A grandiose RPG is coming to Switch on February 25, and it’s not Elden Ring

Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack subscribers will soon be able to rediscover Majora’s Mask, one of the best episodes of a legendary series.

RPG enthusiasts are already on a war footing awaiting the release of a sensational title that will turn the video game world upside down on February 25th: we are obviously talking about … The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask ! Good try, Elden Ringbut you can sit down for now.

Unquestionably one of the best games in the franchise, this legendary Nintendo title still enjoys a special place in fans’ hearts and collections. The latter will therefore be delighted to learn that this emblematic title of the 2000s will be making a comeback; he will thus afford a passage from the Nintendo 64 to the catalog of retro games of the Switch, via the platform Nintendo Online and additional pack.

A timeless classic

This is a spin-off that had set the bar very high, since it was derived from the legendary Ocarina of Time, a grandiose title regularly cited among the best games of all time. Note also that the latter is already part of the Nintendo Online catalog. That didn’t stop Nintendo from turning the essay into a hugely memorable title that some die-hard fans adore. The proof with this incredible fan-film.

This is an episode in which we play a young Link who ventures far from Hyrule. The objective of this adventure: to save the world of Termina and the town of Bourg-Clocher from their disastrous fate. For this, our hero uses different masks that give him various and varied powers; an approach that generates heaps of interesting and original gameplay sequences. We will also note the high-flying staging in relation to the capacities of the and the sumptuous soundtrack, which still makes us shiver more than 20 years after the release.

The Additional Pack will be required to play it

For those who cut their teeth on the Nintendo 64, it will be a delicious load of nostalgia to savor without moderation. And for the others, it will be an ideal opportunity to test this great classic of video game heritage. And incidentally, it will be a poetic and relaxing alternative to From Software’s next title which will be released the same day on Xbox, PlayStation and PC.

To take advantage of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, you will not only need to be registered with the Nintendo Switch Online service, but also be a subscriber to the Additional Pack which includes the Nintendo 64 catalog. Currently, this pack sells for 39.99 € per year (or €69.99 in the family version) only includes around ten games. But if you’re hesitant to afford it, know that it will continue to expand in the future with games like Mario Golf, F-Zero X or Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards to name a few.

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