The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is getting an HD revamp on Nintendo Switch this summer! Starving for information? Here’re some morsels for you to savor:


Here’s what we know! (As of March 5th, 2021)






  • amiibo will be compatible with the game, although specific features and what amiibo are compatible aren’t currently known.
  • Sword swing motions traditional control mode can be made by tilting the right control stick.
  • It’ll run at 60 fps and 1080p resolution. For comparison, the original Wii version runs at 30 fps and a meager 480p.
  • It launches on July 16th, 2021.
  • Groose will be in the game. What more is there to say?


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