The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD
is a remake of the original Wii title. The game was developed by
Tantalus Media and published by Nintendo. It was released on July 16,
Gameplay remains mostly the same. New controller schemes were introduced. One replicates the use of the Wiimote and Nunchuk setup, the other uses a traditional Switch controller setup.
Graphics were enhanced for higher-resolution. The game also plays at 60 FPS. The game also features an auto-save feature. An amiibo was released alongside the game of Zelda and her Loftwing. This amiibo allows for faster travel between the surface and the sky.
The game received favorable reviews. Critics of the game found fault with Nintendo using the Zelda amiibo as a faster way to travel. They believed this should have been in the base game. As of September 30, 2021, the game has sold nearly 4 million copies.