Someone already beat The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom in a speedrun

Less than a day after its release, this player has beaten the game!

The Legend of Zelda games are known for their vast history and gameplay where many of the franchise’s titles offer up to 20+ hours of gameplay to complete everything. These extensive games always manage to appeal to a particular style of player: speedrunners.

Therefore, surprisingly for many, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has also already been a victim of speedrunners. The game was released today and there has already been a crazy and impressive player who has beaten the game in just over 90 minutes. It’s an incredible feat for a game that has an estimated 40 hours of gameplay for the main quest!

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Any% Speedrun in 1:34:33

The way 2017 was, this 2023 looks to be the year of Nintendo. Not for having an extensive lineup of games to be released, but it does have a AAA title: The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. It’s a game awaited by perhaps more than 80% of Nintendo Switch players. Even yesterday we talked about the excitement for video games that has managed to return the launch of this title.

The game has been released today, and as expected, the score from players maintains the same positive trend as the specialized critics. Where the most praised aspect has been the depth of the gameplay. An aspect that has attracted, as all the games of the franchise have done, the speedrunners.

A few hours before its release, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has already been confronted by speedrunners. However, there is one Speedrunner who has stood out from the rest: gymnast86. This speedrunner has managed to beat this recently released title in just over 90 minutes. An incredible feat for a game where the average minimum duration of the story is 20 hours, and up to more than 40 hours if you are looking to complete everything the game has to offer.

However, this any% speedrun in 1:34:33 has been achieved by something key: The similarity of gameplay with Breath of the Wild. The player explains in a video how the game shares technical bugs and gameplay with its predecessor. Something that has made it easy for this player to achieve such a fast speedrun. Even so, it is to highlight the feat of gymnast86 who has managed to be one of the first speedrun of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom!

Don’t miss this incredible speedrun below!