You do not require to have actually played Breath of the Wild to delight in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.
Tears of the Kingdom could be a straight follow up to Breath of the Wild, however you do not require to have actually played the last prior to diving right into the most recent Zelda game. Series manufacturer Eiji Aonuma and also Tears of the Kingdom supervisor Hidemaro Fujibayashi both talked to this in a brand-new Nintendo interview (opens up in brand-new tab).
“The new gameplay ideas we packed into this title are all things that can be solved intuitively, so I think first-time players can rest assured that this game is easy to get into,” stated Aonuma, referencing Tears of the Kingdom’s brand-new Fuse capacity to name a few brand-new technicians.
“We put in some effort to make sure that it feels comfortable for both first-time players and those with experience of the previous game,” included game supervisor Fujibayashi.
For instance, the supervisor clarified that Tears of the Kingdom has actually an area committed to personality accounts that can be accessed at any type of factor in the follow up. This function wraps up personalities and also their tales so anybody can inspect the partnerships in between the actors. For individuals that did play Breath of the Wild, Fujibayashi teased that the accounts may make gamers “grin” when they come across an information that makes them keep in mind a specific minute.
If you do desire a wrap-up of Breath of the Wild prior to Tears of the Kingdom, whether you’re a newbie or expert, Nintendo’s created the complete tale video clip simply below. This seven-minute function is really a fantastic tip of what occurred with Calamity Ganon’s tried rebirth in Hyrule, and also just how Link and also Zelda quit him with each other.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom lastly launches later on today on May 12. We’ve currently invested a couple of hrs wandering around the upgraded Hyrule, and also you can head over to our The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom preview to see what we made from the follow up until now.
Alternatively, head over to our comprehensive overview on The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom pre-orders to book your duplicate prior to Friday.