Earlier this week Nintendo finally gave us some concrete Nintendo NX news: the new console will launch in March 2017 alongside the NX version of the Wii U Zelda game (just like Wii U Daily predicted over a year ago). But the Zelda release date isn’t so certain any longer. That’s according to Nintendo’s own release date posted on their press site. Previously, the press site had pinned Zelda for a March 2017 release date as an NX launch title, but now it’s listed as just “2017”. It would be a big deal for Nintendo to launch the NX with the new Zelda game. The company pulled the same move with Zelda Twilight Princess, which was delayed on the GameCube so it could be launched with the Wii. And that attracted a lot more gamers to the console, especially mature audiences. The Zelda game will be released on both the Wii U and NX, but we suspect the NX version will be vastly superior, at least in terms of graphics. Despite launching the NX in 2017, the Wii U will continue production until 2018. local_offer Nintendo nintendo nx wii u stars Further Reading These are the top 30 best selling Nintendo ga Why Nintendo discontinued the NES Classic Nintendo will not have an E3 press conference Nintendo profits are up 520% Breath of the Wild sells 3.8 million units Is Nintendo shafting Axiom Verge because of Dan Adelman?