Zelda Breath of the Wild 2 surprise update will leave Nintendo Switch fans shocked

Zelda Breath of the Wild 2 is one of the most highly anticipated games on the horizon for the Nintendo Switch.

Revealed as a surprise update at the end of the E3 Nintendo Direct, all Zelda fans have to go on at the moment is a short teaser trailer for BOTW 2.

The Zelda Breath of the Wild 2 trailer shows Link and Zelda exploring a Hyrule that looks worse for wear.

It seems that BOTW 2 will have a much darker tone than the Wii U and Switch classic.

Maybe Breath of the Wild 2 will be the Majora’s Mask to BOTW’s Ocarina of Time?

As fans wait for more official news on Breath of the Wild 2 they have been delivered a surprise update about the highly anticipated Switch title.

Zelda Breath of the Wild 2 received a mention in the latest issue of iconic Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu.

Breath of the Wild 2 featured on a list of Famitsu readers’ most in-demand games.

However, the upcoming new Zelda game was only the 19th most wanted game for Famitsu readers.

This was behind titles such as Shenmue 3, Death Stranding, Persona 5 Royale, Bayonetta 3 and Code Vein.

As revealed in a post by Nintendo Everything, Breath of the Wild 2 was only just ahead of Luigi’s Mansion 3 in the Famitsu readers most wanted list.

Here are the top 20 most wanted games for Famitsu readers…

1. [PS4] Final Fantasy VII Remake – 1,214 votes

2. [PS4] Project Sakura Wars – 904 votes

3. [NSW] Pokemon Sword/Shield – 643 votes

4. [PS4] Persona 5 Royal – 634 votes

5. [NSW] Dragon Quest XI S – 612 votes

6. [PS4] Atelier Ryza – 451 votes

7. [NSW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons – 426 votes

8. [PS4] Death Stranding – 406 votes

9. [NSW] Zelda: Link’s Awakening – 394 votes

10. [PS4] Code Vein – 355 votes

11. [PS4] Tales of Arise – 321 votes

12. [PS4] Ys IX: Monstrum Nox – 310 votes

13. [NSW] Bayonetta 3 – 297 votes

14. [PS4] Cyberpunk 2077 – 219 votes

15. [PS4] 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim – 197 votes

16. [PS4] Shenmue III – 189 votes

17. [NSW] Shin Megami Tensei V – 182 votes

18. [NSW] Ushiro – 178 votes

19. [NSW] Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 – 170 votes

20. [NSW] Luigi’s Mansion 3 – 161 votes

In other Zelda Breath of the Wild 2 news, the developers of the Nintendo Switch exclusive recently spoke out about the highly anticipated title.

As part of a page on the Nintendo Jobs website, the devs explained one way Breath of the Wild 2 will surpass the original.

They said that the new Zelda game will offer “new gaming experiences that exceed those of the previous game”.

The Nintendo devs said: “For now we can not comment much about the game, but our goal is to offer new gaming experiences that exceed those of the previous game, so we will need the skills of many people to create this new game.

“That’s the reason we are looking for new terrain designers at Nintendo.”

• Stay tuned to Express.co.uk for more Nintendo Switch news and Zelda Breath of the Wild 2 updates

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