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Software update: December 8th 2017

A software update introducing new features and adjustments is now available for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. To download the update, please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet. The software version after this update will be 1.4.0.


Update contents

  • Added support for DLC Pack 2, “The Champions’ Ballad.” Players who have pre-purchased this content can play it by updating the DLC and software.
    • For the DLC update, please follow the instructions displayed on the screen once you have updated the software.
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment.

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Please note the Wii U retail version of this game will require approximately 3GB of available memory on your Wii U system memory or on a compatible external hard drive. Visit our Wii U Support website for more details about Wii U storage.