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51 Great Games Like The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Our experts have spent time searching for great games similar to The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds and have found the following:

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds is an action-adventure game in the Zelda series. It's the seventeenth game and spiritual successor to the 1991 game The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. A more open adventure with a novel world-jumping mechanic makes this an unusual and popular game in the series.

Unfortunately, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds is not available on Android, Mac, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 22/11/2013

Platforms: 3DS and 2DS

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Action, Adventure (Collecting, Fighting and Simulation)

Accessibility: 18 features

Components: Open World

Developer: Nintendo (@Nintendo)

Costs: Purchase cost

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Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

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The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (Series)

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Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Components: Open World

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Components: Day and Night and Open World

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Components: Day and Night, Open World and Weather

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The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

Release Date: 21/11/1991

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Components: Open World

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3 Easier Skill Rating than The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

If you like the sound of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds but find it too complex or challenging, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with a lower Skill Rating.
 

16 Video Games Like The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Based on Genre

These are games of a similar genre mix to The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. This includes games from the Fighting, Action, Adventure, Simulation and Collecting genres. We pick out games of a similar PEGI rating to further hone these generated suggestions.
 

8 Video Games With More Documented Accessibility Features than The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

If you like the sound of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds but it doesn’t offer the accessibility you require, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with more Accessibility Features. You can view a full breakdown in our The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Accessibility Report.
 

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