The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD – Various Improvements Announced

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword | Official Logo Art

Nintendo has announced a number of quality of life improvements that will be coming to the Nintendo Switch HD version of Skyward Sword. They also put out a new trailer showing off these improvements, which you can check out down below. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is launching exclusively for Nintendo Switch this upcoming July 16th.

These improvements include:
  • Optional help from Fi: Fi only appears in cutscenes or when necessary, and can otherwise be summoned manually to provide advice or guidance.

  • Enhanced framerate: The game runs at 60 frames per second, resulting in smoother gameplay.

  • Fast-forward dialogue: Text shown onscreen can be fast-forwarded by pressing the B Button.

  • Streamlined item information: Explanation for collectable items, such as insects and materials, only appear the first time the item is collected.

  • Skippable cutscenes: Cutscenes can be skipped by pressing the – Button.

  • Autosave: Game progress will be saved automatically, in addition to the existing manual save option. The game also now features three save slots that can be used interchangeably.

  • Skippable tutorial dialogues: The introductory player tutorials have been streamlined.

If you’d like to know more about The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, visit the game’s official website.

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