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There's little doubt that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the big one coming to the Nintendo Switch at launch, while eager Wii U owners will also get a chance to play it. The big N is evidently keen to build the excitement around the latest series entry, and has confirmed a range of exciting promotions for Europe to celebrate the IP.

For a basic summary, below is a promotional video by Eiji Aonuma.

Getting into the detail, every Legend of Zelda title on Wii U and 3DS is getting a 30% discount on the eShop for My Nintendo members. This will run from 26th January to 9th February, with the list of games below.

Wii U eShop

3DS eShop

On top of this all DLC in Hyrule Warriors and Hyrule Warriors Legends will also be 30% off during the same period.

Next up, the following 3DS HOME Themes will all have 50% discounts.

  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds - Two Worlds
  • NES Halloween Link
  • The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword - The Impending Battle
  • NES Sword Swinging Link
  • The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask - Dire Moon

Also, from 26th January to 31st March the following will be Rewards on My Nintendo; these have been on the North American service for a while, so it's a welcome bit of catch-up.

  • The Legend of Zelda 30th Anniversary Theme
  • The Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary orchestra videos
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ballad of the Goddess
  • The Legend of Zelda: Great Fairy's Fountain
  • The Legend of Zelda: Main Theme Medley

Finally, there'll be Legend of Zelda-themed badges in the Nintendo Badge Arcade app.

Quite a lot going on to celebrate The Legend of Zelda in Europe; let us know if you'll be picking up any of these upcoming goodies.

[source nintendo.co.uk]