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Toronto Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Midnight Launch Event Details

Looking to celebrate The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom launch in Toronto? Here are all the details about Nintendo Canada's midnight launch event.

Toronto, CanadaThe Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, is mere hours away from launch. Prepare to embark on a new epic adventure in the mythical land of Hyrule as Tears of the Kingdom officially goes on sale at GameStop, Yonge-Dundas Square on May 12th, 2023, at midnight. Fans of the iconic series (myself included!) have been eagerly anticipating the arrival of the next chapter in the series, and with this release, the wait is almost over!

Nintendo Canada hosts launch event at GameStop Yonge-Dundas Square

To mark the occasion, Canadian star and devoted Zelda fan, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, will be at the dedicated midnight launch event of Tears of the Kingdom in Toronto. She's a great choice to join this epic celebration and share her excitement with other fellow fans. As she joins legions of Zelda enthusiasts lining up to get their hands on this breathtaking game, Maitreyi will officially welcome shoppers into the GameStop store and kick off the sales of Tears of the Kingdom.

Hyrulian trivia and other "surprises"

During the midnight launch, fans will get a chance to interact with other passionate Zelda gamers and share their insights while enjoying the Legend of Zelda-themed trivia. This could be a great opportunity for you to meet new people and make more friends who share the same interest. Plus, the trivia will be full of surprises and fun!

About The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Tears of the Kingdom has been named one of the most anticipated game releases of 2023, marking the newest entry in the beloved and iconic Legend of Zelda franchise. The game is a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, giving players the chance to decide their own path through the sprawling landscapes of Hyrule and the mysterious islands floating in the vast skies above. This epic adventure promises to transport you to a world filled with magic, mystery, and lots of thrilling battles.

If you are looking for more information leading up to tonight's launch, here is the latest spoiler-free look at The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom on

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Midnight Launch

This event is shaping up to be a "must-attend" for all The Legend of Zelda fans who have been eagerly anticipating the release of Tears of the Kingdom. Especially with the COVID-19 pandemic eliminating many events, it's great to see the spectacle of the midnight gaming launch return. Join Maitreyi Ramakrishnan and fellow fans at GameStop, Yonge-Dundas Square from the evening of May 11th to the stroke of midnight on May 12th for a night of excitement and fun. Unleash your inner Zelda fanatic and join in on a fun event with a game that will undoubtedly leave an indelible mark on gaming history.


About the Author - Matthew "Dapper Tux" Rondina

Matthew has been involved in all things gaming since the 8-bit era. He is a veteran of the video game and tech industry who has been passionate about technology and gaming for over 20 years. Along with being the Managing Editor of, he has bylines with Best Buy, Cineplex Entertainment, Mobile Syrup and Walmart. Follow Matthew’s gaming + tech adventures on twitter, Instagram and join in on the fun!


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