We are counting down the days until the next game in The Legend of Zelda series, Tears of the Kingdom. This is the hotly anticipated sequel to Breath of the Wild – which is widely considered to be one of the best Nintendo Switch games of all time.
If you can’t get enough of Zelda, or are in the market for a new console, then you’re in luck. Nintendo is releasing a special edition of the Switch OLED, themed after Tears of the Kingdom.
This console comes with a stunning gold, white and green finish, fitting for any adventurer. The docking station boasts the iconic Tri-Force logo, whilst the joy-cons are covered in Zonai patterns, along with the symbol for the game’s Collector’s Edition.
But that’s not all – Nintendo is also releasing a brand-new Zelda Pro Controller, along with a Carry Case.
If you want to get your hands on this console, or any of the accompanying accessories, then we have everything you need to know. You can also check out the best Switch deals available this month.
When will the Nintendo Switch OLED Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Edition release?
The new Zelda-themed Switch console is due to hit shelves on 28 April 2023, a few weeks before Tears of the Kingdom drops.
If you’re after the Pro Controller and Carry Case, then you’ll have to wait until the game releases, as these accessories will coincide with that on 12 May 2023.
How much does the Nintendo Switch OLED Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Edition cost?
The Nintendo Switch OLED Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Edition will cost $359.99 in the US, $10 more expensive than the standard OLED model. We can’t find UK pricing at the time of writing, but previous special edition consoles that are this price in America translate to £319.99 in the UK.
Meanwhile, the new Zelda Pro Controller will cost $74.99, and the Carry Case will be priced at $24.99. Exact UK prices are to be revealed.
Where to pre-order the Nintendo Switch OLED Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Edition
Nintendo has stated in its press release that the new console and accessories are “are all now available for pre-order.” However, buy links don’t yet appear to be live for the new Zelda-themed Switch.
Nintendo US does have a listing page for the console available on its website, as well as pages for the controller and the case, but no options for pre-ordering. UK readers can register their interest on the Nintendo UK website to be notified when pre-orders go live.
No other third-party retailers currently have the console available for pre-ordering, but we’ll be regularly checking sites to see if this changes.
In the US, we expect to see it available from the following stores:
In the UK, it should be available from the following retailers: