Zelda Tears of the Kingdom Release Date and Time
If you want to know when you can start playing Zelda Tears of the Kingdom in North America, Europe and other regions, we got you covered! More than six years since the release of Breath of the Wild, the highly-anticipated sequel is finally here. And fans around the world can’t wait to once again jump into the world of Hyrule. Read on the learn the exact Zelda Tears of the Kingdom release date and time.
Zelda ToTK Release Time and Date
So, you want to know when does Zelda TOTK launch? The date, we’re sure you already know. It has been established some time ago. Initially, with a 2022 release window, the Zelda Tears of the Kingdom launch date is now Friday, May 12th, 2023. Ok, you know the date, but what about the release time? If you are a veteran Nintendo Switch owner, you probably already know this as well. Namely, games release on the Switch almost always at midnight local time. And this time around it’s no different. Nintendo has officially confirmed the launch times for Zelda TOTK. And here they are:
- 9 pm PDT on May 11 – the West Coast of North America
- 12:01 am EDT on May 12 – the East Coast of North America
- 12:01 am BST on May 12 – the U.K.
- 12:01 am CEST on May 12 – Western and Central Europe
- 12:01 am JST on May 12 for Japan
So there you have it. That’s when will The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom become available in your region. Finally, keep in mind that The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is already available to preload on the Nintendo Switch. The file size is about 16.2GB, so make sure to download the game upfront and start playing immediately once it releases.