A new The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Nintendo Switch OLED has been revealed in the March 28 Nintendo showcase.

Fans that were expecting a new special edition Nintendo Switch OLED to drop alongside The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom have just had their wishes granted.

Pre-Order Zelda Tears of the Kingdom Nintendo Switch OLED

Now, it seems that The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom will be the latest game to come alongside a special limited-edition Nintendo Switch system.

Here’s where to pre-order the Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Switch OLED!

Zelda Tears of the Kingdom Switch OLED Release Date

The limited-edition Tears of the Kingdom Nintendo Switch system is confirmed to be releasing on April 28, 2023 – ahead of the game’s May release date.

This follows the trend of themed consoles releasing prior to their partnered games.

Recently, the Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Switch OLED released on November 4, 14 days prior to the actual launch of Gen 9 itself.

Not only that, but the Splatoon 3 Switch OLED dropped on August 26, 13 days before the release date of Splatoon 3.

The Legend of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom Nintendo Switch OLED

A Nintendo Switch Pro Controller and Carrying Case will also be dropping for the new console, however they will not be releasing early.

Both the new controller and case will release on May 12 alongside Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom itself.

Tears of the Kingdom Pro Controller and Carry Case

Tears of the Kingdom Nintendo Switch Price

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Nintendo Switch OLED will retail at $359.99.

The new Tears of the Kingdom Pro Controller will cost $74.99.

The Zelda-themed Switch Carrying Case will cost $24.99.

For this price, the console does not include a copy of the Breath of the Wild sequel. And in fact, Tears of the Kingdom is more expensive than the average Switch game!

Zelda Tears of the Kingdom Joy-Cons

Don’t miss out on this trick to get Tears of the Kingdom for a huge discount while you still can.

What Does the Tears of the Kingdom Switch OLED Include?

The Nintendo Switch OLED themed after The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom include:

  • Glossy white dock with the Hylian Crest from the Legend of Zelda series on the front
  • Set of Joy-Cons featuring gold and green Tears of the Kingdom accent patterns
  • Nintendo Switch console with a pattern decoration on the back of the system
  • Golden Joy-Con straps
  • Joy-Con grip
  • Nintendo Switch AC adapter
  • High speed HDMI cable
  • Safety guide

Unfortunately, a copy of Tears of the Kingdom is not included with this special edition Nintendo Switch console.

Player will have to pre-order a copy of Tears of Kingdom on the side to play the game on their new console. Additionally, Nintendo offered pre-orders for a Collector’s Edition of Tears of the Kingdom.

Nintendo Switch OLED The Legend of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom Edition Contents

Tears of the Kingdom Switch OLED Reveal

Check out the Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom reveal from the recent gameplay demo below:

The Legend of Zelda Switch OLED Leaked Images

New images, surfacing from user Kysen on the Famiiboard forum, appear to show the box for the Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom edition Nintendo Switch console.

Now that the console has officially been revealed, we can see that these images were indeed real.

Check out the latest Tears of the Kingdom release date, story, and gameplay details here!

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