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Walmart Skyward Sword Joy-Cons: Price and Availability

The brand-new special-edition Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword Joy-Cons launched on July 16 alongside the HD remake of the 2011 Zelda adventure.
The brand-new special-edition Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword Joy-Cons launched on July 16 alongside the HD remake of the 2011 Zelda adventure. / Photo courtesy of Nintendo

Walmart is one of the official retailers that Zelda fans will want to check out in order to get their hands on the new special-edition Skyward Sword Joy-Cons.

To celebrate the release of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, Nintendo has released a limited-edition set of the Nintendo Switch controllers. The right Joy-Con features a design inspired by the Master Sword, while the left bears the same Hylian motif present on Link's shield. For those looking to nab themselves a set of these sweet sticks and avoid paying double or triple the MSRP for them down the road, here's the price and availability of the Skyward Sword Joy-Cons on day one at Walmart.

Walmart Skyward Sword Joy-Cons: Price and Availability

At the time of writing, unfortunately, the $79 USD Nintendo Switch Joy-Con L/R The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Edition appears to be listed on Walmart.com, but is being sold by a third-party source at an elevated price of $169.99.

Meanwhile, Switch players can still pick up a new copy of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD which also launched on July 16 at a price of $60 USD.

Reviving the 2011 Zelda adventure originally released for the Nintendo Wii, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD gives players the opportunity to experience the earliest story in the Legend of Zelda series on the Nintendo Switch.

Aside from a sheer touch-up job in the graphics department, Nintendo says it has made the motion controls smoother and more intuitive in this HD remake, mapping the sword to the right Joy-Con and the shield to the left Joy-Con to invite players to master "realistic" swordplay that corresponds to their movements.

Players will also be able to opt out of the motion controls altogether.

Instead, they'll be able to use the right control stick to wield their sword, using directional slices to mimic the motion controls.

For more on first-party Nintendo Switch titles coming soon, feel free to check out our coverage of Metroid Dread and Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope.