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Two years later, is "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" the best game in franchise?

It couldn’t have happened at a more opportune moment. After 5 struggling years with a console that never caught on with the mainstream, Nintendo found itself at a crossroads. With the relative failure of the Wii U, there was a lot riding on their next console, the Nintendo Switch, to turn around the company’s fortunes and ensure they could stay relevant in the console space dominated by Sony’s PlayStation and Microsoft’s Xbox. The Nintendo Switch launched two years ago today, and the rest is history. Having sold 32.27 million units as of the day of the console's two year anniversary, the Nintendo Switch is a certified hit. The system also couldn't have started with better momentum without the release of one of the company’s most important games ever, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild . With a whooping 97 Metacritic Score , life-to-date sales hovering at an 11.68 million sold, and a plethora of Game of the Year awards on 2017, The Legend of Ze