Update: The official Japanese webpage for The Champions Ballad also lists December 31 as the DLC’s release date. Many continue to speculate that this is a placeholder date.

It looks like the latest DLC for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild could make it in time for the holiday season. Based on a listing on the Nintendo eShop in Europe, The Champion’s Ballad DLC, the second pack from the Breath of the Wild Expansion Pass, will be released during “December 2017.”

In independently confirming the item’s release date, we found that the eShop states the DLC will release “31/12/2017,” or December 31st, 2017. This date could be subject to change in the near future though, as online retailers sometimes use placeholder dates when a specific release date is undefined during a given month. We will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available.

Last week, a listing for a Japanese Breath of the Wild Expansion Pass download card led to speculation that The Champions’ Ballad could be released on November 23rd. However, Nintendo Japan later offered just “Winter 2017” as the DLC pack’s release window. While this eShop listing could be the most plausible release date yet, we won’t know anything for sure until Nintendo makes an official announcement.

But what do you guys think? Are you excited for the Champion’s Ballad DLC? Let us know in the comments below!

Source: NintendoEverything

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  • Michael Philliber

    Isn’t December 31 always used as a placeholder date?

  • Jebradiah Drake

    They could have also taken a quote from Aonuma talking about it being released at the “end of the year” quite literally.

  • Christian Beach

    So it is releasing after XC2 after all. I guess it makes sense. And if we don’t hear anything about the DLC until after XC2 launches, I have a feeling the detailed info will come during the Game Awards on December 7th (Exactly a month from now). If that’s true, and it follows the same pattern that the Master Trials did, my guess is the Champions Ballad itself will release about two weeks later, which would be pretty close to Christmas.

  • David García Abril

    Guys, the eShop has been showing that date since the first pack came out back in June.

  • John

    I was just about to say that!!

  • jean bernard

    They could have also taken a quote from Aonuma talking about it being released at the “end of the year” quite literally.

  • paul

    So it is releasing after XC2 after all. I guess it makes sense. And if we don’t hear anything about the DLC until after XC2 launches, I have a feeling the detailed info will come during the Game Awards on December 7th (Exactly a month from now). If that’s true, and it follows the same pattern that the Master Trials did, my guess is the Champions Ballad itself will release about two weeks later, which would be pretty close to Christmas.

  • Jebradiah Drake

    Are you Christian Beach?

  • Christian Beach
  • Christian Beach
  • Vados

    So it is releasing after XC2 after all. I guess it makes sense. And if we don’t hear anything about the DLC until after XC2 launches, I have a feeling the detailed info will come during the Game Awards on December 7th (Exactly a month from now). If that’s true, and it follows the same pattern that the Master Trials did, my guess is the Champions Ballad itself will release about two weeks later, which would be pretty close to Christmas.

  • Infinitude –

    I hope they announce the release date at the Game Awards…