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When Does Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass Release on the Switch?

The fans want to know: when does the Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity expansion pass release on the Nintendo Switch?
The fans want to know: when does the Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity expansion pass release on the Nintendo Switch? | Nintendo

The fans want to know when the Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity expansion pass release on the Nintendo Switch. During Wednesday's Nintendo Direct, a new trailer announced the arrival of an expansion pass coming in 2020. A timetable for the DLC releases was provided at the end of the trailer.

When Does Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass Release on the Switch?

The expansion pass for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity will see several release waves over the course of the year. The first drop of content will be a pre-purchase bonus that arrives May 28. Here is the full release breakdown for the expansion pass:

Purchase Bonus - May 28, 2021

  • Newly added weapon for Link
  • Newly added costume for Link

Wave 1 - June 2021

  • Expanded roster
  • Newly added weapon types
  • New challenges in the Royal Ancient Lab
  • Newly added challenging enemies

Wave 2 - November 2021

  • New character vignettes
  • Newly added stages
  • Expanded roster
  • New battle skills for existing players

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is developed by Omega Force in a joint collaboration between Koei Tecmo and Nintendo. The game is a crossover title combining the world and characters of the Legend of Zelda with the gameplay of Dynasty Warriors. It is a sequel to the original Hyrule Warriors released in 2014.

Content for the Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity expansion pass will see its first release in May. The pass can be pre-ordered from the Nintendo Store for $19.99.

Other announcements made at Nintendo Direct include the return of Mario Golf and a new Monster Hunter game exclusive to the Switch.