order to emulate the game in a non-broken state. Users on Reddit have reported pirates have been downloading a potential malware in order to emulate The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom properly.
According to one user, the modded .exe file of the game, which is said to improve scene depth and cloud rendering when running on the Yuzu emulator, was apparently updated from Belarus. As per the Reddit user, someone ran the executable for the duration of an hour, during which it sent 32 bytes of data to an IP address belonging to an ISP based in Belarus.