The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is Officially Confirmed

During the Nintendo Direct livestream, it has been announced that The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is getting an HD remastered for the Nintendo Switch.

In this version, the game will support 1080p resolution along with a new button-based control option in addition to gyro-control.

You may find the description shared by Nintendo as follows:

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword game soars onto Nintendo Switch!

Take to the skies, draw your sword, and experience the earliest story in the Legend of Zelda series. Join Link in his high-flying quest to save Zelda, a childhood friend who must confront her destiny. Soar between floating islands and descend to the treacherous surface world in this updated HD version of the Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.

Master realistic swordplay that matches your movements
Swing your sword and angle your slashes to uncover and break through opponents’ defenses using intuitive motion controls. Link will match the angle of each strike you make with the Joy-Con controller, creating immersive swordplay that relies on strategy and accuracy. Movements feel smoother and more immediate thanks to the Nintendo Switch system’s increased processing power and HD graphics. Take advantage of the newly-added button only control scheme—perfect for playing in handheld mode or on the Nintendo Switch Lite system.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is coming to Nintendo Switch on July 16th, 2021.