Breath of the Wild’s 1.2.0 Update Adds in Dual Audio

Before Breath of the Wild launched, it was rumored that the game would have dual audio. As in, you can have the text be in English but listen to the Japanese audio for the voice acting (just as an example). Unfortunately, this turned out to not be the case. However, it does appear the development team was listening to feedback about this feature and in a new update released today, Breath of the Wild now officially supports dual audio for 9 languages. Here is the rundown:

This is obviously great news. Here’s a look at it on Switch in the in-game menu:

Thanks for listening to your fans! For Wii U purchasers, you’ll need to go to the eShop to access the update. It’s called a “voice pack”.

Nathanial Rumphol-Janc

A veteran in the video game media sphere, Nathanial co-founded Gamnesia, founded MetroidWiki.org, ran the news the segment on the Zelda Universe Podcast, found and ran Zelda Domain from 1998 to 2006, and built Zelda Informer as the Editor-in-Chief from 2008 to 2017. He now owns and operates Nintendo Prime. You can follow him on twitter @NateJanc, otherwise just stay tuned at Nintendo Prime for more of his work.

  • Greenbeans

    And there’s my justification to replay it after accidentally deleting my save file, nice.