The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Schedule Revealed, New Story And Hard Mode Incoming

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Nintendo has announced the full DLC schedule of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. In a press release send to Gamepur, Nintendo announced that there will be a The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Expansion Pass, available at the time of game’s launch for $20.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Players who will be buying a Expansion Pass will get access to three brand new treasure chests located at the Great Plateau. Among these three chests, one will have a Shirt with an official Switch logo that lead protagonist LINK can wear. When asked about the content of the other two chests, Nintendo said it will deliver useful items.

Furthermore, Nintendo revealed that the first DLC content for The Legend of the Zelda: Breath of the Wild will launch in Summer 2017. It will be made available with a Cave of Trials challenge, a new hard mode, and a new feature for the in-game map.

The second DLC pack will release in Holiday 2017, and it will add “new challenges that will let players enjoy a new dungeon and a new original story.”

As a notice, Nintendo revealed that Expansion Pass will be available for Wii U and Switch version of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and all the content pack cannot be purchased separately.

“The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Nintendo Switch and Wii U consoles is one of the largest, most engaging video games Nintendo has ever created. While the main game offers players an engrossing quest that will keep them entertained for hours, as well as the freedom to explore the vast Hyrule at their own pace, the game world provides a rich canvas that offers the opportunity for additional adventures. As a result, the first-ever downloadable content for the main-line Legend of Zelda series is in development.”

Watch the video message from series producer Eiji Aonuma below: