Zelda Price
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Update: It's been confirmed: Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is a $70 game.

Over the last few years, game publishers have been quietly (and in some cases, quite loudly) raising the price of their software products to $70. It's a price that, for many in this day and age, is an increasingly big ask, but it's unfortunately the reality that we're now living in.

Nintendo games, for the most part, have avoided this price hike, but if a recent listing for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is to be believed, then it seems that the franchise's latest entry might be joining the ranks of the $70 games.

So our question to you fine folks is simple: would you pay $70 for Tears of the Kingdom? We approached the subject a few years back in a more general capacity, and the majority of you stated that a price increase to $70 would indeed have you questioning whether to buy a game or not.

But this is Zelda we're talking about here; it's a game that really only comes along once in a generation (not literally, before any of you correct us), so its status within the Nintendo community is somewhat unique in that sense.

So what do you think? Be sure to vote in the poll below and leave a comment with your thoughts on the potential price increase for Zelda and Nintendo games in general.

Would you pay $70 for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom? (8,689 votes)

  1. Happily - I'm not missing out on this one39%
  2. Yes, but with a deep sense of resentment15%
  3. I'd try and find it cheaper, but would settle for $70 if need be19%
  4. I'd shop around until I found it cheaper13%
  5. No, I'd wait for a sale (ha, good luck!)8%
  6. Absurd, Nintendo's lost itself a customer5%
  7. Pfft, Zelda... I wasn't getting it anyway3%