The Champions' Ballad DLC for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild launches today

During tonight's presentation of The Game Awards, Nintendo's Eiji Aonuma took the stage to announce that The Champion's Ballad DLC for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will release later today. The DLC offering is only available as a part of the game's  Expansion Pass, which can be purchased from the Nintendo Switch or Wii U eShop for $19.99/€19.99/£17.99.

The Champion's Ballad tells the tale of how the four champions met their fate 100 years ahead of the onset of the main storyline. Complete The Divine Beast Tamer’s trials and obtain a new power known as the Master Cycle Zero.

Nintendo released a trailer for the DLC, showing off some cutscenes and exploration. We also get a look at some new outfits and headgear for Link. Check out the videos below.



Find the Press Release and screenshots from Nintendo below:

Fans of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game got a new look at the game’s second DLC pack, The Champions’ Ballad, as well as the surprise news that it launched shortly after The Game Awards livestream. In this second of two DLC packs that are part of the game’s Expansion Pass, players are granted access to a large new adventure featuring a never-before-seen dungeon, new insights into the background of the game’s four Champions, as well as a new high-mobility means of transportation.

Once players complete the adventure, they will have the opportunity to traverse the enormous world of Hyrule on top of a motorcycle called Master Cycle Zero. The DLC will also grant access to nine new armor items for players to find, as well as the Ancient Saddle and Bridle items. Players who purchase the Expansion Pass for $19.99 receive The Champions’ Ballad DLC Pack 2, as well as The Trial of the Sword DLC Pack 1, which launched earlier this year. For more information about what is included in the Expansion Pass, visit

The Champions' Ballad Images