The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Updated to Version 1.2.0; Stability & Bug Fixes + Gifted Items

Nintendo has announced that The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has been updated to version 1.2.0. Various bugs have been fixed, and several issues have been remedied for a smoother gameplay experience.

Additionally, players can look forward to receiving in-game items when launching the game from specific articles on the Switch’s news channel.

You can view the full quoted patch notes below:

General Updates

  • By starting the game from within certain articles released on a specific Switch News channel (accessed via the HOME Menu), players can receive a number of in-game items.
    • Depending on the state of gameplay progression or the location in which the data is reopened, there may be cases in which the items cannot be received.

Additional Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where players could not progress beyond a certain point in the main quests “A Mystery in the Depths” and “Secret of the Ring Ruins,” the side adventures “Hateno Village Research Lab” and “Lurelin Village Restoration Project,” the shrine quest “Dyeing to Find It,” and the side quests “Village Attacked by Pirates,” “The Incomplete Stable,” and “Seeking the Pirate Hideout.” Downloading the update will allow players to proceed past that point.
  • Fixed an issue preventing fairies from appearing under certain conditions when they originally should have appeared.
  • Fixed an issue preventing the meals provided by Kiana of Lurelin Village from changing under certain conditions.
  • Several issues have been addressed to improve the gameplay experience.

The Legend of ZeldaTears of the Kingdom occurs after the events of Breath of the Wild, focusing on Link having to find Zelda after the two investigate treacherous ruins beneath Hyrule Castle. However, Link now possesses the right arm of a Zonai called Rauru, enabling access to powerful abilities that let player imagination run wild.

The Legend of ZeldaTears of the Kingdom is now available on Nintendo Switch. In case you missed it, check out our review.

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