New The Legend of Zelda coming to NX and Wii U, delayed to 2017

Both versions planned for simultaneous release.

The Legend of Zelda

Nintendo’s new The Legend of Zelda game previously announced for Wii U will also ship for its new platform, code-named NX, the company announced. Both are planned for a simultaneous release in 2017.

The company also shared new artwork from the game, pictured above.

The Legend of Zelda was previously scheduled for a Wii U-only release in 2016. Nintendo cites “further quality improvements” for the delay.

NX is due out for a global release in March 2017.

The new The Legend of Zelda will be the focus of Nintendo’s presence at E3 in Los Angeles in June. The Wii U version will be the only playable game Nintendo presents at the show, “in order to provide attendees a complete immersion.”

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