The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening was one of 2019’s biggest Switch releases, but if you’ve yet to pick it up, Black Friday 2020 will be a great time to do so. The Switch exclusive will be discounted at various retailers as part of their Black Friday sales, giving you a chance to snag one of last year’s best titles for cheap.
Link’s Awakening is a full remake of the classic Game Boy game of the same name. Unlike a typical Zelda adventure, the game is not set in Hyrule proper but rather on the strange, dream-like Koholint Island, where Link must conquer puzzle-filled dungeons and gather eight magical instruments to wake the sleeping Wind Fish and return home.
“Though the remake has a couple of blemishes, it’s still an easy game to recommend,” we wrote in our The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening review. “People speak of Link’s Awakening as the secret best Zelda game. That’s a tough call to make, but it’s definitely one of the best. If you haven’t touched a classic Zelda game in a while, Link’s Awakening will almost instantly transport you back to the ’90s. It’s simple, in many ways, but the orchestrated journey still conveys a sense of adventure, and this new version is without question the best way to experience it. And more than anything else, it will put a smile on your face.”
We’ll be rounding up a lot more Black Friday 2020 news and deals through Thanksgiving weekend, so check back often for the best Black Friday savings. Be sure to also check out our roundup of the best Black Friday 2020 gaming deals, including the best deals for Nintendo Switch, PS4/PS5, and Xbox One/Series X.