Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Announced for Nintendo Switch, Coming Later This November

Nintendo and KOEI Tecmo has surprisingly announced the new Warriors title based on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity will serve as an official prequel to the main game which tells the what happened 100 years earlier, along with Musou style gameplay.

You may find the information shared by Nintendo as follows:

See Hyrule 100 years before the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game and experience the events of the Great Calamity

Join the struggle that brought Hyrule to its knees. Learn more about Zelda, the four Champions, the King of Hyrule and more through dramatic cutscenes as they try to save the kingdom from Calamity. The Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity game is the only way to firsthand see what happened 100 years ago.

– Battle hordes of Hyrule’s most formidable foes –
From barbaric Bokoblins to towering Lynels, Ganon’s troops have emerged in droves. Playable heroes like Link, Zelda and more must use their distinct abilities to carve through hundreds of enemies to save Hyrule from the impending Calamity.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity will be coming to Nintendo Switch on November 20th, 2020.

Players can now start pre-purchasing and download the game prior to its launch in order to get a special item.