Update # 2 [Thu 21st Jan, 2021 06:30 GMT]: Final Sword, the video game including background music from The Legend of Zelda series, has now gone back to the Japanese eShop as a Definitive Edition release.
The Zelda-themed music has apparently been gotten rid of. There were also some asset issues too, but its uncertain at this stage if theyve been gotten rid of or even switched out.
Heres an incredibly rough Google translation of the designers newest Twitter message – thanking fans for all the support:
: Final Sword, the game featuring background music from The Legend of Zelda series, has now returned to the Japanese eShop as a Definitive Edition release.
Thank you for your patronage of Final Sword Definitive Edition.: It would appear that Final Sword has actually now been eliminated from the Japanese eShop after it was discovered that it consists of music from The Legend of Zelda franchise (thanks, Japanese Nintendo).: Earlier this week, a company called HUP Games published Final Sword on the Switch eShop.
Update # 1 [Mon 6th Jul, 2020]: It would appear that Final Sword has now been removed from the Japanese eShop after it was found that it includes music from The Legend of Zelda franchise (thanks, Japanese Nintendo). While not yet validated, it would not be unexpected to see similar takedowns follow worldwide.
: Earlier this week, a business called HUP Games released Final Sword on the Switch eShop. If youve never heard of this video game before, its described as the “original action RPG” for Nintendo Switch and permits gamers to take pleasure in “effective fights” in an open-world setting for $17.70.
In reality, its a mobile port and the title uses generic game engine properties. To top it off, it also features music from the Nintendo series, The Legend of Zelda. GoNintendo notes how the “stolen music” playing in the background “straight-up swindle” Zeldas Lullaby.
Were not exactly sure how this one slipped by Nintendo, however if we were to take a guess, its most likely due to the fact that stacks of video games are getting authorized for the Switch eShop on a weekly basis.
Now that the word is out, Final Sword is expected to disappear from Nintendos digital store in the coming days. Well be sure to let you know if we get any updates.
” Thanks to everybodys assistance, we were able to launch it. We are still struggling to establish even more intriguing games. Thank you for your patronage of Final Sword Definitive Edition.