October 16, 2021

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Technology: Nintendo has unveiled images of the new Zelda … but no new switch

Technology: Nintendo has unveiled images of the new Zelda ... but no new switch

Nintendo did not unveil the new model of its switch console on Tuesday, the last day of the big show dedicated to the video game E3, but made fans salivate with some pictures of the Zelda Saga sequel.

Since the start of the event on Saturday, the Japanese giant’s show has been exclusively online, as have all conferences of major players in the field.

Despite Nintendo warning that it will only be allocated for upcoming games, rumors have been circulating about the appearance of new devices.

Fans are especially looking forward to the newer version, offering more powerful and better graphics of the switch, the Nintendo console released four years ago, which specializes in being used as a home console or portable console.

The Japanese group stuck to its line and played trailers for forty minutes in twenty games.

The band has specifically announced that the next episode of the blockbuster “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” will be released in 2022. Some pictures of the adventure, where the hero, the link, floats in the sky of the kingdom of Hyrul, are broadcast.

To keep fans waiting for the “Metroid Prime 4” game, Nintendo announced in October 2021 a 2D version of the Samus Adventures on the Nintendo Switch called “Metroid Dread”.

The band announced the arrival of the fighting game “Super Smash Brothers”. Kazuya is the new warrior of character from the Tekken universe.

Like the rest of the presentations on E3, Nintendo’s conference was presented online.

The 2020 edition of the event was canceled due to the Kovid outbreak. The mayor of Los Angeles, the city that usually hosts the show, has promised that it will take place on the E3 site on Saturday, not remotely in 2022.

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Sales record

With the global craze for video games in this era of epidemic, the sector is doing well.

In the United States, video game sales reached record highs in 2020, reaching nearly $ 57 billion, according to research firm NPD Group.

Nintendo posted record results for the 2020-21 fiscal year ending March 31, especially during the epidemic such as “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” thanks to its switch console and some ultra-popular games.

Among other big announcements on E3, French company Ubisoft on Saturday released the first images of a new adventure game based on James Cameron’s blue-character sci-fi movie Avatar, as well as a new game. Combining Mario and the Rabbits.

Xbox console maker Microsoft on Sunday announced that the space adventure game Starfield, developed by Bethsada Studios, has arrived at the computer giant and will be released on November 11, 2022.

The team has previously suggested working on software that would allow Xbox game enthusiasts to play live on their televisions, on the Internet, or on their smartphones without a console, thus taking another step toward the dematerialization of video games.