Is The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD A Remake Or Port Game?

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On July 16, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD will finally be released, and fans can’t wait for it to arrive worldwide.

And although it could be understood that the game will be inheriting the original title of the game, as well as the key elements of the original game, some still wonder if The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is a remake or a port game.

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Well, we’re glad to give you the answer to that. Here’s everything you need to know if The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD will be a remake or a port game.

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Is The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD A Remake?

For the remake aspect, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is not an full-scale remake of the game, but more of a remastered version of the original title.

Nintendo confirmed that its gameplay is ‘largely unchanged’ from the original one. So, we can all expect that Link will still be the main protagonist, and we can control him to navigate the different game areas, primarily the Sky and Surface.

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Is The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD A Port Game?

Now as per the port game classification, the original The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword game was released for the now discontinued Nintendo Wii console. While the remastered version is for the Nintendo Switch.

So, we can somehow consider it as a port game due to console differences. Although it is also clear that Nintendo Wii is already phased out, and Nintendo Switch is the only active console from the company today.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Trailer

Here is the official trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD:

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