Breath of the Wild continues to set Nintendo Switch sales trends
Zelda: Breath of the Wild continues to set bizarre sales records on Nintendo Switch.
Gamestop has sold more copy of Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild than it has Switch consoles.
This is despite boxed game sales being down year-on-year.
"The bright spot within software was that we sold more than one copy of the Switch version of Zelda for every Switch console we sold, indicating that consumers are coming to GameStop for additional games and accessories," the company said in a statement (via Gamespot).
During a recent financial report it was revealed that Zelda Breath of the Wild had sold 2.76 million units, compared to 2.74 million Switch consoles.
These impressive sales figures have seen Nintendo share prices jump to a seven year high.
Zelda might get another sales boost with the release of the Breath of the Wild DLC this summer. You can check out the full Master Trials contents below…
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Master Trials DLC Fri, May 5, 2017
ZELDA Breath of the Wild's Master Trials DLC adds a new hard mode, costumes, map features and more…
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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Master Trials DLC
The Master Trials DLC includes the Trial of the Sword game mode, which gives players the task of fighting through 45 rooms filled with enemies.
"Link starts without any armour or weapons, and if he can defeat all of the enemies in the room, he can proceed to the next area," reads the official description.
"When Link clears all of the trials, the power of the Master Sword will be awakened, and it will always be in its glowing powered-up state while usable."
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The DLC also includes a hard mode, complete with tougher enemies and floating treasure guarded by monsters.
Elsewhere, Hero's Path helps players track progress by revealing Link's footsteps on the map.
Other items include the Travel Medallion for fast travel, additional armour that's available from hidden treasure chests, and a Korok Mask.
And it looks like Zelda Breath of the Wild won't be the only Legend of Zelda game launching this year.
A new report claims that mobile developer DeNA is developing the new Zelda game for smartphones.
It's unclear what form a new Zelda game would take, but some sort of top-down adventure seems like a safe bet.
In terms of a release date, the mobile Zelda game will launch some time after Animal Crossing, which is currently pencilled in for the current financial year.