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Wind Waker HD will launch two weeks early digitally - Destructoid




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Wind Waker HD will launch two weeks early digitally


12:00 PM on 08.28.2013
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When combing over Nintendo's fall lineup, did you notice one major detail regarding a certain waker of winds? Although Nintendo has confirmed an October 4th release date for Wind Waker HD, it appears as if there's a special caveat involved for digital adopters. Yep, the digital version of Wind Waker will instead launch on September 20th, a whole two weeks early. It's a neat idea for sure to increase digital sales -- one they've already done with Super Luigi U.

Nintendo also revealed the full details for the upcoming 3DS game The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, as it's launching on November 22nd for $39.99. I think I speak for a lot of people when I say, "I want both right now!"








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7:00 PM on 12.08.2013
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7:00 PM on 10.19.2013
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9:00 PM on 10.13.2013
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2:00 PM on 10.09.2013
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3:00 PM on 10.06.2013
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2:45 PM on 10.03.2013
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12:00 PM on 09.18.2013
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11:00 AM on 09.07.2013
'Hoy there, small fry!

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3:00 PM on 09.04.2013
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5:00 AM on 08.29.2013
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