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Officially licensed The Legend of Zelda Retro Protector for Wii U GamePad released

HORI The Legend of Zelda Retro Protector for Wii U GamePadThe Legend of Zelda Retro Protector for Wii U GamePad has been released in the North American region. If you are interested, you can purchase the protective case, which has been officially licensed by Nintendo, with this link from the online retailer.

If you haven’t read our previous story, the product features artwork from the original Legend of Zelda game for the Nintendo Entertainment System. In addition to Link and the Triforce, the design also shows off logo, heart meter and dungeon environment.

Along with the aesthetics, the hard plastic protector will help prevent the Wii U GamePad from dirt, scratches as well as general wear and gear. Users will still have access to all the buttons, ports and can even use the official Wii U charging cradle with The Legend of Zelda Retro Protector. So, if you are a fan of the franchise, you might want to check out the new controller case from Hori.

2016 is shaping up to be a huge year for Zelda fans. Along with The Legend of Zelda Retro Protector, Nintendo released The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD for the Wii U. The next installment of the series, which has been nicknamed “Zelda Wii U,” is also slated to come out later this year for the Wii U (and possibly the NX).