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  • Summary: New adventures and challenges have come to the world of Hyrule. Players won't have to wait long for it. Players tackle a never-before-seen dungeon, defeat enemies using the One-Hit Obliterator, and explore new shrines. Upon completing these tasks, Link gain access to a powerful new way toNew adventures and challenges have come to the world of Hyrule. Players won't have to wait long for it. Players tackle a never-before-seen dungeon, defeat enemies using the One-Hit Obliterator, and explore new shrines. Upon completing these tasks, Link gain access to a powerful new way to travel: the Master Cycle Zero. Expand

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 22
  2. Negative: 0 out of 22
  1. Nintendo Force Magazine
    Feb 26, 2018
    90
    The secrets and surprises are worth the cost of entry. [Issue #32 – March/April 2018, p. 26]
  2. Jan 4, 2018
    90
    The Champion’s Ballad acts as a perfect tribute to both Breath of the Wild and to the Zelda series.
  3. Dec 17, 2017
    88
    Breath of the Wild's latest DLC The Champions' Ballad has some problems that cannot be ignored, but its best parts exceed even those of the main game.
  4. Dec 11, 2017
    80
    Quotation forthcoming.
  5. Dec 18, 2017
    80
    Through such arduous trials, the Champions' Ballad pushes Breath of the Wild's mechanics to their limits, whether combat or puzzles. Hence this quest leads to discover all the subtleties of the gameplay, and explore this world deeper with no stone left unturned. Although the riddles are often composed of familiar refrains while the delicate, then ultimately moving narrative remains in the background, this expansion makes The Legend of Zelda : Breath of the Wild even more unforgettable.
  6. Dec 13, 2017
    80
    The Ballad of the Champions could have been an unforgettable farewell for Breath of the Wild, and instead it is just an excellent appendix.
  7. Dec 10, 2017
    70
    As inessential as most story DLC tends to be, but despite a few unwanted encores this is still an entertaining, if unnecessary, story expansion.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 37
  2. Negative: 5 out of 37
  1. Apr 9, 2018
    10
    As a huge fan of the original game, I was very excited to play the champions ballad DLC. The new challenges, dungeons, and shrines were bothAs a huge fan of the original game, I was very excited to play the champions ballad DLC. The new challenges, dungeons, and shrines were both challenging and fun. I highly recommend that you buy the core game and the expansion pass. Expand
  2. Oct 9, 2021
    10
    This is the best game I've ever played.
    Perhaps Zelda's legendary wild breath is the best game in human history.
    Action, Hit, Parring, Open
    This is the best game I've ever played.
    Perhaps Zelda's legendary wild breath is the best game in human history.
    Action, Hit, Parring, Open World, RPG It's all imaginary.
    I actually feel like I'm going on a trip in a game.
    I can do everything I want to do in this game.
    Shigeru Miyamoto, he is the god of games.
    I envy Japan for making games so well.
    Zelda's legendary rough breathing character was cute.
    Nexus, the Kingdom of the Winds, Blade & Soul, Ookami, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, it was like watching online.
    Action and batting sense are no less than those of Sekiro Shadows Die Twice, Ghost of Tsushima and Nih.
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  3. Dec 10, 2017
    10
    This beautiful game never needed a DLC, it was so massive, innovative and comprehensive. The Champions' Ballad is merely a gift to the worldThis beautiful game never needed a DLC, it was so massive, innovative and comprehensive. The Champions' Ballad is merely a gift to the world of Zelda fans. Bravo for the fun addition to this magnificent game! Expand
  4. Aug 7, 2020
    8
    It is a nice Dlc, mainly because the motorbike, it is really fun going to places with it.
  5. Dec 10, 2017
    7
    If you really like doing Shrines one after another (which felt repetitive) then go for it, ‘cuz they’re the best ones you’ll ever find in thisIf you really like doing Shrines one after another (which felt repetitive) then go for it, ‘cuz they’re the best ones you’ll ever find in this game. If you really wanted some extra story, some new adventurous quest around the field of Hyrule to uncover some mysterious background then I suggest you to stay away from this downloadable content. Expand
  6. Dec 30, 2017
    7
    Si en el DLC pack 1 le dí un 6 de nota, creo que esta vez tendría que dar la nota en conjunto, de manera que justifique el precio total delSi en el DLC pack 1 le dí un 6 de nota, creo que esta vez tendría que dar la nota en conjunto, de manera que justifique el precio total del Pase de expansión.
    Seguramente todos los usuarios teníamos otras expectativas en cuanto al DLC pack 2. La historia adicional sigue teniendo las características de la historia base, es decir, una serie de misiones que puedes hacerla en el orden que quieras y cuando quieras. Esto es bueno ya que no rompe la estructura original del propio juego, y puede durar unas 10 horas mínimo pasárselo (no creo que todo el contenido del DLC 2 supere las 15 horas). Creo que la historia no cuenta nada nuevo y que no profundiza mucho más en los personajes tal como prometieron. De todos modos es un juego que aunque para mi gusto la narrativa apolíptica de Ganon no es mala, no hace falta contar mucha historia, sino seguir jugando explorando y completando nuevos santuarios,
    Los santuarios son buenos, pero la nueva mazmorra creo que no es la mejor. En mi caso la superé teniendo dificultades solo al cómo empezar, pero luego me resultó muy intuitivo. El jefe final es inesperado y muy bueno. Me alegré bastante de luchar y tardar un rato en derrotarlo con ligeras dificultades y buenos patrones de ataque.
    El resto de contenido de vestimentas es mediocre, ya que me parece buena la idea de darte pistas y encontrarlas, pero luego no aportan nada a la jugabilidad,
    En resumen, el Pase de expansión no es el mejor del mundo, pero tampoco es malo. Es entretenido de jugar y creo que el precio en conjunto es justo, ya que ofrece horas de entretenimiento para seguir jugando un par de decenas de horas más. A este DLC le pondría la nota de 8, y al Pase de expansión un 7, considerándolo justo en cuanto al precio en relación a la diversión y a la calidad,
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  7. Dec 10, 2017
    0
    Disappointing!
    Reusing of existing content. old areas, same weapons, same enemies...
    giant new dungeons? lol, its the smallest one and
    Disappointing!
    Reusing of existing content. old areas, same weapons, same enemies...
    giant new dungeons? lol, its the smallest one and finished in 1 hour...
    Compared with Witcher 3 DLCs - the work from nintendo is horrible
    saddly all DLCs does not change the ending.

    Content overview: Find 4 MetaShrines finish for each Metashrine 3 challenges and 3 shrines, go to the last dungeon. DLC is done ... Not funny and not good
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