The DLC packs for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild have received release dates.
The first DLC pack as announced some time ago will feature a new Master Mode and Trials. It will be ready on June 30, 2017.
DLC Pack 1 “TheMasterTrials” includes: Trial of the Sword, Master Mode, Hero’s Path Mode, Travel Medalion, Korok Mask and eight new armors, and will be released on June30. DLC Pack 2 “The Champions’ Ballad,” includes new challenges of a new dungeon and an original story, and will be released in Holiday 2017. More details of DLC Pack 2 will be announced later.
- Trial of the Sword challenges the player to go through waves of enemies in a total of about 45 rooms. By completing the challenge, Link will prove that he has grown worthy, and the Master Sword will be awakened to always be in its glowing, powered-up state while usable.
- New Master mode offers unique challenges to the player via stronger enemies and floating platforms. Enemies have gone up in difficulty by one rank. You might even meet higher ranking enemies you don’t see in normal mode!
- Hero’s Path mode tracks every step you take, so you can watch the last 200 hours of your journey unfold on the map, and use a slider to scroll through a timeline. This is a helpful feature to see where in the world you have not searched for remaining shrines, etc.
- Travel Medalion will let you register the location you’re currently at as another fast travel point on the map.
- Korok Mask–If Link wears it, it will shake when a hidden Korok is nearby.
- 8 additional armors themed after previous Zelda game characters – Midna, Tingle, Majora and Phantom. Each part is in a treasure chest located somewhere in Hyrule, which you must find.
- Four new amiibo figures featuring Champions will becoming in the holiday season. More details will be announced at a later date.
- Save data for your game in Master Mode will be kept separately from your normal mode save data
The second DLC pack featuring a new story will be out this Holiday season.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is available on both Nintendo Switch and Wii U