turns the game into a NieR: Automata hybrid, with 2B as the star.The NieR: Automata mod pack created by modder Lady Luna swaps out Link’s character model for everybody’s favourite android queen 2B, complete with blindfold and gigantic sword. Bear in mind that this mod isn’t officially sanctioned and isn’t operating on the original Switch hardware.
Nier: Automata in Zelda: Breath of the Wild Conversion Mod
You can see the mod pack in action thanks to this YouTube video from user Lbags. It’s quite startling just how much has been changed here, from the menu art to the glider, which has been swapped out for two of Automata’s famous pods.
Loveable vendor Emil even makes an appearance, trading places with Breath of the Wild’s monster parts merchant. The soundtrack has also been implemented, and songs like Memories of Dust and Pascal accompany your travels through Gerudo Town and Korok Forest respectively. As well as replacing music, the mod grafts in almost every weapon from NieR: Automata to pile on the immersion.This is just one corner of the weird and wonderful world of Breath of the Wild mods, which includes other protagonist swaps including Woody from Toy Story and C.J From Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas…
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