The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures, released as The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords+ (ゼルダの伝説 4つの剣+ Zeruda no Densetsu: Yottsu no Tsurugi Purasu) in Japan, is the eleventh installment of Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda series. It was released for the Nintendo Gamecube in Japan on March 18, 2004; in North America on June 7, 2004; in Europe on January 7, 2005; and in Australia on April 7, 2005. The Game Boy Advance handheld game console can be used as a controller when using the Nintendo GamecubeGame Boy Advance Cable bundled with the game in North America.
The game takes Link on an adventure to restore peace to Hyrule after learning that an evil counterpart of himself, Shadow Link, has been created. Four Swords Adventures was considered the 48th-best game ever made on a Nintendo system by Nintendo Power, and received an aggregated 86 out of 100 from Metacritic. It is also the third-best selling game of June 2004 in North America, with 155,000 units, and has since sold 250,000 copies. It has also sold 127,000 units in Japan.