One day post-launch, the developers of Switch emulator Yuzu announce that Tears of the Kingdom is playable ‘full speed on most hardware’ with ‘no hacks needed’

While the release of Nintendo’s follow up to Breath of the Wild has been exciting enough on its own, its saga in the emulation and modding scene has been an absolute rollercoaster (opens in new tab). On May 13, one day after Tears of the Kingdom’s official launch, the developers of Switch emulator Yuzu announced (opens in new tab) that the game is fully playable, with native Switch-level performance attainable on “most” modern hardware, with resolutions in excess of its original 900p accessible with no external hacks required⁠—just the emulator and your own legally-dumped copy of TotK.

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