In a few weeks, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD will be released on Switch. The original version divides for the least fans. Being the only Legend of Zelda game to be designed exclusively for the Wii, it has focused on motion control, which was not ideal. With reissue, you might think that Nintendo would correct things that fans wanted the first time. You would be wrong. There are improvements in quality of life, but we would not want life to be pleasant, right?
We knew that Nintendo would not completely delete motion controls, but they are a little reduced. Instead of requiring players to shake their arms, there are buttons only, which are not really buttons controls. Instead of shaking joystones, players can operate the right joystick to swing the Link sword and click on the left joystick to use the shield. Other interaction commands also use the sticks. Of course, there are also classic movement commands available, if it’s more your pace. Switch Lite users will not be able to use them for obvious reasons.
Button commands only are not the only improvements. Skyward Sword HD will work at 60 IPS and there will be options to skip kinematics and speed up dialogue. There will also be times when the player may request advice or general help in the world. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD will be available on Nintendo Switch on July 16th.
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