Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition
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About this game
Developer: Koei Tecmo
Content Rating: Teen
A new, ultimate version of the exhilarating action game set in the Zelda universe will include every map and mission, plus all 29 playable characters from both the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS versions of the game, along with all of the previous paid downloadable content. Play as Link, Zelda, Midna, Skull Kid and dozens more in action-packed battles at home or on the go. Additionally, the game includes new outfits for Link and Zelda based on the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game.
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There isn’t much else new here, and while it was fun diving back into my favorite game in the series, there simply isn’t enough here to warrant double-dipping. Most of the changes are quality-of-life features or things I simply found understated. The story mode is still a slog to get through. Adventure mode being expanded is about the best addition, but when most of the unlockable characters are already unlocked, it loses some of its appeal.
It's an older release and the price tag is a little steep, but Hyrule Warriors is pitch-perfect musou gameplay with a heaping handful of Zelda fanservice. The former is still the most important part though, so you need to be a fan of musou titles to really get the most out of this game. If you are a fan though, Hyrule Warriors is one of the better entries and it runs well on Switch.
Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition is a good-quality port of the Wii U game, but outside of much more stable performance and better local co-op it doesn’t add enough new content to make replaying the story mode interesting again if you’ve already tried it. Luckily, the Adventure Mode maps and 16 of the 31 unlockable characters are available from the start.