'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' News, Update: Expansion Pass Pre-Order Includes New Treasure Chests for Nintendo Switch, Wii U

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Feb 16, 2017 03:56 AM EST

Gamers try out the new to play the new video game 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' in the Nintendo booth during the annual E3 2016 gaming conference at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo : Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Nintendo’s “Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” would be the 19th installment of the game’s entire franchise. Surprisingly, a first ever Expansion pass for $19.99 was offered by Nintendo in order for players to have access for two new DLCs made available in the game’s upcoming launch date.

Furthermore, the Expansion pass is reported by 411 Mania to be the first ever that had happened for the game’s main series. The first DLC pack was stated to be available later this year. Regarding what it would include, the Caves of Trial Challenge was mentioned. “Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” gamers could also expect a new hard mode and new map features.

With that said, the second DLC pack is expected to roll out this upcoming 2017 holidays as reported. What’s in store for the second “Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” DLC update is just stated to be a new dungeon and a new story alongside new challenges.

Moreover, there is a surprise if “Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” Expansion pass has been pre-order. Players would find in the Great Plateau area, three special treasure chests per Kotaku. In which it was identified that one of those three chests would include a Nintendo Switch logo t-shirt design that Link could wear. Yet, the other two was not announced just that both would be useful.

Nintendo developer, Eiji Aonuma said that “The world of Hyrule, which we created for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, is so large and vibrant that we wanted to offer more for players to experience it.” He then added that he hopes that with the new DLC Expansion pass, players would love the game more as they explore it further as well.

Nonetheless, it was also mentioned to be available for the hyped Nintendo Switch users and Wii U players. In which it was slated to be for release as “Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” would be launched this upcoming March 3 this year.

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