Watch the world premiere of Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins


18th April, 2016 – To celebrate the upcoming launch of Star Fox Zero for Wii U on 22nd April, join Nintendo for the live-streamed world premiere of the Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins animated short on 20th April at 11pm UK time. This special broadcast can be viewed with US English voiceovers all around the world at

Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins was produced in collaboration with Shigeru Miyamoto, Production I.G and WIT STUDIO, and stars the beloved characters from Star Fox Zero.

Night owls will be pleased to hear that immediately following the animated short there’ll be a special Nintendo Treehouse: Live featuring Star Fox Zero and Star Fox Guard. Early risers on the other hand can check out the Star Fox Zero website from 7am UK time on 21st April, where Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins will be available with US English voiceover.

Tune in live on Wednesday night or take a look on Thursday morning at Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins, the first-ever animated short based on the Star Fox games and characters.

Star Fox Zero will be available from shops and as a downloadable version from Nintendo eShop on April 22nd, only on Wii U. On the same day, Star Fox Zero: First Print Edition will also be available*, including a copy of the game, a Star Fox Guard game disc and Premium SteelBook® software case. Star Fox Guard will also be available to download from Nintendo eShop on Wii U on the same day.

*Please check with your local retailer for information on current availability.

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