The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD – Load times twice as fast

The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD – Load times twice as fast

Do you need any more reasons to dive into The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD on Nintendo Switch? Even if you played it before?

The Nintendo Switch version is an even smoother adventure with less waiting which we can show you thanks to the folks at GameXplain. The video compares load times between Skyward Sword HD and its original Wii release.


The Nintendo Switch remaster now loads pretty much twice as fast as the original Wii version in most areas – such as when moving between locations and before cutscenes!

About The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD

Take to the sky and explore the first story in the Legend of Zelda series

Join Link in his high-flying quest to save Zelda, a childhood friend who must confront her destiny. Soar between floating islands and descend to the treacherous surface world in this updated HD version of the Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword game.

  • Master immersive swordplay as Link’s movements mimic your own
    • Gently swing your sword and angle your slashes to aim your strikes. Push forward to thrust.
  • Adventure at the push of a button
    • Newly added button-only controls let you play your way—including in handheld mode and on the Nintendo Switch Lite system.
  • Battle monsters, solve puzzles, and explore dungeons
    • Uncover and break through opponents’ defenses with well-placed attacks. Each enemy is different on where they may be vulnerable, so strike when the time is right.