This week, Nintendo released Hyrule Historia, a Legend of Zelda encyclopedia in Japan, that covers art work and the history of Hyrule across all the games. It also reveals the series’ much-debated timeline.
A fan has gotten his hands on the book now that it’s out in the wild, and seems to have reported the timeline at this link. A Kotaku reader took the liberty of translating it, and this is what we end up with:
Update: The Oracle games were missing from our previous chart. The chart has been updated to include those.
A big, big thanks to Robert for the awesome tip!