There's a Zelda Link's Awakening remake coming to the Nintendo Switch later this year, and it looks downright adorable. In this guide to the remake, we'll be going over all the Zelda Link's Awakening Switch details you need to know, including a release date, gameplay, amiibo, and more.
Zelda Link's Awakening Switch Release Date
So now that you've seen the trailer, along with its adorable art style, you'll no doubt be wondering when you'll be able to play Link's Awakening on Nintendo Switch. Link's Awakening will release September 20, 2019.
Zelda Link's Awakening Switch Gameplay
As you can see from the trailer below, Nintendo has already shown off some gameplay from Link's Awakening Nintendo Switch. It looks to be in the vein of A Link Between Worlds, though has a much cleaner and more vibrant style. There are also 2D sections, a throwback to some of the side-scrolling dungeons in the original.
But in the extended gameplay demo below, Nintendo Treehouse showed off plenty more gameplay details for the Zelda Link's Awakening Switch remake. You can see the extended gameplay segment just below, in which series producer Eiji Aonuma appears to answer some questions.
Zelda Link's Awakening amiibo
While the release date for the Zelda Link's Awakening Switch remake got all the attention at E3, one thing that flew under the radar was this adorable Link's Awakening amiibo. Below, you can see producer Eiji Aonuma holding the official Link's Awakening amiibo, which is due to release alongside the game on September 20.
Mr. Aonuma gives you a sneak peek at the brand-new Link amiibo featuring his appearance from The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening for Nintendo Switch! pic.twitter.com/3pSvbMQxKL- Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) June 11, 2019
Link's Awakening Chamber Dungeons
A brand new feature was shown off for Link's Awakening at E3 2019. Chamber Dungeons look to be new areas built by the player. Pieces are collected while out exploring, and they are built into a dungeon for the player to explore.
What is Link's Awakening?
Some of the younger Zelda fans amongst you might not be too familiar with Link's Awakening. The original released in 1993 on the GameBoy, following A Link to the Past. It went in a slightly different direction to its predecessor, with Link washing up on a strange island after a shipwreck. There's chain chomps, goombas and a giant egg atop a volcano. It's definitely one of the weirder entries, but still boasts classic-style Zelda dungeons and weapons.
Is Link's Awakening Remake Coming to 3DS?
Now that the curtain has been pulled back on Link's Awakening Remake, many fans have been wondering whether or not it will be arriving 3DS as well. It looks like this Link's awakening Remake is a Nintendo Switch-only affair, so 3DS users will have to make do with the other handheld Zelda remakes.
For a look at all of the other confirmed games for 2019, be sure to head over to our 2019 Game Releases Guide. You'll find a regularly updated list of 2019 games, sorted by release date, and by platform.