Legend of Zelda Producer Aonuma Talks About Breath of the Wild’s Place In The Series’ Timeline

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When it comes to The Legend of Zelda series of games, nearly every title in the series is connected to each other by a branching timeline. Long-time Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma recently spoke to Waypoint about the upcoming Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, during which Aonuma was asked where exactly this latest game would fall in the series’ chronology.

 

Here’s a look at both the question and Aonuma’s response in full:

 

Waypoint: And where does this Zelda fit on the series’ timeline, in its chronology, split as that is into three separate yet connected branches?

 

Aonuma: I wouldn’t say that it obviously fits into any one part of the timeline, but if you play the game, you’ll be able to work out where it fits. As you probably saw in the trailer, the most recent trailer, there’s a woman’s voice, and she says: “The history of the royal family of Hyrule is also the history of the Calamity Ganon.” And as you know, the Zelda series, up until now, is a history of repeated attacks by Ganon. So, there’s food for thought there. I don’t want to say anything more as I’d like players to work it out for themselves, to play the game and see what they think.

 

To read more from the interview with Aonuma, you can go here.

 

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will release for the Wii U and Nintendo Switch March 3rd, 2017.


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