Nintendo Announces The Legend of Zelda Tears of The Kingdom OLED Switch & Pro Controller - Prima Games

Nintendo Announces The Legend of Zelda Tears of The Kingdom OLED Switch & Pro Controller

Tears of my wallet.

by Jesse Vitelli

During the gameplay demonstration for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of The Kingdom, Nintendo announced that a new custom Nintendo Switch OLED would launch alongside its release. The new OLED model is designed after Tears of the Kingdom and features some beautiful artwork on both the Joy-Cons as well as the OLED dock.

Nintendo Announces The Legend of Zelda Tears of The Kingdom OLED Switch & Pro Controller

The OLED model will release on April 28, 2023, and will not include a copy of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. So you’ll still need to purchase the game separately, which is Nintendo’s first ever $70 game.

The OLED dock features a gold Hylian Crest and other ornate designs, while the Joy-Cons feature a green and white design on both of them.

Nintendo also announced a new Nintendo Switch Pro Controller and carrying case for the Switch, which will both release on May 12, 2023, alongside the release of Tears of the Kingdom.

The Pro Controller, which can be seen below, features a similar gold and white design as the OLED dock. The Hylian crest is on the controller’s center in an understated black.

Related: New The Legend of Zelda Tears of The Kingdom Gameplay Shows Off Weapon Fusion, Vehicle Crafting, & More.

The carrying case has a different design on it, showcasing the decrypted hand used to symbolize Link’s Ultrahand ability, which was shown off in the gameplay showcase earlier today.

The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller and carrying case are sold separately from the game and the OLED Switch model. So if you want to get all of the Tears of The Kingdom merch, it’s going to cost you a pretty penny. Pre-orders for the console and accessories have not gone live yet, but stay connected with Prima Games if you’re looking for them when they do.

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Jesse Vitelli

Jesse loves most games, but he really loves games that he can play together with friends and family. This usually means late nights in Destiny 2 or FFXIV. You can also find him thinking about his ever-expanding backlog of games he won't play and being constantly dehydrated. Do not contact him.

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