Report: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild won't launch along with Nintendo Switch

Several months after Nintendo announced The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild would be getting a simultaneous release on both Wii U and Switch, a report claims that's no longer the case as it's expected to no longer release in March 2017.

The report comes from reliable Nintendo tipster Emily Rogers who outlines Breath of the Wild's localization schedule, which apparently isn't going as smoothly as the company would have liked. The localization will now continue through 2016, which will be followed by at least "four-to-six months of testing."

The reason for the possible delay is due to Breath of the Wild being a much more ambitious game than Nintendo originally expected. The team needs to localize every single aspect of the game, which includes its text, NPCs, quests, items, and more. Then once localization is done, testing will need to commence as Nintendo intends to have a game that's as free from bugs as possible.

We've reached out to Nintendo for comment and will update our story accordingly.

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