Is Tears of the Kingdom a Prequel to Skyward Sword?

Tears of the Kingdom

A new theory suggests the “Tears of the Kingdom” timeline isn’t just a sequel to “Breath of the Wild”, but also a prequel to “Skyward Sword”. Buckle up, because we’re about to dive into some hardcore Zelda lore. Zelda lore expert Zeltik is the original source of the theory as far as we can tell.

Is Tears of the Kingdom a Sequel or Prequel?

Development. Development started in 2017 after The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was completed. The game was announced at E3 2019 as a sequel to Breath of the Wild.

Is Zelda Playable in Tears of the Kingdom?

Princess Zelda isn’t confirmed as a playable character in Tears of the Kingdom, but Nintendo isn’t helping itself with all the hints it keeps dropping. Link has been featured in all trailers so far, sporting two different appearances and a variety of new abilities that will subvert our view of Hyrule.

What Is the Name of Tears of the Kingdom?

The game long known as ‘Breath of the Wild 2’ now has a name and release date. Nintendo announced the title of its upcoming Zelda game, “The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom,” during a Nintendo Direct stream Tuesday. The much anticipated sequel to “Breath of the Wild” is slated to release May 12th, 2023.

Who Is the Corpse in Tears of the Kingdom?

Much of Tears of the Kingdom’s marketing material already points toward Ganondorf being the game’s villain. Though the king from the trailers looks different from earlier depictions of Ganondorf, this could be because Ganondorf is a corpse in TOTK.

Is Tears of the Kingdom Like Crying or Ripping?

Most figured the title was referring to crying, but some thought the ‘tears’ referred to ripping things apart, as in the kingdom itself was literally being torn apart. We now know that second pronunciation to be incorrect. Nintendo has confirmed that the ‘tears’ in this title indeed refers to crying.

What Is the Most Famous Zelda Theme?

The “Overworld Theme” first appeared in The Legend of Zelda but since then it has been used in various other games in the series to become the iconic Legend of Zelda theme. One of the most important— and catchiest— songs in video game history.

Will the Divine Beasts Be in Tears of the Kingdom?

One of the biggest elements of Breath of the Wild was its Divine Beasts. These things represented a critical challenge for players as they fought to weaken Calamity Ganon. However, in the Tears of the Kingdom trailer, we spotted no evidence of the Divine Beasts, which could indicate another type of system will be used.

What Happened to the Master Sword in Tears of the Kingdom?

However, alongside the announcement of a delay in Tears of the Kingdom’s release in 2021, new footage revealed that the Master Sword would soon become incredibly damaged; a shot of Link drawing the once-brilliant blade showed it to be dulled, mottled, and shattered.

Are There Two Links in Tears of the Kingdom?

There are two very distinct iterations of Link seen throughout most of the trailers thus far. One is dressed in his signature blue tunic with his snazzy new gauntlet, while the other is letting his hair down and freeing the nipple with luscious pecs and a more unconventional version of the new tool.

Is Tears of the Kingdom Related to Twilight Princess?

Ever since the initial reveal there have been hints about the Twilight Realm (from 2006’s Twilight Princess) playing a role in Tears of the Kingdom. The game’s title could be a callback to the Tears of Light players collected in Twilight Princess.

Is Legend of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom out Yet?

Nintendo finally delivered fans the long awaited name for the next mainline Zelda game on Tuesday: The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. It will launch May 12, 2023 on Nintendo Switch. Nintendo first teased the game all the way back in 2019, where a trailer showed what might be a very dehydrated Ganondorf.


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