Nintendo dropped a giant bomb of announcements to celebrate Mario’s 35th anniversary, including new game collections, merchandise, events, and more. For Mario fans, it’s a dream come true.
With the 35th anniversary of the Legend of Zelda happening next year in 2021, we can’t help but wonder if this series will get the same treatment that Mario is receiving right now. The franchise is so massive that there are plenty of ways Nintendo can celebrate the anniversary.
Here are the announcements Nintendo could make next year for Zelda’s anniversary that would be just as good as, if not better than, Mario’s anniversary reveals.
3D Zelda Collection
Of course, any Zelda collection would be a top pick on an anniversary wishlist.
The last time we saw a Zelda compilation game was back in 2003 with The Legend of Zelda: Collector’s Edition for the GameCube. It included the original Legend of Zelda, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, Ocarina of Time, Majora’s Mask, and a 20-minute demo of Wind Waker.
There are a few different ways Nintendo could handle a 3D Zelda collection in 2021.
They could create two separate collections. The first could include Ocarina of Time 3D, Ocarina of Time: Master Quest, and Majora’s Mask 3D, all ports of the original Nintendo 64 games using their 3DS remasters.
The second collection could include Wind Waker HD and Twilight Princess HD, ports of the original GameCube games using their Wii U remasters.
It would be an extra bonus to get all four of these games in a single collection, whether they used their original releases or their more recent remasters. In any case, it would be great to be able to play them all on in a single place because they represent the best of the Zelda series.
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