With The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom just around the corner, you might be wondering what Zelda games you can play in the meantime. If you want to explore any of Zelda’s long legacy on the Nintendo Switch, you’ve got plenty of options. Here are all of the games available for Nintendo’s hybrid console.
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Classic Legend of Zelda Games on NSO
Those who subscribe to Nintendo Switch Online can enjoy several classic titles at no additional cost via the NES, SNES, and Game Boy emulators provided with their subscription. Nintendo Switch Online membership costs $4 a month or $19.99 a year.
- The Legend of Zelda (NES)
- Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (NES)
- The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (SNES)
- The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX (Game Boy)
Classic Legend of Zelda Games on NSO + Expansion Pack
For those willing to pay extra for the Nintendo Switch Online (NSO) + Expansion Pack, there are even more classic titles up via the Nintendo 64 and Game Boy Advance emulators. NSO + Expansion Pack costs $49.99 annually and only offers an annual plan.
- The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Nintendo 64)
- The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask (Nintendo 64)
- The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap (GBA)
Zelda Rereleases on Switch
Several Zelda games got the touch-up treatment and saw a remaster or remake for the Nintendo Switch, which you can see here. Click the links to the Nintendo eShop and view the game pages.
- Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition
- The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD
- The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
Nintendo Switch Original Zelda Games
The Nintendo Switch has a handful of original Zelda titles besides Tears of the Kingdom, including its predecessor: Breath of the Wild. You can see each game’s eShop page by clicking on the links below:
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
- Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the Necrodancer Featuring the Legend of Zelda
- Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity
- The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
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