The Legend of Zelda for Wii U Cancelled for E3 2015 Debut

Nintendo’s Eiji Aonuma, the producer of the upcoming Legend of Zelda game for the Wii U, has some bad news for Zelda fans looking forward to getting a glimpse of the game this June at E3 2015. Apparently the team has been hard at work, which has led to a few changes in the game, so Eiji Aonuma doesn’t feel it’s in a solid enough state to showcase it to the gaming media and public at the world’s most iconic video game trade show.

The producer clarifies his statements in the video by saying:

As I said in the video, we would like to take this time so we can bring you a very special experience, by making the ultimate Zelda game. Since we’d like to focus on developing the game we’ve decided to not show the game at this year’s E3. Thank you for your continued support, and I hope you’ll look forward to the game!

This means that there’s no chance the game will release anytime soon, and it may not even release during the holiday season of 2016, but if I were a betting man I’d assume that’s the window Nintendo has planned. If not it could be delayed well into 2017. This is obviously a bummer, but I’m in the camp that would rather see a game get delayed and perfected, versus a game that gets released on time and is broken.

Check out the video above to hear the bad news for yourself.


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