'Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Amiibo Release Date: Figures Arriving In March 2017?

Jon MendozaSep 21, 2016 07:33 PM EDT
Nintendo/Legend of Zelda

The release date of Nintendo's "Zelda: Breath of the Wild" Amiibo have surfaced and, according to reports, it is set to be released next year.

The game's Amiibo figures are set to come out on March 4, 2017, IGN has confirmed. According to the publication, the said date in the Nintendo of Europe's site source code is also present on the French and United Kingdom websites.

On Sept. 17, Reddit user DalekCydonia posted the alleged release date for the Amiibo figures. The forum member wrote "[LEAK] Release date of BoTW AND NX accidentally leaked by French Nintendo!!! On March 4th 2017!!!" Below the text is an Amiibo figure labelled "Link (archer)" and underneath is the aforementioned date.

Aside from Link (archer), another Amiibo set to be released is Link (Rider), which is also slated for a March 4, 2017 release. As indicated on Game Spot, other figures include Lucina, Light-Blu Yarn Yoshi, and Olimar, which were released on April 24, 2015, June 24, 2015, and July 17, 2015, respectively.

According to Game Spot, the majority of the Amiibo figures were released on a Friday while the leaked date is a Saturday. As per the publication, it is an irregular day for Nintendo to launch a game; however, it has to be considered that the studio also released Nintendo Wii U on Nov. 18, which is a Sunday.

As per IGN, March 4, 2017 could also stand for another date in Nintendo's timeline, such as a major release, while the leaked date suggests the release for three Amiibo figures. Also, Nintendo might release the figures together with the game's release. However, the company has yet to confirm the rumored Amiibo release date at the moment.

Meanwhile, "Zelda: Breath of the Wild" is set to be released on the Nintendo Wii U, and Nintendo NX in 2017.

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